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Senior Project Manager (Airport)

  • Job reference: FG-006807
  • Sector: Aviation, Construction, Transportation
  • Location: Singapore

Faithful+Gould (Singapore) is looking for a competent Senior Project Manager to join our Singapore Team. The Senior Project Manager (SPM) is responsible for the allocated project to ensure the highest level of service to the client. You will oversee, monitor and coordinate the project to ensure it is completed on or before time, to budget and to the specified quality standards.




Job Responsibilities

The role involves the execution duties to the highest possible standards. It is expected that the SPM’s role will ensure sound people and project management, and will require include but not be limited to the following key functions:

Planning/Scheduling
- Implement a high-level effective project management framework and method statement, incorporating necessary review processes as required
- Define and implement criteria for control and management of the project
- Co-ordinate and direct end-user input throughout the project lifecycle
- Appraise options and submit to the Client for approval
- Secure resources and expertise from the Client as required, e.g. appoint professional advisers to support the project sponsor role
- Lead and oversee the value management strategy
- Manage project budget, including risk allowance
- Monitor and control changes/variations following approval by Client
- Monitor compliance with construction program and identify opportunities for improved delivery


Risk Management
- Proactively identify potential problems, conflicts, design and delivery issues using risk management tools and skills to mitigate impact on the project
- Protect the Company’s contractual position at all times and bring to the attention of the Director – Project Management (Director) any issues of a political or commercially sensitive nature
- Ensure company policies and procedures are followed including policies and procedure which may be unique to any joint venture arrangement

Site
- Establish the project site and facilities
- Oversee the effective operation of the site through conducting regular site visits and quality checks

People
- Invest in sound people management principles to ensure that the Company’s project team staff, contractors and JV partners works well and provides a supportive environment for the achievement of project and individual objectives
- Managing the welfare and motivation of The Company’s direct reports, such as Project Managers, Assistant Project Managers and Administration Assistants providing leadership, guidance and encouragement
- Plan for and undertake annual performance reviews in line with the Company’s processes

Contract Management
- Negotiate and convert contracts as required by the project/s
- Oversee the award of contracts and ensure the client is adequately protected
- Chair meetings and ensure minutes are actioned in a timely manner
- Provide timely regular and accurate reporting on the project progress, costs and quality as determined by the Director.
- Accurately check and sign-off on all payment certificates and invoices
- Ensure accurate finalisation of client accounts, provide substantiated recommendations for variations and ensure contractors and consultants are paid in accordance with contract schedules

Client Management
- Actively seek and implement strategies to improve the client’s position in regard to return and value
- Identity and resolve disputes quickly and reasonably
- Develop and maintain excellent relationships with client representatives, consultants, contractors and adjoining property owners
- Manage and coordinate the project handover phase with contractors, client contractors, tenants and building managers

Reporting
- Receive and review detailed reports on the project from the site delivery team
- Establish formal reporting arrangements on project progress for the Client and Company
- Maintain up-to-date project skite sheets and resumes for the project team for use by the Company

In addition to your project role, as a representative of the Company, you will use your best endeavours to communicate potential business development opportunities to the Company and to actively promote the interests of the Company within the industry.

You will also have primary responsibility for the financial well-being of the project. A primary measure of your performance will be the ability to deliver within the fee established for the project and, therefore, optimising the revenues generated.

Job Requirements:

- At least a Bachelor degree in Civil/Structural engineering or mechanical/electrical engineering
- At least 10 years’ project management experience, including minimum of 3 years’ experience in Singapore
- Experience in Airport projects
- PMP Certification
- Manage and coordinate the inputs of project stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of the project
- Assess and resolve site planning and coordination issues
- Apply quality management principles and processes
- Apply risk assessment and management principles and processes
- Network effectively, negotiate well and influence people, broker relationships with stakeholders within and outside the project
- Be aware of the broader perspective and how it affects the project


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