MEP Operations Director

Company: CV-Library
Job type: Full-time
Salary: 10,000 HKD/Month

An outstanding opportunity has arisen for a Lead MEP Operations Director with a leading Contractor in Hong Kong


Project delivery

Conduct periodic project reviews with Project Managers & Project Directors and monitor actual timelines, resource utilisation, etc. against forecast on an on-going basis
Follow up with subordinates to investigate reasons for major deviations; Guide subordinates on corrective measures to address the same and steer the project back on track by minimizing delays and cost-overruns;
Provide direction and guidance on maximizing revenue, optimal resource utilization and monetizing work for cash flow management
Resolve escalations and proactively address client-related issues for managing relationships effectivelyCommercial management

Conduct reviews on a periodic basis to assess health of projects, recovery measures and financial performance. Anticipate potential issues that could adversely impact commercial parameters (such as profitability, cash flow, etc.)
Resolve issues by coordinating and integrating the activities of internal functions and external parties (such as sub-contractors, equipment & service providers, etc.)
Report current status and forecast future project health to the top management of Leighton and the client
Verify that scope changes are appropriately notified and oversee resolution of commercial implications from such scope changes; Step in for client negotiations/discussions on high-impact scope changes
Direct and approve the sub-contracting strategy; Review recommendations of team on sub-contractors and approve the selection of final sub-contractors; Negotiate technical / commercial terms and conditions with sub-contractors on critical project tasksHSE management

Understand internal HSE policies / procedures and also gain knowledge of local HSE regulations; Incorporate HSE best-practices and norms into the project's Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)
Review the status of projects' compliance with HSE norms and guidelines and report the same to supervisor and other stakeholders; Intervene where there are deviations and track closure of non-compliances
Display commitment to HSE by communicating regularly and visibly on HSE procedures and best practices; Inculcate the safety culture and LAIO safety standards at sites; Oversee adoption of safety measures and safety practices through awareness, training, audits, etc.
React immediately to any untoward incident, communicate swiftly and transparently to senior management / stakeholders, take corrective actions to mitigate the situation; Direct independent and fair investigations into accidents and incorporate recommendations into the SOP of the projectClient management

Build high-levels of trust and engagement with senior representatives of the client organisations for strengthening on-going engagements
Seek regular feedback from current clients and participate in monthly / quarterly client meetings to update on project status
Anticipate clients' future needs, highlight Leighton's capabilities for such requirements and pursue opportunities for generating repeat business
Network at events, conferences etc. and strategically showcase Leighton's capabilities to potential clients; Explore opportunities of partnership and build relationships for meeting short-term and long-term objectivesPeople management

Select team members keeping mind technical requirements of the project as well as cultural and inter-personal aspects
Align goals, responsibilities and tasks of team-members across multiple functions and departments to the common goals of the project
Set stretch targets for the team across financial, customer, safety, quality and learning perspectives
Evaluate performance of subordinates, provide candid feedback and coach them to higher levels of performance
Train and mentor subordinates on technical as well as behavioural aspects of their respective roles
Provide opportunities to the team to develop their capabilities through job-rotation and increased delegation of responsibilities
Recognise and encourage high performing subordinates
Resolve issues faced by subordinates Job Requirements

Degree in Engineering discipline (mechanical or electrical or building services discipline is preferred); or equivalent professional qualifications with degree recognized by the Singapore Professional Engineer's Board
15 years of experience in which at least 6 years of experience in the capacity of a senior management role for business delivery
Good knowledge of project management in M&E works
Strong knowledge of financial / business managementif this is of interest to you please call Matthew on (phone number removed) or send your CV

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