Reporting to the senior management of the University, the appointee will play a leading role in overseeing the planning and construction of the University’s new Mainland China capital project. S/he will lead a team of professionals in building construction as well as monitor the local design consultants in the Mainland China to design, contract and build; recommend effective measures in time management, site securing and manpower planning to meet the target completion date; ensure quality design standards in compliance with relevant requirement specifications and government regulations; and liaise with relevant government bodies, user departments, design consultant, construction team and stakeholders of the project to facilitate effective communication and decision making; and perform any other assignments.
The appointee is required to travel to the site frequently and station occasionally in the Guangdong province.
A good honours degree or above in Architecture/Building Construction Management/Building Engineering or related disciplines and full membership of HKIA/HKIE/similar professional bodies, with a valid safety training course certificate (commonly known as “Green Card”) issued by the organisations recognised by the Commissioner for Labour, and at least 20 years’ hands-on experience in leading large scale civil or building projects, preferably in the Mainland China. Being self-motivated for performance enhancement, with proven management and leadership ability to complete tasks within tight project schedules; excellent command of written and spoken English and Chinese (including Putonghua) as well as good analytical and interpersonal skills are required. Substantial experience in higher educational institutions and/or experience in managing government subvention projects, and ability to use AutoCAD and Revit are preferred.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a written test.
Remuneration package will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract; fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes.
Further information on the post and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : firstname.lastname@example.org/Fax : 2788 1154 or 3442 0311].
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