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Program Manager (Fit-Out)

SGP , Singapore

Ref#: 18033114

Date published: 19-Nov-2018

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  • Be accountable for the delivery of multiple projects throughout the region to cost, quality and program expectations
  • Support the Account team and local Project Managers on a day-to-day basis to ensure successful delivery of projects
  • Manage variable project management teams and provide support and client requirement advice to the cross functional professional teams across the region to delivery project KPIs, and Account KPI’s 
  • Ensure that the delivery teams use and have full application of documents defining the project, including Account specific Playbook requirements, employer requirements for multiple stakeholders, and account on-boarding requirements
  • Assist in ensuring all parties understand the account goals prior at start of project and monitor throughout project
  • Support the Account team on project rollout
  • Support the Account team and Client to establish project scope and budget for the work, including practical project time lines and schedules, including pipeline projects 
  • Assist in the development of project charters, PEP’s and other documentation which defines project scope, objectives, key stakeholders, and other key areas necessary for project success  
  • Ensure that all internal stakeholders, end users, and external consultant partners, are involved in the design and project delivery process and are managed 
  • Ensure Project Managers are coordinated with all other Client Partner service lines (Transaction and Facilities Management) in the preparation, delivery and hand-over of project work
  • Be accountable within the Account team in managing purchasing procedures for all consultants, contractors, etc,. Liaise with Client Procurement & Legal team, to negotiate and prepare appropriate agreements including bid packages and contract documents. Provide tender recommendation reports and guidance to Client and review recommendations from PjMs to make appropriate Client recommendations. 
  • Support the Client Account team in the sourcing, assessment and early preparedness of qualified variable project management staff in line with project pipe-line work across the region
  • Onboard and support all consultant teams to get familiar with Client and CBRE playbooks process and standards
  • Provide oversight of Project Closeout procedures to ensure full documentation for hand-over and financial close of projects
  • Assist in performing periodic spot-audits of Project Manager documentation on active projects including, Project Monthly Reports & Cost Reports, Risk Registers, Change Control & Variation Log, Value Creation Log, Sourcing Site documentation, filing of docs on Drive etc
  • Work closely with local Project Managers to establish communication procedures and filing systems for projects, and set up appropriate tracking of necessary approvals
  • Support Account Project Coordinator as necessary 
  • Assist in providing oversight of Project Managers to ensure project documentation is accurate
  • Ensure all invoices are reviewed with documentation requirements and the completion status
  • Enhance value to the organisation through application of project management policies, procedures, standard reports, coding structures, project metrics, project templates, etc
  • Contribute and adhere to Global reporting requirements
  • Ensure best practice is being implemented on projects from procurement, sustainability, cost management and design engagement
  • Lead regular communications with Client

Previous experience shall preferably include: 
  • Worked on regional corporate fit out projects for MNC clients, within APAC
  • A strong understanding of construction environments, building services & critical systems
  • Experience of working with a range of contract types and procurement methodologies, e.g. Lump Sum, CM/Management Contracting, Design & Build etc
  • Cost Control, construction/ project reporting, risk management and schedule/program management

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Project Management, Architecture, Engineering, Business or equivalent 
  • At least eight years project management experience 
  • Detail-oriented, analytical and computer-literate with proven team management skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of construction practices and techniques; contract laws, project controls, and building support systems
  • Excellent internal and external customer service
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and problem-solving ability 
  • Strong verbal/written communication skills
  • Travelling within APAC is require