Citi CRS North Asia Head of Design and Construction Management Asia Pacific in Hong Kong
Primary Location: Hong Kong SAR of PRC,Hong Kong,Hong Kong
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Job Function: Corporate Services
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Job ID: 18004160
Functional responsibility of Construction and Design for the delivery of major construction projects over all APAC Countries. Functional responsibility for the provision of advices and assistance to in-country CRS teams on construction related matters.
The Design and Construction Head, North Asia will report directly to the APAC Regional Head of Design and Construction Head.
Citigroup Realty Services (CRS) is a division of Citigroup Operations & Technology (O&T), providing real estate support services to all Citigroup businesses. CRS is dedicated to provide all Citigroup businesses with premises that are cost-effective, safe, productive and valued by our customers as a strategic partner in their successes and by our employees
The Project Management office manages major projects, reporting and administrative databases within the APAC regions and also provides support and oversight functions in Country teams delivering projects.
Oversee the management and construction of projects within regions to ensure timescales, specifications, quality and costs are achieved within approved parameters.
Ensure a consistent standard and approach to delivery and design across the region.
Corporate Policies and guidelines are adhered to during the delivery process.
Countries comply with Corporate and local standards and procedures related to construction, sanitary, fire and premises occupation requirements, including requirements on permits and concessions.
Ensuring safe, functional and productive work environment.
Selecting and implementing best practices and controlling subcontractors on a regional scale
Ensure a consistent process, procedures and documentation are utilised regionally by Country PM Teams
Reviews objectives, budgets and timelines to facilitate the approval of Capital Expenditure Proposals
Establishes appropriate procurement routes for design and construction works with Country teams
Reviews Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and Services (RFS) on major projects, vets bids and makes recommendations in line with corporate procedures
Advises on appropriate forms of contract for varying project types.
Advises and assists CRS in-country teams on all aspects of construction project management
Inspects and evaluates prospective sites/buildings as part of due diligence exercises
Compile into Region reports as necessary information relating to project delivery, project progress and Capital expenditure to ensure both Regional and Global Management are updated on delivery within APAC
Opportunity to work in differing countries
Opportunity for frequent interaction with senior management affording the opportunity to build on relationship skills
In-depth understanding the concept of Real Estate through working with Project Management, Premises Management, Real Estate and Finance teams
Skills development through training program
Experience in working in international environment
Strong organizational skills
Strong communication skills
Strong presentation skills
Exposure in the Region
Experience in managing a large team and difficult markets
Position will require comprehensive knowledge and experience in project management of construction projects including management of design teams
Broad knowledge of other related disciplines eg space planning, facilities management, building regulations and best practice
Comprehensive knowledge and expertise of building systems
Broad knowledge and understanding of real estate disciplines (architecture, construction, space planning, and engineering, etc.)
Sound business knowledge of Citicorp’s businesses and outside agencies.
Comprehensive knowledge of and understanding of Finance principles in order to manage the P&L of the assets
Strong relationship management and consultative skills
MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project
Strong management skills/ Leadership skills
Strong negotiating, strategic planning, and communications skills
Knowledge and understanding of customer service quality principles
A person with a Professional degree in design, architecture or engineering is preferred but it could be replaced with experience of at least 10 years or more in a Property related environment.
Strong management skills coupled with the ability to co-ordinate and execute complex projects
Strong relationship management skills
Ability to adapt positively to change
Leadership skills/ Analytical thinking
Problem solving skills/creative
Assessment, planning and work organization skills