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Assistant General Manager (Quantity Surveyor)

  • Sector: Infrastructure & Construction
  • Location: Kuala Lumpur
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 12/12/2017
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
JOB PURPOSE:
To manage the Contracts Management Section (Underground) operations and to support and assist the General Manager in achieving departmental objectives and growth.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
1) To be responsible in resolving all contractual and commercial issues and problems
2) To review and develop operational process flows and delivery procedures and identify and undertake initiatives aimed at improving the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery
3) To provide effective leadership including giving clear directions and instructions to all direct reports and to manage their development, training needs and development plan
4) To provide management information and reports as required internally and externally, on a timely basis
5) To ensure the financial aspects and impact of a contract are clear to all parties internally and externally
6) To work and co-operate with other AGMs in the Department, and play a key role in the Department to ensure an effective, motivated and efficient team

CHALLENGES
1) Post contract cost control measures, including variation and claims management with a very contractual external Works Package Contractor
2) Coaching and motivating others to ensure team works effectively and efficiently

WORK ENVIRONMENT
1) The role is expected to be well informed of current best practices and trend in the construction industry
2) The incumbent should be well aware of the latest construction related legislations, statutory requirements, current construction cost rates and indices.

DECISION-MAKING LEVEL:
Have overall responsibility over mandated Contracts Management Underground Section matters

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

i) Internal:
- Head of Department
- Team members, including other silos in the Department
- Tunnel and Underground Stations Departments

ii) External:
- Underground WPC
- ICE
- Consultants

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND COMPETENCY:
1) Degree in Quantity Surveying or equivalent with at least fifteen (15) years of overall experience, with at least seven (7) years in a senior position, in pre-contract management, tender evaluation and negotiation, post contract cost management and wider commercial management including claims negotiations, risk management and project controls
2) Comprehensive knowledge on the construction industry, possess wide technical knowledge in contract management and cost control and thorough in supervising the settlement of variation orders
3) Expert negotiating skills, capable to be influential and amenable, superior management and organizational skills
4) High confidence level combined with excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills and able to interact at all levels internally and externally
5) Meticulous, solid problem solving, decision making, and analytical capabilities
6) Possess 'can do' attitude to work, wit

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