Project Manager, Campus Planning and Development

28 Sep 2021
End of advertisement period
29 Sep 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Infrastructure Office

Job Description

Reporting to the Principal/ Senior Project Manager, the Assistant/ Project Manager (APM/ PM) is part of the Campus Development project team to bring into reality the vision and aspirations of the new campus.  The APM/ PM will provide technical and administrative support to the PPM/SPM to develop and implement a Project Execution Plan (PEP), to represent the University to interface between senior management and the internal and external stakeholders, and to plan and manage the overall project implementation and to deliver the project successfully to meet project objectives and goals, including time, cost, quality, and safety.  

The responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Developing project briefs, design specifications, user requirements and project execution plan, budget/costing, and work schedules.    
  • Participating in brainstorming, data gathering, evaluation and implementation of innovative ideas and intent for the new campus. 
  • Providing technical and administrative support in the various aspects to support the effective implementation and successful completion of project.
  • Working closely with all relevant stakeholders, to assist in ensuring the project progress and completion is within the set budget, schedule and conformance with the contract conditions and requirements.
  • Planning and managing the procurement process, including tender calling, evaluation, and, selection and appointment of project consultants, and contractors.
  • Managing the design development from master planning to detailed specification suitable for regulatory compliance and ready for tendering.
  • Ensuring proper project documentation and timely reporting on the various project stages to University‚Äôs board and management, and relevant agencies.
  • Ensuring strict compliance to requirements set by government authorities and agencies and the various contracts that the University will be party to in all aspect of the project. 
  • Co-ordinating with the stakeholders on the schedule to move into the newly completed buildings.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant working experience in construction Project Management, involving Design and Building Construction.  
  • Recognised university degree qualification in Project/Construction Management (preferred), Architecture, Building & Estates Management, Civil & Structural Engineering, Mechanical & Electrical Engineering or Quantity Surveying.
  • Good understanding of project planning, execution, and management.
  • Good organisational, administrative, interpersonal and communication (verbal & written) skills.
  • Good working knowledge in engineering and construction, building budgets, industry standards and compliance, procurement, tendering, and contracts.
  • Good understanding of building projects in areas concerning: 
    • sustainability and green design, functionality, constructability, maintenance, and operations.
    • authority requirements, code of practices, standards, and guidelines.
  • Technically competent in various software programmes such as Microsoft Project.
  • Good appreciation of current technology associated with building design and construction, is an added advantage.
  • A highly motivated, confident team player with an earnest learning attitude. 
  • A keen learner, always willing to take on new areas for experience and learning.

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