Senior Project Manager, Hong Kong - DFS91121265 in Hong Kong at DFS

Date Posted: 11/20/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

• Successfully set-up, manage, coordinate and deliver DFS project planning
• Successfully deliver projects at a high quality level, on time and within budget
• Control all project site activities so that original design and planning intent is executed
• Ensure that all project related information is communicated properly to relevant parties
• Guide on local applications, rules, regulations and method of works, to ensure all potential issues are flagged properly and within a reasonable time period for resolution
• Guide and influence site construction teams, both DFS and Brand specific
• Provide recommended solutions as required to progress the projects to completion
• Participate in tendering and costs control during the design, tendering and construction process

Key Responsibilities:

• Working with the Director Design Management build consultant team base as required through RFP and tender process and ensure proper integration with landlords consultant teams
• Working with the VP Brands store planning and the team, and ensure the Brand’s design are managed effectively and timely
• Coordinate and build strong relationship with landlords and or local contacts
• Coordinate internal DFS complexity especially in relation to Ops Divisions, Merchants and Finance
• Manage the project brief to ensure that all aspects are managed and maintained through the concept, design development, tender and construction phases
• Coordinate and attend all project update meetings
• Coordinate, monitor and report on project budget status
• Coordinate on internal and external QSs and commercial managers
• Coordinate all external consultants through all phases of project
• Ensure that all consultants and contractors are adhering to all necessary local codes and regulations as well as DFS rules and regulations and DOA’s
• Oversee contractor interview and tendering process
• Obtain all necessary information to enable construction to commence and complete without disruption, and all planned phases to be executed smoothly
• Coordinate Design Managers on shop drawing review from contractors and consultant teams
• Ensure all brand coordination for Vendor Package preparation and presentation is complete, through Design and Merchants
• Coordinate the execution of construction works both generic DFS designed zones and Brand personalized spaces.
• Including but not limited to coordinating with; •Brand direct suppliers and Brand project teams •Store Operations, IT, Loss Prevention and Visual Merchandizing departments
• Ensure the Store Development Leadership is updated on a regular basis through project meeting minutes and monthly reports
• Anticipate and react to any and all conditions that may impact project in order to stick to budget and program

Key Requirements:

• College Degree in Project Management, Architecture, or Engineering preferred
• Minimum 7 years’ experience within the field of Architecture or Project Management
• Good Design and Construction sense and ability to read complex architectural and services drawings
• Project Management experience is a must
• Solid understanding of Building Codes
• Organizational Skills
• Oral & written communication skills
• Good interpersonal and team working skills; able to deal positively and productively with complaints, conflicts and requests for service
• Contract negotiation skills
• Ability to excel in conflict management
• Good analytical skills; able to accurately compile statistical data and to detect inconsistencies in presented data
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
• Self-starter; able to adapt to changing priorities and work on multiple projects
• Good management skills, able to lead a large global team of consultants
• High energy level and positive outlook on job and group responsibilities; initiative