General Manager - Construction

Job Title: General Manager - Construction
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Salary: Bonus, Mobile & Transport Allowance
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: d2ca8be5d90f6ea17656_1518687695
Contact Name: Yves Gaboriault
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 15, 2018 16:42

Job Description


Our client is a rapidly growing construction company, which specializes in interior design and renovations. The General Manager - Construction will plan, direct, and coordinate activities of designated projects to ensure that their delivery are according customers' expectations and are accomplished within prescribed time frame and budgets by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.

Key Responsibilities | Deliverables

  • Directly and indirectly supervise 60-70 employees
  • Calculate cost estimates, budgets and schedules
  • Select appropriate construction methods for each job and budget
  • Explain contracts and technical information to employees & clients
  • Develop work-arounds for delays and other problems. Confer with project personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems
  • Ensure that each project meets all building and safety codes
  • Interact with clients and other building professionals
  • Give clients regular progress updates and submit budget reports
  • Collaborate with architects, engineers, inspectors and other building specialists
  • Interview, hire, and train employees, vendors, or subcontractors
  • Plan, assign, and direct work
  • Perform employee appraisal
  • Reward and discipline employees
  • Address complaints and resolve problems
Experience | Skill Requirements
  • Bachelor Degree in Building Science or Engineering, or relevant field
  • PMP or equivalent certification will be an advantage
  • Proven experience as construction project manager
  • In-depth understanding of construction procedures and material and project management principles
  • Familiarity with quality and health and safety standards
  • Good knowledge of MS Office
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation skills
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • A team player with leadership abilities
  • Good command of English, written and spoken

Please note that due to the expected high application rate, only those who are shortlisted will be contacted.

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