Job details

Location
Philippines
Salary
Expats living in Philippines welcome to apply
Job Type
Permanent
Ref
234952
Posted
about 1 month ago

Department: Construction

Job Location: BGC, Philippines

Reporting to: COO, APAC

Travel required: Travelling frequency is dependent on project requirements

Summary of Role:

The Head of Construction will be responsible to ensure Schedule, Cost, Quality & Safety delivery of the Wind Project in Philippines. You will oversee a team of project managers who are on site managing the construction process for a group of wind and solar projects located at diverse locations around the country. The successful candidate will be responsible for verifying that construction is performed according to Global Development Standards (GDS) and Employers Requirements (ER).

What You Will Do:

  • Within a matrix structure lead the Project Managers responsible for delivering the projects from construction into operation safely, on time and to budget
  • Actively drive for zero HSE incidents during the construction of projects
  • Ensure the projects under construction are constructed and capable of being operated in accordance with local Health and Safety and Environment regulations and permits
  • Ensure the projects under construction are built in accordance with internal procedures and standards (including GDS and ERs) and contracts
  • Actively lead the decision making regarding claims received and dispute resolution
  • To participate in the construction project monthly meetings
  • To set up technical visits to the factories to carry out due diligence on the manufacturing
  • Ensure Project Managers keep issues and risk logs properly updated and promptly raise any issue that will require internal decision making
  • To establish Group Construction standards and implement and train all regions
  • Issue project progress reports as requested by either lenders or internal management team
  • Liaise and cooperate with other functional and regional teams
  • Liaise and cooperate with external parties - banks, independent engineers, contractors, government bodies etc.
  • Ability to work with electrical grid utilities to develop transmission grid connection plans
  • Strong reporting and approval process using procedures / processes using PMI® PMBOK®
  • Supporting Development team on construction related matters and constructability reviews
  • To lead groups focused on sharing of expertise, best practice and lessons learned globally
  • Assist the Head of Global Project Management to develop the regional project execution strategy
  • Market awareness of solar & wind farm construction activity, regulatory issues and other renewable technologies

What We Require:

  • Engineering with Minimum 10 years in Infrastructure (renewable energy preferred) Projects, Contract and Construction management experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work with significant atutonomy
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work in a team, coordinate and enthuse colleagues and consultants
  • Strong initiative and the ability to proactively identify required tasks
  • Ability to maintain sight of the 'big picture' and overarching objectives at all times
  • Experience in Grid, Substation & Construction
  • An organised approach to working, task prioritisation and time management
  • Excellent verbal / written communication skills
  • Strong report writing skills