Senior Project Construction Manager, Architecture

Company Name: Burberry Limited

Location: Hong Kong S.A.R, Not, HK

Overview
INTRODUCTION

 

Founded in 1856, Burberry today remains quintessentially British, with outerwear at its core.  Digital luxury positioning and intensive focus on design innovation, quality and heritage icons ensure continued brand purity and relevance globally across genders and generations. Burberry believes that in order to be a great brand it must also be a great company and constantly leverages the energy of its compassionate and creative thinking culture to continually innovate and drive the brand forward. Headquartered in London, Burberry is a design, marketing and retail led business with a global reputation for innovative product design, digital marketing initiatives and dynamic retail strategies.

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Coordination with Design team  
  • Liaise with Landlords regarding delivery requirements
  • Effective reporting to Upper Management informing key stakeholders of project status
  • Management of Construction Delivery Process
  • Partner and align with Procurement Process
  • Partner and align with Cost Management Process
  • Mentor direct reports to achieve professional progression
  • Ensure effective communication lines are established and maintained
  • Implement and manage effective Quality Assurance Standards
  • Manage a handover process to end users
  • Review and update of construction delivery process to mitigate risk and implement efficiencies
  • Ensure sufficient and suitable contractor supply to meet with aggressive expansion demand needs
  • Update, interview and review new contractors / suppliers to ensure capabilities meet with Burberry standards
PERSONAL PROFILE

 

  • 10‐12yrs experience in related industry
  • Degree or Diploma in Construction/Building Management/Project Management in Building and Property
  • Certificate of Construction Safety Supervisor.
  • Ability to understand design drawings detail including knowledge and experience of coordinating architecture and engineering disciplines.  
  • Knowledge of Building Materials and its collation to fixture works include understanding Burberry Materials, and market pricing of local market.  
  • Knowledge of Local laws, regulations and relevant authority submission such as Fire safety permits etc
  • Ability to manage consultants, 3rd party providers and local teams to ensure timely completion and maintenance of global standard for all projects
  • Excellent Knowledge of Interior fit‐out works on luxury retail.
  • Understanding of financial reconciliation of construction related costs.
  • Strong management skills – to deliver multiple projects to meet business needs.
  • Flexibility in dealing with and reacting to changing priorities
  • Excellent judgement/sensing on contractor’s capacity, resources planning and allocation
  • Excellent prioritisation skills
  • Ability to use Autocad, MS Office, MS Project, Photoshop.
  • Strong command of English and Chinese.
  • Communication skills written and oral 
  • Communicating in cultures where English is the PRIMARY language.
MEASURES OF SUCCESS

 

  • Manage Deliverable ‐ensure projects are delivered on time within agreed timeframes
  • Manage Expectation‐ensure senior management/stakeholders are up to speed on progress/any risk/VOs, close‐out of projects.
  • Internal Architecture Team alignment‐ connecting effectively with team members’ effective display of being a good team player.
  • Brand Representation‐ Ambassador to the brand & inculcates the brand as the beacon, be seen as the brand’s representative to external parties.