project manager - mixed development in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan
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RM 14,000 per month
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job description

  • Due to recent acquisition our client has seen a huge increase in order book and is hiring to key personnel to deliver these projects.
  • Fast track project: Ara Damansara: 4 x 15- 20 Storey.
  • Opportunity to work directly with the MD and fast track your career - potential future listing and chance to earn 4-6+ Months Bonus

about the company

Our client is Main Contractor with small development arm - They mostly work on external jobs and have long established relationships with some big Developers in Klang Valley. As a specialist in High Rise construction they have been able to win new projects and are known to turn around problematic sites for their clients - at times inheriting a project half way through. With savvy leadership this is a profitable company who are happy to walk away from bad work - There is strong cash flow and machinery / man power / materials available to deliver your project on time and on budget.

Our client takes a very hands on approach to construction and tries not to subcontract out large parcels of the work. By keeping things in house you get wider exposure and enjoy a more hands on varied job.

Order book includes projects in:

  • Cheras (in house): 2 x 39 Storey
  • Ara Damansara: 4 x 15- 20 Storey
  • Sungai Buloh: 8 Blocks
  • Seri Kembangan: 2 x 30 Storey

about the role

Each Project Manager / SPM is assigned to 1 project site and is the #1 person working 6 days per week. Your main responsibility is to execute / push the project to be completed on time and on budget. You will lead a team of approximately 15 people and report directly to the MD. Your site team will consist of P.E / QS / Supervisors M&E / OHS / Construction Manager etc.

You will be supported by your Project Engineers to manage the paperwork and reporting. External consultants / QS department help you deal with any VO’s and Claims. The MD will work with you to set the pre-planning of the project. The P&L is handled from HQ leaving you to focus on the execution of the project. All machinery, sub cons and materials will be arranged from HQ / Procurement team although you advice is needed to make sure you get the right team / tools for your site.

skills and experience

You need to be passionate and energetic and have a strong personality to work in a high standards / pressure environment. As you are given complete autonomy over your site you need to be able to take ultimate responsibility for its delivery.

Although paper-work and reporting is not a large part of the role you still need to be confident to check the P.E work and ensure high standards in letter writing and reporting are kept.


  • You will have experience working for another Main Contractor and experience delivering high rise projects
  • Degree or Diploma in Civil / Construction Management
  • Must be proactive / hardworking / willing to learn
  • Excellent past track record of end-to-end high rise development project delivery
  • Has managed a team of project staff successfully in previous projects

culture & benefits

Basic salary is 12-15k (PM) or 15-20k (SPM) + Car and up to 6 months bonus. Now is the best time to join our client and they move into year 1 of an ambitious 3 year growth plan. 2017 will see a 50% growth in the business. The MD is ambitious and has been with the company for 15 years. Candidates from mid sized main contractors are a good fit for the team.

how to apply

Please follow the link below or visit - for further information you can reach out to Yvone Tong.

Yvone specialises in recruiting for Main Contractors across Klang Valley. Her clients build HIgh rise Condo’s, Mixed Developments, Hospitals and Malls

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