Design and Construction Head

Primer Group of Companies

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1 opening
Preferred Educational Attainment
Graduated from college
4 months ago
Application deadline
in a month
Recruiter responds
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Recruiter last seen
2 days ago
Retail Industry
Employment Type
Full time
Office Address
Primer Star Center, 2282 Leon Guinto Street, Malate, Manila 1004 Philippines, Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines
Minimum Qualifications:
Graduated from college
  • Graduate of Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management or a related discipline or an equivalent technical degree.

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in Project / Construction Management, Experience must be related to Preconstruction activities including estimating and procurement.

  • Must possess corresponding professional license

  • Exposure to Retail, Mall and Commercial industries are required
    Advanced knowledge of construction management processes, means and methods

  • Expert knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards

  • Must display creativity and innovation by continually working to improve solutions, tools, methods

  • Excellent time and project management skills

Job Description

The Design & Construction Head must demonstrate sound business sense, technical knowledge, strong leadership, organizational ability, time management, communication skill and professional client service technique. The Design & Construction Head will be responsible for an effective and accurate directing for all activities related to construction and maintenance of all the retail stores and building construction projects of Primer Group. He/She will work closely with the Managing Director and Design & Construction Committee to meet overall strategic objectives of the company.

Strategic Management

  • Provide leadership, mentoring, and training to the team. Responsible for the developing, refining and executing strategy for profitable business growth through firm-wide leadership and management.

Project Management

  • Oversee and direct construction projects from conception to completion. Achieve on-time completion of projects that are consistent with quality standards and management of construction budget agreed with SBU/Ps. Manages all project communication including status and progress reporting and executive reporting and presentations. Ensure smooth project closeout and transition to normal operations.

Construction Management

  • Oversee all retail and building constructions of Primer Group. Approves project specifications and plans to determine appropriate construction methods. Oversees all onsite and offsite constructions to monitor compliance with building and safety regulations, as well as worker productivity. Interacts with governmental branches and regulatory agencies as required to ensure that projects comply with all applicable legal requirements and regulations.

Vendor Management

  • Oversee the vendor selection and performance management process for consultants, contractors, and other outside vendors. Maintain a pool of qualified vendors that can adequately deliver the SBU/Ps target.

QA Management

  • Provide positive safety leadership to the project. Develop streamlined processes for managing project cost, schedule, quality, risk, and communications and ensures compliance to such.

Conflict Management

  • Confer with clients, supervisory personnel, contractors, and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints, and construction problems. Identify and evaluate alternative solutions to best meet project goals.
Perks and Benefits
Time Off
  • Flexitime
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation Leave
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Bereavement/Family Leave
  • Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • Single Parent Leave
  • Special Leave Benefits for Women
  • Child Care Benefits
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical / Health Insurance
  • Medical, Prescription, Dental, or Vision Plans
  • Employee Discounts
  • Performance Bonus
About Primer Group of Companies
Primer Group of Companies is the exclusive licensee, distributor and retailer of various international brands, such as Tumi, Fitflop, World Traveller and Victorinox Luggage, Jansport, The North Face, Columbia Sportswear, Union Inks and York Air-conditioning. We also operate all the Travel Club, Grind, R.O.X, and Bratpack stores nationwide. We are also involved in the area of industrial products and services through the production and distribution of chemical printing products, retail and maintenance of ACMV and HVAC units with after-sales services and creative graphic design and services.

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