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Mandarin speaking Property/Construction Project Management Assistant - Ref: 1705-65

  • Location: London - London
  • Salary: Up to £50k
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Languages: No languages
  • Categories: Manufacturing/ Engineering - Senior Management


Your Job Title:  Mandarin speaking Property/Construction Project Management Assistant
Your Skills:  Fluent Mandarin, relevant project experience in Property Development/Construction
Your salary:  Up to £50k
Location:  London
Status:  Permanent.

If you are a Mandarin speaker with experience in managing projects in the property / construction industries, then this is an exciting new opportunity.

You will be involved in managing the delivery of all projects from A-Z, ensuring delivery is completed on budget and on time.

Your Key duties and responsibilities will include:

•  Project Management of major developments including refurbishment and new builds from the point of acquisition through to handover to the operational teams.
•  Lead project management from pre-contract assembly through to contractor selection, tendering, contracts management, and on-site construction monitoring to successful handover.
•  Assisting in the bidding process and all aspects of design, initial costing, planning requirements, etc.
•  Plan, develop and improve strategies to ensure most effective utilisation of assets and maintenance spend to maximise budgets whilst meeting operational needs.
•  Review and improve the existing network of contractors and suppliers so that the group has trusted partners in its areas of operation.
•  Manage external third party suppliers; leasing agents, architects, construction managers, QS etc.
•  Manage communications and key relationships operational management, H&S, IT, design consultants, statutory authorities and key contractors.
•  Support the senior leadership team to develop processes to enable effective long term growth

Your background:

•  A successful track record in handling a variety of property development project matters in the UK, capable of delivering a number of projects concurrently which range from minor repairs through significant new builds or extensions.
•  Core professional qualifications to provide strategic and commercial advice.
•  Capability to lead and manage key stakeholders throughout the property development Management process.
•  Able to work autonomously on project matters but with a collaborative and occupier-focused approach to wider operations.
•  The ability to produce detailed project timing plans and budget reports
•  Essential bi-lingual Chinese/English
•  Computer literate with good working Knowledge of Project Management software such as MRICS or PRINCE2
•  Experience in real estate project management in the UK
•  Ideally with professional qualifications such as RICS/RIBA an advantage

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