project director / general manager in Petaling Jaya

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job details

petaling jaya, selangor
job type
RM 25,000 - RM 30,000 per month
reference number
ashley mathew, randstad
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job description

  • Kuala Lumpur based reputable & established medium sized main contractor
  • Growing in headcount every quarter due to new projects
  • Positive and supportive team and work environment

About the Company

Our client is a Malaysian construction main contractor based in Kuala Lumpur. Their primary focus is on mixed developments – a commercial or residential block with a shopping mall below. Currently with over RM 3 Billion in the project pipeline, they are looking for the next generation of leaders.

About the role

As the General Manager, you will report to the COO and manage Site Project Directors.

You are responsible to manage the Building Construction department operations and oversee your direct reports in achieving the department’s objectives

You will also be;

  • Responsible for resolving all site construction issues that are brought to your attention by your direct reports
  • To develop and review operational process flows and delivery procedures and identify weak points in the construction process
  • Manage the P&L of the project
  • Be apart of bi weekly site meetings with clients and consultants as the most senior representative of the Main Contractor
  • Escalation point for all major technical changes and contractual issues, Running the P&L of the project / multiple project sites
  • Reporting to the CEO and board on all matters relating to construction, P&L and Reporting linked to the project
  • Execution of all projects on time and on budget Ensuring Quality Safety on site
  • Strategic planning of manpower and resources including labour and machinery

Skills and Responsibilities:

  • Qualifications: Qualified Engineer (Civil or Construction Management)
  • Must Have:20+ Years total work experience, this can be split across Main Contractor / Consultancy
  • Experience with large scale building (highrise) projects with GDV over RM500m
  • Has worked on a Shopping Mall project in the past
  • Role would suit ambitious Project Directors ready for step up or those already at Junior GM level
  • Has a good understanding of Building Quality Systems
  • Willing to go down to site if need be

If this interests you, please send your resume to