Project Manager Railways E&M

Richard Poulter
Other Asia
Manila, Philippines
US$20K / m + benefits
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Our client is seeking to appoint a Project Manager Railway E&M on a major infrastructure project in Philippines commencing early 2022

Project Details

Based in the JV contractor's project office in Manila, Philippines starting March 2022, duration 6 years.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Provision of professional, first class, consistent and effective Project Leadership to Project Teams including local partners and subcontractors.
  • Act as principal contact and ensure regular and effective communication with client/client’s consultant
  • Establish and execute Project Management process and procedures on Project
  • Ensure that Project fully complies with requirements in the contract.
  • Accountability for all commercial and financial matters on all projects; regularly reviewing and ensuring invoices are raised in accordance with the contract
  • Work closely with Project Teams including local partner and subcontractors to ensure client requirements are properly interpreted and reflected in the deliverables
  • Resolve issues and disputes with Project stakeholders including, but not limited to, client or client’s consultant, local partner and subcontractors.
  • Ensure regular and effective communication with clients and project teams
  • Exhibit a proactive world class safety culture on Project ensuring that all staff follow safe systems of work procedures
  • Take necessary actions required in Project including, but not limited to, invoicing, and correction of payment from client

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 20 years total experience work
  • Minimum 10 years for railway E&M systems works
  • Minimum 2 projects as PM or Deputy PM or similar position on railway E&M systems works
  • Fluency in English
  • Experience in FIDIC Yellow Book 1999 Edition and / or equivalent design build contract
  • A deep understanding of the application of contracts and excellent commercial acumen
  • A track record of collaborative team working and evidence of where you have led others and provided an environment for the team to deliver
  • Evidenced managerial capabilities and experience in dealing with a diverse range of people
  • Bringing teams together collaborating and coordinating
  • Strong Microsoft skill including WORD, EXCEL and PowerPoint
  • Strong skill in project management soft such as Primavera, TILOS, MS Project etc.
  • Work in the Philippines and travel domestic / overseas upon requirement
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven Problem solver
  • Able to chair and influence a progress meeting to understand project progress and better commercial outcome and successful project delivery
  • Is able to form excellent collaborative relationships
  • Has a “can do” attitude to work, flexible and agile
  • Has drive and enthusiasm whilst being open, honest, flexible and seek support when required
  • Proactively and collaboratively interacts with stakeholders

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • University Degree in Electrical or Electrical Mechanical Engineering and or suitable recognised qualifications in his her field


Employing Company Overview and Profile

Our client is a major player in the railway industries and has been working in EPC, rolling stock leasing, rolling stock maintenance, repair & overhaul in Asia Pacific. 

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

Attractive tax free salary available plus all accommodation, transport, airfares, medical costs covered

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