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Civil Works Superintending Officer - Contract

  • Job reference: CMG000020
  • Sector: Construction, Programme Management, Support Services
  • Location: Singapore

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Faithful Gould is a world leading integrated project and program management consultancy. We build long-term partnerships with our clients because we are trusted to outperform.
With a turnover in excess of HKD 3 Billion, Faithful Gould is staffed by over 2,500 experienced and passionate professionals across our offices in Asia Pacific, the United Kingdom and Europe, the Middle East and the Americas.
We protect and maximize our clients’ interests through intellect, innovation, positive thinking and problem solving. Our integrated approach transforms potential into reality such that we shape the future of infrastructure and property developments and the societies in which we work.
Working with our clients and partners, we believe that the scale of what we can accomplish together is greater than anyone can imagine.
Faithful Gould is a part of the Atkins Group ( which is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. Atkins employs over 18,000 professionals globally and is publicly listed on the London Stock Exchange.

Faithful Gould is currently looking for an experienced Senior Commercial Manager to join our Hong Kong team. 

Role & Responsibilities
As the Civil Works Superintending Officer you will be responsible to provide superintendence for assigned contract packages required for the Singapore F1 Grand Prix project. Your duties will include but not be limited to:

• Studying, understanding and managing each assigned contract package
• Holding and minuting a start up meeting covering contractor obligations for performance bonds, safe work practices, work method statement, schedules, etc
• Holding minuting weekly meeting with contractor to review status, work schedules and publishing the minutes within 24 hours
• Reviewing work method statements with HSE staff and ensuring that these methods meet all safety regulations
• Monitoring daily the work activities of the contractor making sure that daily tool box meetings are held, published work methods and schedules are followed, safe work practices are rigorously enforced and contractors provide proper supervision
• Preparing and filing one HSE report daily
• Reviewing and recommending staff levels for accreditation purposes to support the standby requirements of the contractor
• Issuing work instructions as required
• Preparing and reviewing variation orders as required based on change requirements identified
• Carrying out assigned Standby Team and Engineering Service Desk (ESD) duties during the event
• Ensuring that dismantling, demobilization and close out activities are completed as schedule including the reconciliation of the all invoices, the receipt of as built drawings and inventory lists, holding and minuting a final contractor debrief meeting, the completion of contractor performance evaluations, the issuing of substantial completion certificates

• Attending and supporting all project meetings as required
• Learning and following the Faithful+Gould BMS (Business Management Systems) processes and procedures
• Performing miscellaneous ad hoc duties as required by the Line Manager

Specific Role
The position is for a highly motivated and enthusiastic person in the role of Civil Works Superintending Officer joining a team of project managers, engineers, designers and administrators. This busy and dynamic project requires people with a strong team approach and an attitude to get the job done while working across multiple technical disciplines.

The role as the Civil Works and Structures Superintending Officer requires the supervision of numerous simultaneous tasks while meeting important milestones.
• Applying project management techniques, such as planning, scheduling, monitoring and coordination.
• On-site construction supervision of temporary event related infrastructure installation.
• Contract administration.
• Coordination of track and civil infrastructure for the event, including temporary track kerbs, track emergency cranes, track sweeping, civil works, maintenance and restoration works, construction traffic management, transportable buildings, plumbing Works and the like.
• Liaison with government authorities, such as LTA, BCA, SCDF, NParks.
• Coordination with other engineering, marketing and event operations activities.

Your duties will involve working and coordinating work activities with other supervisors and Singapore GP staff.

You will be privy to confidential information by necessity. You will treat all such information with the highest levels of confidentiality and will perform your role with integrity and honour at all times.

You are required to ensure that all documents and administrative functions demonstrate high levels of accuracy and professionalism.

You have good overall technical knowledge of assigned packages, have an outgoing personality with good communication and listening skills, have excellent interpersonal skills with a positive attitude and capacity to motivate others, have an eye for detail, and show initiative in suggesting alternate ideas and approaches and a willingness to work extended overtime, especially closer to the event.

The position requires the following Qualifications and Experience:
• Civil Engineering degree or suitable project management qualification with minimum 3 years relevant experience
• Contract administration experience
• Experience in managing contractors
• Previous experience in event management and/or infrastructure services is desirable

Duration 4 months (July to October inclusive)

Authorities Nil

Skills and Attributes
You will demonstrate:
• Outgoing personality with articulate communication and listening skills
• Capacity to adapt and problem solve on an individual and team basis in a pressured environment
• Capacity to deal professionally and confidently with a diverse range of people at all levels.
• Good written communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to draft reports, minutes, correspondence, procedures, processes and forms.
• Ability to work with limited supervision.
• Sound literacy in computer software, including the Microsoft Office range. Excellent knowledge of Word and Excel.
• Flexibility and ability to work with different areas of the business.
• Punctuality with attendance and with delivering tasks on time.
• Positive attitude and capacity to motivate others
• A willingness to work extended overtime, especially closer to the event