Regional Cost Manager, APAC (based in Shanghai)

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    • Newly created position
    • Leadership role
    • Global conglomerate

    Our Client, a leading diversified conglomerate, is looking to hire a Regional Cost Manager to lead the deployment of project controls and cost engineering frameworks across Asia Pacific.

    Based in Shanghai, the successful candidate will responsible for:
    • Leading the deployment of the company’s project controls framework across APAC.
    • Leading the design, development and management of a regional historical database.
    • Benchmarking the cost and schedule performance of the company’s construction projects against industry data.
    • Leading the estimate review and validation of construction projects.
    • Partnering closely with Engineering leaders and Corporate functions.

    Ideally, candidates will have:
    • 8+ years in an engineering or plant operations role.
    • 5+ years in a cost engineering function.
    • Experience in developing cost and schedule estimates for construction projects.
    • Experience with cost estimating software for construction projects.
    • Strong influencing skills, ability to work across the organization and multiple functions.
    • Certified Cost Professional, Certified Schedule Professional, Black Belt, Green belt, Lean or 6-Sigma certifications.
    • Ability to travel up to 40%.
    • Fluency in Mandarin preferred.

    To apply, please submit your resume (in MS Words format) to Andreas Stott at Due to the anticipated overwhelming responses, we regret that only successfully shortlisted applicants will be contacted.