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 as@kerryconsulting.com. Due to the anticipated overwhelming responses, we regret that only successfully shortlisted applicants will be contacted.