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We are looking for relevant professionals, talents and competent individuals to fill the vacancies for the following positions to be based in Kuching:

 

PROJECT DIRECTOR

JOB DESCRIPTION

At ZECON BERHAD, we are building a Talent Pool of highly talented and passionate professionals who strive to bring organization to the next level of achievement.

If you fit with the roles described here, we are excited to know you more.  Please submit your CV for us to evaluate you better

We are searching for a Project Director that will be responsibilities for leading projects and   implementing strategies to achieve operational goals through quality, cost and delivery, maximizing efficiency, optimizing and driving engineering excellence for projects that we have in hand.

He/she will drive Key Performance Indicators across all areas of the Project to ensure that projects are delivered on cost and timely to the highest quality standards.

He/she will be stationed in our Corporate Office, located at Kuching, Sarawak and will be reporting directly to the Group Managing Director

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Lead the Project team to deliver all project scope safely, on schedule, within budget and in line with all quality and performance expectations
  • Ensure that project management functions effectively through clear definition. communication and modelling of expected leadership and communication behaviours and protocols
  • Provide support and guidance to all project functional teams
  • Detects and signals flaws in approaches, methods, procedures and processes and suggests improvements.
  • Handles communication with direct colleagues and the business about data gathering, reporting and analysis
  • Work goals are strategic and long term as well as tactical and immediate to ensure that the project management position with the Client is maximized.

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Engineering Bachelor’s degree (or higher) from an accredited university or college
  • Over 15 years of project management experience in construction & engineering
  • Demonstrable experience of leading a project with a proven track record in strategic engineering leadership delivering effective engineering strategies, policies, processes and systems
  • Ability to add value, reduce costs and make business improvements
  • Proven project management and supplier experience
  • Experience of operating and influencing at a strategic level
  • Excellent relationship management skills with the ability to engage, negotiate and manage key stakeholders and suppliers
  • Strong and confident negotiator with the ability to negotiate at all levels
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Results orientated with ability to plan and deliver against project deadlines

 

HEAD OF ENGINEERING SERVICES

JOB DESCRIPTION

ZECON BERHAD, a Public-Listed Company is notable for its first-class engineering and construction solution.

We are looking for a Head of Engineering Services that will be accountable for the strategic and tactical responsibilities for implementing engineering strategy and achieve operational goals through quality, cost and delivery, maximizing efficiency, optimizing and driving engineering excellence.

The Head of Engineering Services are also required to provide clear leadership and vision, inspire and motivate subordinates to achieve excellence and mentor them as they develop new skills.

He/she will drive Key Performance Indicators across all areas of the Engineering Function to ensure that all projects are delivered on cost and timely to the highest quality standards.

He/she will be stationed in our Corporate Office, located at Kuching, Sarawak and will be reporting directly to the Group Managing Director

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • STRATEGY AND DEVELOPMENT
    • Overall responsibility for engineering activities across the business
    • Create and implement best practice engineering vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve business performance
    • Ensure that engineering strategies and processes are in place to meet business objectives and operational needs in terms of price, quality and delivery targets
  • GENERAL & TASK MANAGENT
    • Providing technical support to the business development, estimating and onsite engineering teams
    • Responsible for overseeing all aspects of build design, from contract award to handover
    • Lead the preparation of technical and contract documentation for issue and analysis of returned tenders
    • Report on Engineering activities on a regular basis to the Senior Management team, ensuring accurate and timely reporting of the relevant Key Performance Indicators
  • PEOPLE MANAGEMENT
    • Provide leadership to departments under control and coach, mentor and develop direct reports and manage a high performing team that delivers continuous improvement, added value and cost reductions
    • Set department objectives and monitor ongoing progress and performance
    • Ensure strong communication between teams under leadership to facilitate exchange of information and in order to implement change and improvements
    • Complete regular performance reviews, manage attendance, disciplinary issues and procedures as appropriate
    • Establish strategy and best practices for subordinates to ensure achievement of overall business objectives. Work with the Engineering team to translate site strategy into specific annual performance goals and departmental objectives. including KPIs, and to track them
  • FINANCIAL BUDGET AND CONTROL
    • Prepare the annual Engineering budget and forecasts and all Capital Expenditure proposals as well as ensuring compliance with customer and legal requirements.
    • Manage the budget from identification to completion of projects
    • Input and hold responsibility for engineering budgets
  • RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT
    • Develop and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure optimal performance
    • Work with the rest of the leadership team to decide which engineering projects are the highest priority against the business targets and which can be executed with the available resource
  • ENVIRONMENTAL
    • Review environmental strategies that impact on future ways of operating and ensure implementation where possible
    • Review the use of technological systems that support a more environmentally friendly approach

QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Educated to Degree level (preferably Masters) in a relevant engineering discipline or equivalent.
  • More than 15 years work experience in related field with more than 5 year experience in Management
  • Demonstrable experience of leading an engineering function with a proven track record in strategic engineering leadership delivering effective engineering strategies, policies, processes and systems
  • Ability to add value, reduce costs and make business improvements
  • Proven project management and supplier experience
  • Experience of operating and influencing at a strategic level
  • Knowledge and technical understanding of construction and engineering capabilities
  • Excellent relationship management skills with the ability to engage, negotiate and manage key stakeholders and suppliers
  • Strong and confident negotiator with the ability to negotiate at all levels
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities

Results orientated with ability to plan and deliver against project deadlines


 

CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS (5 VACANCIES)

Requirements:

  • Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering or equivalent qualification
  • At least 5 years working experience in the related field
  • Adapt technology, innovative creative solutions to deliver outstanding results
  • Have great interpersonal and communications skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team-based environment
  • Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities
  • Experienced in design delivery and familiar with structural analysis and analytical modelling

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate all work of Project Engineers, Design Engineers and CAD Technicians from the initial planning stages through final construction
  • Analyse suitable configurations of the basic structural components of a building or other structure
  • Apply expert knowledge of the forces that act on various structures

 

PROJECT PLANNERS (5 VACANCIES)

Requirements:

  • Degree in Building / Civil Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience in construction planning
  • Specialise in the provision of advice on construction planning and programme matters
  • Good understanding of construction methodologies
  • Proficient in the use of various delay and disruption analysis techniques
  • Knowledge of planning processes, tools etc.

Certificate in Primavera is an advantage

Responsibilities:

  • Provide planning support throughout the life cycle of a project from preparation of tender schedules, method statements and detailed works programs through to delay analysis
  • Formulation and preparation of program analysis to support cost and time claims in relation to delay recovery measures
  • Preparation, assessment and negotiation of extension of time claims utilizing forensic delay analysis techniques
  • Delay analysis and preparation of explanatory narratives regarding claims for extension of time, prolongation and disruption matters

 

ICT ENGINEER (5 VACANCIES)

Requirements:

  • Candidate must possess at least a Diploma in Information Technology or Electronic Engineering.
  • At least 5 years working experience in IT support related is required.
  • Well versed in window XP, VVindow7 and Window 8. Must have knowledge of common desktop applications, (i.e., MS Office 2010, antivirus, anti-spyware scan, adobe etc.)
  • Must have knowledge in PC hardware architecture. Knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server is required. Must have excellent problem solving analysis skill, problem solving skill and attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Required language(s): English and Bahasa Malaysia.
  • Independent, has initiative and capable to take up new challenges.

Responsibilities:

  • To handle IT operations
  • Assist in overall facilities & maintenance operations.
  • Troubleshoot, repair and identify any issue with software, hardware and operating system.
  • To be familiar with entire hardware and software system and operating system.
  • Provide orientation to new users of existing technology
  • Train staff about potential uses of existing technology and any security involve.
  • Provide individual training and support on request
  • Provide recommendations about improvement of IT infrastructure or policy.
  • Maintain current and accurate inventory of technology hardware, software and resources
  • To adapt any new requirement into the system.

 

EIA (Environmental Impact Assessment) Engineer (1 Vacancy)

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science, Degree in Engineering, Biology or closely related field such as Botany, or Environmental Engineering.
  • At least 5 years of working experience in any related field.
  • Technically inquisitive
  • Aptitude for collecting and analysing scientific data
  • Excellent communicator and good organisational skills
  • Able to work under pressure and meet strict project deadline.

Responsibilities:

  • Establish budget and work plans for the conduct and completion of environmental assessment.
  • Prepare reports concerning development proposals and issue.
  • Liaise with Review Board stakeholders in planning, facilitating, and completing environmental assessments of proposed developments.
  • Supporting environmental assessment preparation, review and monitoring and evaluation.
  • Assessing how a site complies with environmental regulations.

 

GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERS (2 VACANCIES)

Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering or related engineering field.
  • At least 5 years Working experiences in geotechnical field and project management are preferred.
  • Possess excellent computer skills and ability to use specialised geotechnical software programs and database.
  • Able to conduct research analyses of geotechnical data and reports inside a laboratory or office.
  • Strong mathematics skills.
  • Capability to work outdoors in various environmental and weather conditions.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide expert engineering advice and recommendations for construction projects.
  • Perform geotechnical studies, field tests, analysis and design.
  • Prepare and present findings and recommendations to the superior and/or the management.
  • Organise and direct geotechnical site assessment.
  • Determine and obtain necessary compliance permits.

 

BIM (BUILDING INFORMATION MODELLING) ENGINEERS (4 VACANCIES)

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science or Degree in Engineering or any related field.
  • At least 5 years working experience in Civil / Building discipline with good technical skills.
  • Excellent hands-on knowledge and experience in relevant software and tools, e.g. Microstation and Autocad.
  • Knowledge of 3D studies and other software is beneficial e.g. CorelDraw, Revet, Sketchup.
  • Candidate with programming skillset is highly preferred.

Responsibilities:

  • To create Drawings to the satisfaction of the Supervising Engineer.
  • To assist in drawing and sketch number allocation.
  • Maintain and update internal drawing register.
  • Review the contract drawings to determine any dimensional discrepancies for the purposes of raising RFI’s.
  • Hardworking, self-initiative and motivated.
  • Strong sense of responsibility and able to work under pressure.

 

ARCHITECT (3 VACANCIES)

Requirements:

  • Degree in architecture or any related field.
  • At least 5 years working experience as an Architect are preferred.
  • Excellent technical drawing skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and software programs such as AUTOCARD, Revit, Adobe Creative Suite etc.
  • Knowledge of building codes and regulatory standards.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing design projects from concept development through to completion.
  • Developing and presenting project proposals.
  • Adjusting designs and plans to meets client’s needs.
  • Preparing drawing, blueprints, specification and construction.
  • Supervise building projects from start to finish.

 

QUANTITY SURVEYORS (3 VACANCIES)

Requirements:

  • Degree in Quantity Surveying or equivalent.
  • At least 5 years related working experience.
  • Good communication skills, hardworking, proactive, team player.
  • Experience in a consultancy firm is an advantage.

Responsibilities:

  • Pre and Post contract works, including project take off, preparation of Bills of Quantities.
  • Liaising with clients, consultants and contractors.
  • Measure and value sub-contracts and assist in agreement of sub-contract interim / final accounts.
  • Review documentations and identify value variations, subcontract payments and preparation of sub-contract liabilities.
  • Conduct cost analysis, budgeting control, measurement and collation of record.

 

COST ACCOUNTANTS (3 VACANCIES)

Requirements:

  • MACPA, CIMA, ACCA graduate or other recognized accounting degree.
  • MIA member.
  • At least 3 years working experience in a public accounting firm or listed company is an advantage.
  • Possess supervisory & leadership quality with strong interpersonal skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for full spectrum of financial and technical accounting functions.
  • Ensure high standards of financial reporting and controls.
  • Responsible for annual statutory reporting, budgeting and forecasting.
  • Liaise with auditors and regulatory authorities to ensure efficient systems are in place and in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Monitors compliance with generally accepted accounting principles and company procedures.

 

FINANCE MANAGERS (2 VACANCIES)

Requirements:

  • Preferably a degree in Finance from a reputable tertiary institution and/or professional qualification e.g ACCA
  • At least 5 years working experience in accounting or finance
  • Ability to perform from transactional postings to financial reporting, cash flows, consolidations and statutory compliance including familiarity with Accounting Standards.
  • Have excellent analytical, writing and presentation skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the full scope of accounting and finance activity for assigned company or group of companies i.e. source/transactional data capture in accordance with company policies and procedures, preparation and issuance of consolidated financial reports, statements including the variance analysis, commentaries and regulatory reports on a timely basis.
  • Preparation and issuance of cash flows and forecasts for the company/group.
  • Coordinate the budgeting process for the Group, from source data capture to final presentation to the Board and thereon monitoring on a monthly basis.
  • Interface with banks, auditors, consultants, government authorities for the accounting and finance related activities assigned.
  • Continuously contribute towards operational efficiencies in the Accounting and Finance areas of activity.

 

SENIOR CORPORATE COMMUNICATION (1 VACANCY)

Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in communications is required, Master degree are preferred.
  • At least 5 years working experiences in communications field.
  • Management experiences are preferred.
  • Excellent strategic organisation skills.
  • Superlative communication skills in all form.
  • Ability to think creatively.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implements policies and procedures for communication in the organisation.
  • Develop a clear external corporate communications engagement strategy, including investor relation.
  • Build and enhance the corporate brand externally.
  • As a spokesperson for the company and deliver high priority communication
  • Manage corporate image and public relations related aspect

 

PROJECT EXECUTIVES (10 VACANCIES)

Requirements:

  • Diploma or Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Architectural Sciences, Civil
  • Engineering or Project/Construction Management or related field.
  • At least 3 years of experience supporting Project Managers in the delivery of development projects.
  • Proficient in MS Project and/or Primavera and the MS Office Suite of products
  • Effective communication skills including verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively both independently and in a team-based environment
  • Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities
  • Strong multi-tasking and organisational skills are advantage

Responsibilities:

  • Assist Project to define project requirements by identifying project milestones, phases, and elements; forming project team; establishing project budget.
  • Data-mine for the purpose of assisting Planner in the development of a detailed project schedule which includes administrative tasks and all sites involved in the project.
  • Monitors project progress by tracking activity and recommending actions.
  • Data mining, assisting in data-mining and benchmarking.
  • Communication plan and reporting.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Assist in preparing and/or editing meeting minutes, presentations and tables.

 

HR EXECUTIVES (2 VACANCIES)

Requirements:

  • Preferably a recognized degree in Human Resource Management or an industrial relations field.
  • At least 3 years working experience in relevant field
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Good organizing skills with the ability to manage time and priorities
  • Able to handle well all matters relate to foreign workers

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in all aspects of human resource management which includes recruitment including foreign workers, employee relations, compensation and benefits.
  • To administer and enforce compliance of Company’s rules & regulations.
  • Manage disciplinary matters
  • Assist in planning, sourcing, coordinating & monitoring all training programs
  • Handling foreign workers administration such as visas/work permit renewal, secondment or transfer and employment contracts.
  • Reviews, updates and maintains proper filing of Human Resource related documents (insurance policy, performance appraisal, etc)

 

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Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to submit their applications with a comprehensive resume, stating present and expected salary, contact telephone number and a recent photograph (non-returnable) by 30 April 2022 to:

Zecon Berhad
7th Floor, Menara Zecon
No.92, Lot 393 Section 5 KTLD, Jalan Satok
93400 Kuching
Sarawak, Malaysia
Fax: 082-275 500
Email: [email protected]

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.