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about 1 year ago
Aviation Labour Group
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Singapore
Job type: Permanent
Contact: Jennifer Luo
Sector: Airport
Category: Project Manager Jobs

Location: Singapore

Aviation Labour Group is currently seeking for an Airfield Project Manager. This role will be a permanent full-time position with an immediate start. Our client is a famous international aerospace leader.

The Airfield Project Manager is responsible for management of medium to large jobs, and is required to provide support and direction to the project design & engineering manager/engineers, construction manager, technicians and sub-contractors. This support will consist of administrative tasks, forecasting, planning, risk identification, change order management, billing and payments.

The role also requires technical and execution knowledge of Airfield Systems, primarily (AFLCMS) Airfield Lighting System and related Control & Monitoring System, (VDGS) Visual Docking and Guidance System, and knowledge of Interface with other (ATC) Air Traffic Control Systems to drive best practice engineering processes and tools to proactively manage design and prevent technical issues that lead to Project deviation.

Core duties:

  • Effective communications with project stake holders (client and main contractors) subcontract quality management
  • Progress tracking and application for payment management
  • Site engineering coordination and task management
  • Project planning for assigned activities
  • Manages assigned technical work force and customer satisfaction


  • Overall responsibility for completing assigned Airfield Lighting and related Control & Monitoring projects
  • Ensures on time delivery of projects, within scope with zero or positive deviation
  • Leads creation and maintenance of the project plan. Works with the customer's project management to coordinate major milestones and resolve schedule issues
  • Monitors the project processes to identify opportunities for improving the project financial results based on project changes and events (schedule, scope, hindrances etc.) and initiates / takes action to obtain these
  • Manage project specific install operations teams in the effective adoption, implementation and compliance with its policies, processes, procedures, tools and business best practices
  • Detailed Level 2 Technical knowledge of either the current company's AFL / CMS product portfolio or the Competitor AFL / CMS product portfolio
  • Maintains customer's satisfaction at acceptable levels and promptly resolves customer issues
  • Ownership for assigned Project financial performance. Monitors financial performance monthly and reviews estimates versus actuals across their project deck to continuously improve Install operational metrics. Actively uses Change Order Management processes to increase revenue and minimize GM deviation
  • Effectively leads the implementation of productivity enhancing process changes related to project delivery
  • Controls cost and maximize productivity through the utilization of effective tools, processes and products
  • Ensures the availability of tools, equipment, and materials required while maintaining and controlling inventory levels
  • Participate in estimate review process prior to jobs or contracts being quoted to ensure labour estimates are correct and that the work is achievable from a technical perspective. Ensure that subcontracts quotations, where applicable, are complete and documented
  • Participates in risk review and sales to operations handover meetings for assigned projects
  • Ensures projects are resourced properly. Develops effective partnerships with subcontractors and HAIL to ensure an adequate pool of resources is available. Manages selection and oversight of subcontractors for different jobs in conjunction, where appropriate, with supply team
  • Manage the performance management process, conducting performance appraisals, and providing coaching, training, career planning, development, salary administration and reward and recognition for assigned personnel
  • Partner with other Project Managers to ensure that the most effective utilization of resources within the District
  • Build an effective team that is committed to organizational goals and fosters collaboration among team members and between teams
  • Develops an effective relationship with the Sales and Service teams so as ensure, effective sales to operations handovers, optimized utilization of resources, maximized pull through of service and projects
  • Be the change management leader for team and aggressively implement agreed to initiatives
  • Ensure applicable local and industry codes and standards are upheld
  • Ensures that its SOPs are adhered to
  • Ensure a safe and healthy work environment through effective communication, training, equipment / vehicle maintenance and facilities improvement. Manage safety program for assigned Projects

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Engineering / Management degree (Desired)
  • PMI Certification (Desired)
  • 5-7 years' experience in a team management
  • Thorough knowledge of Project operations and financial processes
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team
  • Financial Skills - The ability to understand financial data at contract level and identify appropriate actions indicated by variances to ensure key metrics are achieved
  • Operational Analysis - The ability to obtain relevant information on operational issues from multiple sources, think broadly about those issues and recognize trends/possible cause-effect relationships
  • Decision Making - The ability to make considered and effective decisions and take clear action to address issues
  • Execution - The ability to mobilize resources and develop and implement action plans / control mechanisms to achieve desired results and deliver on commitments
  • Risk Management - The ability to understand the implications and assess the appropriate degree of acceptable risk and take actions to minimize risks
  • Customer Relationship Management - The ability to build and maintain effective relationships with customers based on trust and mutual understanding
  • Change Leader - The ability to embrace change and guide the team through periods of change in a positive and proactive way
  • Delegation - The ability to achieve results through the transfer of decision making authority and task accountability to appropriate direct reports setting clear time scales and deliverables and providing ongoing appropriate support and feedback
  • Coaching and Developing Others - The ability to enhance the performance of individuals and teams through setting challenging performance standards, providing constructive feedback on performance and collaboratively discussing improvement strategies
  • Influencing/Persuasion - The ability to gain other people's buy in to a course of action by communicating ideas with conviction, selling the benefits of the proposal and using compelling logic
  • Communication - The ability to engage employees by providing relevant information in a timely manner using clear and compelling messages and by listening to and valuing input from employees
  • Drive for Results - The ability to demonstrate energy and determination to achieve results and improvement by overcoming obstacles, remaining effective despite setbacks and challenging current thinking

If you are interested in this role, please APPLY NOW! If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer at the Singapore office onduring office hours Mon - Fri between 8.30am - 5.00pm GMT.

EA License Number: 11C4379 | Registration Number: R1551066

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