General Manager - Building Technology - Hong Kong

Hong Kong Permanent
  • Retained Search
  • Senior Leadership Role

About Our Client

Our client is a well-established global organisation and market leader in the building technology sector. As experts in ELV installation and maintenance, this organisation is seen as a trusted advisor and partner in the Hong Kong building industry. With a track-record of success across a large number of high-profile projects in Hong Kong, this organisation is positioned for continues growth and success.

Job Description

Reporting to the Regional Head, the GM's primary focus will include:

  • Formulate and review sales strategies and directions that deliver the financial and growth targets.​
  • Set up and manage the bid process to ensure that all bids submitted are thoroughly reviewed in terms of risk and return, correctly scoped and costed.​
  • Develop and maintain good relationship with existing / new / potential clients; to provide professional advice to the clients to achieve the best solutions subject to the service requirements.
  • Develop and execute an account management and retention strategy and grow cross-service line accounts.
  • Build and manage the right team.​
  • Establish and monitor standardized protocols for the management of engineering tasks and projects to ensure that small tasks and large projects are completed in line with budgeted costings.​
  • Drive sustainable performance improvements in service standards, organic growth and other aspects of trading performance.
  • Implement effective cost control measures on direct and overheads costs.​
  • Develop strong business partnerships with vendors and sub-contractors.

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Degree-level holder in Electrical / Electronic Engineering / Information Systems / Computer Engineering.
  • Minimum 10 years experience in the ELV, security system integration,or a related section and 3 years in general management role with P&L achievement.
  • Extensive knowledge of, and demonstrates experience in, engineering in the Security, BMS, Fire or AV design with field implementation.
  • Understands Design / Build and Bid / Build specifications and operational capabilities and narratives.​
  • Understands Service and Maintenance contracts and limitations in SLAs.​
  • Good track record in negotiation of large bids and tenders for government and large local corporations.​
  • Strong sense of P&L responsibility.​
  • A strong team leader and people manager of his divisional teams. Good team player at the senior management level.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills.​
  • Strong ethical and professional values.​
  • Flexibility and adaptability to rapid commercial changes.​
  • Results orientated, self-driven with a clear determination to succeed.​
  • Good command of English essential, Cantonese and Mandarin would be well regarded.

What's on Offer

Competitive compensation package. The opportunity to work with a global and market leading organisation.

Petra Poon
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Phone number
+852 2848 4702

Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
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Industrial / Manufacturing
Hong Kong
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Consultant name
Petra Poon
Consultant phone
+852 2848 4702
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