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KERING Head of Construction&Facility APAC

Kering - Fixed Term (Fixed Term)
Shanghai - Mainland China

About us A global Luxury group, Kering manages the development of a series of renowned Houses in Fashion, Leather Goods, Jewelry and Watches: Gucci, Saint Laurent, Bottega Veneta, Balenciaga, Alexander McQueen, Brioni, Boucheron, Pomellato, Dodo, Qeelin, Ulysse Nardin, Girard-Perregaux, as well as Kering Eyewear. By placing creativity at the heart of its strategy, Kering enables its Houses to set new limits in terms of their creative expression while crafting tomorrow's Luxury in a sustainable and responsible way. We capture these beliefs in our signature: “Empowering Imagination”. In 2019, Kering had nearly 38,000 employees and restated revenue of €15.9 billion. We are currently seeking a Head of Construction & Facility APAC who will report to the Kering Worldwide Construction Director as part of our dynamic team. Your opportunity Within the Construction team into the Integration & Coordination department of the KERING group, you will report directly to the Worldwide Construction Director supporting and ensuring the control and follow-up of all construction projects in APAC.

How you will contribute

As such, your responsibilities will be the following:

- Oversee all group Construction projects in APAC

- Direct project and ensure all Corporate and Brand projects are completed on time, within budget, and according to the pre-established specifications.

- Oversee and/or Direct Retail Store construction project supporting Brand Store Planning

- Steer and plan the achievement of construction projects, ensuring that original design and planning intent is implemented

- Coordinate all Facility and General Service activities in APAC, related to the Corporate and Brand Buildings located in several Countries

- Manage a staff of 15-25 Project Managers, Project Support staff, Facility managers and General Service team

- Contribute to the development and implementation of corporate policies and procedures to achieve corporate set goals and support the corporate mission statements.

- Communicate organization's objectives to state, city or local government and other necessary links. Promote further the Kering Construction and Facility expertise in the group.

- Regular check of Customer satisfaction related to Facility and General service activities, implementing innovative and sustainable initiatives

- Deliver and control all contractual and administrative aspects of construction and Facility process: purchase orders, contract management, invoice tracking and approval

- Review and monitor the performance of all Construction/Facility/General Services Operations employees working in a specific Market Sector and make recommendations to the Management regarding staffing, developmental needs and compensation.

- Use of the Microsoft Business Intelligence reporting tool for the follow-up of projects and cost control

- Prepare weekly reviews, monthly Executive Summaries and hold a formal review meeting each month with the Management to review the projects & objectives.

- Animate & coordinate the Construction&Facility teams’ APAC

- Control and take ownership for all aspects of project from inception to completion

- Prepare technical and contractual documents and finalize tenders to select Architect teams, Contractors and Suppliers for Work execution, based on standard contract and procedure;

- Coordinate external service providers to achieve high quality standards and cost efficiency in the time allowed


Behavioral and organizational requirements:

- Responsible to conduct the operations assuring a constant feedback on the physical and financial status of the works.

- Autonomy in the conduct of several simultaneous projects in several countries

- Management of the relations with a plurality of functions and consultants, including C-level internal stakeholders

- Strong team leadership & management skills

- Rigor and respect for deadlines

- Knowledgeable and rigorous on regulations applicable to Construction and Safety

- Reactivity, loyalty, confidentiality and discretion

- Sense of the organization, good interpersonal skills and team-working attitude

- Capacity to manage several complex projects and their participants simultaneously

Study and experience:

- Engineering or architectural degree

- Knowledge of the various regulations applicable to operations of works (inspection, diagnoses, safety,..)

- Operational and autonomous knowledge of CAD drawing (Autocad good level and 3-D tools is a plus) and Office tools

Who you are

- 10+ years of acquired experience on Retail Store Construction / Real estate project management /Facility management, reporting and follow-up.

-  Ability to understand client’s needs and constraints and transcribe them into a complete construction project.

- Autonomy in the conduct of projects of diverse technicity and nature (refurbishments, renovation, conformity update ..) as well as on the decision-making process and ability to manage simultaneously various complicated projects.

- Tender management experience including the delivery of all administrative, financial and technical procedure and documentation.

- Excellent oral and written communication skills: Fluent in English, Chinese or Korean is a plus.

- Good organization skills, teamwork, responsiveness and confidentiality.

  • Full time
  • Asia
  • Mainland China
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