Vice President, Projects (Logistics), Group Development Management (Based in HCMC or Hanoi, Vietnam)

Employment Type:  Permanent
Location:  Vietnam

The Role


This position will manage and lead all aspects of development works, including overall development management of new logistics developments and existing logistic assets.

Job Responsibilities


  • Ability to design and project manage logistic projects independently from initial design stage to authority submission and project management through construction and project completion and handover. 
  • Well versed with authority submission process and requirements, especially authorities in the North and South Vietnam. 
  • Lead team on in house design and costing in design feasibility and project costs estimates. Coordinate with Asset and BD team to identify project risks and mitigation measures. Accountable for design efficiency/NLA and costs prior to project conversion. 
  • Manage shortlist selection and Pre-Qualification of all consultants, contractors and vendors. Maintain a documentation and assessment system of the same.  
  • Compiling with all corporate DOA and procurement process, lead project team to manage procurement of consultants, contractors and vendors 
  • Manage the development of design concepts / options for the projects, which include conceptualizing development design requirements and formulate design briefs to ensure that these are aligned with the Company and project development strategy.
  • Manage the design consultants and liaise with all relevant authorities for timely regulatory approval of projects. Coordinate with business units and stakeholders to obtain quality, design, time and costs alignment.  
  • Manage the construction and contract administration. Work with team to forecast, track and monitor site progress, costs and delivery quality during construction stage  
  • Ensure time, costs and quality targets are met during construction stage and meet all handover requirements from Assets and BD teams
  • Manage project schedule, project quality inspections and manage project costs to meet approved budget and targets 
  • Lead the project team in liaising and coordinating with internal business units, external business associates and consultants on all project matters. 
  • Support company initiatives including but not limited to sustainability, buildability, procurement, compliance and governance. 
  • Accountable for the management of the project development process from inception to completion and ensure that all time, costs, quality targets of the projects are met. 
  • Maintain full integrity and adopt zero tolerance on malpractices at all stages of project. 

Job Requirements


  • Candidate with a good ability in written and fluent spoken English to liaise with the Singapore headquarters. 
  • Preferably based in Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Degree in Architecture, Civil/Structural/MEP Engineering, Project Management/Construction preferred, but open to other related fields. 
  • Minimum 10 to 15 years of relevant strong experience in full cycle logistic development, from design, project management, project administration to site execution of projects.
  • Priority will be given to those with completed logistic projects experiences built to FM2 standards. 
  • Must possess with the knowledge of local authority submission process and requirements.
  • Possess strong business acumen, strong communication skills, able to operate independently, has cultural sensitivity, has strong endurance and high adaptability to change. 
  • Seeks continuous improvement to design and processes through consistently challenging the status quo or value engineering the optimum solution to all aspects of the project and development. 
  • Possess positive mindset with strong organization and planning skills. 
  • Able to formulate strategies and implement systems to resolve project and team issues on hand.