• Construction Project Manager Seoul
  • UL Solutions in Seoul, , Korea, South
  • jobs
  • 1 week ago

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Job Description

This role is hybrid and can be based out of Shanghai, China, Shenzhen, CN or Seoul, KR

Reporting directly to the Construction Program Manager, Real Estate & Facilities, the Construction Project Manager contributes to the coordination of the dynamic evolving global footprint. Oversee globally each project from conception to the completion, interfacing with real estate and construction professionals and UL’s businesses and functions. Manage multiple global projects including assisting in the coordination and completion of projects on time, within budget and scope, setting deadlines, and monitoring and summarizing progress of projects. Collaborate directly with internal stakeholders and other departments to ensure all aspects of project are coordinated and recommend the engagement of outside resources, including architectural firms, general contractors, real estate developers, and consultants as needed to fulfill project needs.

• Lead Enterprise... projects related to Renovations, Relocations, Dispositions, Closures & New Builds. Drive the project start-up process for construction-related activities including project plans, budgets, work breakdown structure, resource planning, risk management, RACI, etc. Develop a project plan to monitor and track progress and ensure resource availability and allocation. Manage approval process.
• Assist in coordinating creation of approved space plans, architectural plans and scopes of work for construction.
• Responsible to prepare initial construction estimates, bidding out project and selection of contractors, as well as tracking budgets and change orders.
• Facilitate handover of the project, once launched, to the assigned Project Manager from the sponsoring organization and/or third-party project/construction manager. Will ensure proper project close out procedures are accomplished.
• Work with real estate transaction managers and internal business unit clients from concept phase of each project to ensure clear understanding of project scope, requirements and vision. Developing the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
• Manage the design process to ensure that UL standards are met and that accurate and detailed budgets are created.
• Lead vetting and selection of development team and assist in the negotiation of contracts with vendors, suppliers and subcontractors.
• Supervise and manage local job superintendents or owner’s representative as applicable to track day-to-day progress on the site.
• Coordinate internal resources (EHS, IT, Risk Mgmt., Sourcing, etc.) and third parties/vendors for the successful execution of projects.
• Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques and ensuring UL policies and approval authorizations are followed.
• Report and escalate to management as needed, particularly for the approval of scope and cost increases.
• Conduct Due Diligence for M&A targets, perform or coordinate site inspections/condition assessments. Lead site consolidation, renovation, and disposition projects. Report out on conclusions to leadership and deal team.
• Performs other duties as directed.

• Bachelor’s degree in construction management, construction science, engineering, architecture or a related discipline. Equivalent experience may be considered.
• 5+ years of experience in designing and building industrial, manufacturing or laboratory space. In-depth understanding of construction procedures and material and project management principles.
• Ability to travel up to 25% throughout Asia Pacific
• Advanced understanding of risk management policies and procedures.
• Working knowledge of project safety best practices and implementation.
• Extensive experiencing managing budgets for large high cost, high complexity construction projects.
• Strong knowledge of construction materials, processes and equipment.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills.
• Familiarity with construction/ project management software, MS Office Suite.

About Us

A global leader in applied safety science, UL Solutions transforms safety, security, and sustainability challenges into opportunities for customers in more than 100 countries. UL Solutions delivers testing, inspection and certification services, together with software products and advisory offerings, that support our customers’ product innovation and business growth.

The UL Certification Marks serve as a recognized symbol of trust in our customers’ products and reflect an unwavering commitment to advancing our safety mission.

We help our customers innovate, launch new products and services, navigate global markets and complex supply chains, and grow sustainably and responsibly into the future.

From the adoption of electrification to the enablement of 5G and new mobility, we collectively look toward new frontiers, working for a safer world. Our science is your advantage.

Mission: Working for a safer world
Seoul South Korea


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