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Mandarin speaking Job-Assistant Project Manager (Construction)-London-rj

  • £30-40k depending on experience
  • Permanent
  • Central London
  • Ref: 20987

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Your New Mandarin Job Title: Mandarin Speaking Assistant Project Manager (Construction), London

Your New Salary: £30-40k depending on experience

Location: East London

Job status: Permanent

Start date: ASAP

To be successful in this role our client has said it is essential that candidates:

  • speak and write fluent Mandarin and English
  • have experience / academic background related to Construction / Civil Engineering / Architect
  • are willing to work on site (locations may vary depending on projects)

If that means this job isn’t a match for you please view our other vacancies for one that may be a better fit.


  • Day to day communication with HQ for production, shipping and material call off.
  • Day to day communication with shipping and delivery agency for site delivery plan.

What You'll be Doing Each Day:

  • Fully effectively manage the 'no barrier’ communication process with the HQ, having day to day communication with HQ. Report to / cooperate with, and assist the Project Manager / Installation Manager in his duties.
  • Communicate with HQ design department to monitor the design progress including the system design and the further design, for example workshop drawings.
  • Report to the Project Manager during the design progress.
  • Monitor the YE design progress against programme in order to ensure timely approvals, and report delays to the PM.
  • Monitor the further design progress in HQ to allow procurement and manufacture operations to be on time;
  • Communicate and cooperate with HQ procurement and planning department to monitor the progress of procurement, production and shipping activities and report potential risks to the Project Manager;
  • Cooperate with HQ planning department for programming and updating.
  • Coordinate and discuss material packing methods with the Project Managers / Installation Managers and HQ.
  • Prepare material call offs to-site in conjunction with the Installation Manager;
  • Cooperate with HQ QA department for Quality control issues, including correct material label marking; report quality issues back to HQ using NCR procedures; mange the feedback process;
  • Manage the site material control and logistics;
  • Assist the Project manager to produce, update and adjust the project programme according to the latest site and HQ information
  • Manage the Project weekly report to HQ and ensure that the PM is supplied with the HQ weekly progress report to site on-time.
  • Raise PA including Plant & Equipment, material procurement and installation.

The Skills You'll Need to Succeed:

  • Fluent in Mandarin and English
  • Background in technical, construction and design is preferred
  • Experience / Knowledge in the construction or engineering industry
  • Experience / Knowledge in façade engineering including design and field operation is preferred
  • A good level of experience / knowledge in dealing with Chinese manufacturers and suppliers of construction products

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