Company Description

Harbridge Partners is a boutique, executive search and human capital consultancy firm based in Hong Kong with a mainland office in Guangzhou and offices in Taipei and London. Founded by former legal and banking professionals, we are an Asia-based, premier human capital consultancy and recruitment specialist in the placing Legal, Governance ,Risk and Compliance, Information Security/ Technology and Infrastructure professionals across the APAC and European markets. Harbridge Partners is proud of its Asian roots, and its consultants are all multilingual and composed of former industry professionals or experienced search specialists. We achieved industry recognition as one of the top Asia-based Legal, Governance, Risk and Compliance Head-hunters by the readership of Asia Money Polls for consecutive years, plus numerous other accolades and awards.

Role Description

Our client is one of the most prestigious conglomerate names in the Construction, Infrastructure, Property and Transport sectors. They are seeking a Commercial Director (Quantity Surveyor background with 15+ years experience) – he / she will be responsible for managing and overseeing the delivery of advisory services and contract-related work, full life cycle projects management and commercial feasibility and relationships management of clients in the construction, property, and infrastructure industry. The incumbent will also be responsible for conducting research, preparing reports, developing and implementing long-term strategic plans, and managing a team.

Responsibilities/ Requirements

Oversee the commercial strategy of contracts on multiple projects, working very closely with the senior operations teams to form collaborative approaches while driving performance and minimizing risk to the business. 

-Develop and manage project commercial strategy Effectively manage risk and opportunities Provide contractual, financial and commercial advice to the project team Advising/ensuring contractual compliances requirement; 

-Monitor and co-ordinate contractual claims and variation orders Provide inputs to help strategize and resolve complex contractual issues. 

-Degree in Quantity Surveying or engineering related discipline with Professional qualification such as MRICS is desirable. 

-Minimum 10 – 15 years post-qualification experience of which there must be managerial level experience gained from a main contractor ideally as advantageous. 

-Experience of managing a team of commercial/contracts/Subletting staff Thorough knowledge of contract language, change management and legal requirements of contracts. -Excellent negotiation, organizational and communication skills; 

-Competent IT skills Fluent written and spoken English Significant claims management/dispute resolution experience on projects of a complex nature Excellent people and leadership skills; -Innovative, result-oriented, self-motivated with visionary ability. 


  • Chartered Quantity Surveyor with at least 15 years of relevant work experience
  • Strong knowledge of the construction industry and experience in project management and contract administration
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships with clients and stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage a team
  • Proven track record in business development and generating revenue
  • Familiarity with legal and regulatory issues related to the construction industry
  • Bachelor’s degree in Quantity Surveying, Engineering, or related field
  • Professional certifications in project management and/or contract administration

We offer competitive package and attractive employee benefits including 5-day work, ex-gratia rest day, birthday holiday, training sponsorship and discretionary bonus.

Please contact me directly, Edward Chen Harbridge Partners Hong Kong:

ONLY Candidates with working rights or permanent residency in Hong Kong can be considered.

Job Functions: Construction / Property / Real Estate
Job Type: Permanent
Years of Experience: 10 Years

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