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Project Director, Theme Park

Hong Kong
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Company AECOM

Job Title: Project Director, Theme Park

JobID: 23339-1217731

Location: Hong Kong, HKG

Description: **Business Line** Economics

**Position Title** Project Director, Theme Park

Hong Kong - Sha Tin

Hong Kong

**Job Summary**

AECOM Leisure and Culture provides a wide range of economic and strategic planning, master planning, architectural, engineering and project management services to clients worldwide. We work primarily in entertainment and leisure, real estate, hospitality, tourism, mixed use, cultural facilities, and township planning. Our portfolio of clients include many of the largest resort and theme park projects in Asia, such as Walt Disney Imagineering, Universal Creative, Village Roadshow, 20th Century Fox, SeaWorld Parks, Merlin Entertainments Group, Luneng Group, Samsung Everland, Ocean Park, Evergrand, OCT Group and Haichang Group.

We currently have an exciting opportunity to be part of high caliber team of Program Management professionals leading the design and build of a USD billion plus theme park and resort complex in China.


+ Holds primary responsibility for the managerial, business, and design management aspects of the Theme Park project.

+ Manages a diverse design and engineering team of professionals (AECOM and other consultants), to ensure design intent, IP brand approval, project schedule, project budget and operational standards are met.

+ Weekly reporting of milestone schedule and financial health of the project.

+ Manages the full life cycle of a project and ensures the project is completed successfully from beginning to end (i.e. planning and designing, execution, monitoring and controlling, and completion of the project).

+ Maintains and builds a positive client relationship with direct engagement with client’s senior leaders and project directors in a bilingual environment.

+ Identifies and commits appropriate company resources to accomplish project goals.

+ Manages AECOM and other consulting companies to achieve quality outcomes, financial performance, and client satisfaction.

+ Ensures all standards and requirements are met in the area of health and safety by reviewing, communicating and managing project health and safety plans so that project personnel, client and subcontractors are aware of risks and hazards, and accidents are prevented.

+ Mentors and develops program management staff, providing leadership and an environment which encourages teamwork, initiative and growth.

**Minimum Requirements**

+ Degree in Business Administration, Architecture, Economics, Project Management or other related disciplines. Master Degree is highly preferred

+ 10 - 15 years relevant experience in location based entertainment implementation and project management

+ Experience in managing theme park design and construction programs

+ Strong team management, organization communication capabilities

+ Relevant experience in Ride, Show and Attraction development

+ Good proactive client-management skills

+ Ability to operate in multilingual environment.

+ Experience and prior implementation in China/ Asia market is preferred

+ Previous work experience in with local government authority and LDI office

+ Experience with international IP brand location based entertainment is preferred

+ Excellent written and spoken English is a must

+ Chinese language skills a benefit

**Preferred Qualifications**

Please see as the above.

**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


_Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._

**_Job Category_** _Economics_

**_Business Group_**

**_Country_** _Hong Kong_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _174356BR_

_Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status._


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