Chief Programming Engineer

MTR Corporation Limited

Based: Hong Kong

Posted on 8 Apr 2021

Job Description

MTR Corporation Limited香港鐵路有限公司   
As a growing multinational company, the MTR Corporation strives to connect communities through our railway network, property projects, various commercial activities and investment projects.  Riding on our expertise and experience, we continue to grow outside of Hong Kong.  Join us in building your career in our dynamic businesses.
We are currently recruiting:
Chief Programming Engineer (Capital Works Business Unit) (Ref.: 21000099)     
  • Manage and lead programming teams in the development of realistic integrated master programmes for all greenfield and brownfield railway projects in the Capital Works Business Unit, and develop key interface and key milestone dates for all projects and work contracts
  • Drive development and set-up of digital processes and systems for contemporaneous time management through earned value management system, collation of digital daily as-built records in common data environment and instantaneous time slice programme comparison to facilitate NEC4 contract administration
  • Provide expert advice and independent views to project GMs and Capital Works Director to ensure the project programmes strictly adhere to the project definitions and requirements of both internal and external stakeholders
  • Analyse, plan and monitor the overall programming and tracking of critical activities for all project works (including Civil, E&M, operations projects and existing and new multi-billion-dollar railway projects) which are multi-disciplinary, running concurrently and complex in nature
  • Identify project programme risks and deviations from the project programme as well as provide leadership in any delay recovery measures to secure on-time delivery of projects through close partnership with respective project GMs
  • Perform the resource manager role for programming resources for projects both in and outside of Hong Kong throughout the whole project lifecycle, including operations projects
  • Review and endorse the programming aspects of consultancy and works contract tender documents
  • Ensure adoption of best practices and latest technologies, compliance with policies and procedures across all programming teams, as well as adequacy of staff training & development
  • Build and maintain an engaged, motivated and dynamic team, with a can-do, innovative, continuous improvement and one-MTR mindset 
  • Degree in a related engineering discipline
  • Possession of Corporate Membership of a recognised professional institution
  • A minimum of 20 years' experience in project management or in a project programming role of large-scale railway or infrastructure projects, of which at least 10 years should be spent in a managerial capacity in a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Familiarity with Quantitative Schedule Risk Assessment (QSRA) will be an advantage
  • A self-driven individual with effective communication skills in both spoken and written English and Chinese, and a good sense of judgment 
  • Appointment will be made on two-year renewable contract terms 
You are invited to apply online via or send in your CV stating the position (with reference number) you are applying for by mail to Human Resource Management Department, MTR Corporation, G.P.O. Box 9916, Hong Kong on or before 22 April 2021.
For other job openings, please visit MTR Corporation's website for more details.  
All information provided by applicants will be treated in strict confidence and used for recruitment purpose only. All personal data of unsuccessful applicants will be retained for 12 months for future recruitment purpose and will then be destroyed.  

Company Details

MTR Corporation Limited

G.P.O. Box 9916

--- Hong Kong

Hong Kong

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