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CV, Senior Management Position in Malaysia

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 14921

List top 5 skills: business growth, engineering leadership, operations management, strategic planning
Short Bio:

Senior executive with direct involvement in operations and financial management of business achieving revenue, profit, and business growth objectives within rapid-change environments. Extensive experience with engineering projects in technical leadership, project management and sales/business development, which require deep understanding of critical business drivers in multiple markets and industries; highly successful in building relationships with upper-level decision makers

Current location: 

Karnataka, India - View on map



Preferred Sector of Employment: 

General Management, other

Spoken languages: 

Bahasa Malaysia, english, Tamil

Locations I am interested in working:


Education & Affiliations

Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) Civil Engineering
University of Technology Malaysia

Corporate Member of Institute of Engineers Malaysia (IEM)

Corporate Member of Board of Engineers of Malaysia (BEM)

Professional Experience

2014 to Present
Joined Jacobs as part of SKM acquisition in December 2013. Jacobs is a USD 12 billion turnover group headquartered in Pasadena, US.

Regional Manager, South India 2014 – Present

Leading a strong team of more than 200 staffs with regional office in Bangalore and multiple project sites across the southern region. Managing regional operations and sales/business development activities.

 Integration of both SKM and CES staffs into Jacobs culture

Strategy/Mission & Vision Planning
 Drafting a new strategy for the region introducing new clients and work areas

 Introducing project and programme management business unit and clients

 Growing clients, projects and resources in new project management vertical across the country mainly in Delhi, Calcutta, Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Bangalore offices

 Managing team utilisation and productivity in meeting budget and growth

 Streamlining overhead expenses, overhauling the operation meeting global standards

 Ensuring compliances to company values and Anti-Bribery and Corruption Policy as a high risk country

Team Development
 Identifying and recognising key staffs for talent and leadership growth

 Identifying and managing key and strategic recruitments

Sinclair Knight Merz (SKM)
2002 to Present

Built distinguished, 10+-year record of progressive achievement and advancement with this USD 1.0 billion turnover global engineering consulting firm.

Country Manager, India 2011 – 2014

Operation with two offices in Delhi and Bangalore and multiple project sites across the country providing engineering and project management services for oil & gas, retail, infrastructures, commercial buildings and Indian defence sectors.

Bottom Line Improvement
 Transformed Indian business in just 1 year from poorest-performing (negative profitability totals) to profitable business, exceeding budget
 Sourced new pipeline of works to increase revenue and growth to increase profitability.

Strategy/Mission & Vision Planning
 Re-strategizing business to meet local market requirement and introducing new business & customers
 Introducing “Think global and act local” mission and re-established local market leadership
 Conceptualizing and driving long term strategy and meeting short term business need

 Managing team utilisation and productivity in meeting budget and growth
 Led management team in identifying and correcting critical problems; reduced and streamlined overhead expenses, strengthened resources, overhauled and improved operating processes and systems and resolved quality and delivery issues.
 Ensuring compliances to company values and Anti-Bribery and Corruption Policy as a high risk country

Customer Service
 Created a personal and corporate brand in the country to position the company
 Recognized for customer-centric focus and extraordinary customer intimacy in understanding and meeting needs.

Team Development
 Identifying key staffs and providing challenging environment and roles to step up
 Mentoring and recognising key staffs for talent and leadership growth
 Identifying and managing key and strategic recruitments

Section Manager, Engineering, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2008 – 2011

Section with two offices in Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru, managing 6 verticals of business areas of Buildings. Industrial and Mining for both local and international projects.

Revenue & Profit Growth
 Created a sustainable revenue and pipeline by introducing multiple verticals of business functions
 Delivered year to year revenue, contribution and growth into new markets

Business Strategy
 Identified and successfully ventured into new local and international markets in increasing new customers and pipeline
 Initiated new approaches in work winning and successfully integrated multiple working teams
 Set up remote teams supporting off-shore works

Change Management
 Directly involved in all project and people management in ensure understanding of and gain buy-in from the team on implemented changes and corporate values.

Project Manager Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2005 – 2008

Project Manager managing multiple projects located in various locations with resources from various geographies. Providing high level technical and review supports for projects. Involved in multiple work winning efforts and proposals across the region.

Senior Engineer Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2002 – 2005

Senior Engineer providing technical and commercial support for projects.

Design Engineer/Resident Engineer, KTA Tenaga Sdn Bhd, Malaysia
1998 to 2002

Design Engineer providing technical support and one year exposure as Resident Engineer at site for prestigious USD 400 Million Hospital Project

Key Projects


Township Development, Nagpur INDIA

Umm Al Quwain Rainbow Towers, Dubai, UAE

7,888-units Low Cost Precast Apartment, Rama II, Bangkok for the National Housing Authority, THAILAND

Road & Port Project in Kabupateng, Sulawesi, INDONESIA

Shell, Amazon, Bangalore Metro McDonalds India


Kolej University Teknikal Kebangsaan Malaysia, Alor Gajah, Melaka

Mont Kiara (10@Mont’Kiara) The Avare Condominium – 41-storey Luxury Condominium

MARC Serviced Residenced – 35-storey Luxury Twin Condominium

KLCC Luxury Condo – 45-storey Luxury Twin Condominium Blocks

Hospital Sungai Buloh

Malaysia LNG Tiga Plant, Bintulu Sarawak for Petronas

Centralised Utilities Facilities (CUF) Ammonia/Syngas Project Kertih and Gebeng, Terengganu

Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka Complex