International Roles

Working across MENA, APAC and Europe, Jackson Young provides professional staff to a variety of international contractors, consultants, architects and end users.


Our latest vacancies are detailed below.

Chief Maintenance Engineer / Asset Manager - Phnom Penh, Cambodia


$6.5k per month tax free plus benefits package


Our client is one of the leading luxury developers in Cambodia and is recruiting for a Chief Engineer to help run one of the most prestigious properties in Phnom Penh. This is a 40 storey mixed use tower with a mall, bank operations, 5 star hotel as well as commercial office space. It is a land mark in the Kingdom.

We are looking for a talented and committed engineer to lead a significant work force, ideal candidates will have - 
• Bachelor’s degree in civil, mechanical, or electrical engineering plus active certification in an engineering professional organization
• At least 10 years’ experience or extensive experience in the designated industry including but not limited to construction, plumbing, carpentry, electrical engineering, environmental engineering, HVAC, and mechanical systems
• Must have experience leading teams of individuals from a variety of different backgrounds and disciplines
• Knowledge of principles of engineering and engineering design experience
• Must possess exceptional organizational and time management skills with an obsessive attention to detail, service technicians, business managers, and clients, interfacing with each
Must possess technical acumen and the ability to troubleshoot on a variety of projects.
This is great business, and this is an important role within it, if you feel you could take up this challenge do get in touch and we can talk it through in greater detail.


For more information on this exciting opportunity, please get in touch with the team at Jackson Young on 01372 417235 or


We will be arranging telephone interviews shortly and then face to face interviews with the intention to make an appointment in the next 2/3 weeks.

Quantity Surveyor - Developer - Cambodia


To US$60,000 Tax Free


We have an exciting opportunity to join one of Cambodias leading property developers in their commercial team as a quantity surveyor. The role is to initially work on an internationally renowned boutique hotel fitout in down town Phnom Pen then potentially on to a resort scheme.


Ideally candidates should be degree qualified and have international experience using FIDIC. This is a superb business that can offer a long term rewarding role with huge scope for advancement.


This business is very well run, employing highly trained and motivated western ex pats as well as local talent, using globally known cost and project management consultancies and leading architects.


This is a long term role, that would suit someone looking to establish Phnom Penh as a base, where professional progression is important. For more information please get in touch on

Facilities Management Chief Engineer - Cambodia


To US$60,000 tax free


We are looking to recruit an experienced chief engineer to join a large development company based in Cambodia. The role will be working on one of the most impressive commercial buildings in Phnom Penh. It is a 40 storey mixed use development with many tenants already in situ.

Ideal candidates will have good regional experience and come from either a mechanical or electrical engineering background with competencies in project management, designing, project execution, commissioning, testing adjusting balancing, validation, GMP documentation and maintenance of HVAC systems and fire protection systems in commercial office buildings.

You will be responsible for establishing project scope & schedule, planning, coordinating and managing projects to meet the time, cost and quality objectives. You will be leading a team of engineers and supervisors.

This is a great company to work for and something of a landmark building for both Phnom Penh and Cambodia. For more information please get in touch with Andy Haines on 

Project Controls Manager - Power - South Africa


We are recruiting multiple Senior Project Controls Managers in South Africa to work on large oil / gas / power projects.


Our client is an international consultancy that have been given the nod on some very large and complex schemes in excess of $1bn. They are looking for managers with extensive knowledge of cost controls, planning and scheduling and experience of claims, scope variation and change management. Experience of oil and gas or power generation is expected and preference will be given to those that have covered all phases of projects.


Ideal applicants will be professionally qualified and be familiar with the African market. The business is offering long term contracts at very competitive rates for those who are successful.


Please reply with a CV to if you are interested in applying. Thank you.

General Manager - Developer - Cambodia


To US$120,000 plus package


Our client is the development arm of a large Cambodian Banking Group, responsible for some of the countries most impressive building schemes in the last 5 years. As a rapidly expanding organisation they are offering a challenging & rewarding opportunity to take on the General Management responsibility. You'll have the experience, ability and motivation to see this relatively new company mature into one of the country's major development brands.


Over the past 5 years they have been successful in becoming one of the country's leading lights in the commercial and leisure development sectors. Employing world renowned consultancies and architects as advisors on their developments.


Recent schemes include a 40 storey commercial new build and a 36 hole golf resort.


Job Purpose

The general management and the development of an expanding business, with responsibility for the management and leadership of all operational departments and resources. The role holder will be accountable for operational aspects and financial performance as well as developing and attaining new business.

Position in the Organisation

This role reports to the Executive Director of the company, and is based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, with travel throughout the region to visit manufacturers and suppliers.

Prime Responsibilities

  • Review and where required re-new and oversee the company's business philosophy, quality, H&S and operational policies to ensure sound business practises, effective employee relations, and fulfilment of customer requirements and achievement of business plans.
  • Direct the implementation of the business's annual operational objectives with accountability for financial performance.
  • Implement business initiatives including cost reduction, process improvement and quality enhancement initiatives.
  • Business development supporting the growth of business revenues & margins in conjunction with the ED.
  • Implementation of 'Continuous Improvement Methodologies' throughout operations.
  • Oversee resource planning and staffing management short and long term.
  • Oversee supply chain management and ensuring quality and reliability of supply.
  • Maintain an effective organisation with an environment that fosters innovation and high performance.
  • Provide leadership in the development of employees to assure a solid skill base with capable functional and management succession.
  • Oversee the implementation of communication practises that enable the effective exchange of information and ideas throughout the organisation resulting in an involved and focused workforce.
  • In conjunction with the ED, liaise with all relevant (Cambodian, Chinese, and other) organisations to ensure that the companies operations operate effectively.
  • Undertake all other responsibilities requested from time to time in line with the position in the organisation.

Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent ideally from a Western University
  • MBA desirable


  • Minimum 10 years management experience to include general management for a developer or contractor in SE Asia.
  • Ability to speak/write Mandarin would be a huge advantage.
  • Proven leadership abilities with strong strategic, tactical, business development and commercial management skills.


  • Understanding of the SE Asian business environment and practises.
  • People management capability and all levels and understanding of multi-cultural work environments.
  • Proficiency in preparation of business development, business plans and presentations combined with understanding of financial reports and accounts.
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Fluent written and spoken English

For more information get in touch with Andy Haines on 01372 417235 or send your cv to 

Project Quantity Surveyor - Developer - Cambodia


To US$60,000 plus package


This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of Cambodias most successful developers as part of their commercial team. Working on the largest commercial development in the capital city Phnom Penh it represents a real step forward for the local construction market.

The scheme itself is a 40 storey commercial development with great architectural presence. Housing a banking group, with retail unites on the first three floors, a trading floor, back offices, and then residential and hotel accomodation.

Your role will be in the fitout stages in traditional post contract duties as well as potentially helping with any outstanding claims.

Candidates that have worked in the region will be looked on favourably especially those with FIDIC experience.

Ideal applicants will be degree qualified and will have worked for either a developer, consultancy or main contractor on similar sized schemes.

Salaries are tax free and paid in US$ which will include all of your expenses (accommodation, utilities etc) on top you will receive annual flights home and a business visa.

For more information or to apply please contact Andy haines on 

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