Top 10 Recruiters for Construction & Architecture Jobs in Hong Kong

January 27, 2023

Whether you’re someone actively seeking new opportunities or passively exploring, it’s always a good idea to team up with well-connected recruiters who can keep you in the loop of hidden Construction & Architecture jobs that aren’t available on public job boards like JobsDB and cpjobs.

With 6,000+ recruiters in Hong Kong, it’s important to selectively team up with recruiters who truly understand your professional value and have your best interest in mind. Based on the recruiter matching site Find Recruiter, we’ve rounded up the Top 10 Construction & Architecture recruiters in Hong Kong we think are most worth your time (and CV).

Top 10 Recruiters for Construction & Architecture Jobs in Hong Kong

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Jacky Lee (SEND YOUR CV)

Prior to his recruitment career, Jacky was an Engineer Consultant specialized in delivering Government projects at Arup and Atkins. He’s also a member of the Institution of Structural Engineers and Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management. All this experience from the Engineering industry has given him an edge to understand candidates and clients better than others. Jacky has a strong record in placing Head of Projects, Project Directors and Project Managers for various Developers, Contractors and Funds.

Jacky graduated from the University of Northern British Columbia with Bachelor of Science and Masters in Civil & Environmental Engineering from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He’s proficient in English and Cantonese.

Jacky Lee

Most interested in speaking to…

  • Head of Projects
  • Project Directors
  • Senior Project Managers
  • Senior Development Managers

Engineering Specialisms:

  • Project Manager
  • Property Development
  • Design Consultancy
  • Architecture / QS

Industry Expertise:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical / Industrial Engineering
  • Asset / Fund Management
  • Real Estate
  • Building & Construction
My experience of working with Jacky was professional yet friendly and thoroughly committed and I can recommend him for future commissions.– Highway Group Manager

Nick Chow (SEND YOUR CV)

Prior to recruitment, Nick spent 10 years as a professional Costing & Contract Consultant dealing with various construction projects. This experience has given him strong domain acumen and connections with Developers and Contractors to help his Engineering candidates excel their careers. Nick has a very strong track record in placing Project Engineers, Engineering Managers, QS Specialists, Quality Management Managers and Sourcing Directors.

Nick has dual Bachelors in Construction Economics from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Law (LLB) from University of London. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Project Management from Victoria University and is proficient in Cantonese, English and Mandarin.

Nick Chow

Most interested in speaking to…

  • E&M Managers
  • Quantity Surveyors (E&M QS)
  • Project Managers
  • Engineering Managers
  • Engineering Directors

Engineering Specialisms:

  • Project Manager
  • Contractor (Building / Civil)
  • Architecture / QS
  • Property Development
  • Property Management

Industry Expertise:

  • Real Estate
  • Building & Construction
  • Mechanical / Industrial Engineering
  • FMCG
  • Property Management
Nick is a grateful and helpful recruitment consultant. He is a valuable in bridging his Clients and Candidates; fully understanding what suitable experience from Candidate will be meeting his Client’s needs. This brings great value for his clients to grow their business.– Senior Project Manager

Chris Urban (SEND YOUR CV)

With unparalleled network of contacts within the Property & Construction space across Asia, Chris has been responsible for some of the most senior hires in the region including Chief Executive Officers, General Managers and overall Project Directors. Chris’ passion lies in the Corporate Real Estate space, which he continues to dominate particularly within the banking and financial services sectors where he has recruited multiple Regional Functional Heads, Project & Facilities Managers and Critical Systems Engineers.

Chris Urban

Most interested in speaking to…

  • Head of Design & Construction
  • Head of Retail
  • Project Managers
  • ED – Operations Management & BD

Engineering Specialisms:

  • Architecture / QS
  • Project Manager
  • Property Management
  • Property Development
  • Contractor (Building / Civil)

Industry Expertise:

  • Real Estate
  • Financial Services

Lok Tsang (SEND YOUR CV)

With 7 years of recruitment experience across some of the most well known Engineering search firms in Hong Kong, Lok is an Engineering specialist that recruits all levels; from recent graduates to senior directors. His clients range from local blue-chip Real Estate Developers to International Engineering Consultancies that task him with roles ranging from HKD$500K – 1.2M+, such as General Managers, Project Managers, Building Engineers and BIM Managers.

Lok graduated from the Indiana University Bloomington and is proficient in Cantonese, English and Mandarin

Lok Tsang

Most interested in speaking to…

  • Civil Engineers
  • Structural Engineers
  • Geotechnical Engineer
  • MEP Director / AD / Manager
  • E & M Manager
  • Building Services Engineer

Engineering Specialisms:

  • Project Manager
  • Electrical & Electronic
  • Mechanical
  • Property Development
  • Architecture / QS

Industry Expertise:

  • Building & Construction
  • Real Estate
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical / Industrial Engineering

Nicolas Diaz (SEND YOUR CV)

Nicolas specializes in the Property & Real Estate field and has a strong background across multiple disciplines including luxury retail and financial services, giving him significant insight into his core areas of focus; Corporate Real Estate Services, Prestigious and Luxurious Retail/Hotel/Residential Projects and Vendor Management. His functional focus is mainly in the commercial and development arena. Nicolas was born in France but grew up in Hong Kong with fluency in Cantonese, Mandarin and English.

Nicolas graduated from Coventry University with Bachelor of Business Management and holds a Masters of Human Resource Management from University of Birmingham.

Nicolas Diaz

Most interested in speaking to…

  • Technical / Building Services Engineer
  • Design Manager / Directors
  • Leasing Managers / Directors
  • Quantity Surveyors (HKIS, RICS)

Engineering Specialisms:

  • Architecture / QS
  • Design Consultancy
  • Project Manager
  • Property Development
  • Contractor (Building / Civil)

Industry Expertise:

  • Real Estate
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical / Industrial Engineering
  • Building & Construction
  • Hospitality – Hotels / Resorts
Nicolas’ professionalism and positive work attitude is exemplary. I really enjoyed working alongside Nicolas as his charisma, enthusiasm and business sense always made it comfortable to create value together. If I were to describe Nicolas in few words he would definitely personify the expression “People’s Person”; that said, I am impressed by the way he treats others at the work place and am sure he will be of great value to any team or group– Analyst

Matthew Wong (SEND YOUR CV)

If you’re an Architect or Designer, Matthew is your go to recruiter. With over a decade of technical recruitment experience, Matthew has a strong track record in assisting his architectural candidates land jobs in renowned developers, architectural practices and award winning design firms all across Asia. As of writing this article, Matthew is currently looking for Project Managers with Architectural background, interior designers with F&B experience and a string of architectural / design opportunities in Shanghai.

Matthew is proficient in Cantonese, English and Mandarin. He graduated from University of New South Wales in Aviation Management and holds a Masters in Human Resource Management.

Most interested in speaking to…

  • Interior Designers
  • Resident Architects
  • HKIA Architects
  • Senior Quantity Surveyor

Engineering Specialisms:

  • Architecture / QS
  • Design Consultancy
  • Interior fit-out finishing
  • Property Development
  • Project Manager

Industry Expertise:

  • Real Estate
  • F&B
  • Building & Construction
  • Consultancies

Florence Chan (SEND YOUR CV)

Florence is a seasoned recruiter with 8 years of experience across some of the most well known Engineering search firms in Hong Kong. She works across various levels of seniority within global and local contractors and consultancies. Having built a highly talented pool of Engineering professionals within her network, Florence has been able to ensure she makes the best match possible for both her clients and candidates.

Florence is proficient in Cantonese, Mandarin and English. She graduated from the University of Central Lancashire with Bachelor of International Business and Management.

Florence Chan

Most interested in speaking to…

  • Project Managers
  • Civil Engineers
  • Building Service Engineers
  • Designers

Engineering Specialisms:

  • Contractor (Building / Civil)
  • Design Consultancy
  • Interior Fit-out Finishing
  • Project Manager
  • Architecture / QS

Industry Expertise:

  • Building & Construction

Ryan Brown (SEND YOUR CV)

Ryan is an experienced recruitment professional with UK and International experience; 2 years based in London, 5 years based in the Middle East and more than 6 years based in Asia specializing in the construction, property and engineering sectors. Previously, Ryan was International Director at Command Recruitment for 5 years and Hill McGlynn/Randstad for over 10 years with extensive experience working on International projects.

Ryan has an extensive background in Construction and Engineering, studying Engineering in his native Scotland before moving to London to join a blue chip contractor before becoming a Recruitment Consultant in the Construction sector.

Ryan Brown

Most interested in speaking to…

  • Project Directors
  • Designers
  • Project Managers
  • Surveyors

Engineering Specialisms:

  • Property Development
  • Contractor (Building / Civil)
  • Architecture / QS
  • Design Consultancy

Industry Expertise:

  • Civil Engineering
Ryan demonstrates a thorough understanding of the nature of the construction industry, its dynamics, its demands and most importantly its people. With his expertise, you are certain to find what you are looking for and most probably opportunities better than those you have imagined for yourself or your company. His task is arduous, but he will always go the extra mile.– Project Manager

Kelvin Lau (SEND YOUR CV)

Kelvin is the go to recruiter if you are looking for opportunities within the domains of Architecture, Interior and Graphic Design. Kelvin is very well connected with a diverse range of clients from some of the largest multi-disciplinary consultancies and in-house teams, through to small boutique and local design firms.

As a Senior Consultant, Kelvin has gained valuable experience working with various types of backgrounds and engaging in their personal goals and career developments. He ensures great measures that help companies focus on the important factors of their business – growth and longevity.

Kelvin thrives in innovative, expanding and creative organizations where he is passionate in providing the best recruiting experience for his partners. Kelvin firmly believes that it’s easy to find any job, but its not easy finding the right one.

Kelvin Lau

Most interested in speaking to…

  • Senior Interior Designers
  • Interior Designers
  • Architects

Engineering Specialisms:

  • Architecture / QS
  • Design Consultancy
  • Project Manager
  • Interior
  • Graphics

Industry Expertise

  • Building & Construction
  • Real Estate
  • Property Management
Kelvin surely is a huge support for those who are in seek of new opportunities or for those in a hiring position. I have been in contact with him for a while already, and in all the opportunities I could take he was very detailed about the position and the company, he keeps a good conversation about skills and interests in question, with that said i can add he is a good listener and a problem solver as well as having a service-oriented personality. Definitely a recommendation!– Designer

Garfield Yau (SEND YOUR CV)

Garfield is an experienced Recruitment Consultant with a focus in Real Estate and Construction. She has a very impressive track record in placing Engineering professionals into listed main contractors, top tier developers and international consultancies. As of writing this article, Garfield is actively seeking Senior Building Engineers, Planning Engineers, BIM Project Engineer/Modeller/Draftsman, Building Services Engineers and Contract Managers. Garfield graduated from the University of Edinburgh and is proficient in Cantonese, English, Mandarin and Korean.

Garfield Yau

Most interested in speaking to…

  • Technical Services Managers
  • Project Managers (Building / Civil)
  • BIM Managers
  • QA Managers
  • Construction Managers

Engineering Specialisms:

  • Project Manager
  • Property Development
  • Contractor (Building / Civil)
  • Property Management
  • Architecture / QS

Industry Expertise:

  • Building & Construction
  • Real Estate

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PUBLISHED BY
Lawton Lai

ex-recruiter turned HR tech innovator.

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