Lucid Motors

Shanghai, SH, China

Posted on: 2022-08-09

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Director of Construction, APAC

About the company:

Lucid is the new generation of EV. Our relentless focus on innovation, luxury, and sustainability drives us into a reality where you no longer have to choose between doing great things, doing the right thing, and doing everything with the highest regard for efficiency and design. There were luxury cars, then EVs, now there’s Lucid.  

Leading the future in luxury electric and mobility
At Lucid, we set out to introduce the most captivating, luxury electric vehicles that elevate the human experience and transcend the perceived limitations of space, performance, and intelligence. Vehicles that are intuitive, liberating, and designed for the future of mobility.
We plan to lead in this new era of luxury electric by returning to the fundamentals of great design – where every decision we make is in service of the individual and environment. Because when you are no longer bound by convention, you are free to define your own experience.
Come work alongside some of the most accomplished minds in the industry. Beyond providing competitive salaries, we’re providing a community for innovators who want to make an immediate and significant impact. If you are driven to create a better, more sustainable future, then this is the right place for you.

We are currently seeking a Director of Construction to help lead our retail development group responsible for the launch of new luxury automotive retail showrooms and service centers throughout the Asia Pacific region.  Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches their work with vigor and determination. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in their respective fields, to possess the ability to adapt quickly and to strive for perfection within a fast-paced environment. 

At Lucid, we don’t just welcome diversity - we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, and any other characteristic protected under applicable State or Federal laws and regulations.

Notice regarding COVID-19 protocols  
At Lucid, we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus all new Lucid employees, whose job will be based in the United States may or may not be required to provide original documentation confirming status as having received the prescribed inoculation (doses). Vaccination requirements are dependent upon location and position, please refer to the job description for more details.
Individuals in positions requiring vaccinations may seek a medical and/or religious exemption from this requirement and may be granted such an accommodation after submitting a formal request to and the subsequent review and approval thereof by our dedicated Covid-19 Response team.
To all recruitment agencies: Lucid Motors does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our careers alias or other Lucid Motors employees. Lucid Motors is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. 

You will

  • Develop, build and grow a new international construction team, initially reporting into the Global Retail Development lead 
  • Create, benchmark, and validate project budgets – while maintaining a database of historic spend 
  • Forecast, request and manage annual department spending limits 
  • Manage new and existing project schedules, identifying areas for overlap and improvement 
  • Work with and lead the Development team in drafting annual expansion plans 
  • Establish an entirely new vendor base for the company in the APAC region 
  • Implement a pre-construction analysis process to identify areas of value in early project stages 
  • Lead all store construction activities for the company 
  • You bring

  • 15+ years of retail, luxury, or hospitality construction leadership experience, of which a minimum of 5 years in a director’s capacity
  • Prior people management experience including strong competencies in talent identification and development, coaching, mentoring, and strong self awareness and emotional intelligence required
  • Prior experience in a corporate, multi-cultural organization preferred
  • Expertise in sourcing General Contractors, Sub-contractors and specialty fabricators 
  • Experience building internal and outsourced project management teams 
  • Working knowledge of custom fixture fabricators and their fabrication processes 
  • Experience with high voltage power systems 
  • Experience with automotive service equipment is a plus 
  • A proven track record of delivering projects on time and on schedule.  
  • Experience with automotive franchise, understanding what can be constructed, staffed and operated throughout the APAC region. 
  • Minimum 4-year university degree (e.g. Bachelor's), subject area: architecture, engineering, construction management or related field required