Project Manager



Jakarta, Indonesia
Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2024

About Cove: Cove is the new way to rent your home! We’re a co-living start-up making it easier and more affordable for young people to have a comfortable place they can call home with a seamless rental experience from end to end. We provide our tenants with stylishly furnished properties, in the most awesome locations in Singapore and Jakarta and make the whole rental process seamless from end to end. Our contract terms are flexible like our tenant’s lives and our rental prices include everything from utilities and wifi and weekly cleaning. What’s unique about Cove is that our tenants get matched with great flatmates and also have access to our community events around the city. Check us out for more exciting information at

At Cove we reward and praise strong performance and strive to produce zero-defect results. We always aim for excellence and to always have the mindset of continuous improvement. In achieving results, we still make work fun and we completely value our team as people, not just resources in which we display care as well as empathy. Celebrating success with our team is also our priority and we highly encourage integrity and transparency.

Job Title: Project Manager - Real Estate/Construction

Reports To: Head of Project & Design

Job Type: Full time

Start Date: Immediately

Location: Jakarta, Indonesia

Role Purpose:

  • To ensure Cove onboards quality properties and have the properties ready by the agreed timeline, with proper capex budgets.
  • To lead ad-hoc project that involves cross-function team, if assigned & necessary

Responsibilities :

  • Visit shortlisted properties and analyze the properties from a building technical quality and operations point of view
  • Review and calculate the budget of capital expenditure during the property acquisition process
  • Prepare properties for onboarding by liaising with Cove cross-function team and property owners to ensure all works and preparatory tasks have been fulfilled
  • Lead & manage a cross-functional team involved in the preparation of the properties to make sure the deadlines are met
  • Prepare and review detailed condition reports for each new property, to ensure we capture in full the state in which the property was handed over by the landlord
  • Onboard new Cove properties (including arranging and supervising utilities/services installation, and preparing standardized household items)
  • Ad-Hoc Ops supporting works in solving Building Technical problems if Onboarding properties is in slower pace/not occurred

Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering/Architecture Engineering
  • 6+ years of work experience in Project Management role
  • Proficient in using Google Workspace (Sheets, Slides, etc) applications
  • Excellent English (speaking & writing)
  • Has knowledge in low-rise / middle-rise building operational workflow & system
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management, analytical and problem-solving skills

    Must Have: Analytical skills on tasks, blockers, timeline and prioritization matrix

What’s in it for You: Join us and you’ll be surrounded by our three inspiring co-founders: Sophie, Luca, and Guillaume. You’ll also be working directly with them and get to experience first-hand what it takes to get a new high-growth business off the ground. Working for Cove gives you the opportunity to learn in an exciting young startup incubated through Antler. Co and take ownership from day one. The team is fast-paced but you can expect a highly-supportive environment where your voices will be heard and appreciated at all times. We are hard-working and expect results but definitely value employee engagement as well as committed to creating a human and empathetic environment. We actively encourage your development to help become a better you with plenty of fun thrown in.