Construction Manager

An industry-leading company situated in Cape Town is urgently seeking the expertise of an experienced Construction Manager to join their team.

Main Purpose:

  • The Construction Manager maintains production targets for each site and ensure each site operates within prescribed costs budgets.
  • Co-ordinates and controls the activities of site staff and ensures all work complies with the quality standards as set out in the contract and company policies and procedures.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Pre project preparation: Prepare the financial side by establishing: Programme, resource schedule and other contract requirements, Break evens, production targets, Measurement and costing systems, Ensure all contractual requirements are fulfilled, checklists completed and arrangements made for Company organizational arrangements
  • Overall management of site operations
  • Compile and submit claims for contract sites to Contracts Manager
  • Starting the job – All start up procedures and requirements
  • Quantities taken off and materials ordered
  • Co-ordinate and oversee the activities, progress and quality of subcontractors, and hold regular meetings with them
  • Maintaining an accurate and updated measuring system
  • Identifying and pricing variations and additions
  • Complying with contract conditions regarding claims
  • Ensuring that statements and VAT invoices are produced on time
  • Expeditiously producing agreed completion statements and obtaining certificates of practical completion
  • Maintain progress in accordance with the programme and budget
  • Liaise with Client, Engineer, Local Authorities etc. to fulfil all necessary contract requirements.
  • Assist in the recruitment, development and training of employees with potential

Key Requirements:

  • Relevant Degree or Diploma
  • SACPCMP registration or similar preferable
  • Two to three years of experience in a similar position; experience with operations preferred.
  • Strong experience in planning and programming (MS Projects and or Candy)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Strong organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Self-motivated to learn new concepts and participate in new projects

Skills Required:

  • Able to adapt to fit in with company culture
  • Basic Contractual knowledge, understanding and implementations
  • A good knowledge and understanding of construction
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects
  • The ability to establish and maintain good working relationships
  • Strong mathematics and IT skills
  • Good budgeting skills
  • The ability to work both on your own and as part of a team
  • The ability to work to deadlines
  • Excellent communication, presentation and negotiating skills
  • An understanding of health and safety standards

If you meet the above requirements and want to make a career-changing move, apply today by either filling in the online application form or by emailing your CV to Engineers@hireresolve.za.com

Alternatively, you are welcome to contact or connect with either Ashleigh or Lauren at 0211800844 or 0211800843

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates for this position.
Please consider your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us within 3 days

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