Senior Construction Manager

Date Posted: Oct. 31, 2022, 5 a.m.

Corporate Staffing Services

Job Description

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintaining a positive, friendly, empathetic, and professional attitude toward customers at all times.
  • Define and implement tools that will assist in the control and management of the project. 
  • Coordinate and direct contractors to ensure schedules and targets are achieved throughout the project lifecycle. 
  • Lead and oversee any opportunity for value management in conjunction with the appointed contractor/consultant team. 
  • Have awareness of the project budget, including risk allowance. 
  • Monitor and control changes/variations following approval by the client. 
  •  Monitor compliance with the construction program and identify opportunities for improved delivery. 
  • Proactively identify potential problems, conflicts, design, and delivery issues using risk management tools and skills to mitigate the impact on the project. 
  • Protect the Company’s  contractual position at all times and bring it to the attention of the 
  • Project Director any issues of a political or commercially sensitive nature. 
  • Ensure company policies and procedures are followed where applicable. 
  • Establish the project site and facilities in coordination with the hotel operations team and appointed contractor. 
  • Oversee the effective operation of the site by conducting regular site visits and quality checks. 
  • Establish the project site and facilities in coordination with the hotel operations team and appointed contractor. 
  • Oversee the effective operation of the site by conducting regular site visits and quality checks. 

Client Management 

  • Actively seek and implement strategies to improve the client’s position regarding return and value. 
  • Identify and resolve disputes quickly and reasonably. 
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with client representatives, consultants, contractors, and adjoining property owners. 
  • Manage and coordinate the project handover phase with contractors, client contractors, tenants, and building managers. 

People 

  • Invest in sound people management principles to ensure that the team of staff, contractors, and stakeholders works well and provides a supportive environment for the achievement of the project and individual objectives. 
  • Managing the welfare and motivation of the Company’s direct reports, such as Construction Managers, Assistant Managers, and Administration. 
  • Assistants provide leadership, guidance, and encouragement. 

Contract Management 

  • Provide input and feedback to the Project Director on possible issues and conflicts at the project site. 
  • Be aware of the project contract and use it where necessary to ensure the appointed contractor is compliant with terms and conditions as necessary. 
  • Chair meetings and ensure minutes are actioned promptly. 
  • Provide timely regular and accurate reporting on the project for input into the project-defined reporting process. 
  • Review and provide input on monthly contractor payment applications, variations, and invoices. 

Business Development 

  • In addition to your project role, as a representative of the Company, you will use your best endeavors to communicate potential business development opportunities to the Company and to actively promote the interests of the Company within the industry. 
  • We aim to protect and maximize our clients’ interests throughout the planning and delivery of projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, and budget. We pride ourselves on collaborating with client teams and developing long-term relationships. 
  • Key services include – Project management, program management, project controls, commercial management, cost management, and expert scheduling and construction planning. 
  • Our industry is going through a digital transformation and we have been investing in and pioneering digital methods to improve all aspects of our service. 
  • We have focused our digital transformation around platform modernization and product development and through standardization and automation, we are achieving efficiencies that are directly passed on to our clients who benefit from a consistent quality of service as well as savings.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Construction and/or similar related discipline. 
  • 10 – 15 years post-qualification experience in Construction Management. 
  • Minimum last 5 years as a Senior Construction Manager. 
  • Must have worked on large-scale projects in the Healthcare or Education sectors as a senior construction Manager ideally from inception to completion. 
  • This role requires you to be motivated and results-driven. 
  • You will need to be flexible and adaptable in your approach to resolving complex issues and managing the project site. 
  • You will need to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills of the highest caliber to not only motivate but also drive the construction phase of the project. 
  • Manage and coordinate the inputs of project stakeholders and appointed contractors to ensure the successful delivery of the project. 
  • Assess and resolve site planning and coordination issues. 
  • Apply quality management principles and processes. 
  •  Apply risk assessment and management principles and processes. 
  • Network effectively, negotiate well and influence people, and broker relationships with stakeholders within and outside the project. 
  • Be aware of the broader perspective and how it affects the project. 

How To Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; kindly send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject to [email protected] or [email protected]

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