Expat Recruitment - Engineering, Technical & Construction

Construction Manager

Job Reference:CN025  
Location:South AtlanticSalary:Negotiable + expat benefits.

We currently have a vacancy for a Construction Manager to work in the south Atlantic. The position entails the following:

Reporting to the Director of the Public Works Department you will plan, coordinate, budget and supervise major infrastructure projects from development to completion.
To lead on all construction aspects of Infrastructure structure projects, providing strategic and professional guidance to the Director of Public Works and other Stakeholders as required.
To build an effective partnering culture with the architects, superintendents, engineers and trade workers to plan, organise and direct activities concerned with site preparation and construction stages;
Establish and lead procurement process for detailed design and construction stages of assigned infrastructure projects;
Overall responsibility for ensuring that assigned projects meet the project and contract milestones for the construction and commissioning of infrastructure projects (on time and within budget).
Review and manage project objectives, policies, procedures and performance outcomes within the framework and contract specifications
Initiate and maintain liaison with key stakeholders to facilitate project activities
Deal with the escalation of contract disputes to ensure projects remain on time and within budget.
Administer any risk sharing arrangements with contractor (e.g. contaminated land management) applying the contract requirements.
Investigate serious incidents or risk areas and work to mitigate / implement corrective measures;
Represent the company in site meetings and attend other coordination meetings as required

To qualify you must have the following qualification and experience:
Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent, in civil engineering, construction or building
Project management qualification
Highly computer literate (CAD, MS Project, MS Excel)
Chartered Civil Engineer and / or a Construction or Utilities Management Professional
10+ years’ experience in senior role involving delivery of infrastructure projects
Strong communication skills and able to present complex information effectively to large audiences
Ability to work on own initiative
Sound risk management skills
Knowledge and experience in the construction management / infrastructure project industries
Experience in running procurement processes through to contract completion
Positive, ‘can-do’ attitude to work and challenges

This position is currently available and provides a long-term opportunity to gain overseas experience. An attractive salary and expatriate benefits are on offer for the right candidate.

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