Construction Manager

Grade: E1

Section: Project Management

Purpose: To ensure effective overall management of construction disciplines on site by following set policies and procedures.


  • Oversee and direct construction projects from conception to completion.
  • Review the project in-depth to schedule deliverables and estimate costs.
  • Oversee all onsite and offsite constructions to monitor compliance with building and safety regulations.
  • Coordinate and direct construction workers and subcontractors
  • Select tools, materials and equipment and track inventory.
  • Meet contractual conditions of performance.
  • Review the work progress on daily basis.
  • Prepare internal and external reports pertaining to job status.
  • Plan to prevent problems and resolve any emerging ones.
  • Negotiate terms of agreements, draft contracts and obtain permits and licenses.
  • Analyze, manage, and mitigate risks.
  • Ensure quality construction standards and the use of proper construction techniques


  • Provide direction to general contractors, subcontractors, and vendors when doing groundwork to ensure that quality standards are being met.
  • Effective site safety compliance and quality assurance
  • Effective internal & external client relationship management
  • Effective execution of overall construction programme
  • Effective site financial controls and asset management
  • Effective recruitment, selection, and management of site personnel
  • Effective site mobilization and demobilization



  • Sound technical knowledge
  • Ability to present information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Extensive experience and knowledge of the construction industry
  • Computer Literacy
  • Basic project management skills preferred.
  • Sound financial acumen


  • Integrity and ethical conduct
  • Teamwork
  • Accepting accountability
  • Concern for impact on safety
  • Quality focus
  • Able to work in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment


  • Driving accountability
  • Drive and energy
  • Initiating action
  • Building and maintaining stakeholder relationships
  • Cross-cultural awareness
  • Impact and influence
  • Organizational understanding
  • Business understanding



  • Relevant tertiary qualification with at least 5 years in site management within construction/engineering environment
  • Professional certification, such as CCM (certified construction manager), AC (associate constructor), or CPC (certified professional constructor)


  • Relevant job-specific experience of 5 years (minimum)


  • Willing and able to travel nationally and internationally.

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