We are looking for an experienced Project Manager to plan and supervise a construction project from start to finish. They will organize and oversee construction procedures and ensure they are completed in a timely and efficient manner. The Project Manager must be well-versed in all construction methodologies and procedures and able to coordinate a team of professionals of different disciplines to achieve the best results. The ideal candidate will have an analytical mind and great organizational skills. The goal will be to ensure all projects are delivered on time according to requirements and without exceeding budget. Anticipation: to identify problems in advance to prevent them materializing or, where they do materialize, to help overcome them quickly. Interpretation: checking that the contractor fully understands instructions given in words and on drawings, and acting to remove any ambiguity. Reporting: keeping the BDG Committee fully informed on a regular/pre-arranged basis. It also means alerting the architect, Structural and M&E immediately when situations arise which require decisions or actions.
Collaborate and ensure communication with consulting engineers and architects etc. to determine the specifications of the project.
Engage external vendors and negotiate contracts to reach profitable agreements.
Follow up with permits and licenses from appropriate authorities as directed by the Architect.
Determine needed resources (manpower, equipment and materials) from start to finish with attention to budgetary limitations
Plan all construction operations and schedule intermediate phases to ensure deadlines will be met
Acquire equipment and material and monitor stocks to timely handle inadequacies
Work with contractors and other staff and allocate responsibilities
Supervise the work of laborers, mechanics etc. and give them guidance when needed
Evaluate progress and prepare detailed reports
Ensure adherence to all health and safety standards and report issues. Check that the work proceeds according to the agreed program of works.
Submit periodic reports.
Keep a diary of events, a register of drawings, file of instructions received, with relevant observations.
Check drawings for errors, discrepancies and divergences and notify the architect.
Witness tests required by the contractor or instructed by the architect.
Monitor the application of specified techniques.
Inform the BDG Committee of non-conforming work.
Check day work record sheets and record any wastage.
Co-ordinate site meetings and ensure deliverables are met.
Record delays and reasons for them.
Take site photographs regularly and systemically, ensuring that they are date endorsed.
Requirements and skills
Proven experience as construction project manager with at least 12 years cognate experience in construction management.
In-depth understanding of construction procedures and material and project management principles
Familiarity with quality and health and safety standards
Good knowledge of MS Office, interpretation of CAD, ARCHICAD and other construction software’s like the Autodesk building system.
Familiarity with construction/ project management software
Outstanding communication and negotiation skills
Excellent organizational and time-management skills
A team player with leadership abilities
BSc/BEng/BA in Architecture or Civil/Structural Engineering or relevant field.
PMP or equivalent certification will be an advantage.
The PM shall not:
Modify any of the designs.
Incur extra costs.
Vary procedures specified in the contract.
Interested and qualified candidates should send their cv to firstname.lastname@example.org using the job title as the subject of the mail