About the job

Role: play the lead role in planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and closing projects, be accountable for the entire project scope, project team, resources, and the success or failure of the project, for large scale residential and commercial building sites. 

Project Manager’s Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with engineers, architects to determine the specifications of the project,

  • Negotiate contracts with external vendors to reach profitable agreements,

  • Obtain permits and licenses from appropriate authorities,

  • 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,

  • Hire contractors and other staff and allocate responsibilities,

  • Evaluate progress and prepare detailed reports,

  • Ensure adherence to all health and safety standards and report issues,

  • Ensure adherence to all quality standards and specifications.

  • Mentor and motivate teams to achieve productivity and engagement

Requirements

  • 5 years experience as construction project manager,

  • In-depth understanding of construction procedures and project management principles,

  • Familiarity with quality and health and safety standards,

  • Good knowledge of MS Office, and familiarity with project management software,

  • Outstanding communication and negotiation skills,

  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills,

  • A team player with leadership abilities.

Key Attributes:

  • Act with Integrity

  • Represent the organisation in an honest, ethical and professional way and encourage others to do so,

  • Set an example for others to follow and identify and explain ethical issues,

  • Demonstrate professionalism to support a culture of integrity within the team/unit,

  • Act to prevent and report misconduct, illegal and inappropriate behaviour.

  • Service

  • Support a culture of quality service in the Organisation,

  • Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of operations procedures,

  • Identify and respond quickly to operations needs,

  • Consider requirements and develop solutions to meet ends.

  • Deliver results

  • Complete projects to agreed budgets, timeframes and standards,

  • Take the initiative to innovate,

  • Seek and apply specialist advice when required.

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