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14/03 Kalyani T
HR at Still Earth Construction & Realty Limited

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Construction Manager (8-15 yrs)

Nigeria Job Code: 22958

Position Title : Construction Manager

Type : Permanent

Department : Corporate Office & Projects

Reporting Line Name : GM

Location : Ikoyi, Lagos

Project Location : TBA

Salary : As per the company norms

Preferred Nationality : Expatriate


- Schedule and prepare work timetables. Plan, organize, and direct activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of various civil works

- Schedule the project in logical steps and budget time required to meet deadlines

- Plan ahead to prevent problems and resolve any emerging ones

- Interpret and explain plans and contract terms to administrative staff, workers, and clients for speedy progress in work

- Issue Supplemental Instructions and Variation Orders to project management

- Negotiate terms of agreements, draft contracts and obtain all necessary permits and licenses

- Prepare contracts and negotiate revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements with architects, consultants, clients, suppliers and subcontractors and ensure contractual conditions are met

- Ensure quality construction standards and the use of proper construction techniques

- Collaborate with architects, engineers, and other construction specialists

- Inspect and review projects to monitor compliance with building and safety codes, and other regulations

- Meet engineers, architects and contractors on an ongoing basis regarding project objectives and progress

- Create and submit budget estimates to include supplies, material and labour

- Approve purchase requests, prepare cost tracking reports and ensure budget costs aren- t exceeded

- Requisition supplies and materials for construction projects

- Select tools, materials and equipment; track inventory needed is available on site

- Report work progress and budget matters to clients

- Select subcontractors; schedule & coordinate subcontractor activities

- Confer with supervisory personnel, clients, contractors, and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints, and construction problems

- Manage job sites for both new construction and remodeling projects and monitor progress

- Initiate and implement best and effective practices in administrative functions at project sites

- Develop and update administrative systems to make them more efficient to handle workforce at sites

- Effective maintenance of utilities and ensure uninterrupted supply

- Investigate damage, accidents or delays at construction sites to assess that proper procedures are being carried out

- Assist acquisition of land for construction projects

- Handle any environmental or local community issues that may come up during a project

- Hire laborers and create schedules for construction crew to ensure all projects are adequately staffed

- Select, contract, and oversee workers for specific parts of the project to ensure effective completion

- Determine labor requirements based on the work and allot workers to construction sites

- Direct, supervise and motivate site foremen and teams

- Ensure the construction process starts and ends on time, and ensure daily and weekly deadlines are met

- Develop and implement quality control program and oversee subcontractors and vendors to ensure quality standards are met

- Ensure the work at all job sites are in compliance with health, safety and all other regulations

- Conduct ongoing quality inspections

- Analyse, manage and mitigate risks

- Take actions to deal with the results of delays, bad weather, or emergencies at construction site

- Prepare internal and external reports pertaining to job status and review the work progress on daily basis

- Able to take responsibility and pressure to meet the targets of time and quality

- Ensures general discipline, order and code of conduct in the site premises

- Willing to take up additional roles and responsibilities as and when required

- Proactive in ensuring the accomplishment of organizational goals & objectives along with self development

Job Skills :

- Excellent written, verbal and communication skills

- Decisive with excellent analytical & critical thinking skills

- Willingness to learn and to grow with the company and motivated to take on additional responsibilities and solve problems

- Self-directed and able to work without supervision

- Should have strong leadership skills and a team player role to manage and supervise the team members and lower staff

- Highly organized multi-tasker who works well in a fast-paced environment

- Proficient computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite

- Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff.

- Skilled at solving conflict between different project members and staff.

- Outstanding negotiation, organizational and problem-solving skills.

- Great customer service skills

- Exceptional time management skills, ability to prioritize and estimate work effort and time needed for various construction jobs

- Excellent technical skills and understanding of construction methods, contracts and blueprints

- Ability to manage multiple projects at once with no decline in quality control

Experience :

- For Civil Diploma Holder

- Minimum of 12-15 years- experience

- Atleast three projects should have done and completed

- Atleast one project in the same role

- For Civil Engineer(B.E/B.Tech)-

- Minimum of 8-12 years- experience

- Atleast two projects should have done and completed

- Atleast one project in the same role

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