Construction Manager Jobs in Kenya

Construction Manager Jobs in Kenya


  • We seek to recruit a Manager in charge of a Construction Company who will Plan, direct, coordinate, or budget, usually through subordinate supervisory personnel, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities, and systems.

  • Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, and implementation.

    Job Description

    The individual will be responsible for

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

  • Manage the construction effort and be the construction representative of our company with Client.

  • Handling customers, staff and providing them support as necessary. Be customer centric.

  • To plan, develop and organize the construction effort to formulate the most cost-effective plan to timely completion within budget and to implement the execution of that plan.

  • Ensure that we are cost sensitive

  • Responsible for implementation of the scope of work as related to construction/ fabrication, pre-commissioning, load-out and installation.

  • Use modern technology to promote efficiency including Automation of systems and enhance a paperless way of working.

  • Monitor and report to the Project Director of project details, including progress, risks and opportunities in a timely manner.

  • Ensures all changes to specifications, work scope and drawings are documented

  • Define clear roles & responsibilities and deliverable requirements in terms of both scope and schedule to all the team members.

  • Monitor construction productivity and schedule performance and investigate reasons for less than satisfactory performance. ]

  • Provide recommendations and institute measures for improvement by modification to operating procedures/work instructions.

  • Enhance performance and meeting of targets and expectations.

  • Adhere to Company Safety Standards and promote safety culture among the ranks throughout the Company.

  • Interpret
    and explain plans and contract terms to administrative staff, workers, and clients, representing the owner or developer.

  • Prepare contracts and negotiate revisions, changes and additions to contractual agreements with architects, consultants, clients, suppliers and subcontractors.

  • Obtain all necessary permits and licenses.

    Requirements

  • Degree in Engineering (Mechanical/Civil/Electrical/Project Management or related field

  • 3+ years’ experience in new construction and in a supervisory capacity

  • Working knowledge of green building practices highly desirable

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

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Advanced knowledge of construction management processes, means and methods

  • Expert knowledge of building products,

  • construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards

  • Understanding of all facets of the construction process

  • Familiarity with construction management software packages

  • Ability to plan and see the “big picture”
    Competent in conflict and crisis management
    Leadership and human resources management skills

    ow to Apply

  • Applicants who meet the above are required to send applications to recruitment@optiven.co.ke – with “CONSTRUCTION MANAGER” being the subject of the email with detailed CV names & addresses of three referees not later than 20th June 2020.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

  • Note that Optiven Limited does not charge any fees.

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