Contracts Manager/Construction Operations Manager

We are looking for an experienced Contracts Manager/Construction Operations Manager/Project Manager to plan and supervise a wide range of construction projects from start to finish. You will organize and oversee construction procedures and ensure they are completed in a timely and efficient manner.

An excellent Contracts Manager/Operations Manager/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

Mature Candidate preferred: 35-55 years | Location: Pietermaritzburg KwaZulu-Natal | Valid driver’s license | Start: May 2019 | REMUNERATION: R 50 000 – R 70 000 Negotiable | Language Preferences: English

Key Performance Areas (KPAs):

o Perform below dutieso Pricing and Tenders for new workso Operations Manager/work Setup
o Compile and plan the budget, cost estimates, and other financial estimates
o Payment Cert. Preparationso Claims
o Evaluate progress and prepare detailed reports (Daily, Weekly, Monthly)
o Determine needed resources (manpower, equipment and materials) from start to finish with attention to budgetary limitations
o Material cost controlo Ability to manage building projectso Experience in all classes of concrete works
o Earthworks, Road layers test & procedures.
o Construction Program Management: Plan all construction operations and schedule intermediate phases to ensure deadlines will be met
o Planned Maintenance
o Ensure adherence to all health and safety standards and report issues
o Obtain permits and licenses from appropriate authorities
o Labor-related matters
o Community-related matters
o Remuneration decision making
o Design analysis
o Geo-tech assessment
o Site time management
o Acquire equipment and material and monitor stocks to timely handle inadequacies
o Process daily site expenditure
o Sub-contractor management and allocation of responsibilities.
o Subcontract service progress meeting
o Always ensure quality construction standards
o Collaborate with engineers, architects etc. to determine the specifications of the project
o Negotiate contracts with external vendors to reach profitable agreements


o Proven experience of 10 – 15 years as a Contracts Manager/Operations Manager
o Ability to read blueprints, structural drawings, and plan sets
o In-depth understanding of construction procedures and material and project management principles
o Monitoring skills
o Able to manage a team of employees and multiple projects
o Outstanding communication and negotiation skills
o Excellent organizational and time-management skills
o A team player with leadership abilities
o Bachelors’ Degree

hand deliver at 30 Thomas Watkins Rd, Shortts Retreat, Pietermaritzburg, 3212, South Africa

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