Construction Manager Job in Kenya

Job Title: Construction Manager

Hiring Organization: Anonymous
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Construction
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES
Date Posted: 05/20/2024

Are you a seasoned Construction Manager with a passion for safety and excellence in the architectural realm? Join our esteemed architectural consultancy firm and lead transformative construction projects with precision and dedication.
We are seeking a highly experienced Construction Manager with a degree in Construction Management, coupled with robust Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) qualifications, to spearhead our construction endeavours. If you have over 5 years of proven experience in managing construction projects and a steadfast commitment to ensuring the well-being of all stakeholders, we want to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities:


Collaborate closely with architects, engineers, and clients to translate design visions into tangible construction plans that prioritize safety, quality, and sustainability.

Project Planning and Scheduling: Collaborate with clients, architects, engineers, and other stakeholders to develop project plans, establish timelines, and create schedules for construction activities.

Budgeting and Cost Management: Prepare and manage project budgets, including cost estimation, procurement of materials and services, and tracking expenses throughout the project lifecycle.

Contract Management: Review and negotiate contracts with subcontractors, suppliers, and vendors, ensuring that terms and conditions are favorable and align with project requirements.

Resource Allocation: Coordinate labor, equipment, and materials to optimize resource utilization and meet project deadlines while adhering to budget constraints.

Quality Control and Assurance: Implement quality control measures to ensure that construction activities meet industry standards, regulatory requirements, and client expectations.

Risk Management: Identify potential risks and hazards associated with construction projects and develop strategies to mitigate them, including implementing safety protocols and procedures.

Health, Safety, and Environmental Compliance: Oversee compliance with health, safety, and environmental regulations and standards, ensuring that construction sites are safe and environmentally responsible.

Site Supervision: Conduct regular site inspections to monitor progress, identify issues or deviations from plans, and address any concerns promptly to keep projects on track.

Client Communication: Serve as the primary point of contact for clients, providing regular updates on project status, addressing client inquiries or concerns, and ensuring client satisfaction throughout the project lifecycle.

Team Leadership and Coordination: Lead project teams, including construction workers, subcontractors, and other professionals, providing guidance, direction, and support to ensure effective collaboration and project delivery.

Documentation and Reporting: Maintain accurate records of project activities, including contracts, change orders, progress reports, and documentation of safety incidents or regulatory compliance.

Continuous Improvement: Identify opportunities for process improvement, lessons learned, and best practices to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of construction management processes within the consultancy firm.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management.

Over 5 years of hands-on experience in construction management roles, preferably within an architectural consultancy firm or similar environment.

Proven track record of successfully leading complex construction projects while maintaining strict adherence to EHS standards and regulations.

Strong leadership, problem-solving, and decision-making skills, with a demonstrated ability to inspire and motivate project teams to achieve exceptional results.

Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills, with a focus on building collaborative relationships and fostering a positive work culture.

Proficiency in construction management software, project scheduling tools, and Microsoft Office Suite.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their resume with 3 referees, and a cover letter detailing their relevant experience and achievements to jobsconstruction07@gmail.com Please include ” Construction manager’s Application” in the subject line before 30th May 2024