Construction Manager Career Opportunity – Pearl Engineering Company Limited

Title:      Construction Manager
Organisation: Pearl
Engineering Company Limited
Kampala, Uganda
Engineering Company Limited is a construction business in Civil, Building,
Electrical and Mechanical fields whose main objectives are to pool our vast
professional experience together to render professional services in civil,
Mechanical and Electrical Engineering fields specialising in Design,
Construction, Installation and Maintenance services, and later, to extend into
manufacturing sector.
The Construction Manager will be in charge of the oversight of all
aspects of multiple contracts, including production, planning, costing and
commercial aspects. The Construction Manager is responsible for more than one
contract (on average around $ 15 Million and higher of combined contract
value). The position is based at Head Office with frequent travel to Project
Work Sites.
Duties and Responsibilities: 
Manage, control, motivate & discipline of the
Site Agents, Site Engineers and Foremen in one’s Area;
Control and discipline of Sub-contractors working
in their Area;
The incumbent will develop a deep understanding of
all Sub-contractor’s Scope of Work and control their activities on site in
accordance with the Programme and correct sequence;
Responsible for the interpretation of the
Construction Programme & timely translation into labour, plant &
material resources;
Setting up and monitoring the quality assurance process
for supervised projects.
Studying drawings & details – ensuring the
accuracy of work carried out and querying unclear or missing information with
the responsible consultant; and initiating any changes to specifications and
project schedules.
Attend site meetings and ensure timely requests
for Long Lead information;
Work closely with Municipality for inspections and
notify the responsible consultant if construction details differ substantially
from approved Building Permit details;
Work closely with the representative engineer and
architect on issues of quality conformation;
Ensure project conformance to quality checks;
Ensure formwork design, cycle planning, ordering
and control of materials;
Accuracy of setting out – liaise with site agents
to ensure proper controls established for accurate setting out;
Reinforcing and co-ordination of sub-contractor and
timely material orders.
Accountable for Health, Safety, Security and
Environmental performance for the supervised projects.
Skills and Experience: 
The Construction Manager must hold a Bachelor’s
Degree in Engineering or equivalent. Possession of a post graduate training is desirable.
The applicant must be a registered Engineer with
A minimum of eight or more years’ experience in
the construction industry of which at least 3 have been at Site Agent Level on
busy project sites
The applicant should have supervised various
projects totalling to $10million in the last two years.
Good leadership and management skills
Skills in financial management;
Good public relations skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Good negotiation skills and ability
Ability to strategically think
Excellent analytical skills
Quality Assurance knowledge and skills
to Apply: 
All interested
candidates who meet the above specifications should email their applications
with detailed CVs in pdf format only to:
The Human
Resources Manager,
Engineering Company Ltd,
Plot 816,
Nsambya Road-Kabalagala,
P.O. Box
7553, Kampala. Uganda
Monday 1st February 2016.
Only successful candidates will be invited for interview. If you do not hear
from us by 15th February, 2016, do consider your application
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