Construction Manager at Corporate Staffing – May 2024

Construction Manager

Key Responsibilities

Turnkey Construction Management.

  • Lead and manage all building construction work.
  • Together with the Project Managers, provide onsite leadership for building the structures for our customers according to drawings and construction standards.
  • Ensure quality workmanship.
  • The Manager and Project Managers will be the primary points of contact with the customer during the construction.

Provide Work Plans.

  • Provide weekly status reports on each project and certificates of completion at the end of each project.

Logistics.

  • With the Project Managers, coordinate all logistics pertaining to construction including getting equipment, blocks or block-making, materials for jobsite, etc., including sites outside of Kenya.

Strategic Initiatives.

  • Provide leadership for strategic purchasing initiatives, innovative adjacent technologies, methods improvements.
  • Continuous improvement in our construction process and package.
  • Continuous improvement in our cost position and value proposition.
  • Will provide leadership for expansion beyond Kenya and supporting Customers with a regional footprint.

Methods, Design and Engineering.

  • Responsible for the technical incorporation of ICF blocks into East Africa construction.
  • Primary point of contact for architectural and structural engineering consultants.
  • Ensure proper certification for our products (e.g. KEBS) and compliance with all Codes, standards, agencies and permits.
  • Responsible for developing and creating the technical specifications for our products. Responsible for the Construction Guide and developing methods for building with ICF blocks into construction.
  • Ensure that the blocks are used most effectively and to their greatest advantage.

Project Design, Costs and Estimates. 

  • Review and validate customer drawings.
  • Lead ICF design & development through Architects, Engineers and in-house capability.
  • Lead the QS in developing accurate BQ’s and cost estimates for each project.
  • Liaison between Sales and Construction.

Construction Partners. 

  • This position will identify, certify and utilize subcontractors, site supervisors and in coordination with Sales – licensed builders, in the execution of the overall workload. A network of Licensed
  • Builders will be developed in coordination with Sales and managed by the
  • Construction Manager. Some projects will be subcontracted; in other cases, subcontractors may be utilized for the finishing work (skilled trades such as plumbing, electrical, cabinetry, interior finishes, etc. which may be required from time-to-time.

Management  

  • Internal. This position will manage the Senior Project Manager, the QS and the Structural Engineer.
  • Will have overall responsibility for our Regional Hubs (Regional PM/Regional Tech Assistants)

Customer Experience. 

  • Responsible for quality of workmanship, timeliness of start and completion and adherence to schedule.
  • Liaison with the Customer to ensure their satisfaction.

Skills & Qualifications

  • University Degree in Construction Management, Engineering or similar degree relevant to the Position
  • At least 10 years of experience in industry, including mechanical skills.
  • Experience in the affordable housing sector and social enterprise is a plus.
  • Ability to travel. The Position is located within Kenya so in-country travel is required. In addition there will be some international travel primarily within Africa.
  • Construction skill, experience, education and technical aptitude sufficient to become expert in ICF technology and applications.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and finding creative solutions.
  • Leadership. Ability to lead others, manage projects and achieve results.
  • Engineering skill. Advanced understanding of engineering concepts in construction, ability to work with Design and Engineering service providers.
  • Entrepreneurial mind-set. Comfortable working in a start-up environment, that requires some degree of self-initiative and direction.
  • Construction and Affordable Housing. Understanding of the affordable housing sector, both rural and urban, in Kenya.
  • Solid communication skills. Proficient English and local languages, computer skills, ability to write and to create documents.
  • Driver’s License Class ABC for driving the Company truck
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels and audiences.
  • Male candidates are encouraged to apply

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