Construction Project Manager - Sandton, South Africa - IDC

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Sandton, South Africa

1 month ago

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Job Description JOB PURPOSE**:

The Infrastructure Project Delivery programme is aimed at ensuring that Infrastructure South Africa (ISA) provides requisite Technical Support to Project Sponsors and Implementing Agents (IA's) on the priority and catalytic social and infrastructure projects and programmes.

The focus of the programme is to accelerate priority social infrastructure focusing on rural bridges, schools, rural roads, state asset maximisation and water infrastructure intervention programmes.

This position focuses on supervising construction sites and managing site operations.

Qualification and Experience QUALIFICATIONS**:

  • BEng, BSc or BTech qualification in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Quantity/Land Surveying or other relevant qualification
  • Registered Professional with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) or the South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP)
  • Post graduate qualifications will be an added advantage


years working experience as a construction manager

  • Knowledge and understanding of COLTO/COTO and applicable TRH manuals
  • Knowledge and understanding of ISO 9001 and 1400
  • Knowledge and experience of basic computer skills (e.g. MS Office)

Roles and Responsibilities MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES**:

  • Conduct construction site supervision and manage site operations
  • Ensure all construction activities are performed in accordance with the terms of agreement and specifications; obtains required approvals for any changes to designs, specifications, and scopes of work
  • Support the planning and designing the programme and proactively monitoring its progress, resolving issues and initiating appropriate corrective action
  • Recommend corrective actions to resolve problems during construction. Works independently and reviews construction reports to ensure compliance with the terms and conditions of the award/contract.
  • Review periodic payment invoices and recommends disbursement of funds; monitors project schedules, budgets and resource plans to ensure that projects adhere to schedule and budget and advises of any deviations from the approved project work plan; Recommends concurrence with variations, change orders or contract amendments;
  • Assess potential construction risks on site
  • Ensure compliance with quality and safety
  • Manage budget and construction schedule
  • Liaise between engineers, quantity surveyors and other working on projects
  • Respond to potential and actual work delays, emergencies and other work disruptions


  • Excellent communication and report writing skills
  • Selfstarter who solves problems with little to no guidance
  • Strong business and financial acumen
  • Strong Project Management Skills
  • Strong Analytical Skills
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Problem Solving
  • Attention to detail


  • Selfmotivated and selfdriven skills
  • Coping with pressures and Setbacks
  • Negotiating and influencing
  • Interpersonal skills


As our entity (IDC) provides financing and funding, the need to ensure Trust, Honesty and Integrity in all financial and non-financial activities must be above reproach.

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