Construction Project Manager

Construction Project Manager

There is vacancy for Construction Project Manager within the JHC.  The key requirements and responsibilities of the position are as follows:

REPORTING LINE: Revenue Manager

 ROLE PURPOSE

To manage the construction and refurbishment projects for the JHC

ROLE DELIVERABLES

Key Performance Areas

Activities

Strategic Planning and Management

  • To provide input into the overall JHC strategy by understanding the overall strategic direction, identifying the contribution of development management and providing insights, recommendations and proposals annually
  • To develop the construction and asset preservation implementation plan by defining the actions required to meet the strategy, scheduling the actions and deliverables and submitting for approval annually

Policies, Procedures and Systems

  • To maintain the construction and asset preservation policies and procedures by reviewing the policies, understanding the environment, consulting with relevant stakeholders, updating the policy and submitting for review and approval as required
  • To implement policies by developing, reviewing and updating systems, communicating systems and procedures to relevant stakeholders and executing procedures and systems monthly and as required

Development Management

  • To prepare project budgets and cashflows by understanding the requirements, engaging with relevant professional team members and drafting the financial documents and submitting for approval as required
  • To manage the procurement process by developing the request for proposals, identifying potential tenderers, reviewing proposals received and making recommendations on service provider appointments as required
  • To appoint the professional team by developing the scope of work, running the procurement process, reviewing proposals, recommending the appointment, negotiating the contracts and securing services as required

Construction Management

  • To approve the project plan by reviewing the proposal plan, reviewing the timeframes, cash flows and deliverables and approving the plan
  • To monitor compliance requirements by engaging with the project team, confirming compliance requirements are in place, identifying risks and implementing risk mitigating strategies monthly
  • To manage construction quality by conducting site visits, reviewing construction quality, engaging with the relevant professional team members and approving works monthly and as required
  • To manage community engagement related to the construction process by understanding the community matters, engaging with community leaders, identifying solutions and addressing solutions to the relevant stakeholder groups as reuqired

Contract Management

  • To prepare the contractor agreements by reviewing the draft agreements, identifying risks for the JHC, negotiating terms of the agreements, finalizing the contract and submit for approval. 
  • To manage performance in line with the project plan by tracking performance of the professional teams and the contractor in line with time frames and budgets, addressing project delays, implementing penalties where relevant and risks and implementing corrective action as required
  • To manage the project budget by tracking claims and expenditure against the agreed cashflow and budget, processing claims and addressing overruns and budget anomalies monthly. 
  • To oversee project governance by reviewing meeting minutes and agreements, reviewing project files, identifying risks and managing the implementation of corrective action weekly

Building Handover Management

  • To achieve client buy-in to the construction process by liaising with the property owner, including the property owner in construction processes and decisions and integrating property owner feedback monthly
  • To prepare the training, commissioning and handover process by preparing the relevant building files, driving the training of property management representatives, managing the handover process, identifying any risks and implementing corrective action
  • To manage the contingency process by monitoring the snagging process, tracking implementation of corrective action, managing the spend in line with the budget and addressing areas of concern weekly and as required
  • To manage the project close out by finalizing all contractual arrangements and obligations, developing the final project files and concluding all agreements as required

ROLE REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a B Degree or equivalent in a relevant field including building science, civil engineering etc is required
  • Must have a Qualification in Quantity Surveying and experience
  • A minimum of 8 years management experience in a development management field is required. 
  • Experience in a housing construction is preferred
  • Experience in managing large construction projects is required
  • Working experience with the JBCC and NEC is preferred
  • Strong understanding of financial metrics – IRR, DCF, ROE
  • Advanced computer literacy.

Competencies

 Generic skills:

  • Communication
  • Customer Service
  • Relationship Management
  • Teamwork 
  • Numeracy
  • Negotiation skills
  • Staff Management

 Management and Leadership Skills

  • Problem Solving
  • Gather and analysing information
  • Interpreting information
  • Strategic management
  • Contract management
  • Budgeting and financial management

Attributes

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Tenacity
  • Initiative
  • Able to act independently
  • Efficient
  • Sense of urgency
  • Flexible
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Assertive

KEY INFLUENCES

Internal

CFO

MaM GM

Property Manager

Revenue Manager

Project Management Officer

Staff

External

Professional services providers

Suppliers

Local, provincial and national housing bodies.

Donors

Commercial funders                                                                                    

Suitable and qualified applicants who meet the above requirements should forward a complete CV to Tumi@jhc.co.za by no later than close of business on the 19 July 2019