Building Construction Manager

Job Summary

A construction manager needed to plan and coordinate a project from start to finish, including organising the schedule of work, costings, budget, and oversee the buying of necessary materials and equipment. hire and manage staff for the project.

  • Minimum Qualification: HND
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description/Requirements


  • Establish risk factors, then manage and mitigate them to ensure the construction goes on smoothly.
  • Work closely with architects, engineers and other workers on each project to establish the requirements for the construction.
  • Check design documents with architects, surveyors and engineers
  • Liaise with local authorities to obtain licenses and permits for the project.
  • Prepare daily and weekly reports on the project.
  • Perform daily quality control checks to ensure the building and its finishes are up to or above par
  • Work with relevant team members to choose subcontractors and delegate their responsibilities
  • Responsible for any delays, emergencies and problems that arise
  • Comply with safety and building codes as well as legal requirements
  • Promote and maintain health and safety, including site inspections to ensure safety rules are being followed
  • Report project progress and budget to client
  • Explain contract and technical matter to others in a clear manner
  • Prepare budget and cost estimates, along with work timetables
  • Manage the construction site on a day-to-day basis, including supervising the labor force, monitoring subcontractors, checking materials, inspecting work and overseeing quality control
  • Ensure the project is delivered on time and on budget by setting benchmarks, agreeing on budgets and monitoring progress
  • Maintain regular communication and attend meetings with clients and their representatives to inform them of progress on the project
  • Communicate with any consultants, subcontractors, supervisors, planners, quantity surveyors and others involved in the project
  • Deal with any unexpected problems that may occur during the project
  • Oversee and direct construction projects from conception to completion
  • Review the project in-depth to schedule deliverables and estimate costs
  • Coordinate and direct construction workers and subcontractors
  • Meet contractual conditions of performance
  • Review the work progress on a daily basis

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • 3 to 5 years experience in active building construction
  • HND or equivalent in Building Technology or Construction
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills – for liaising with a wide range of clients, professionals and workers on site
  • Good interpersonal and supervisory skills
  • Solid grasp of building compliance and safety regulations
  • Knowledge of the best HR practices
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Knowledge of basic accounting procedures including making financial projections
  • Decision-making skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to delegate tasks to workers, subcontractors and other lower-level managers
  • Technical skills to interpret construction methods, contracts and drawings of the project
  • Leadership skills and an ability to motivate your team to ensure a high standard of work
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills – for writing and monitoring project plans and schedules and utilizing time and resources effectively
  • Resilience and problem-solving skills – in order to overcome unexpected challenges during the construction process
  • Ability to make decisions under pressure, so that the project can progress
  • Strong attention to detail for conducting site inspections and managing complex contracts
  • Awareness of health and safety procedures and legislation – for running a safe construction site
  • Sound commercial awareness – to allocate and manage your budget effectively and to understand client concern
  • Numerical and IT skills, including knowledge of relevant building methods and project management software to manage information and finances during the project.
Job Category: Engineers Project Manager
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Accra Ho Tema

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