Contracts Manager

Qualifications & experience required

The following competencies will be required from the successful candidate:

  • A strong understanding of business and industry practices
  • An ability to work with diverse individuals and groups on complex issues
  • Good working experience on MS Project
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong ability to collaborate and work alongside various members of Balwin Properties
  • Strong presentation skills and ability to speak confidently when presenting at all levels
Employment Type: Permanent
Job Role: Management
Location: Gauteng
Benefits: Provident Fund, Medical Aid
Joining Date: Immediate
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Key Deliverables

  • Operational
  • Technical
  • Leadership/Management

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Good understanding of QS and Budget Control
  • Ability to communicate effectively with government and municipal departments at high levels
  • Accurately sets up programs for the office and provides support and assistance to ensure adherence to the systems
  • Effectively deals with administration errors and queries.
  • Sound understanding of construction and the application of construction guidelines
  • Good knowledge and understanding of safety requirements on site
  • Understands the requirements for placing orders and ensures that accurate arrangements are made when orders are placed and that delivery thereof is timeous and accurate.
  • Good understanding of the requirement to deal with snags and to liaise with the relevant people and teams in order to resolve any issues as effectively as possible.
  • Ability to understand and manage quality control issues to ensure that this is instilled in the teams working on site
  • Able to prepare accurate forecasts per project and manages the project costs and do comparisons to ensure that the costing is managed and monitored effectively.
  • Is aware of the necessity to report risks on site.
  • Ability to guide and assist employees on site.
  • Be actively involved in management meetings ensuring that reports are submitted timeously.
  • Ability to manage team deadlines and ensure that quality and standard of work are not compromised while meeting deadlines.
  • Have good people skills in order to understand site support staff and to know how best to motivate and encourage teams, in particular during times of high pressure.
  • Sound understanding of people issues and how to manage them effectively in terms of soft skills, performance-related issues, and labor-related issues.

Skills & Traits

The following skills and behavioural traits will be required from the successful candidate:

The following skills and behavioral traits will be required from the successful candidate:

  • Willingness to continuously learn and develop
  • Professional and environmental aptitude
  • Integrity, credibility, and commitment to and passion for Balwin’s mission and vision
  • Good program knowledge in terms of IT – Word, PowerPoint, Internet Explorer, Excel, etc
  • Strong negotiation and persuasion ability
  • Time management and effective planning and organizing
  • Ability to manage stress and work pressure
  • Ability to work well with clients
  • Strong communication skills on all levels
  • Ability to action and drive results and outcomes
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