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Our Client is looking for CONSTRUCTION MANAGER for a SOLAR PV Project with the following details :

Location : Quilemba, Angola

Duration : 1 year, renewable

Work Status : Resident, Single

Key Requirements

  • A bachelor’s Degree in any discipline of Engineering
  • Portuguese and English speaker
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in construction of power plants (technology based)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) OR equivalent certification is preferred
  • EPC background and experience is a must
  • Project size experience to match the size of the project at hand
  • A minimum of 1 project construction completed.
  • Be knowledgeable on international standards and 'best practice' in relation to construction
  • Be knowledgeable on environmental legislation and good industry practice in relation to construction works
  • IT proficiency, in particular, MS Word, MS Excel, or similar

Job Responsibilities

  • Be fully aware of EPC Contract, O&M Agreement and various Project Agreements and manage thestake holders  effectively in line with the contracts.
  • Organizing the integrated site team in order to supervise the EPC Contractor’s construction progress, quality of the works, including commissioning until COD (i.e. inspection witnessing,
  • clearing punch list items, issuing mechanical completion certificates, turnover packages readiness, checking and implementing commissioning procedures…);
  • Ensures the EPC Contractor’s compliance with all the site HSE rules and regulations at every stage of construction;
  • Ensures the EPC Contractor’s compliance in executing of the works with the approved Method Statements/ Risk Analyses and regulations at every stage of construction;
  • Organization of the site lay-out, offices, storage area, etc.;
  • Assists to the weekly site meetings , progress and/or discipline technical meetings with EPC Contractor;
  • Monitors and check the EPC Contractors’ work across each discipline to ensure the timely delivery of the works;
  • Provides the PD the inputs for the monthly progress reports, relevant information to check EPC Contractor invoices.
  • Verification of the site logbook managed by the EPC Contractor. Issue the O/OE logbook;
  • In cooperation with the schedule engineer,
  • follows up of the actual progress versus planned values,
  • Ensures that the critical activities are executed according schedule, and looks for opportunities to create margin within the critical path.
  • analyses the works and imposes optimizations towards the Contractor where possible
  • evaluates and approves all recovery plan of the delayed activities to secure the overall schedule
  • supports the schedule engineer in drafting the progress reports towards PD/EMD;
  • Daily management of on-site technical personnel (hours present, leave, etc.) for the personnel reporting directly to him, in cooperation with HR manager