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14 TREES LTD is a joint-venture company established by LafargeHolcim and CDC, the UK’s Development Finance Institution owned by DFID. It is aimed to scale up the impact on Affordable Housing across developing countries including Malawi through DURABRIC; the affordable, low-carbon construction solution. Currently the company is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the post of Construction Manager (Malawi) who will be based in Lilongwe.14 Trees is currently present in three countries; Malawi, Kenya, and Ivory Coast, with its headquarters in Switzerland. 14 Trees Malawi is also a sister company to Lafarge Cement Malawi.

The successful applicant will be reporting to the Managing Director of the Business unit, currently the Country Head of Operations within the framework of the Construction Manager`s objectives and yearly action plans which he/she helps define, his/her missions. He/she will plan construction projects and oversee their progress along the way in a timely and cost-effective manner, and will be responsible for budgeting, organization, implementation and scheduling of the projects.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Oversee and direct construction projects from planning stage all the way to completion
  • Oversee all onsite and offsite constructions to monitor compliance with building and safety regulations
  • Review the work progress on daily basis
  • Prepare internal and external reports pertaining to job status
  • Plan ahead to prevent problems and resolve any emerging ones
  • Negotiate terms of agreements, draft contracts and obtain permits and licenses
  • Ensure quality construction standards and the use of proper construction technique

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND COMPETENCES
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or its equivalent and relevant qualification from a recognized Institution; and
  • Minimum of 5-10 years’ experience in a related field.
  • Proven working experience in construction management
  • Advanced knowledge of construction management processes, means and methods
  • Expert knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards
  • Understanding of all facets of the construction process
  • Familiarity with construction management software packages
  • Excellent time and project management skill

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Eligible candidates meeting the required qualification and experience should send applications with cover letter, detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV), names addresses and telephone numbers of three traceable referees.

Application should be received not later than 30th August, 2019 to the email or address given below:

Email: mussa.chayenda@lafargeholcim.com 

The Country Head of Operations
14 Trees Malawi Limited
P.O Box 40579
Lilongwe

As an equal opportunity employer, 14 Trees values employee diversity. We welcome applicants of any gender, identity, parental/career status, ability, religion, or cultural background.

Note: Only short listed candidates will be communicated


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  • Location
    Lilongwe City
  • Company
  • Type
    Full Time
  • Positions
    1
  • Apply Before
    31 Aug, 2019

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