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Richards Bay, South Africa

POSITION : CONTRACTS MANAGER / DIRECTOR

Note :

Whilst the current Contracts Manager / Director position is based in Richards Bay where our Head Office is located, the company desires to increase its national footprint. If interested the opportunity therefore exists for the right Contracts Manager / Director candidate, to open a new branch of the company in another area of the country.

Minimum Requirements

  • A completed relevant Diploma and or Degree in the civils Built Environment (B.Sc / Btech / Ndip)

  • Registration as a Professional Construction Manager (Pr.CM) with the SACPCMP, or alternatively to be shortly eligible for such registration.

  • Minimum of 15 (fifteen) years relevant experience in the civil construction industry with at least 5 (five) years experience as a Contract(s) Manager with proven track record in the management of large civil projects. (Roads, Bridges, Pipelines, structures etc.)

  • Relevant training and or qualifications in industry related fields (eg. Project management, contract law, S.H.E.) will be an advantage.

  • Experience in Buildsmart, CCS Candy, Microsoft Project and Primavera will be an advantage.

  • Valid Drivers licence.

Job Description

The Contracts Manager position is at Top Management level therefore your key deliverable will be to tender for and procure civil construction projects / contracts on behalf of the company and thereafter deliver the successfully execution thereof.


To achieve such will require your comprehensive and thorough grasp of all the various aspects and competencies which have to be successfully managed and integrated across all the various projects under your responsibility ;

  • Contract law and Claims with reference to the applicable General Conditions of Contract and project specification,
  • S.H.E. Management (Safety, Health & Environment)
  • Quality Assurance (development of a QA plan, implementation and compliance monitoring thereof),
  • Construction Program (development of a baseline program and resource loading, thereafter   implementation, progress update and revision thereof),
  • Quantities Measurement and Monthly Certification of work done,
  • Cost Control & Reporting including monthly reconciliation of Actual versus Allowable costs,
  • Site Instructions & Variation Orders compilation and submission thereof,
  • Work Procurement & Tender Pricing
  • Client development and long term relationship building within the industry

Key Attributes and Skills

  • Planning, coordinating, and supervising general operations on site, including management, labour, plant, materials and subcontractor components,
  • Contract Administration and Contract Management,
    • Strong leadership, motivational and professional skills.
    • Strong project management, planning, organizational, analytical and technical skills.
    • Highly results driven with a strong self motivational desire for growth and achievement.
    • Strong quality focus, with a strong attention to detail.
    • Strives working under pressure and deadlines.
    • Strong oral and written communication and comprehension skills.
    • Strong people’s skills with the ability to manage conflict.
    • Strong industry product and supplier knowledge.
    • Strong ability to extract key information and its application.
    • Strong ability to proactively identify problems, understand them and then solve them.
    • High level of mathematical literacy and logical thought with strong analytical thinking, judgement and decision making ability.
    • Strong computer literacy and competency, especially in Microsoft office (Excel, Word, Project, Powerpoint)


A competitive salary with a profit based performance bonus scheme in addition to normal benefits is offered.

Applicants must apply online by clicking on the below button and competing the online application form.  No emailed or faxed applications will be considered.

Please take note of the Closing Date: THURSDAY, 23 MAY 2019

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5 Chloorkring, Alton, Richards Bay, South Africa, 3900 PO BOX 949, Richards Bay, 3900

+27 35 797 4611

info@leomat.net

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