SHERQ (Safety, Health, Risk, Quality)
KwaZulu Natal

The Role:
Responsibilities of the Contracts manager include the financial monitoring and control of the contracts, ensuring Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality compliance is maintained, and the Company’s procedures and objectives are achieved.
Key Responsibilities:
Programme planning
Plan projects and ensure they are programmed to a level of detail necessary for the site team to deliver the scheme without delays.
Ensure procurement and reconciliation of materials is carried out in accordance with Company procedures to best value and to prevent delays.
Ensure site team compliance with Company commercial policies and procedures.
Attend tender handover meetings and deliver pre-start meetings to the site team.
Ensure a commercial plan and end of life forecast is in place and monitored monthly for the successful commercial delivery of the project.
Produce and analyse progress reports, updated costs, and forecasts.
Ensure correct commercial engagement of subcontractors Implement the risk management process, review risk register and check risk controls.
Review the CVRs monthly with the project teams, implementing necessary action.
Complete and distribute the Contract Initiation/Completing form for each project –
Ensure weekly review of progress, budget resources and forward planning are carried out, and lookahead programmes are in place.
Chair and attend internal and external meetings and ensure the production of accurate records of any discussions and action-
Ensure timely management of both temporary and permanent design to meet the requirements of each project.
Health, safety and environmental –
By example, set the highest possible standards of leadership in promotion of HS&E procedures and best practice, ensuring compliance with Company procedures and legal obligations – Allocate HS&E responsibilities and duties for site personnel, check understanding and provide training as necessary.
Maintain and manage construction sites and subcontractors, ensuring all subcontractors follow Barhale’s procedures and processes.
Oversee and ensure that HSE-related documents are kept up to date and undertake senior manager site inspections, ensuring that audits and reports are produced, liaising with the necessary parties.
Customer relations
Build and maintain relationships with both the client and external customers.
Chair and lead meetings with the customer and report on progress to date –
Ensure that works are carried out in a manner which minimises community impact.
Key measures & targets:
Adherence to all deadlines set and Business Unit objectives Ensure final accounts are completed within three months of construction completion.
Monthly and weekly reporting timescales are met.
Deliver projects without safety incidents, within time and to budget.
Person Specification:
The successful candidate is likely to meet all the following criteria:
Extensive experience of managing projects within a civils/water environment
Good working knowledge of contract conditions, CDM regulations, design management, programme and risk management and cost control including forecasting, actual cost, and value reporting.
Experience of MS project
Knowledge of the NEC contract including the Early Warning and Compensation Event mechanisms
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