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Senior Contracts Manager (Nigeria) – Reference AESCM

We are seeking an experience Construction Contracts Manager with a valid SA Passport for an indefinite fixed term contract based in Nigeria.


Main job function

Knowledge of Construction Science

Understanding Earthworks, Construction and Building Services

Understanding Construction and Building Finishes

Knowledge of Materials

Knowledge of Construction Processes

Site, Plant and Equipment

Formwork Systems

Quality Management

Health and Safety Management

Environmental Management

Organizational / Management Structures

General Building Sequences

General Output / Production Factors

Knowledge of Trades

Prepare, co-ordinate and monitor a Project Initiation Programme

Concept Development

Preliminary Costing

Prepare Indicative Construction Programme

Prepare Documentation Programme / Schedule

Prepare Procurement Programme / Schedule

Agree Contract Programme

Co-ordinate Documentation Programme with Contract Programme

Monitor and Co-ordinate Quality Management of Design Processes

Monitor and co-ordinate design process.

Prepare Agenda, Chair and prepare minutes.

Co-ordinate and monitor cost control by Quantity Surveyors / Engineers

Co-ordinate and monitor preparation of Procurement Documentation

Facilitate and monitor the preparation of health and safety specifications.

Facilitate the preparation of all conditions of contract.

Manage the prequalification, tendering, adjudication, recommendation, and appointment processes.

Take responsibility for and perform the role of principal agent on building contract.

Build good relationships (Partnering) between client, consulting, and construction teams.

Resolution of Contractor Queries

Issue, costing and implementation of site instructions and variations.

Monitor and Review construction progress and programme updates.

Co-ordinate and monitor interface between all Contractors.

Monitor long lead items and off-site production.

Manage resolve and certify progress and contractual claims.

Oversee and co-ordinate preparation and issue of defects lists.

Monitor implementation of remedial works by contractors

Oversee and facilitate the agreement of final accounts.

Expedite and co-ordinate project close out.



Relevant Diploma / Degree and or equivalent



3 + Years experience as a Contracts Manager (Construction site)

People Management skills



R50 000 plus benefits pm

A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position.  Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

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