Branch Manager (EE) (Ref: SMBM)
Remuneration: Market Related (With Benefits)

Position in the Building and Construction sector in Durban - Kwa- Zulu Natal
Posted On Thursday 14 June 2018
Job Description:

The Durban Branch of an International Concern, linked to the Construction Industry has a super opportunity for a Branch Manager to take control of all day to day functions and activities. Excellent growth opportunity. Looking for an EE Candidate.

Main job function

Assume responsibility and accountability for the optimization of all Branch Resources to deliver to customers in terms of contractual obligations to meet Branch targets

To manage all regional new sales and modernization work with the help of the Construction Supervisors to have contracts completed in the time allowed and in the most effective way possible within contract budgets

Plan, control construction field labour costs

Grow service portfolio

Achieve day’s receivables 

Manage field labour costs including subcontractors

Manage material allocation and usage cover tax, ASD and transport costs

Adhere to and ensure implementation of company purchasing policies and procedures

Manage and control performance appraisals

Assist line management in re- affirming E & S policy and goals for construction and modernization

Where necessary suggest revisions and enhancements to policy and goals for construction and modernization

Provide guidance and input to line management on matters of discipline and accountability

Provide investigation findings information to assist line management in preparing action plans to minimize risks associated with construction, modernization, and maintenance work activities

Provide feedback to line management from audits and inspection to assist them in improving their EH&S management system

Adhere to and ensure implementation of company purchasing policies and procedures

Manage and control performance appraisals

Knowledge and experience in adjusting and fault-finding (both old and new equipment)

5 - 10 year’s Supervision Experience in Repairs

Diploma in Business Management would be advantageous


5 - 10 year’s Supervision experience

Experience in executing corrective directives in terms of quality and safety

Advanced Excel


Sound technical background

Good communication skills and the ability to work independently

Analytical skills

People management and project management skills

Management and Leadership Skills

Adhere to construction accounting process

Meet financial targets as set out by the company

Strategic thinking

100% compliance with code of ethics

Promote Service Excellence Principles

Conforming to customer specification

Good writing skills

Pro-active, motivated

Good leadership qualities

Be able to work long hours

Be able to work under pressure

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.

Please contact Sian Morgan