Site/Construction Manager Ref 0120 Durban/Pietermaritzburg Area
uTshani Fund provides administrative and bridging finance functions in support of a community-led process to change the relationships of power and influence within and between communities and the state around issues of human settlements and livelihoods. uTshani Fund works in close cooperation with non-governmental organisation (NGO) partner Community Organisation Resource Centre (CORC) who provides social and technical support to two national social movements: Federation of the Urban and Rural Poor (FEDUP), a network of woman’s collectives mobilising around savings schemes and housing construction via the enhanced People’s Housing Process (ePHP), and Informal Settlement Network (ISN), a network of informal settlement organisations mobilising around issue-based and in-situ informal settlement upgrading agendas in the five major cities in South Africa. This alliance is associated with the global network of the urban poor in 33 countries, Shack / Slum Dwellers International.
Site/Construction Manager Ref 0120
(SALARY: R10 000-R15 000 per month negotiable dependent on skills and experience)
Main Purpose: To Manage the Construction processes
Reporting to the: Operations Manager
Key Performance areas:
· To Supervise trade teams
· Site Management
· To check finishes on buildings
· Building setting out
· Prioritizing duties
· Ordering and management of material
· Planning and schedule
of construction process (foundation to completion/handover)
· Liaising with stakeholders
· Management of tools and equipment
· Responsible for construction site safety management
· Previous experience with community construction companies and on government low cost housing projects will be a distinct advantage.
· 3/4 years Built environment qualification
· 2 to 5-year experience
· Valid driver license
· Mobile smart phone
The incumbent should have good report writing and numerical skills and be fully computer literate. The incumbent must be confident and decisive, client focus. Ability to plan and organize, information gathering and problem analysis, quality and detail orientation, presenting and communicating information, report writing and co-ordination of inspections
Have the ability to give attention to detail; have excellent organizing and co-ordination qualities with strong communication and interpersonal skills. Good negotiating skills, Ability to work independently, self-motivated and resourceful, Ability to multi-task, Able to operate successfully under tight deadlines and time pressures, Build and maintain and retain relationships.
Please send your CV and a 1-page motivation via email ONLY to firstname.lastname@example.org closing date: 31 June 2020.