Construction Project Manager

Falklands Building Services

FIC has an exceptional opportunity for a Construction Project Manager to establish themselves with a growing company offering the potential for future personal growth and leadership opportunities. FIC/FBS is a rapidly growing design/build construction company looking for a self-driven talented construction manager who has aspirations for advancement

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To assist and report into the Construction Director
  • Collaborate with engineers, architects etc. to determine the specifications of the project
  • Negotiate contracts with external vendors to reach profitable agreements
  • Obtain permits and licenses from appropriate authorities
  • Determine needed resources (manpower, equipment and materials) from start to finish with attention to budgetary limitations
  • Plan all construction operations and schedule intermediate phases to ensure deadlines will be met
  • Acquire equipment and material and monitor stocks to timely handle inadequacies
  • Hire contractors and other staff and allocate responsibilities
  • Supervise the work of laborers, mechanics etc. and give them guidance when needed
  • Evaluate progress and prepare detailed reports
  • Ensure adherence to all health and safety standards and report issues

Qualifications and Skills

Essential

  • BSc/BA in engineering, building science or relevant field
  • 10+ years post qualification experience
  • Proven stick built timber framed construction experience is essential

Desirable

  • Large scale construction experience – either housebuilding or other projects (hotels)
  • Proven experience as construction project manager
  • In-depth understanding of construction procedures and material and project management principles
  • Familiarity with quality and health and safety standards
  • Good knowledge of MS Office, Sage Projects and Microsoft Projects
  • Familiarity with construction/ project management software
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation skills
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • A team player with leadership abilities
  • Be flexible and adaptable
  • Any systems development or installation experience would be beneficial
  • Flexible approach to dealing with and adapting to change.
  • Committed to providing excellent customer service
  • Ability to respect confidentiality and recognise the importance of data protection. 

Additional Information

The vacancy is open to all applicants; preference is given to permanent residents of the Falkland Islands.

Application instructions: Please send your CV to recruitment@fic.co.fk with “VHR0110 Construction Project Manager” in the subject-line.