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Price/forecast the cost of the different materials needed for the project
Prepare tender documents, contracts, budgets, bills of quantities and other documentation
Track changes to the design and/or construction work and adjust budget projections accordingly
Procure or agree the services of contractors and/or subcontractors who work on the construction of the project
Measure and value the work done on site
Liaise with the client and other construction professionals, such as site managers, project managers and site engineers
Select and/or source construction materials
A good working knowledge of MS Excel and the ability to learn how to use specialist software
Excellent relationship-building and interpersonal skills
Ability to work in a team
Ability to negotiate
Attention to detail and a methodical approach to work.
We are looking for an organized Construction Foreman with excellent time management skills to manage construction sites and ensure that schedules are adhered to. The Foreman would be working closely with property owners and tenants to gauge their needs and adjust work orders as needed.
To be successful as a Foreman you must have excellent leadership skills and experience with project management. A good Foreman can delegate tasks to workers to ensure that deadlines are met and safety standards are adhered to.
Create and maintain construction schedules.
Hire and manage staff.
Liaise with property owners and tenants.
Order materials as needed.
Ensure that projects remain within the allotted budget.
Ensure that safety protocols are followed.
Excellent project management skills.
Good interpersonal skills.
Excellent leadership skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to focus and keep calm under pressure.
Ability to keep track of multiple projects.
Must Capable of reading building plans and extract bills of quantities for quotation purposes.
Good interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written).
Mature and a proven timber sales background in hardware environment with a bias towards building materials will be an added advantage.
Clean class 4 drivers licence
Duties and Responsibilities include but are not subject to:
Review architectural plans and prepare quantity needs
Estimate the quantity and costs of materials
Prepare contracts and documents
Set budgets for payments, inventory needs, and materials
Analyze costs for maintenance and additional building needs
Track changes in plans or constructions; update budgets
Negotiate with contractors and subcontractors
Hire and document contractors and subcontractors
Act as a liaison between clients and site managers/engineers
Keep track of construction materials and inventory
Identify potential financial or construction risks
Advise clients on improvements, strategies, and/or estimated costs
Prepare payments for contractors and subcontractors
Document progress, materials, and reports on project
Advise on property taxes, regulations, and local laws
Source maintenance costs and facilities management for clients
Utilize software to calculate, record, and track inventory and estimates
Analyze completed projects to determine ROI and compare costs
Able to analyze financial records and apply data to improved results
Strong aptitude for numbers, spreadsheets, and financial reports
Experienced at compiling and following strict budgets; strong estimating and financial analysis skills
In-depth understanding of construction, materials, pricing, and industry
Able to analyze problems and strategize for better solutions
Residential and Commercial Building Development
Planning - Producing a critical path and understanding timing of each building stage
Resource Allocation - Materials, Tools, etc.
Staff Management - Recruiting required building team and allocating staff
Setting Benchmarks - Monitoring Progress to determine if building will finish on time.
Budget Management - continually forecasting progress in relation to budget
Planning and time management (preparing progress reports)
Financial and budget management (monitoring budget reports)
Delegation & Motivation (on site management, team meetings)
General Construction knowledge
Maintains and enhances the organization's human resources by planning, implementing, and evaluating employee relations and human resources policies, programs, and practices.
Knowledge and experience in employment law, compensation, organizational planning, recruitment, organization development, employee relations, safety, employee engagement, and employee development
Decidedly administrative in nature, involves documenting grievances, terminations, absences, performance reports, and compensation and benefits information.
Provide general human resources advice to management and staff.
Prepare HR budgets and reports.
Responsible for recruitment and selection.
Personnel records administration.
Responsible for disciplinary, grievances handling.
Conducts training needs assessments, assists in training and development of staff.
Provides advice on grievance handling procedures and ensures that proper processes are followed and maintains relevant records.
Responsible for staff welfare.
Responsible for processing employee termination procedures.
Human Resources Information Software (HRIS)
Energetic, highly motivated, with a passion for excellence and attention to detail
Ability to write reports and articles using original or innovative techniques or style.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents.
Ability to make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
Actively seeks assignments and other on-the-job opportunities to improve self.