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Overall Job Purpose:

The purpose of this role is to manage planned construction works that are directly under the department or under subcontractors and ensure that the work is completed within stipulated time frames, budgets, and to acceptable standards. You will also be responsible for preparing bidding documents which will also include preparing related design proposals, technical proposals, method statements for key construction activities or any other duties assigned from time to time.

Specific Job Responsibilities

  • Oversee, manage and coordinate construction activities to ensure quality, accuracy and on-time completion of works within compliance and specifications
  • Coordinate, supervise and direct contractor’s schedules and daily activities
  • Perform on-site inspections, analyse construction progress and report findings.
  • Manage and guide the use of machinery and equipment.
  • Identify and troubleshoot issues and develop and improve corrective action plans on the construction sites.
  • Manage team’s performance against set targets and competencies
  • Maintain professional relationships and build strong, lasting relationships with the Team, subcontractors, and clients.
  • Preparing bidding documents for advertised tenders.
  • Preparing technical proposals, design proposals, method statements, work programs, and management plans for various tenders
  • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Job Specific Competencies;

  • Relationship management.
  • Coordinating and supervising.
  • Construction and contract management.
  • Excellent knowledge of construction operations and equipment.

Key Job Attributes

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent leadership skills.
  • Systematic problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Results-oriented and Implementation.
  • Good time management skills.
  • Critical thinker.

Experience Required to Perform in This Job

The job will require knowledge, skills, and experience in the following areas:

At least 3 years of cumulative experience in tendering, design, and construction of relevant structures in road, water, and structural projects.

Experience in preparing bidding documents for various works.

Experience in preparing technical and design proposals.

Basic computer skills with experience in MS Office, MS Project, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Ability to interpret and build according to drawings, specifications, and other documents.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


  • Full Grade 12 Certificate.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent.
  • Member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia.
  • Valid ERB practicing license.
  • Postgraduate qualification will be an added advantage.
Application deadline
28 Nov 15:00