A Construction Manager, or Construction Supervisor, is responsible for overseeing the construction process for buildings and other pieces of infrastructure like bridges and roads. Their duties include upholding the use of quality materials and procedures, adhering to budgets to complete tasks or purchase materials and reviewing contracts to make sure that current practices align with the owner’s expectations.

Construction Manager duties and responsibilities:

Aside from the primary duty of overseeing a construction project, a Construction Manager will have other duties and responsibilities as well. Some of these duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Choose the types of tools to use in the construction and track the inventory of those tools.
  • Keep daily employee logs and monitor the conduct of each one of them.
  • Ensure that the construction project complies with all safety and building regulations.
  • Conduct an in-depth analysis of the project to come up with the budget and deliverables.
  • Establish risk factors, then manage and mitigate them to ensure the construction goes on smoothly.
  • Work closely with Architects and Engineers to establish the requirements for the construction.
  • Liaise with local authorities to obtain licenses and permits for the project.
  • Prepare reports on the project.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal and supervisory skills
  • Solid grasp of building compliance and safety regulations
  • Knowledge of the best HR practices
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Knowledge of basic accounting procedures including making financial projections
  • Decision-making skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Bachelor (or preferably Masters) degree in Civil Engineering or related discipline.10+ years of construction management experience in the construction sector with at least 5 years in a managerial role on large-scale projects.

Job type: full time as per UAE labor law


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Job Category: Construction
Salary: 12000-22000
Job Location: Abu Dhabi

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