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Area Leader, Highway Projects

Application deadline 23. Jul
Posted at
8. Jun, 17:34
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Business / Employer name
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Job Level
Management level
Work Type
Full Time
Highest Qualification
Not Specified
Years of Experience
5 years
Other Dar es Salaam District Dar Es Salaam

Minimum 12-15 years of relevant and hands on experience in road construction with an organisation of repute. Must have handled multiple projects at a time within defined timelines.

The Area Leader, Road & Highway Projects will be responsible for managing the highway design projects. Responsibilities will include overseeing junior-level engineers, designers and CADD staff in the preparation of calculations, plans, specifications, cost estimates, technical reports, and public presentations. This person will have the opportunity to support both local and national key projects, will work collaboratively with other engineers on projects with the regional and local agencies and will take on the following responsibilities:

  1. Oversight of all Road/Civil Works Projects
  2. Accountable that all resources as effectively deployed for the works program and works to be completed including(a) Machinery

(b) Man Power

(c) Material required
3. Responsible for project programs and monitoring of works completed
4. Identify any key risks on the projects and provide mitigation measures for the same
5. Review of consumption of key materials such as Diesel, Pavement material etc
6. Monitor quality of works being undertaken
7. Mentor & Train engineering team
8. Management of the team
9. Budgeting for new projects and monitoring of cost control on a weekly basis across the projects
10. Introduction of new technology to improve efficiency of road project execution
11. Responsible for Borrow Pit Operations
12. Short Term, Medium Term and Long Term planning for all projects
13. Responsible for safety on Road/Civil Projects including Traffic Management
14. Responsible for Material grading and quality assurance for the same
15. Site Based position – key accountability is to ensure smooth operations of all road sites
16. Management with key stakeholders and getting information required to complete works

Skills Required:

  1. Proven working experience in road construction management
  2. Advanced knowledge of road construction management processes means and methods
  3. Expert knowledge of road building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards
  4. Understanding of all facets of the road construction process
  5. Familiarity with road construction management software packages
  6. Ability to plan and see the “big picture”
  7. Competent in conflict and crisis management
  8. Leadership and human resources management skills
  9. Excellent time and project management skills

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