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Title General Foreman
Categories Building
Salary R70,000.00 pm
Start Date 2018-03-01
Location Durban
Job Information

Must have 15 years experience in high end building projects

Must be able to use a theodolite

Must be able to run project from earthworks to finishing

Must know and understand health and safety regulations

Must understand how to run plant diaries

Must be willing to work away from home

Must have solid experience with managing large teams and multiple foremen

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Title Contracts Manager
Categories Building, Civil
Salary R1 million to R1.2 millionNegotiable based on experience
Job Information

Job Description

  • Must have relevant qualifications
  • Must have solid experience on large and intricate building projects
  • Must live in Port Elizabeth or be willing to relocate there
  • Must have a stable CV and track record with contactable references
  • Contract co-ordination and supervision
  • Set up, establish, control and manage construction sites from award of tender to completion of contract
  • Including financial management of projects
  • Client liaison
  • Attendance at site meetings
  • Appoint and manage subcontractors for the duration of the contract
  • Adjudication of sub contract contracts of sub-contractors
  • Quality Control management
  • Time and Cost Management
  • General administration duties
  • Tendering duties
  • Must be willing to relocate to Port Elizabeth
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Title Snr Quantity Surveyor
Categories Building, Civil
Salary R80 000 – R90 000
Location Port Elizabeth
Job Information


  • Compile monthly cost reports in conjunction with senior QS’s on projects and report to directors at Company Head Office in South Africa
  • Responsible for day to day running of QS department
  • Compile monthly, quarterly and yearly cash flow and budget.
  • Assist Estimators and tendering when needed
  • Monitor actual vs. budget of cash flow/ budget
  • Check monthly management accounts supplied by accounts department
  • Manage QS, Buying and account departments in PE branch on all contracts
  • Monthly EXCO meeting – report on financial and commercial state of company
  • Attend quarterly board meeting and report on all financial and commercial aspects of company
  • Compile board packs for reports at board meeting on all commercial department aspects.
  • Responsible for daily, monthly cash flows, creditors, suppliers and sub-contractors’ payments management
  • Authorise of payments loaded by accounts department.
  • Check orders from site against contract allowable and authorise orders loaded by buying department onto Buildsmart procurement system.
  • Liaise with suppliers, subcontractors and manufactures for all contracts.
  • Responsible for all contract relating commercial and contractual issues – subcontract appointments, contractual claims, extension of time claims (JBCC 2005, 2007, FIDIC and, contractual correspondence to all subcontractors.
  • Do tender finalization meeting with procurement department to check allowable and final preliminaries before submission of all tenders.
  • Attend pre-tender site meeting with procurement manager if needed.
  • Implement and apply cost control methods.
  • Overall supervision and leadership of all QSing staff.
  • Liaise with clients and professionals on contractual matters.
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Title Jnr Estimator
Categories Civil, Civil Engineering
Salary R20k – R30k
Location Johannesburg
Job Information


  • Jnr Estimator/Estimators Assistant Our client is a medium sized Civils Contractor who is looking to employ a Jnr Estimator with solid experience with documentation.
  • Must have knowledge of government tender documentation.
  • Must have relevant tertiary education
  • Must have 3 years experience minimum
  • Must have contactable references
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Title Site Agent
Categories Building
Salary R750 000pa
Location Durban
Job Information

Site supervision and management.
• Subcontractor management
• Testing of works (Troxler, DCP, Pressure testing).
• Daily measurements for certification and progress reporting.
• Claims.
• Procurement.
• Attend project start up meeting and site visits.
• Produce enquiry schedules from tender documentation.
• Preparation of pricing schedules for suppliers and subcontractors.
• Evaluation of returned quotations from suppliers and sub-contractors.
• Prepare commercial documents for handover to QS.
• Maintain appropriate supplier/subcontractor databases.
• Returnable and Tender compilation.

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Title Chief Financial Officer
Categories Finance, Logistics, Management, Oil and Gas
Salary Negotiable based on experience
Location Umhlanga
Job Information

An Overview:
Our client is comprised of a Mauritius holding company with active subsidiaries in RSA, Mozambique, the DRC, Lesotho, Namibia, Seychelles, Zimbabwe and Zambia. The multi-national nature of the Business adds a particular complexity regarding cash management, taxation and legal and governance compliance and as a services company with monthly billings, excellent working capital management is always critical.
The incumbent will be a Board member of the holding company and subsidiaries.

Key Responsibility Areas:
? Strategy operationalisation including supporting the CEO in strategic execution (developing, executing
and measuring strategy implementation)
? Group financial reporting
? Preparation and review of individual annual financial statements (AFS), country consolidations and the Group consolidation
? Complex technical accounting (various IFRS and IAS interpretations)
? Budgeting and forecasting management based on agreed parameters
? Mergers and acquisitions and new business commercials
? Corporate governance and control frameworks (SOP’s, LOA, system controls)
? Insurance and captive arrangements
? Complete working capital management (debtors, creditors, capex, ad hoc)
? Group treasury, funding and transactional banking
? Exchange control and transfer pricing
? Financial control systems management
? Statutory and secretarial compliance
? Legislative compliance (country-specific frameworks e.g. OHADA, local charts of accounts)
? Group IT (ERP, hardware, networks, systems and development)
? Group direct and indirect taxation management (including working knowledge of country by country tax legislation and ensuring compliance)
? Group assurance (internal/external auditing)
? Commercial licencing
? Financial risk register maintenance with mitigating controls
? People management (managing, leading and developing a strong finance team of professionals)
? Investor reporting in accordance with PE requirements and compliance with investor regulations (FCPA, UKBA, AML, etc.)
? JV partner and minority shareholder management
? Preparation of all board and sub-committee packs.

Personal Attributes:
? Able to strategically advise, influence and constructively engage with executive management and Board particularly related to strategic financial execution
? Highly analytical with a focus on margin and cost management and able to provide proactive input on areas of concern to the CEO and together drive corrective action
? Assertive with an ability to defend positions within the Business and with external investors, JV partners and tax authorities/regulators
? Able to multi-task and operate under pressure
? Exceptional at planning and prioritising
? Highly organisationally aware
? Detail oriented in all aspects of work, particularly numerical accuracy
? Innovative, constantly challenging and questioning, an entrepreneurial spirit and strategic mindset
? Highly technically competent with a desire to constantly learn and stay abreast of new developments
? Demonstrates a broader global mindset and knowledge
? Prepared to get ‘hands dirty’ in the detail but at the same time able to review and assess information at a high level adding strategic value / direction
? Demonstrates an understanding of the importance of Culture and Values
? Highly ethical
? Enthusiastic, passionate and energetic
? Performance-driven and team-orientated
? Able to deal with conflict and to confront people on issues
? Very good written and spoken communication skills and confidence in interacting and dealing with diverse personalities and nationalities
? Disciplined and able to work well under pressure and outside of normal office hours to achieve deadlines
? Confident, very market aware and able to interact with shareholders / analysts / financial institutions.

Qualifications / Specific Experience:
? CA(SA) with significant post qualifying experience in senior financial management roles and CFO / Financial Director experience
? International taxation, financial structuring and mergers and acquisitions
? Group integrated financial reporting using multiple currencies
? Treasury management and debt/capital raising
? Board and related committee exposure and interaction
? Exchange controls and interaction with the SARB
? Demonstrated leadership and staff management capabilities
? Complex financial business dealing with multiple countries and multiple currencies.

Specific Proficiencies:
? Proactive budget forecasting
? Must be well versed with cross border Forex
? Demonstrated competence in the implementation of financial systems especially related to working capital and managing cross border taxation
? Skilled and knowledgeable on leveraging technology to augment the financial management function
? Knowledgeable regarding the content and structure of Annual Integrated and Interim reports

Current up to date knowledge of:
? IFRS and IIRC initiatives
? Companies Act and related SA Legislation
? VAT and Income Tax Acts
? Transfer Pricing/BEPS
? South African Foreign Exchange Regulations / SARB
? King IV
? Systems / IT capability including advanced Excel and SAP Business 1 and practical exposure to costing and stock management packages.

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Title Operations Manager
Categories Civil
Salary R70k to R80k pm
Location Pretoria
Job Information

Our client is a large sand and stone supplier based in Pretoria.

They are looking to employ an Operations Manager with the following skills and criteria:

  • Tertiary education in Mechanical Engineering
  • Solid experience as a quarry Manager
  • Able to operate at “hands on” level when needed.
  • Good management and administration skills
  • Experience with open cast mining would be preferred but not  essential
  • Ability to communicate at executive level
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Title Pr Engineer
Categories Building, Civil
Salary Negotiable based on experience
Location Cape Town
Job Information

Necessary  Criteria

  • A Bsc/BEng qualification (No BTech or Diploma), Roads experience very important.
  • EE candidate, the experience must range as follow e.g. (Site Engineer, Site Manager/Project Manager to ultimately managing contracts).
  • Minimum five years experience in roads as a Contracts Manager from listed organisations.
  • Must be a registered professional with ECSA, SAICE etc
  • The age is 32 – 40 years.


The above are the inherent requirements for the role and there is no compromise on them.

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Title Lead Architect
Categories IT
Salary R950 000
Location Sandown, Gauteng
Job Information

Skills Required: Asp.Net Web Api , SOA , Azure

Good to have Skills: TOGAF, Object Oriented Programming System (OOPS), UML

10 to 15 years solid experience

Contactable references

6 month initial contract to be extended

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Title Site Agent
Categories Civil, Civil Engineering
Salary Negotiable based on experience
Location Cape Town
Job Information

The position is for an experienced Site Agent with a solid background on SANRAL projects.

The company is a large Cape Town based civils contractor. The contractors projects cover Bridges, Roads, Road rehabilitation and other infrastructural type project.


  • Liaise with professional teams
  • Liaise with client on site.
  • Represent company and uphold the brands reputation
  • Give technical advice to subordinates and subcontractors
  • Mentor Site Engineers
  • Ensure technical correctness of plan implementation
  • Plans and programs
  • Manage projects
  • Ensure safety on site.


  • Must have a minimum of a National Diploma Civil
  • Must have a Professional Registration as a CM or PM with SACPCMP (Not a candidate registration)
  • Must have 10 years experience on civil projects
  • CCS preferred
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