Senior Construction Manager

Posted 11 December 2023
Salary Competitive Salary (DOE)
Job type Permanent
Discipline Renewable Energy & Infrastructure
Contact NameKerryn Bland

Job description

Job Title: Senior Construction Manager

Location: Milan / Hybrid

Salary: Competitive DOE

Key Responsibilities:

Lead project planning and management:

  • Developing comprehensive project plans (schedules, budgets, and resource allocation for construction projects)

  • Collaborating with engineering teams to ensure project designs align with specifications and comply with relevant regulations and standards.

  • Monitoring project progress, identifying potential risks, and implementing mitigation measures to ensure timely completion.

  • Coordinating with stakeholders.

Provide construction oversight:

  • Supervising and coordinating all construction activities, ensuring compliance with safety, environmental, and quality standards.

  • Managing subcontractors and vendors, including the evaluation of bids, contract negotiations, and ongoing performance monitoring.

  • Conducting regular site visits to monitor construction progress, identify challenges, and provide guidance to construction teams.

  • Ensuring construction activities align with project plans and specifications.

Ensure quality assurance and compliance:

  • Establishing and maintaining quality control procedures to ensure construction activities meet industry standards and project requirements.

  • Ensuring compliance with relevant regulations, permits, and environmental guidelines throughout the construction process.

  • Conducting inspections and audits to verify adherence to quality and safety standards.

  • Identifying and resolve any non-compliance issues promptly.

Lead all stakeholder communication:

  • Serving as the primary point of contact for project stakeholders, including clients, regulatory authorities, and local communities.

  • Facilitating effective communication channels among project teams, subcontractors, and stakeholders.

  • Providing regular updates on project status, milestones, and any potential issues to relevant stakeholders.

  • Addressing stakeholder concerns or inquiries in a timely and professional manner.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, construction management, electrical engineering, or a related field (or equivalent experience).

  • Proven experience in managing construction projects, specifically in solar and wind energy installations.

  • Strong knowledge of construction methodologies, project management principles, and relevant regulations.

  • Familiarity with solar and wind energy technologies and their construction requirements.

  • Excellent organisational, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with diverse stakeholders.

  • Proficiency in project management software and tools.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Proficiency in Italian, Spanish, and English languages would be advantageous. Additional language skills are a plus.