Construction Manager at KCA University (KCAU)

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Construction Manager


  • The position holder shall be responsible for overseeing, planning, managing and tracking different types of construction projects from initiation to completion


  • Oversee, manage and direct construction projects from initiation to completion.
  • Oversee and co-ordinate Project consultants, contractors, site personnel and other members of the construction team.
  • Liaise with the project user departments and provide guidance in defining project scope and budget.
  • Develop construction schedules with clear milestones and project deliverables.
  • Review and monitor ongoing projects.
  • Prepare project status reports.
  • Address any grievance or conflicts among site employees.
  • Manage, keep and track inventory of KCA University resources such as construction materials, construction tools, equipment, machinery and construction workers.
  • Co-ordinate the acquisition of compliance permits and licenses and ensure adherence to the building code regulations.
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety standards at the construction projects.
  • Ensure compliance with all legal, health and safety regulations are followed throughout the project.
  • Train and give feedback to construction workers and contractors.
  • Ensure quality construction standards are adhered to.
  • Manage and develop a risk mitigation register for the construction projects.


  • Masters Degree in Civil Engineering, Architecture, Land Economics, other related field from a recognized institution;
  • Project management professional certification or any equivalent qualification is an added advantage


  • At least five year’s work experience in General Administrations or Operations or construction management in an institution of higher learning or similar work environment.
  • Must have supervised employees in general support services


  • Highly motivated individual, with excellent communication and leadership skills;
  • Ability to proactively solve problems in order to avoid crisis;
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical and managerial skills;
  • Ability to handle a complex workload;
  • Excellent knowledge of building permits, legal requirements and construction procedure
  • Well versed with construction and project management software

Method of Application

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit an application letter indicating current and desired salary, a detailed CV including three referees, academic and professional certificates, and a clear copy of your Kenya National ID and iTax certificate via email to by 21st July, 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The subject of your email should read: Construction Manager

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