Job Description

The role entails coordinating and administering elements of the Blok developments primarily during the construction phase until after project handover, as well as focus on aspects of the Principal Agent within the development space to achieve the business and project objectives. This would encompass a variety of key functions being professional and contract oversight together with reporting on construction programs & milestones and project construction financial summaries; site administration, neighbour management and building snag administration.

 

Duties

A. Project Administration, Compliance and Legal

1. Administration, review and selection of professional consultants and management of the contracts thereof

for each project.

2. Main contract & budget oversight with Project Management team & Administering the JBCC docs process

3. Construction Programme development and milestone/critical path review and reporting

4. Administer project insurance, wayleaves and permits (executed by the contractor)

5. Building handover assistance w.r.t communal spaces and building services

6. Compiling Building handover documentation: as-built drawings; Occupancy and Compliance Certificates;

project warranties and manuals; project specification

 

B. Site Administration

1. Representing Blok as the client on site and fulfilling principle agent duties

2. Attending site meetings, taking minutes, updating & circulating minutes after each meeting

3. Assisting with Building Methodology and Strategies

4. Continuous Main Contractor performance coordination w.r.t the project programme and ensuring

Blok’s deadlines are maintained by the contractors / sub-contractors

5. Construction & Critical Path Risk Analysis per project

6. Continuous professional consultant performance and RFI coordination

7. Building Snag & Post transfer construction management:

a) Assist in building and apartment pre-handover snag rectification & coordination

b) Assist in building snag rectification & coordination after handover

c) Reporting on snag progress

 

C. Operational Performance Review

1. Performance manage project efficiency throughout the project

2. Informing the Projects and Finance Team of any budget or programme variances

3. Assisting with budget related decision making

 

D. Reporting Requirements

1. Monthly Budget, Spend- to-Date and Contract Performance

2. Professional consultant RFI performance reporting

3. Construction programme / milestone / critical path reporting

4. Weekly task reporting

 

E. Other

1. Digitizing and hard copy filing where necessary

2. Any and all ad-hoc items as the company sees fit

3. Preparation of any presentations required

 

Qualifications | Requirements

• Construction Studies degree and/or Quantity Surveying degree

• Minimum 2 years industry and/or site experience with strong construction knowledge

• Good financial and analytical skills

• Good at working on tight deadlines in a high pressure environment

• Positive attitude & good communication skills

• Team player attitude and eager to learn

• Software: MS Office Suite; good at learning new systems and applications (SnagR, Teamwork etc.)

• Good at planning, organizing & administration with strong attention to detail

 

Package

• R22 000 – R26 000 per month CTC (experience dependant)

• Discovery Medical Aid Contribution (after successful completion of probation)

• Monthly cellular contribution (after successful completion of probation)

• Company to cover travel related costs

• Company laptop

• Any other expenses to be approved and reimbursed on an ad hoc basis

 

Reporting to: Mias de Vries (Development Projects Manager) & Jacques van Embden (Managing Director)

 

The following application documents must be sent to careers@blok.co.za:

• Your updated CV

• Motivational cover letter including answering the following questions:

1. What interests you in the property market?

2. Why are you looking at moving from your current employer?

3. What is your current notice period?

4. What management style would best be suited to yourself?

5. Why you would like to work for Blok?

6. Why you are suited for this role specifically?

7. Can we contact your provided references before scheduling an interview?

8. List of initial questions regarding the company (Blok) and/or job specification