POSITION: Construction Director, Construction Contracting Company

 NATURE OF BUSINESS: Construction Contracting Company

JOB LOCATION: Johannesburg

 REPORTS TO: Chief Operating Officer

 TOTAL STAFF RESPONSIBILITY: Project dependant - approximately between 500 and 1500, predominantly in Africa

 SUMMARY OF EXECUTIVE OPPORTUNITY: Assume overall responsibility and authority for ensuring that each construction project is delivered in accordance with the organisational strategy so as to meet targets and maximise shareholder value for the Group

 GROUP BACKGROUND: a multi-disciplined structural steel, mechanical and piping, electrical and instrumentation construction contracting company with subsidiary companies and operations in various locations in West, East and Southern Africa and South Africa


  • BSc Mech Eng or Civil Eng / NHD Mech Eng or Civil Eng or equivalent

  • Significant experience gained in a tough contracting environment, preferably the construction environment. Preferable to have international contracting experience, preferably across Africa

  • Preference for experience to have been gained on projects up to US$300 million contract value

  • In-depth knowledge of risks, systems and the business environment, coupled with sound technical expertise in the construction industry

  • Must be willing to travel in Africa

 Note: Woodburn Mann will verify the qualifications of candidates prior to client interview. Should you be interviewed by Woodburn Mann you will be asked to sign a consent form to permit us to verify your qualifications. Scanned copies of your degrees and diplomas may be asked for and can be sent to us when sending us your educational and career details.