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Site Manager - PBS Fiji

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Company Background:Pacific Building Solutions (PBS) is a multi-discipline construction company based in Suva, Fiji. We are Fiji’s largest construction company boasting a 3,000m2 covered workshop and office space and over 800 personnel. We have undertaken a wide variety of projects over the last two decades and have developed key strengths in the following disciplines: Resorts & Hotels, PBS Healthcare, Airport Construction, Marine & Civil, Concrete solutions, Residential Projects, Movie Set Constructions, Donor Funded. Understanding the fundamentals of tropical construction in some of the most extreme and remote locations in the South Pacific has evolved PBS over the past two decades into a highly skilled and dynamic team of construction professionals who have learned to manage and overcome the many obstacles faced in these challenging environments including unpredictable weather, lack of skilled workers, challenging logistics and access to quality materials, plant & equipment.

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Job Title: Project Manager
Reports to: Managing Director of Construction and/or Construction Operations Manager
Job Purpose: The Project Manager is responsible for the ongoing and overall management of the Project as assigned by the Director(s). The position requires planning, executing and completing projects on time, within budget as agreed with key project stakeholders. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of Project Team members and third-party providers to deliver projects according to plan. The PM is also responsible for defining the project objectives, ensures weekly milestones are achieved and preparing short weekly projects updates for project stakeholders.
The role oversees the Construction Operational needs of Project and ensure positive working relationships. The position has the following key objectives and performance measures. Ensure that all requirements and key results area of responsibility throughout the duration of the contract are maintained.

Detailed Job Responsibilities
1. Projects are delivered on time, on budget and with the features and functionality specified by the Project’s Stakeholders
• Facilitate the development and the acceptance of the Project Objectives
• Define Project Scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with Senior Management and stakeholders
• Develop comprehensive Project Plans and cover all project related areas such as scope management, time management, risk management, quality management
• Manage & control the project in line with project and budget plans developed
• Execute a successful handover project
• Enforce Project Quality Standards
2. Effective Communication & Reporting
• Set and continuously manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders through the establishment and implementation of an effective communication strategy
• Communicate project risks and issues to relevant stakeholders
• Estimate the resources and participation needed to achieve project goals and track resource hours expended on the project
• Provide project progress and forecast reports as required by Management/Directors
3. Effective & Efficient Management of Resources
• Identify and engage required resources, ensuring that expectations are known, managed and fulfilled within the project constraints
• Manage resources effectively and efficiently to ensure the budget and project plan objectives are met
• Identify the need for additional staff
• Conduct performance evaluation with the Project Team members and provide coaching/mentoring as required during the course of the project
• Pro-actively identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team• Coach, Mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and influence them to take positive actions and accountability for their assigned work
4. Continuous Improvement
• Conduct Project Reviews to assess outcomes of projects against established baselines and to evaluate effectiveness of project management practices
• Lead or participate in internal improvement initiatives
• Document and publish all Lessons Learnt
5. Leads and Manages a High Performing Team
• Holds team members accountable with clear objectives, KPI’s policies and procedures
• Drives High performance in teams through managing and coaching the team and providing quality feedback
• Recruit and selects high performance, develops talent and then recognizes and rewards performance
• Facilitate regular team meetings to discuss issues, share knowledge, share achievements, provide training and direction
• Identify training and development needs and provides the resources needed to develop team members
6. Ensure compliance with values, policies and standards and ensures compliance will all local statutory requirements
• Compliance with all legislative requirements
• Adhere to company policies and procedures and the corporate code of conduct
• Where appropriate keeps up to date with legislative requirement
• Ensure personal adherence to workplace health & safety requirements and either addresses or bring to management’s attention when others are in breach of these requirements
• Acts in an ethical way when dealing with company assets and other people
7. Capabilities
• Motivates Others
Creates a climate where people want to do their best. Delegates effectively. Invite input from individuals & shares ownership & viability. Makes each individual feel his/her work is important.
• Leadership
Uses a variety of interpersonal styles & methods to develop, inspire and empower individuals or groups towards achievement of business goals. Works in a collaborative way with others. Demonstrate interpersonal skills & self-awareness
• Communication
Express ideas & information in an accurate, relevant and timely manner utilizing a two-way communication approach
Demonstrates the ability to interpret and convey information for their particular audience
This includes responding• Integrity
Demonstrates openness, honesty and consistency in behavior. Can be relied upon. Generate confidence in others through professional & ethical behavior
The above list is not exhaustive and the post holder may be able to take up other duties for the effective performance of this role

• Relevant Tertiary Qualification and Project Management
• A minimum of 4 years’ experience supervising a team of tradesmen
• A minimum of 6 years’ experience in the industry
• Understanding or relevant legislations and regulations for the Building Industry
• Good Verbal and written communication skills


FJD 6,500.00