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Regional Construction Manager

Regional Construction Manager

  • Location South Africa - Western Cape - Cape Town
  • Travel required Yes - up to 25%
  • Job category Engineering Group
  • Relocation available Negotiable
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 131016BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

The Regional Construction Manager is responsible for lead a team to conduct all construction activities across the marketing territory, supporting BP retail’s growth agenda by coordinating construction engineering efforts to execute a range of projects in line with the relevant processes, procedures and regulations, in order to build competitively advantaged retail sites.

Key Accountabilities

  • Contributes to the development of regional construction strategies, and holds direct responsibility for the construction process, from award of permits through to financial closure of projects, ensuring adequate resourcing and supervision of contractors to achieve project goals.
  • Holds accountability for site construction safety, quality, schedule and cost, championing BP’s HSSE values by implementing its policies and practices, and applies new technology and value engineering principles to minimize construction duration and cost.
  • Develops internal construction management processes and utilises and improves existing processes to bid for project work, track costs and identify saving opportunities.
  • Develops strong relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, and provides regular activity and spend forecasts and progress reports to senior management.
  • Manages a team of direct reports, building construction capability and driving the appropriate behaviours to achieve success, whilst delivering performance management, technical development and coaching.
  • Ensures personal and team compliance with the function’s safety and ethics rules and processes, follows procedures, and provides an exemplary BP’s Values & Behaviours.

Education and Experience Required:

  • Degree/National Diploma qualified in Commercial, Engineering or Project Management
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a similar environment
  • Strong project planning skills and experience, underpinned by analytical capacity
  • Ability to engagement stakeholders in the business, developing strong networks and interfaces to achieve programme results
  • Deep understanding of the Fuels business and the ability to create a strong network in support of the project objectives.

Grade HResponsible for coordinating activities of a team to deliver Mechanical engineering support to projects or operations, including maintenance, inspection and turnaround, promoting collaboration with other disciplines, teams, subfunctions and contractors to systematically resolve problems and developing capabilities of the team to apply integrated, pragmatic solutions focused on risk management, operating efficiency, defect elimination and standardisation.

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