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Fresh Jobs At UGL Construction

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9 Sep, 2016

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Contract Jobs in Ghana

UGL is one of the most diverse services companies in Australia. With our broad range of services and access to the world’s leading technology; we truly offer innovative, sustainable end to end customized solutions.
UGL is a leading provider of end-to-end outsourced engineering, asset management and maintenance services with a diversified end-market exposure across core sectors of rail, transport & technology systems, power, resources, water and defense.

The business has annual revenue in excess of $2.3 billion, employing over 7,000 people (including subcontractors) across Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.
UGL partners are some of the world’s largest blue-chip companies, government agencies, private enterprise and public institutions.

Job Description

Job Title: Contract Manager

Job Summary


UGL Construction Asset Services division has an immediate position available for an experienced and professional Contract Manager to join our elite multinational construction team. Reporting to the Operations Manager for Asset Services, you will be the Single Point of Accountability for the delivery of services under the contract and ensure that services delivered meet or exceed expectations of UGL and the client. You will interact with all levels of management and key client stakeholders to optimize work output ensuring strategy and commercial arrangements are aligned. As the Contract Manager you will support UGL’s best practices framework and embody our core safety values. Our strength lies in our investment in employees and in their future. Our people make us who we are – and for that reason, we aim to attract the best, and reward you generously for your dedication and hard work. We measure success not only by the products we bring to our customers, or the financial results we deliver to our shareholders, but also by remaining true to our core values of safety and environmental stewardship, respect and integrity. Come and work for us and you’ll enjoy a full range of attractive rewards and benefits. Your health and well-being is front of mind so we offer free onsite gyms and set you up with the tools and technology to enable you to enjoy flexible work arrangements. With an enviable company safety track record plus training and support that’s second–to-none in the industry, a career with UGL Construction puts you on track to grow and prosper right alongside us. Successful applicants will undergo a corporate structured UGL Construction induction and Corporate paid training prior to their job resumption. Interested applicants should forward a copy each, of their recent CV and cover letter stating clear intent to work in UGL Construction Limited.

Major Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Head, co-ordinates and manage UGL Constructions contract team.
  • Create a safe working environment, compliance with UGL and Client safety and environmental systems, standards and legislative requirements, achieving or exceeding agreed safety targets.
  • Ensure that the project finance performance achieves and exceeds budget targets with respect to; Financial reporting, Gross Margin optimization / enhancement, Cash Flow, Debtor Management, and Discretionary spending.
  • Drive and collate Client and Internal cost savings through Business improvement initiatives that are a result of the innovation and best practice framework.
  • Create networks and forums of managers, supervisors, and industry groups and customers stakeholders.
  • Knowledge management processes to capture and communicate best practice and innovation from the contract to the wider Asset Services business.
  • Drive high performance culture within the team and model the expected standard of behaviour.
  • Provide leadership, direction, supervision and inspirational management to all team members (direct & indirect).
  • Establish clear communication, solid lines of control and delegation to sub-ordinates and actively create and maintain a culture of openness, responsiveness, honest, ethics and responsibility across the team.

Qualification, Key Skills & Requirements

  • To be successful in this position, you will have an Engineering or Trade Qualification with significant experience managing contracts in a heavy industry environment with a business understanding and commercial acumen.
  • Your strong project planning skills and ability to design, implement, and facilitate successful and innovative talent development initiatives and programs will align with our culture.
  • Your proven experience in business improvement, using Lean Management techniques & tools and a demonstrated ability to create productive and influential relationships with mangers, individuals and teams will ensure your ultimately business success.
  • You will have a proactive approach to your work with demonstrated experience at working with high performing teams.
  • As a strong communicator and influencer, you will have the ability to work effectively with all levels of the business and will be adept in problem solving covering complex technical problems.
  • As the Contract Manager, you will receive senior management support coupled with the opportunity to work with highly experienced professionals.
  • You will be able to maximize value whilst being part of a vision that reaches far into the future.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should send their cover letter and recent CV through: [email protected]

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