Construction Manager, CSM

Date: 14/09/2023
Place of work: Ouargla, Algeria

Job Title:

Construction Manager, CSM



Date of issue:


Job Location:

Ouargla, Algeria

Job type/Contract:

Temporary (10/2023 to 31.05.2025)

Job summary/Role description

  • Reports to the Site Manager. The Construction manager co-ordinates all Discipline Supervisors in managing Subcontractor’s activities. In particular, he updates and develops detailed Construction schedules, optimizing sequences and limiting any overlapping. CSM replaces the Site Manager in the latter’s absence.

Duties and responsibilities

  • To ensure the implementation of the HSE management system at site with particular reference to their area of operation.
  • To organize and lead, along with the relevant AST and Superintendent/Supervisors, weekly meetings with the discipline Subcontractors.
  • To participate to construction meeting with the Client.
  • To promote Field revisions of the detailed Construction Schedule.
  • To verify congruity of the works with technical specification.
  • To verify material delivery schedule in order to coordinate construction activities and optimize the relevant schedule.
  • With the collaboration of the Site Control Manager, to prepare detailed schedules and define priorities.
  • To check that schedules are kept to and to promote recovery plans in case of delay.
  • To co-ordinate all site activities, and in particular interfaces between Disciplines, with the aim of limiting work overlaps.
  • To assist and co-operate with the Supervisors in the ordinary management of subcontracts, in defining extra-works and in the execution of changes during the works.
  • Together with the Commissioning Manager, to ensure congruence between the completion of Construction and Plant Pre-commissioning.
  • To collaborate with the Contract Engineer in preparing changes and claims.
  • To prepare his own section of routine work progress reports.
  • To perform discipline quality inspection according to the Inspection Plan and procedures in liaison with the QAE.

Knowledge & Qualifications

  • Relevant university degree


  • Significant experience for world class EPC companies (Oil& Gas/Petrochemical projects) in similar role.
  • Minimum of 7 to 10 years of experience as Construction Manager/Multidisciplinary activities in Oil and Gas EPC Projects.

Skills and Abilities

  • Fluent English.
  • Excellent IT and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, team-oriented skills. Self-motivation and direction, with strong bias toward timely performance and problem resolution.
  • Attention to detail, and the ability to read and draft blueprints (as-builts), negotiation / customer relation skills, strong communications and interpersonal skills, leadership skills.