MANAGER / ENGINEER - PLANNING

Date: May 23, 2024

Location: Africa, Benin, TZ

Company: Afcons Infrastructure Limited

Afcons Infrastructure Limited is an Indian multinational construction and engineering company based in Mumbai. The company provides infrastructure services and is involved in the construction of infrastructure projects such as viaducts, flyovers, metros, bridges, pipelines, roads, ports, barrages, oil and gas projects etc

Roles and Responsibilities 01

Development of contractual program including impacted schedule for extension of time (EOT).

  • Development of clause 14 program (Base line schedule) contractual program, construction methodology, equipment deployment schedule as per contractual requirements in coordination with Head Office Core Methods and Engineering Group (CMEG)
  • Coordinating with the CMEG department, Contracts Department, Project Controller, Project Manager, and other stakeholders for inputs
  • Ensuring timely submission of contractual obligations with respect to schedule and methods.
  • Preparing the presentation.

Roles and Responsibilities 02

Post Tender Project Planning Activities

  • Development of overall / annual project budget schedule and budget review.
  • Preparing the presentation for kick off meeting.
  • Preparing the prestart budget schedule review that includes work program with detailed time cycles, resource planning such as manpower, material & equipment. 
  • Preparing impacted schedule based on the delay at activity level.
  • Obtaining approval from Budget Review Committee placed at Head Office.
  • Ensuring preparation of schedule (Primavera / MS project), detailed work plan (activities) based on the project objectives and contractual specifications.
  • Ensuring the development of schedule along with critical path for commissioning of different phases along with cost loading in Primavera P6 18.8.
  • Getting validation from Section In-charges, Construction Managers before submission to Project Head.

Roles and Responsibilities 03

Specialized Roles and Responsibilities of Water Supply Segment

  • Ensuring the preparation of L1 schedule in Primavera, equipment requirement and deployment schedule, time cycle, method Statement and construction sequence for major activities involving the construction of Ground Water Supply Projects, Surface Water Supply Projects, Water Treatment Plants, Tube well, Intakes RCC Buildings, Water Reservoirs (Overhead and Surface), HDPE / MS / DI / PVC Pipe laying, Transmission Lines, Irrigation, Pump House and House Service Connections

Roles and Responsibilities 04

Monitoring and analyzing overall project activities on an ongoing basis

  • Ongoing Monitoring of

a) Project progress in terms of adherence to timelines, turnover and profitability.
b) Cash flow and equipment performance against norms.
c) Analysis of project cost and identification of avenues for cost reduction.
d) Recommendations for corrective actions
d) Discussion and development of action plan for corrective measures along with Project Manager.
e) Preparations for Project Review Meetings, Client / Consultant Meetings and Quarterly review meeting at Head Office.
f) Documentation"

  • Regular meetings with Construction Managers, Section Incharges, CPE and other departments for budget.
  • Regular modifications of project plan, schedule and budget.
  • Analysis of the MIS Review
  • Ensuring the maintenance of requisite data for project team performance measurement. (and provide input as required)

Roles and Responsibilities 05

Report project progress on a periodic basis

  • Ensuring the review of Daily Progress Report (DPR), Monthly Progress Report (MPR), Monthly flash report, WIP (work in progress) report, Executive reports (Feedback to execution) before submission to Head Office or client.
  • Providing supporting data for Management Information System (MIS).

Employee Engagement

  • Emphasis on Afcons Culture of achieving enhancement in terms of Project Management, Operational Excellence, and Continuous Leadership Development with increased level of engagement that would lead to vibrant AFCONS enabling to be a Learning Organization, with Collaboration, Creativity, Innovation, Employee Wellness, Motivation and Commitment as its Pillars.
  • Emphasis on Grooming, Mentoring, and providing timely assistance to subordinates for enhancing their performance through Role Clarity and addressing employee grievances.
  • Providing inputs and support as a part of succession planning for critical roles and implementing Employee Engagement Initiatives at Project Sites.

Roles and Responsibilities 06

Developing Personal Skills and Competencies / Engaging self with Superiors and Subordinates for Career Development Plan

  • Undertaking proactive measures for Self-development and Subordinate Development.
  • Ensuring Role Clarity, Targets, Key Result Areas (KRAs) are set and discussed with Superiors and Subordinates.
  • Striving for excelling Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities on the given job roles for completions of assigned tasks.
  • Ensuring open communication with superiors and subordinates for work related and personal grievances.
  • Expansion of technical skills through continuing education courses and outside seminars and webinars.
  • Identifying Leaning Need Areas and nominating self and subordinates for appropriate Training Programs.

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Educational Background
Expression - Conversational Ability
Judgement & Maturity
Alertness & Enthusiasm
General Appearance / Personality
Job Knowledge / Experience

Key Objective of the Job Position

To ensure achievement of project objectives on time, within budget and within contractual conditions by developing an overall project plan and schedule and monitoring against the same, identifying deviations and suggesting corrective measures.

Education Qualifications

Educational Essential: Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering
Educational Desirable: Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering, PGDM- NICMAR/PMP Certification

Computer Software Proficiency

AutoCAD, MS Excel, MS Word, Power Point, Working Knowledge of Primavera / MS Project software is mandatory.

Experience Range

Work Environment

Mostly office job and occasional visit to sites. Required to work on computers for long hours and pay great attention to detail. Should be able to handle stress well.