Construction Manager Karachi Pakistan

Job Title: Construction Manager

Company Name: Aga Khan University

Job Location: Karachi, Pakistan

Department: Capital Projects, Facilities Management

Entity: Aga Khan University


Aga Khan University invites applications for the position of Construction Manager in the Capital Projects.

This is a multi-year project based position.

You will be responsible to ensure timely completion of project within approved project budget, meeting all quality standards of AKU.


Specifically, you will be responsible to:
Ensure that all drawings provided to the contractor are well coordinated with other disciplines and discrepancies to be resolved immediately at site.
Keep Project Manager updated with all field issues and be available to make presentation to Senior Management as and when required.
Review drawings of project for constructability and implementation in the field to suite the job requirements.
Ensure completion of project within the stipulated time and budget and at the same time achieve quality products.
Closely monitor construction progress. Monitor all disciplines and alert site staff as well as Constructions of potential problems.
Monitor on-going construction activities for quality and quantity.
Monitor and assist the Contractors on day to day activities performed on site and advise/suggest methods for improvement and better productivity and quality assurance.
Be aware of and monitor duties of the architectural, mechanical and electrical engineers and correlate their work with all engineering disciplines.
Keep track and make recommendations for payments for payments for labour and material and maintain detail record of all payments.
Coordinate with users regarding any item that may impact the Hospital operations.


Bachelor in Engineering (Civil) from a recognized university with relevant experience. Candidates possessing MBA will be preferred.
Candidates should have at least 6 to 8 years’ experience in construction management preferably in education, research or healthcare sectors.
Must be equipped with the techniques of handling complaints, settling disputes, and resolving grievances/conflicts.
Supervisory skills and Team Leadership qualities to independently lead a multidiscipline team.
Expected to independently take decisions for operational activities, subject to policies and procedures.
Conducts ongoing risk analysis, looking ahead for contingent liabilities and opportunities and astutely identifying the risks involved and implement continuous improvement initiatives.
Advocates and commits to ongoing training and development to foster a learning culture within the department.
Builds networks that can enable the achievement of the institution’s goals.

Please send your resume at and mark the subject with position number “10004244”.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Applications should be submitted latest by October 23, 2016

Last Date: 23 Oct 2016