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Construction Manager at Kent PLC

Construction Manager

Kent PLC Ar Rumaylah, Basra Governorate Full-Time

About you:

Join us. Unleash your energy within. 

If you have world-class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we’re the team for you. We've created a new breed of company – future-focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector.

We love people who know their own potential and are not afraid to use it. We know that together, we’re far more than the sum of our parts. So, we celebrate people who want to grow and develop as we work together on some of the largest projects on the energy world stage.

Our purpose and beliefs: 

As Kent, we’re tackling the greatest challenge of our time - to bring our world the energy it needs in the most responsible way ever imagined.

It’s the energy of every member of our team driven by our beliefs that is making this happen. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. These beliefs define and direct us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet:





Read more about the Purpose, Beliefs and Guiding Principles that drive us: [ Link removed ]

Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging: 

We recognize that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We’re heightening awareness on the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives. Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging.  

Our combined energy is fueled by different nationalities, across 6 continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.  

About the job: 

Kent is looking for Construction Manager based in Rumaila, Iraq. Selected candidate for the position will be responsible in Managing the daily operation of all activities concerning the construction project. Participate in the development of a construction and oversee its organisation, scheduling, and implementation. Perform Area Authority (PAA) and offsite Area Authority (OAA) responsibility - as per requested.

Your responsibilities:  

  • Strong Health, Safety & Environmental ethos.
  • Manage and supervise the Subcontractors / Site Engineers.
  •  Ensures that all construction works are undertaken to required designs, specification, standards and QHSE requirements.
  • Determine labor requirements and dispatch workers to construction sites.
  •  Obtain all necessary permits and licenses
  • Study job specifications to determine appropriate construction methods
  • Take actions to deal with the results of delays, weather, or emergencies at construction site.
  •  Monitor site progress including installation of required equipment against accepted programs and 2-4 week look ahead. Make recommendation where extra sources or alternative work processes are required to maintain or increase performance
  •  Responsible for reporting progress of site works to Project Contracts Manager (PCM).
  • Monitor Project cost and provide Project Manager (PM)/ PCM with timely identification of deviations from project budget
  •  Identify problematic design issues and make recommendations for alternative and cost effective re-design solutions.
  •  Ensure the construction schedule is maintained
  •  Reports on changes and additions to contractual agreements by main contractors, consultants, clients, suppliers and subcontractors
  • Ensure accurate and detailed records are kept of all site activities
  • Investigate damage, accidents, or delays at construction sites, to ensure that proper procedures are being carried out
  • Represent the company on a day-to-day basis to the client, consultants and sub-contractors.
  • Committed to HSE requirements and all applicable legislations and contractual requirements affecting the HSE activities at project site and administrative offices.

Supervisory Responsibility

  • Services Superintendent
  • General Superintendent and his team
  • Subcontractors
  •  Scaffolding Superintendent
  • Lifting Superintendent 

Work Contacts

  • Essential to maintain a good working relationship with:
  • Project Manager
  •  HSE Manager
  •  Planning and Procurement Team
  •  Project Construction Manager
  •  Field Engineering Manager
  • Business Support Manager
  •  Security Manager
  • Services Superintendent
  •  General Superintendent and his team
  •  Subcontractors
  •   Scaffolding Superintendent
  • Lifting Superintendent

Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience: 

Qualification/ Certification

15+ years experience in Petrochemical or Oil and Gas project in Construction.

Degree or Diploma (HND) in relevant technical discipline.

Skills Requirement:

  •  Identify problematic constructability issues and make recommendations for alternative and cost-effective re-design solutions.
  •  All construction works are undertaken to required designs, specification, standards and QHSE requirements.

Physical Effort and Work Environment

  •  Duties performed at construction site with generally harsh climatic conditions  


  • Strong communication skills

Core Competencies:

  • Demonstrate a positive attitude and embrace charter values.
  •  Foster good relationships and team working ethic with sub-contract teams to promote safe working practices and efficiency.
  • Experience of working in an integrated team from diverse locations required


Recommended Skills

  • Administration
  • Communication
  • Contract Management
  • Expediting
  • Financial Management
  • Hardworking And Dedicated
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