Construction Manager

Location: Vologda region, Russian Federation
Estimated start date: 31.10.2018
Duration: 3 years

Position description

We are looking for an experienced Construction Manager for our client in Vologda region, Russia.

Main tasks and responsibilities:
First 6-9 months of the assignment will be conducted in the Project Planning offices (In Finland and in St. Petersburg). During the execution phase, the responsibility is to step into a Construction Manager position.

During the planning phase

  • Advise in construction/subcontracting strategy planning
  • Review and advise on constructability and prefabrication of the plant areas
  • Prepare the construction schedule and construction management manpower plan
  • Coordinate the preparation of requests for quotations for the construction contractors (technical documentation prepared in home offices), prepare technical bid comparison
  • Technical expert in supplier selection process, audit of selected bidders, negotiate with the subcontracts as a leader of the team
  • Prepare (with home office support) risk and HSE management plans for the site

During the execution phase

  • Lead the site supervisory team and represent the Supplier as Construction Manager
  • Assure that health and safety standards are met on site
  • Maintain the construction schedule and construction management manpower plan
  • Coordinate interfaces with disciplines, areas, and contractors
  • Arrange management of incoming materials and erection documentation
  • Prepare the site facilities for supervisors prior to the mobilization
  • Facilitate site meetings with contractors and End Customer
  • Prepare weekly erection progress reports
  • Maintain and agree approval of change orders with project manager, contractors and End Customer
  • Arrange compilation of site final documentation for Supplier and End Customer


  • Engineering degree from a university or technical college
  • 10 years or more experience in leading position in site activities and contractor management in pulp & paper or energy industry
  • Experience as a site manager in Russia is an advantage
  • Experience on Russian industrial plant construction sites is a must
  • Proactive HSE mindset for works at construction sites
  • Strong Experience in Construction Management work in industrial construction projects, including scheduling and planning
  • Competence and solid track record in Contract & Claims management
  • Good English and Russian language knowledge
  • Strong negotiation skills 
  • Good team management and team work skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure

Language Skills:

  • Good Russian and English required

Please register as a jobseeker and apply for the position through our website.

If you have questions regarding the position, please contact Mrs. Sanna Uronen by E-mail,

Position will be filled as soon as suitable candidate is found.

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