Construction Manager

2020-12-22 09:04:442021-02-19 Ashbrittle
Job Type Permanent
Location Riga, Latvia
Area Europe, Europe Europe Europe Riga, Latvia
Sector Site Management
Salary Excellent Salary (tax free) + Expat Package
Currency GBP
Start Date February 2021
Advertiser Richard Bell
Telephone 01727 854 054
Job Ref RB1197
Due to the recent award of a major project, an immediate position has become available for a Construction Manager to work for a highly regarded International Contractor on a major railway station project in Latvia.
You will be based in Riga, the Capital City of Latvia, managing the construction of a large Railway Station Project. The Project will be built in phases, the first phase is up to 2022, but the Contractor are expecting confirmation of the other phases with a total expected duration up to end 2025 - mid 2026. The total final value of the Contract will be in excess of €550 million.
Required Experience:
  • Stable experience working as a Construction Manager with Tier One Main Contractors. Previous experience working overseas is advantageous.
  • Suitably qualified with demonstrable experience in management of construction works of train stations or other multi-modal passenger transport terminal with the area of premises of at least 10,000 m2 in the urban environment without interruption of the operation of transport terminal.
  • Experience in railways works is essential. The project includes the doubling of the existing 1520mm gauge track with the 1435mm gauge track (European), therefore knowledge/experience of both systems is preferable, although not essential.
  • Overall knowledge and working experience with catenary and OCL (overheads contact lines) is required.
  • English is the working language, the official language is Latvian, but most are familiar with English and Russian.  
The company are considered excellent payers and a generous tax free salary along with comprehensive expat package is on offer, including accommodation, vehicle, 3 return flights per year and medical insurance.
We are looking for someone to start within the next few months, February would be ideal since it will allow the successful candidate time to deal with the preliminary works ongoing, get familiar with the Project and organize the construction works planned for early May.
If you would like to be considered or find out more about this opportunity please apply via the website or email your CV directly to Richard Bell quoting reference number: RB1197
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