Construction involves the building of infrastructure. The construction sector remains a sizeable economic contributor and employment provider and is fundamental in the continual growth and expansion of the African continent.
Construction in the heavy industry sector in Africa is mostly in countries where there are mining activities.
Countries doing mining extensively:
Botswana, South Africa,
Mozambique, Tanzania, DRC, Angola, Sierra Leone,
Commodities in Africa: Antimony, Bauxite, Chromite, Coal, Cobalt, Copper, Diamonds, Gold, Iron Ore, Lead, Manganese, Molybdenum, Nickel, Palladium, Phosphates, Platinum, Silver, Tantalum, Tin, Tungsten, Uranium, Vanadium, Zinc, Zirconium
Infrastructure construction which is also referred to as civil or heavy engineering. The type of infrastructure includes bridges, highways, dams, water and utility distribution
Industrial construction which involves the construction of manufacturing plants, power generation plants, refineries and mills
As the continent with the largest recorded growth in renewable energy, Africa’s construction sector has greatly benefitted from the increased need for renewable energy infrastructure. The majority of Energy and Power projects on the continent are renewable energy projects. Angola, Kenya, Sierra Leone, South Africa and Uganda being the stand out countries with renewable energy focus.
There are many job opportunities in the construction sector all around Africa. These positions can vary from fly in fly out, to “you have to stay for x months”, to getting danger pay, to staying in camps. These jobs can be so diverse, and depending on the person, you could really find the ideal position that suits your preferences. From dangerous, to the general office jobs, from start-up to well established companies, and from no red tape to plenty of it. I am convinced (should you have the right experience that the client is looking for) that you could find the ideal job in the construction industry on your living expectations.
AdoGreen is a specialist recruitment agency focusing on finding local talent in various African countries in the construction industry. Why AdoGreen is so effective in working within Africa, being able to target local candidates, is owing to extensive experience in pioneering within unfamiliar locations and successfully identifying the best recruitment practises for these type of environments for expanding and established companies.
AdoGreen can assist with requirements within restrictive circumstances like the challenge of working in remote locations, lack of connectivity and media reach, as well as regions unfamiliar to the company.
A Civil & Construction Company is seeking a experienced Site Agent who specialises in Asphalt. A successful candidate can look forward to massive project exposure. Construction / Cape Town /
A reputable Civil & Construction Company is seeking a experienced Roads Operations Manager, specialising in Asphalt, for a exciting management opportunity. Establishing excellent quality of the projects handled by teams, distributing of high productivity within the company’s requirements. To maximise profitability and to manage, control and develop of the company’s resources. Construction / Cape Town /
In reporting to the Site Manager, the successful incumbent will be responsible for, although not limited to, managing concrete construction resources and activities (planning & allocating resources for their required section). Ensure the safety of the workers and productivity of the construction teams whilst ensuring that the work requirements are completed cost- effectively and in a safe and productive environment. Construction / Cape Town /
In reporting to the Managing Director, the successful candidate will be required to implement, maintain & monitor the financial reporting and audit functions. He/she will steer the set-up of internal controls to monitor the company’s budget and spending, ensuring accuracy & integrity with confidential information at all times. The successful candidate must be willing to assist with the given responsibilities to deliver in each area maintain high performance standards. Construction / Midrand /
A reputable Civil & Construction Company is seeking a experienced Contracts / Site Manager, specialising in Asphalt, for a exciting roads and earthworks project. Ensure effective Project Management of all site based activities, Finance, Planning, Staff Management / IR / HR, Quality Control, manage Subcontractors, Tenders, Contracts knowledge etc. Construction / Cape Town /