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General Manager – Job Ref: AHL 3


Astro Holdings is a large and diversified multi division group of companies seeking to employ suitably qualified, self-driven and experienced individuals to fill the following positions:

A. Motor Division

Construction Division

Role Purpose

To plan, develop and organise the construction projects of the company by formulating the most cost-effective plan and timely completions, within budget and to implement the execution of those plans.

Main responsibilities, but not limited to;

  • To carry out technical and feasibility assessments and site inspections.
  • To prepare and implement project plans.
  • To research and provide estimates for projects.
  • To review Government regulations.
  • To monitor and optimise safety procedures, production processes, and regulatory ompliance.
  • To make recommendations or present alternative solutions to problems to Management.
  • To confidently liaise with clients and other professional subcontractors.
  • Project management duties (e.g. managing budgets, resources, and deadlines; acquiring and compiling quotes, etc.).
  • To conduct group and one-on-one meetings with all staff as required for training, evaluation and general communication; participates and/or conducts regularly scheduled departmental safety/informational meetings.
  • To guide as well as review all site staffs’ work to ensure quality and established standards, techniques and safety requirements; makes recommendations as requirements to improve quality and productivity.
  • To analyse costs for Tenders and Contracts prepared by Quantity Surveyor.
  • To prepare claims /reports for different on-going sites with the Quantity Surveyor.
  • To monitor materials use for different projects.
  • To conduct feasibility studies to estimate materials, time and labour costs.

Required Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • Relevant qualifications for the said position. Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering. A master degree will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in projects in a Construction/Engineering environment.
  • Good communication and writing skills.
  • Knowledge of basic computer software such as Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office.
  • Experience in AutoCAD and Oracle based ERP will be an added advantage.
  • Registered Member of Engineering Institute of Zambia and Engineering Registration Board

How to Apply:

Send your application and detailed CV with the Job reference number indicated:


The Human Resource Manager,

Astro Holdings Limited,

Stand No.5159-5160,

Foundation House,

PO Box 32423,


N.B: Only those shortlisted will be contacted.

Application deadline
6 Nov 13:54
Email applications to

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