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Advertiser: First People Solutions

Job Title: Construction Manager
Rate:£65K to £550K Per Year    Benefits: Attractive Benefits
Description: Construction Manager (National House Builder)


55,000 - 65,000 depending on experience + attractive benefits

Do you want to work for a well-run & organised company, with realistic expectations and never rush their year end? No stress, no rush and lots of support?

With over 70 years in the house building game and directly employing over 2,000 people. This top National House Builder has achieved a 5* customer Service rating and that is no easy feat. You will be well supported throughout your time here with realistic expectations on site. 18 week build programme with 1 kit a week is very realistic. Always working ahead of their selves, floor slabs and infrastructure is one of the first things this company puts in place.

Reporting to the Construction Director, you will be responsible for overseeing the development of 5/6 sites from land acquisition to completion, ensuring that programmes, quality and cost targets are achieved within agreed budgets and timescales through the effective management of Site Managers and subcontractors

Ideally looking for a Contracts Manager who has work in a similar role before with another large House Builder.


* Pre-start site inspections and preparation of CDM pack and develop through construction plan.
* Prepare suitable tender list for subcontractors and suppliers, monitor their performance and feedback to Commercial Department.
* Ensure adequate and suitable resources are available for effective site start.
* Monitor performance against construction programmes to ensure targets are met and completions are on time. Progress chasing as required. Provide dates through Sales/Build meetings to ensure legal completions are as forecast.
* Monitor Health and Safety performance to ensure compliance with legal obligations and Company requirements.
* Control additional costs for non-productives and prelim expenditure to ensure Group guidelines and take part in cost control meetings.
* Liaise with all departments to support the Site Manager’s role and ensure information, materials and contractors are available.
* Monitor each stage of construction as work proceeds to ensure a quality product.
* Liaise with purchasers to ensure we provide a suitable level of service after completion.
* Support the Site Manager in ensuring that on-site Construction teams are fully resourced and well-directed, with clear guidelines to their own job responsibilities, and are provided with full support in achieving these, in terms of communication, training and development, and the organisation of the site’s workload.
* Provide a professional interface with purchasers, external contacts, contractors, etc
* Assist the Construction Director in all matters relating to the efficient performance of the Construction Department

Qualifications and Skills Required:

* A strong team motivator with the drive and tenacity to achieve the goals of the business.
* Proven experience of working in a senior role in the construction industry, including managerial experience.
* Self-confident, decisive, resilient and able to thrive under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
* A member of the Chartered Institute of Builders and/or qualified to NVQ level 5 in Construction Management or a time served tradesman with considerable experience of the full range of construction trades.
* In depth knowledge of all aspects of the construction trade and the relevant legislative requirements e.g. Health and Safety, NHBC requirements and Building Regulations
* Good knowledge, understanding and experience of dealing with all issues relating to Customer Care

You will be rewarded with a salary circa 55,000 - 65,000, Company Car (over 100 cars to choose from) or Car Allowance, Pension, Private Healthcare, Bonus and more.

If you would like to be considered for this role please click apply now!
Skills Required: Construction Manager
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP     Duration:
Contact: Scott Wilson Contact E-mail: Click
Contact Tel: 0131 2029941 Contact Fax:
Reference: 12474 Added: 04-12-2017
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