Senior Construction Manager

Job Title: Senior Construction Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Ealing, London
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Car allowance, bonus and benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BB65368_1511955506
Contact Name: Ben Blackwell
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 29, 2017 11:38

Job Description

Senior Construction Manager required.

Flagship project

Up to £90,000 plus package

The Role of the Senior Construction Manager

We are currently seeking a Senior Construction Manager to work on a residential development of circa 250 homes built over 17 floors around a central piazza based in West London. In this role you will take the lead in managing the delivery of the construction project safely, on time, within budget and to the highest quality. You will have a mixture of contractor/development experience and a strong working knowledge of substructure and superstructure.

Key responsibilities of the Senior Construction Manager

The successful Senior Construction Manager will be able to lead the project team, manage the supply chain and to deliver projects safely, on time, within budget and to the highest quality whilst exceeding our customers' expectations. The project is likely to peak at approximately 300 operatives on the site.

The key objectives of a Senior Construction Manager is to develop and implement project strategy and delivery programme, ensure effective communication and implementation to deliver the project on time, ensure regular monitoring and reporting on progress, and instigate corrective actions as required.

It is equally as important for our Senior Construction Manager to manage the operational aspects of the project to achieve the budget, review performance against targets and identify and manage potential risks and opportunities, manage project handover and ensure defect /snag free completion; all whilst leading and motivating the project team and the supply chain to deliver the project!

In addition you will need to develop and monitor strategies (including sustainability) to deliver a quality build in accordance with the requirements of the project.

The Project

The development is a large mixed-use development comprising of leisure, retail, commercial and a mixture of residential properties. Your focus as the Senior Construction Manager will be the delivery of the Residential units which will total almost 1000 homes, split into various apartments blocks and townhouses each phase will comprise of circa 250 units.

Essential and Desirable Criteria

Essential Criteria

  • A track record of successful delivery of projects
  • A Developer or main contractor background.
  • Controlling costs, timing and quality in line with targets.
  • Reading and accurately interpreting contract documents, programmes, drawings and technical specifications.
  • Managing teams including the supply chain, direct employees and consultants.
  • Minimum relevant level 4 qualification (HNC / NVQ4 etc)
  • Appropriate CSCS card
  • First Aid at Work certificate
  • Valid driving licence
  • SMSTS certificate

Desirable Criteria

  • Construction related degree
  • Achieved or working towards MCIOB

Personal Qualities

  • You will be able to model behaviour that shows, respect, helpfulness and co-operation,
  • Respond positively and with resilience to setbacks
  • Take personal responsibility for making things happen,
  • Find practical ways to overcome barriers,
  • Understand and address stakeholders' needs,
  • Set demanding but achievable objectives for yourself and others,
  • Balance multiple priorities and build consensus on the way forward,
  • Make and implement difficult and / or unpopular decisions.

About Us

Supported by a team of over 80+ multi-disciplined staff, we have the ambition, skills and experience to deliver on our mission to create great places to be. Perhaps more importantly, we also have an unwavering commitment to changing the face of property development.

We offer a competitive salary in addition to a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Company car or car allowance,
  • Incentive/bonus schemes
  • Company pension scheme
  • Life assurance,
  • Discounted private medical cover
  • Employee trade discounts, and many more.

We offer you a bright future, one where you will have the opportunity to develop your career with a fast moving, forward thinking company, who recognize and reward your achievements.

* Benefits may vary dependent upon the role and type of employment contract.