Construction Manager

  • UCA Consulting
  • London, NW10
  • Dec 18, 2019
Full time Administration Electrical HR / Recruitment Banking Architect & Design Marketing

Job Description


My client is a customer focused residential construction company which will deliver to this market exceptionally well. It is their philosophy that they offer a quality product in a timely fashion giving the customer personalized service.

If you would like to join this fast growing exciting young and fun organisation, ask yourself the following questions:

Are you innovative and looking to improve continuously?
Are you a positive and personable person that leads by example?
Can you handle growth?

Purpose of the Role

Responsible for the successful delivery of construction projects.
The post holder will plan and oversee construction site, ensuring that projects are delivered safely, within budget and timescales, and to an agreed specification. The role involves tasks such as producing method statements and risk assessments for projects. It will also involve supporting the Project Manager, so the individual must have exceptional problem solving, and communication skills, whilst having the ability to work independently. They will need to have an attention to detail, be confident in their ability and be able to meet tight deadlines.

Main Responsibilities

Health and safety of people on site.
Progress of works in line with sequencing of works programme.
Co-ordinate different project teams like contractors, clients, engineers and architects.
Liaise with client / 3rd parties to communicate impact of works and make arrangements to minimise disruption.
Production of Method Statements / Risk Assessments.
Supervise and co-ordinate work activities of day rate operatives and sub-contractors.
Supervise site supply of materials, liaising with suppliers and the Purchasing team.
Selection of specialist contractors when required.
Site inductions
Keep records of site activities.
Contribute toward the improvement of processes and methods of the construction.

Core Competencies
Customer Management: Has in depth understanding of customer requirements and engages the customer at appropriate levels.
Construction Management: Has in depth understanding and executes successfully construction methods, sequence of works, staffing requirements, materials used and best practices.
Team management: Organises people and resources toward the achievement of predetermined project objectives.

Be results driven and able to organise activities to prioritise effectively and maximise use of their time.
Team player
Plays an effective role as a member of the team.
Makes it easy for others to work with them.
Continuously seek and apply new ideas taking calculated risks.
Seeks to be challenged and stretched.
Leads by example and is a good role model for people around
Develops capability of others through coaching, mentoring and knowledge sharing.

Skills & Experience
Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role
Necessary qualification in Civil Engineering or similar.
Experienced in residential construction or interior fit out.
Good negotiator
Excellent organisational and communication skills.
Good understanding of project commercials
Quality management
Risk assessment
Holder of a black CSCS Card.
Must have completed an SMSTS 5-day course.
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office packages