Construction Manager

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North West - All Permanent February 18th 2021 £65,000 + package BTC/FP/2021/1802CM Brian Colton

Construction Manager

£65k plus package

Candidates for this role must have a general construction background and experience of working on listed buildings and new residential developments.

Construction manager has a responsible role, ensuring safety standards and procedures are met and that build projects are delivered on time and to budget

You will be responsible for ensuring that all building projects are completed safely, within an agreed timeframe and budget. Managing the practical side of every stage of the build, you'll work closely with architects, surveyors and other building professionals in planning and delivery.

You will supervise site managers and direct a range of operations on a construction sites and ensure that all tradespeople and contractors are working together to an agreed plan and that progress is being made.

Types of projects

  • renovation of listed buildings and residential properties
  • new build residential developments
  • industrial


  • plan and coordinate a project from start to finish, including organising the schedule of work, costings and budget
  • plan the work and oversee the buying of necessary materials and equipment
  • manage staff for the projects
  • manage the construction site on a day-to-day basis, including supervising the labour force, monitoring subcontractors, checking materials, inspecting work and overseeing quality control
  • ensure the project is delivered on time and on budget by setting benchmarks, agreeing budgets and monitoring progress
  • check design documents with architects, surveyors and engineers
  • promote and maintain health and safety, including site inspections to ensure safety rules are being followed
  • write reports and report to managing director
  • maintain regular communication and attend meetings
  • communicate with any consultants, subcontractors, supervisors, planners, quantity surveyors and others involved in the project
  • deal with any unexpected problems that may occur during the project.


You'll need to show:

  • strong communication skills - for liaising with a wide range of clients, professionals and workers on site
  • leadership skills and an ability to motivate your team to ensure a high standard of work
  • excellent planning and organisational skills - for writing and monitoring project plans and schedules and utilising time and resources effectively
  • resilience and problem-solving skills - in order to overcome unexpected challenges during the construction process
  • an ability to make decisions under pressure, so that the project can progress
  • strong attention to detail for conducting site inspections and managing complex contracts
  • an awareness of health and safety procedures and legislation - for running a safe construction site
  • sound commercial awareness - to allocate and manage your budget effectively and to understand client concerns
  • numerical and IT skills, including knowledge of relevant building methods

Expected start date: 01/04/2021

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Monday to Friday


  • Construction Project Management: 5 years (Preferred)
  • management: 5 years (Required)

Job Duties:

  • Consult blueprints, designs, and client instructions to develop construction plans for your team
  • Manage construction sites, ensuring that workers adhere to construction plans and safety targets
  • Create and enforce employee schedules and construction timelines
  • Deliver requirements on time ensuring that cost never exceeds the construction budget
  • Liaise project progress to management and complete audit reports