​Construction Manager

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Southern Home Counties - Kent Permanent July 8th 2019 £60,000 - £70,000 plus package BTC/FP/2019/0807CM Brian Colton

Construction Manager

£60,000 - £70,000 plus package

Chatham, Kent

Our client, an established and recognised main contractor with a £100 million turnover, operate nationally delivering new build and refurbishment projects for a large portfolio of blue chip clients across the residential, commercial, industrial, retail, and leisure sectors.

They are looking to recruit a Construction Manager for a £30 million residential development in the Kent area.

The project is made up of two 7 storey concrete frame buildings which will house 200 apartments with retail and commercial space on ground floors.

The client is looking for experienced people to undertake and deliver this project to high standards and a proven track record in similar schemes and values is a must.


Attending pre-start meetings to understand and take over the Construction Management aspects of the project.

Working with the Project Lead to ensure that we have checked all levels and position of buildings, ensuring the most economical and best practices are being adopted on-site at all times.

Responsibility for ensuring that all works are carried out to the drawings provided. Liaising closely with the professional team to ensure best practices are adopted, with all changes being agreed and drawings revised accordingly.

Responsible for the management/supervision of all site labour and sub-contractors.

Monitoring sub-contract progress on site.

Ensuring both Target & Contract Programmes are monitored at all times.

Ensuring works are completed to a high standard and inspected prior to payment being made.

Monitoring programme ensuring all delays are recorded.

Ensuring that all variations are recorded, keeping accurate records of additional work carried out and liaising closely with the Project QS/Commercial Lead.

Attending client and sub-contract meetings.

Checking quality on site at all times.

Ensuring that all information is kept for the as-built file and making sure the Health & Safety File is completed for the contract, including all statutory certificates from building control and the fire officer.

Management of all activities on site ensuring workmanship is compliant with the relevant standards and good practice.

Assisting the Project Lead with the management of the design team to ensure designs are completed within suitable timescales.

Ensuring detailed minutes are produced of any sub contract meetings, to ensure actions are distributed accurately to all concerned.

Assisting/supporting the Senior Team with the Building Student Training Programme.

Health, Safety & Environmental responsibilities will include:

Ensuring that you have all relevant documentation on site before your projects proceed.

Keeping our health and safety manager/s informed on all changes which they need to be aware of.

Ensuring that all operatives on site are working safely and within the guidelines set out by the

HSE and our Health, Safety & Environmental Management Systems.

Ensuring that you do not proceed with works unless you have a risk assessment/method statement for all works, making sure that any recommendations made by our health and safety manager are implemented in the correct time.

Ensuring that all operatives on site are inducted prior to starting work.

Promote a positive Health, Safety & Environmental culture in the business and demonstrate visible leadership including showing personal involvement and setting a good personal example at all times.

Liaise on behalf of the business with the Health and Safety Executive, Local Authorities, Fire Authorities, Environment Agency, external auditors and any other appropriate safety and environmental organisations / representations.

Advice and assistance with the preparation, review and update of contract specific Health, Safety & Environmental Plans (e.g. Contract Management Plan).