Our client is a Design and Build firm in Surrey specialising in smaller-scale residential that is looking for a Construction Project Manager with good experience working on similar projects at a domestic scale.
-Assess, check and format detailed estimates prepared by our external estimating team.
-Negotiate and agree contractor construction costs.
-Assignment of project construction delivery milestones for each project
-Production of associated programme of works on specialist Construction Portal Software.
-On site review of works to confirm project milestone sign off and authorise payment sign off.
-Negotiate variations; both in terms of costs and construction timelines.
-Coordinate and issue notification of contract certification including Practical Completion, non-completion, terminations etc
-Coordinate and lead onsite Building Control site inspections with Building Control and Contractor.
-Updating Programme of Works to keep these live
-Collating and updating project financial tracking and coordinating with the construction and financial teams.
-Ownership of both quality control and project timeline delivery
-Ownership of project profit margins for all live construction projects
-Ownership of successful execution of monthly construction delivery targets.
-Live project running of 6-8 sites (through various construction stages).
-Recruit, vet and enrol new contractors and the relevant systems and processes.
-Clear and effective communication skills with contractors and HBL staff
-Fully proficient on Microsoft Office especially Excel
-Possess working knowledge of construction costs, construction processes / programmes and relevant construction milestones
-Clear and concise reporting and delivery of project updates
-Proficient computer literacy with the ability to pick up new software.
-Ability to deliver through people
-Work independently and as a team member.
-High levels of organisation and communication – to be demonstrated at the interview*.
-Negotiating skills and the ability to ascertain buy in from all personnel – to be demonstrated at the interview
-Minimum of 5 years working UK experience in private residential construction
-Preferred but not mandatory is a working knowledge of project costs and estimating.
-Live within suitable commuting distance (circa 30-35 minutes) with preference for living South of the River.
-UK Education with fluent written and spoken English preferable.
-UK Planning experience essential and working UK Construction knowledge preferable.
-Systems and process driven using established methods to deliver – to be demonstrated at the interview
What's in it for me?:
-Opportunity to work on multiple residential projects from costing through to live site visits.
-Enhance skills and gain knowledge in all areas of construction costing (from feasibility through to detailed estimates).
-Work closely with contractors, sub-contractors and suppliers on cost negotiations
-Working within a structured positive organisation with defined routes for progression through the organisation structure.
-Competitive salaries and clear salary progression in line with the established HBL career path
-Mentoring progression routes from Executive through the career path.
Salary: £38-50,000 DOE