Construction Project Manager – (Residential / Refurbishments)
If you’re an experienced Construction Project Manager with residential experience and ambitious to achieve your career potential, please read on.
As a growing construction company, we are expanding our team and looking for an experienced Project Manager with strong knowledge of the construction industry who can manage and administer multiple sites, construction activities so as to ensure that the works are completed on time, within budget and to the required quality in respect of workmanship and materials and maintain a safe working environment.
Manage Labour, Plant & Materials, Subcontractors
Testing and Inspections
Recording, Reporting and Administration
Public and Client relations
Ensure that procedures/processes are followed at all times
To manage and motivate staff/subcontractors
Monitor safety performance and maintain safety plans
Prepare performance reports as required
Monitor information flow
Ensure that all costs are controlled in line with budgets/orders
Correspond with the client and/or consultants including the receipt and review of variations, drawings etc for distribution
Ensure that all items on the Handover documents are complete prior to Practical Completion
Skills, Qualifications, Experience:
Experience in Residential & Commercial Refurbishments, Garage & Loft Conversions, Club & Restaurant Fit-outs, Sound Proofing, Kitchens & Bathrooms, Swimming Pools
Trade or Academic Qualification
First Aid Certificate
Valid CSCS Card
Quantity Surveyor, Residential - Asset Management
Our client are a highly successful asset management business and they has been engaged to execute asset management for a UK based residential portfolio.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an energetic, proactive individual to assist their Technical team with the asset management, contract administration and procurement process, carrying out targeted asset value enhancement strategies.
The role is a hands on and strategic role that will include the following responsibilities:
Client briefing and build relationships with contractors
Maintain the contractor database and conduct surveys
Prepare and manage the tender including preparation of specifications in collaboration with the architects
Post tender negotiations
Administer the terms of building contract during the progress of works.
Manage communication and issue of contractual letters to clients and contractors
Monitor, report and manage cost control of works progress
Post contract liaison with clients and design team
Prepare and submission of interim/final valuations
Manage and value variations
Agreement, preparation and submission of final accounts
Hand over and management of defects liability period.
Minimum 2:1 Undergraduate or Postgraduate degree in real estate or related field (Real Estate Management, Planning, Building Surveying), or relevant real estate experience
3 years qualified
Very good working knowledge of forms of contract currently used within the Building and Civil Engineering industry
Very good working knowledge of standard forms of measurement
Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Powerpoint, Word and Outlook)
Excellent verbal and written English skills
Well-developed communication skills
Mitcham, United Kingdom
We're based between Tooting and Mitcham, South West London and supply and install equipment such as awnings, parasols, sail shades, outdoor structures, pergolas. We're looking for fitters with experience of mechanical fitting, ground-works or strong skills from another construction trade such as carpentry.
The job includes surveying, installation and maintenance of our equipment, right across the UK. This is a hands-on site-based job. A mature can-do attitude is required.
Key skills required:
• Good knowledge of hand and electrical tools
• A good command of written and spoken English is essential
• Ability to carry out on-site installations in an organised and efficient manner
• Full, clean UK driving licence (or equivalent)
• Physically fit
• Logical, adaptable and a problem solver
• Knowledge of safe working practices
• Flexibility with working hours and overnight stays
• Living in the South West London area or a willingness to relocate is advisable
• Electrical experience an advantage but not essential
• Carpentry skills an advantage but not essential
• Current CSCS card desirable but not essential as training will be provided
• 6am starts at the workshop every day are required.
• The role involves a lot of travel as we cover the whole of the UK.
• This job can involve some working hours during the spring and summer, including some over night stays.
• Plenty of overtime particularly during their busy Spring/Summer period, boosting earnings to as much as £800 gross per week.
• Offers the security and benefits of a permanent job (ie. paid holidays, pension scheme, private health insurance)
A main contractor who was established 40 years ago. Undertakes projects in various sectors including pharmaceutical, education, retail, residential, commercial and more.
They have been growing steadily over the past ten years. Annual turnover was £91m in 2012 and this increased to £165m in 2016. This sustained growth is aided by the fact that a large proportion of their work is awarded on a repeat order basis from an expanding client base.
If successful, you’ll be working on projects valued between £1-60m in the education, industrial, health, leisure and pharmaceutical sectors
What are they looking for?
An ambitious assistant QS with main contractor experience.
Experience of working for a main contractor
Experience in assisting with the preparation of contracts, cash flow forecasts and final accounts.
Knowledge of relevant building and construction regulations and standards.
Strong numerical and IT skills
Proven track record of maximising profit on contracts from £500k +.
Excellent supply chain relationships.
Experience in the education, industrial, health, leisure and pharmaceutical sectors would be a bonus