Contract Journal is growing, and fast. It’s a great opportunity to join our transformation! We’re recruiting for a construction news editor with a true passion for construction industry news, construction articles relating to main issues in the industry, construction trends and massive construction activity in the United Kingdom.
Why Join our Construction News Team?
The Construction News team covers two key areas of Contract Journal’s content – construction news stories and investigations across a wide range of construction industry trends, contract awards, plus in-depth features guides on such key topics as health and safety, construction law and more. It also runs the ContractJournal.co.uk homepage.
Why Our Role?
The Construction News Editor (News and Articles) has a key role at the heart of the team. We’re looking for a talented, hungry and experienced journalist or editor to help drive the site’s news and articles content.
Knowsley, Merseyside, UK
Responsibilities of the role:
Produce accurate weekly P&L's and support Commercial Manager & Finance Manager to produce period end financials.
Work alongside Supply Chain to support engagement with subcontractors and ultimate agreement of profitable and contractually watertight orders.
To effectively administer the commercial aspects of the contract in accordance with the parameters & exacting timeframes as set out in the contract particulars.
Agreement of applications for payment & Final Accounts with client.
Production of dashboard reports to reflect on the key commercial areas under the contract.
Monthly WIP analysis & cash flow control.
Monthly production of accurate cost & value forecasting.
Mitigating through EWN's against time & cost impact & maximising revenue through Compensation Events where appropriate.
Oversee supplier accounts for the region being first point of contact to address application queries and to maintain an accurate running picture of applied/certified/retention/contras/WIP
Clear Utilities, Civils or Telecoms knowledge
Confident using Microsoft Office Software, in particular Excel
3 Years minimum experience working as a Quantity Surveyor
Full UK Drivers License
Gym & Retail Discounts
X2 Life Assurance
Southport, Merseyside, UK
Job Title: Construction Manager
Location: Southport, PR8 1JR with travel throughout the UK
Salary: £33,000 - £50,000 DOE
Working Hours: 40 Hours, Monday - Friday
Our client, a UK based solar carport and vehicle-charging company, with 20+ years of expertise delivering projects across the world are looking for an experienced, senior Construction Manager.
The successful candidate will be reliable, with proven experience in planning construction projects and overseeing their progress in a timely and cost-effective manner. You will be responsible for budgeting, organisation, implementation, and scheduling of the projects.
CSCS Card, SMSTS desirable
Proven working experience in construction management
Advanced knowledge of construction management processes means and methods
Thorough knowledge and understanding of Health & Safety and site regulations
Expert knowledge of building solar PV products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations, and quality standards or from a civils background
Understanding of all facets of the construction process
Familiarity with construction management software packages
Oversee and direct construction projects from conception to completion
Review the project in-depth to schedule deliverables and estimate costs
Oversee all onsite and offsite constructions to monitor compliance with building and safety regulations
Coordinate and direct construction workers and subcontractors
Select tools, materials and equipment and track inventory
Meet contractual conditions of performance
Review the work progress on daily basis
Prepare internal and external reports pertaining to job status
Plan ahead to prevent problems and resolve any emerging ones
Negotiate terms of agreements, draft contracts and obtain permits and licences
Analyse, manage and mitigate risks.
Ensure quality construction standards and the use of proper construction techniques
Project orientated with a process driven work ethic
Flexibility to travel
The ability to remain focused whilst under fast-paced time-scales
Able to liaise and communicate with stakeholders at all levels
Experience of managing a team up to circa 45 heads
Ability to plan and see the "big picture"
Competent in conflict and crisis management
Leadership and human resources management skills
Excellent time and project management skills
22 days holiday plus bank holidays
Bonus Scheme after 3 month probation
Bath, Somerset, Bath, UK
They specialise in:
Retail including Hospitality
Distribution & Storage
IT & Logistics
Hotels and Leisure
Residential Private & Rented
The Assistant Construction Manager is responsible for supporting the Construction Manager on monitoring and managing site activities.
The ideal candidate will have:
a minimum 3 years' experience
an appropriate Construction qualification and health and safety CSCS card (minimum Blue).
good communication skills
an excellent work ethic.
experience of working in a team
Day to day duties will include:
Trade contractor site management.
Planning on-site activities.
Ensuring Health and safety compliance.
Attending project meets and records key actions and circulates outputs
Assisting with the production of site progress reporting.
Preparing / updating programmes.
Assisting the CM and project team with the preparation of tender information / documents.
Inputting in to responding to RFI's from contractors/suppliers/ designers.
Generally, assisting with contract administration.
Inspecting works on site and ensures the necessary quality and health and safety standards are met.
Monitors works on site and provides regular reporting.
Escalating any issues to the Construction Manager.
Carrying out snagging on completed works.
Assisting with pre handover / PC processes and activities.
What will you get in return?
25 days holiday + bank holiday
Car allowance (there is potential for this but it would be discussed at interview)
Company pension contributions
Assistant Construction Manager
Liverpool, Merseyside, UK
We are currently recruiting a Civil Engineer for a firm of Civil Engineers in Liverpool to deal with an increase in workload and assist in the further development and growth of the team.
A versatile Civil Engineer with at least 3 years of UK design experience working on regeneration projects, housing estates, or highways. Must be familiar with flood risk assessment, SUDS and drainage earthworks, S106 and S278 applications, and be knowledgeable with AutoCAD, Civils 3D, and MicroDrainage.
Key Roles & Responsibilities:
Working under the supervision of a Principal Engineer in the production of schematic/concept designs and calculations within defined project timescales
Liaising with other construction professionals in the development of designs
Undertaking drainage and highway designs using WINDES Microdrainage, and Civils 3D (or other similar design packages).
Production of AutoCAD and Civils 3D drawing information.
Liaising with wider design team to ensure designs are fully co-ordinated.
In addition to work on traditional civil engineering design projects, there is also a requirement to undertake Flood Risk Assessments and Drainage Strategies, or other similar reports, letters and general correspondence associated with this work. This is likely also to include liaison with Statutory Bodies such as Local Water Authorities, Environment Agency or Local Authority.
2-3 years' experience in highways and drainage works in the UK
Knowledgeable with highways layouts (vertical and horizontal)
Competent in using AutoCAD
Knowledge of Flood Risk Assessments
Able to communicate with suppliers, contractors, the public, clients and colleagues
Able to present technical work in meetings and presentations
Able to check and assign the work of technician
Must hold a degree in Civil Engineering (ideally 2:1) or equivalent experience.
Holds or is working towards a professional qualification i.e. MICE/ AMICE or equivalent
Must be IT literate with experience of infrastructure design software packages.
Must be technically competent Skills and Abilities:
Determination to find solutions to problems
Ability to communicate in a clear and concise way with colleagues and clients Ability to develop client relationships
Must hold a valid driving licence
Cheshire, Stockport, UK
Our client, a Regional Main Contractor based in are seeking a Contracts Manager to join them due to continued growth and a full order book. The Contracts Manager will be working on a range of commercial and residential projects, focusing on both the new build and refurbishment sectors working across the region. The Contracts Manager will spend time working both from head office and visiting sites across the region.
Contracts Manager Position Overview
Working for a regional contractor with a turnover of £60 million
Working on a range of Commercial and Residential projects in both a new build and refurbishment sense
Visiting sites across the region when required
Completing a range of Contract Management duties
Further duties can be discussed as required
Contracts Manager Position Requirements
Previous experience in a similar role
Full driving licence
Good tenure (no job hopping)
Hold all relevant certificates
Further requirements can be discussed as required
Contracts Manager Position Remuneration
Highly Competitive Salary (DOE)
Company Car / Car allowance
Structured Training and Development programme
Opportunities to progress within
Further benefits can be discussed as required
The Stewart Milne Group is one of the UK’s leading home builders, concentrating on building quality residential homes and commercial builds for a range of customers including government bodies, private and public companies, local councils and private clients. We have a reputation for high quality and innovation with a market leading position based on our expertise, innovation, quality and our commitment to providing the best service to our customers.
Reporting to the Construction Manager, you will be a key member of the project team delivering all operational activities through to development completion. You will have the opportunity to use your technical, project and people management skills to provide accurate programme information. A clear emphasis will be placed on health and safety; cost management against budget; customer satisfaction; quality and direct employee/ subcontractor management and development. Managing the operational team, the Site Manager will ensure effective delivery of pre-agreed targets for QHSE, people management and development, financial and operational performance, and customer satisfaction. Other duties include providing accurate and timeous project information, demonstrating variance of cost of additional works; prelims; dayworks; labour; plant and material to the Construction Manager. You will also build and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external project teams to maximise success of projects and positively impact on customer satisfaction.
1. Manage your operational team to ensure effective delivery of pre-agreed targets for:
Quality and Health & Safety
People management & development
Financial & operational performance
2. Ensure effective and efficient resource management:
3. Deliver accurate & timeous project information, demonstrating variance of cost of additional works; prelims; dayworks; labour; plant and material to Construction Manager.
4. Recruit, motivate and continuously develop required skills within your team to deliver (1) above.
5. Maximise the benefits of and deliver continuous improvement to current business process
6. Build and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external project teams to maximise success of projects within your area of responsibility and positively impact on customer satisfaction.
Essential Technical Expertise
Evidence of ability to effectively manage multi-trade construction team and deliver projects on time; budget; safety and quality and customer service
Microsoft office skills
5 day CITB
3 day First Aid Certificate
Black CSCS Card
Desirable Technical Expertise
Qualified to NVQ level 4
Salary and Benefits
Stewart Milne Group is proud to develop our employees, offering career development and promotion opportunities across the Group.
Generous Holiday Entitlement
Company Car / Allowance
Private Medical Insurance
Staff House Discount
Flexible Benefits Package
Black CSCS Card
3 day First Aid Certificate
5 day CITB