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Construction Jobs Southampton, Hampshire
Jan 21, 2022
Permanent
I am currently recruiting on behalf of a Tier 1 Main Contractor who build medium sized projects through to some of the largest and most prolific on the South Coast. With recent promotions of Site Managers to Senior Site/ Project Managers and a number of graduates who are not ready to move up, they have identified a need for a Site Manager to join the team. The position will be site based, reporting to either a Project Manager or Senior Site Manager. They have a number of high profile projects of varying size so are able to give right project to the right candidate, depending on which will suit their background and career aspirations. They will offer one of the UK’s best training programs, a mentor and structure which will give people the opportunity to move into a more Senior role in the future
Construction Jobs Charminster, Dorset
Oct 08, 2021
We are looking for a freelance site manager for a £1.5m School Project - Refurb and extension, in Charminster to start on or around the 18th Oct for Approx 10 months. This will be at the very start of what should be a really good scheme for an excellent main contractor. You will be No.1 onsite with appropriate support from the Contracts Manager. Can be paid Outside IR35, CIS or PAYE (Different rates apply) - Paid weekly. School expereince would be a real advantage and must have appropriate CSCS and up to date SMSTS and First aid as a minium. For further information, please get in touch with Tristan Prior
Construction Jobs Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oct 08, 2021
Permanent
I am currently recruiting for a Senior Project Manager for a site in Basingstoke. It is a new build distribution warehouse (15000 sq mtr) and offices on green field site for an international manufacturer. It comprises of a major civils works, cut and fill, 278 works and portal and steel frames. The projects is valued at £22m. My Client are one of the Southern Regions premier Construction Companies with a wealth of recognisable, skyline changing projects to their name. Having a collaborative approach from the project inception with all teams working together to achieve a completed project with a satisfied Client has resulted in 70% repeat work. Although they have process in place, they are not process driven, leaving you to get on and build rather than be held back with unnecessary polices. As Senior Project Manager you report directly to the Contracts Director, your main responsibilities will include. Programme and control operations to achieve agreed completion date; Undertake the works in the most economic manner to eliminate waste to avoid non-recoverables and prelim losses; Maintain the highest standards of health, safety and environmental management; Comply with the standard procedures; Adopt a professional and considerate approach to maintain good working relationships The successful candidate will have experience of working on similar projects. Planning and programming skills, good computer skills, good communication skills (verbal and written), good health and safety awareness and good time management are important. Commitment, motivation, control and drive are important qualities the successful candidate will possess. In addition, the person will have good interpersonal skills and a professional approach. Candidates will have SMSTS 5 day certification and be CSCS qualified; have a Construction related degree or possess the equivalent relevant experience. An industry recognised professional qualification will be advantageous; however, this is not a mandatory requirement
Construction Jobs Southampton, Hampshire
Oct 27, 2020
Permanent
My client are a forward thinking and progressive Mechanical & Electrical contractor based in Dorset who have a great opportunity for an M&E Project Manager (Mechanically bias) to join their well-established team in the South. The purpose of the role is to effectively engineer, plan, manage and coordinate all aspects of M&E installation projects across Hampshire, Berkshire and London Throughout 2020, our client has continued to grow with significant new orders in the healthcare and infrastructure sectors. This is a new role due to expansion of the business. Role Responsibilities Control all aspects of direct and indirect labour, materials and plant on a project whilst ensuring financial and programme targets are met. To ensure all projects comply with appropriate design, quality and installation standards within budgeted costs and other financial constraints. To promote & ensure all operational activities of the project comply with the commercial, contractual, QA, health & safety and legal requirements. Develop and maintain a positive and pro-active relationship with clients and other departments and attend meetings both on and off site as necessary to ensure effective working relationships. Requirements for role: Minimum of five years relevant project management experience. Ideally qualified to ONC/HNC in Building Services Engineering, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
Construction Jobs Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Sep 28, 2020
Permanent
Quantity Surveyor required for a multinational, civil engineering & building contractor whose turnover exceeds £39bn, and employs well over 100,000 staff worldwide. The Quantity Surveyor MUST have Highways England civil engineering experience. The Birmingham regional office is well established and has pride of place on several high yielding, long term, critical infrastructure frameworks which has ensured the regions success for many years to come. This also helps create and environment, where learning & development is easily achieved in conjunction with a number of top industry professionals. The company has proudly achieved "Gold" investors in people, a standard which it's competitors struggle and rarely achieve. There is a wide variety of interesting schemes, and several schemes that are ready to start making this an urgent vacancy. There is genuinely a significant package on offer which is ultra-competitive. Requirements are follows: Qualifications: • BSc of HNC/HND in Quantity Surveying (or other equivalent commercially related discipline) • Working towards or prepared to work towards professional membership of an appropriate organisation (for example, RICS/CIOB/ ICES) – Ideal but not essential • Holds an appropriate Construction Skills Certification Scheme card or prepared to obtain one. Experience: • 5 years relevant post qualification experience In addition to the above experience the following skills would be advantageous • Experience of administering NEC forms of contracts (NEC 4 Option A & Target Cost) • Experience on CEMAR (online NEC administration tool) • Experience of finding positive solutions to complex problems • Understanding and delivering stakeholder requirements • Strong commitment to Health & Safety, Business Improvement, Quality and Environmental principles • Commercial understanding of all aspects of the operations being controlled • Understanding and awareness of good customer service principles and practice. • Able to identify and implement effective business management processes • Must possess an excellent understanding of the contracting process as well as the ability to manage and develop the business both technically and commercially. Personal Attributes / Skills: The role holder must be able to demonstrate that they have the following personal, interpersonal, professional practice and business skills * Excellent knowledge of standard forms of construction contracts notably NEC (NEC4 Option A) & target value cost reimbursable and previous experience of major frameworks * Must be a team leader and player * Good time management * Tidy & methodical approach * Commitment to business success * Flexibility of approach * Conscientious, trustworthy, open and reliable * Committed to partnering and integration * Committed to continuous improvement and Innovation * Consistently work to high ethical standards and be able to demonstrate high levels of personal probity * Motivated by results * Work to understand customer and business needs and expectations and to establish long term relationships. * Enhance their own and others existing skills by developing new skills and expertise. * Have the skills and ability to gain other’s agreement to an acceptance of ideas or proposed actions. * Are able to identify, allocate and monitor resources in order to achieve goals. * Prioritise and schedule objectives so as to optimise time, cost and quality. * Inspire and motivate others through the use of appropriate leadership style to suit the team and situation. * Have the capability to work well within a team environment. * Are able to create collaborative working relationships and effective partnerships. * Have excellent numeric and computer literacy skills and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. * Persuade and influence others to gain agreement to and acceptance of ideas. * Have a systematic and timely approach to decision making, problem solving and change management. * Are able to analyse information to identify the key elements of an issue. * Take responsibility and accountability for the health and safety of themselves and those they work with. Maintain familiarity with all relevant safe working procedures and instructions. If this is of interest send your CV now For further information, please contact Kevan Knight
Construction Jobs Ringwood, Hampshire
Sep 09, 2020
Permanent
THE COMPANY My client are a medium-sized regional building contractor delivers new build and refurbishment projects that range in value from £2m to £20m for Public and Private sector clients throughout the South. An extensive portfolio of completed schemes spans a wide range of sectors including Education, Healthcare, Commercial, Ecclesiastical, Industrial, Leisure and General Public works and these have been secured using a diverse range of procurement methods including substantial repeat business methods due to their non-confrontational approach. The experienced management team adopt a 'hands on' approach throughout the project, which enables solutions and actions to be discussed at the optimum time in order to reduce delays, defects, design problems and budgetary constraints. Additionally, Health & Safety is paramount and their safety advisors ensure that all personnel are always aware of the ongoing changes to legislation and processes. THE POSITION: Building Services Manager I am looking to recruit a Building Services Manager with a hands on approach to the role. You will be required to work alongside the Estimators and Design team and be heavily involved with the procurement of sub-contractors. The role will also include site and client meetings to ensure that you are compliant with the clients brief. THE ROLE: As Building Services Manager, reporting to the Regional Director your roles and duties will include The technical compliance of M&E tenders throughout the tender bid process as allocated Assist with the selection of sub-contractors to tender from the supply chain Review the M&E tender to agree the bid strategy Attend the handover meeting & pass the M&E file to the construction teams and surveyors To lead, manage and motivate the project’s external consultants to establish their full commercial contribution to the organisation Review the performance of the M&E sub contractors to assess their suitability to remain on the supply chain Assist with the management of the commissioning process and compliance of as built and maintenance manuals Provide input into the monthly project so that it reflects a true/accurate position regarding the service aspects of the project Assist the contracts manager with the resolution of defects as required On a monthly basis collate the team’s Project reports and provide a summary report to the Technical Director relating to the projects that your team has supervised
Construction Jobs Ringwood, Hampshire
Sep 09, 2020
Permanent
THE COMPANY My client are medium-sized regional building contractor delivers new build and refurbishment projects that range in value from £2million to £15m for Public and Private sector clients throughout the South. An extensive portfolio of completed schemes spans a wide range of sectors including Education, Healthcare, Commercial, Ecclesiastical, Industrial, Leisure and General Public works and these have been secured using a diverse range of procurement methods including substantial repeat business methods due to their non-confrontational approach. The experienced management team adopt a 'hands on' approach throughout the project, which enables solutions and actions to be discussed at the optimum time in order to reduce delays, defects, design problems and budgetary constraints. Additionally, Health & Safety is paramount and their safety advisors ensure that all personnel are always aware of the ongoing changes to legislation and processes. THE PROJECT: I am looking to recruit a Project Manager capable of delivering a £20million care home comprising of 130 units built to a high specification. You need to be able to demonstrate the capabilities of delivering similar projects from inception through to completion. THE ROLE: Project Manager. As Project Manager reporting to the Project Director you will be responsible for Programme and control operations to achieve agreed completion date; Undertake the works in the most economic manner to eliminate waste to avoid non-recoverables and prelim losses; Maintain the highest standards of health, safety and environmental management; Comply with the standard procedures; Adopt a professional and considerate approach to maintain good working relationships. The successful candidate will have experience of working on similar projects. Planning and programming skills, good computer skills, good communication skills (verbal and written), good health and safety awareness and good time management are important. Commitment, motivation, control and drive are important qualities the successful candidate will possess. In addition, the person will have good interpersonal skills and a professional approach. Candidates will have SMSTS 5 day certification and be CSCS qualified; have a Construction related degree or possess the equivalent relevant experience. An industry recognised professional qualification will be advantageous; however, this is not a mandatory requirement
Construction Jobs Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Sep 09, 2020
Permanent
Quantity Surveyor required (Most levels considered), but MUST have civil engineering experience. This is a fresh and exciting opportunity for a multinational, civil engineering & building contractor who's turnover exceeds £39bn, and employs well over 100,000 staff worldwide. The Birmingham regional office is well established and has pride of place on several high yielding, long term, critical infrastructure frameworks which has ensured the regions success for many years to come. This also helps create and environment, where learning & development is easily achieved in conjunction with a number of top industry professionals. The company has proudly achieved "Gold" investors in people, a standard which it's competitors struggle and rarely achieve. There is a wide variety of interesting schemes, and several schemes that are ready to start making this an urgent vacancy. There is genuinely a significant package on offer which is ultra competitive. Requirements are follows: Qualifications: • BSc of HNC/HND in Quantity Surveying (or other equivalent commercially related discipline) • Working towards or prepared to work towards professional membership of an appropriate organisation (for example, RICS/CIOB/ ICES) • Holds an appropriate Construction Skills Certification Scheme card or prepared to obtain one. Experience: • 5 years relevant post qualification experience In addition to the above experience the following skills would be advantageous • Experience of administering NEC forms of contracts (NEC 4 Option A & Target Cost) • Experience of finding positive solutions to complex problems • Understanding and delivering stakeholder requirements • Strong commitment to Health & Safety, Business Improvement, Quality and Environmental principles • Commercial understanding of all aspects of the operations being controlled • Understanding and awareness of good customer service principles and practice. • Able to identify and implement effective business management processes • Must possess an excellent understanding of the contracting process as well as the ability to manage and develop the business both technically and commercially. Personal Attributes / Skills: The role holder must be able to demonstrate that they have the following personal, interpersonal, professional practice and business skills * Excellent knowledge of standard forms of construction contracts notably NEC (NEC4 Option A) & target value cost reimbursable and previous experience of major frameworks * Must be a team leader and player * Good time management * Tidy & methodical approach * Commitment to business success * Flexibility of approach * Conscientious, trustworthy, open and reliable * Committed to partnering and integration * Committed to continuous improvement and Innovation * Consistently work to high ethical standards and be able to demonstrate high levels of personal probity * Motivated by results * Work to understand customer and business needs and expectations and to establish long term relationships. * Enhance their own and others existing skills by developing new skills and expertise. * Have the skills and ability to gain other’s agreement to an acceptance of ideas or proposed actions. * Are able to identify, allocate and monitor resources in order to achieve goals. * Prioritise and schedule objectives so as to optimise time, cost and quality. * Inspire and motivate others through the use of appropriate leadership style to suit the team and situation. * Have the capability to work well within a team environment. * Are able to create collaborative working relationships and effective partnerships. * Have excellent numeric and computer literacy skills and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. * Persuade and influence others to gain agreement to and acceptance of ideas. * Have a systematic and timely approach to decision making, problem solving and change management. * Are able to analyse information to identify the key elements of an issue. * Take responsibility and accountability for the health and safety of themselves and those they work with. Maintain familiarity with all relevant safe working procedures and instructions. For further information, please contact Tristan Prior. I respect confidentiality
Construction Jobs Eastleigh, Hampshire
Aug 14, 2020
Permanent
COMPANY PROFILE: This regional building contractor undertakes new build and refurbishment projects throughout the Midlands and southern England via a network of strategically located offices. The fusion of traditional values with modern practices has enabled them to develop lucrative relationships with many framework clients across the Local Authority, MoD, Education, Health, Custodial, Housing and Private sectors and this in turn has resulted in company growth to £125 million P/A in recent years. A friendly, open door ethos characterises the business and they achieve results by pulling together as a team so this is a quality they also look for when recruiting new members of staff. THE PROJECT: £10million new build facility THE ROLE: Senior Quantity Surveyor As the Senior Quantity Surveyor you will be reporting to a visiting Managing Quantity Surveyor and also oversee a Project Surveyor. Roles and duties will include… THE ROLE: Senior Quantity Surveyor Achieve the appropriate commercial result Ensure that systems are in place to provide the information necessary to manage the contract Secure full entitlements under the contract Advise the site team on contract requirements Skills and experience required RICS accredited (preferred) Degree educated in a commercially related discipline (or equivalent), essential Experienced in projects covering the education, commercial and/or student accommodation sectors, and valuing £10+ million Proven experience in design and build is essential and two stage tender experience would be an advantage Competent leadership skills with the ability to manage a direct team and meet deadlines without compromising on quality Experience in the commercial management and procurement of subcontractors, including the chairing of regular meetings, measurement and control cycle, certificates and accruals calculations Able to demonstrate a good knowledge of monthly reporting and cost value reporting Highly motivated and driven Ability to quickly build strong working relationships with people at all levels Experience of risk drawdown processes and managing compensation events Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to influence, persuade and communicate with people at all levels
Construction Jobs Swindon, Wiltshire
Jul 14, 2020
Permanent
Quite frankly, if you are seeking for a professional forward thinking employer who are driven and first and foremost, honourable - we think you needs will be well matched with this main contractor. This is a privately owned business who have traded successfully for over 40 years. The company has extensive work scheduled across the South and South East in conjunction with Network Rail and other clients. The projected growth strategy for this business is quite simply staggering – circa 10% growth, year on year for the past 4 years, making this a strong opportunity for career progression. There is a rich blend of work, from platforms and bridges to car parks and ticket halls and also a fair amount of track-side work - valued from £2m-£8m. Role Profile: Project and Office Administrator Direct Report: Framework Manager / Facilities and Administration Manager Job Purpose The Project and Office Administrator is responsible for assisting operational team requirements and ensuring that the office facilities are properly maintained to provide a safe and comfortable environment for all staff and visitors. The Project Administration aspect of the role will involve supporting project teams with project delivery such as assisting with operational documentation, statutory permits (i.e. Road Space). The Office Administration aspect of the role will essentially ensure the smooth running of the office facilities on a day-to-day basis with the technical support from the companies Facilities and Administration Manager. Key Roles, Responsibilities and Accountabilities Office Administration • Ensure that the office facilities meets the needs of the people that work in them • Develop and review the Facilities Management Plan for the local office and ensure it is understood by all staff and visitors • Ensure that the checks required on the Facilities Management Schedule are carried out and delivered on time • Manage cleaning staff, ensuring facilities are always clean, secure and parking is managed to provide a welcoming, safe and comfortable environment for all • Assist the Facilities and Administration Manager with the arrangement and supervision of any maintenance activities required at the office location • Managing any telephone and postal enquires and provide information as required • Provide a high-quality administrative support to the local team and an excellent company image both internally and externally Project Administration • Meet with site staff to discuss future works and requirements • Assist with obtaining permits and consents in support of the operational teams • Ensure stationery and other key supplies required for the office and projects is controlled and costs are managed • Assist with project administration, document control and secure archiving for projects • Respond to Clients, Managers & HR colleagues requests for copies of certification & workforce information Health, Safety, Environmental, Quality and Social Management • By example, promote the highest possible standards of leadership when implementing procedures and best practice, ensuring compliance with Group procedures and legal obligations encouraging a safety culture in full support of the company values • Carry out the duties specified in the Facility Management Procedure,Facilities Management Process and the local Facilities Management Plan • Ensure the successful delivery of the Facilities Management Schedule, to ensure the legislative requirements are maintained to meet the standards required, keeping the schedule up to date and uploading certification to the compaines document management system. • Undertake fire evacuation tests and quarterly health and safety inspections of the premises, with the technical support of Fire Wardens and the Facilities and Administration Manager/HSEQ team • Proactively promote continuous improvement initiatives (e.g. customer and supplier feedback, back to basics, process improvements and knowledge management) • Report Close Calls to help reduce the risk of incidents and accidents • Manage and maintain a list of key suppliers and coordinate response when required • Ensure Company notice boards are updated and maintained Person specification - Qualifications, Technical skills and Experience Qualifications and Training Essential ▪ Driving License Desirables (Training will be provided in any case) ▪ Fire Marshall ▪ Fire Aid ▪ Electronic document management (EDMS) training Experience The ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience of Project and Office Administration, with particular experience of facilities management and document control, although this is not crucial and all training for the role will be provided. The individual shall have an ability to develop friendly and professional customer focused relations with others; Self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook Must be an excellent organiser with proven time management skills, people management skills, and the ability to influence and mentor to motivate employees to achieve exacting standards of compliance Excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to liaise effectively with a range of other professionals Practical organisational skills and a methodical approach to their work Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with accuracy and attention to detail Highly developed numeracy and computer literacy skills with good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications Good management skills, with the ability to motivate employees to achieve high standards of compliance There will be a generous package, which would be discussed on an individual basis. Here's just some of the other benefits: * Pension Auto Enrolment – 5% from Employee + 3% from Employer = 8% Pension * Holidays = 25 Days + Bank Holidays (5 Days holiday reserved for xmas shut down). * Mileage / Fuel payable at current government rates * Annual Attendance to family fun day * Sponsorship with the Academy if candidates would like to undertake further learning or training * Flexible working to suit employee and family needs * Rewards scheme free of charge – discounts to hundreds of high street stores * An annual bonus has historically been paid, which in recent years has been 2% of salary If you require further information - please contact Tristan Prior
Construction Jobs Swindon, Wiltshire
Jul 14, 2020
Permanent
Rail Project Manager Quite frankly, if you are seeking for a professional forward thinking employer who are driven and first and foremost, honourable - we think you needs will be well matched with this main contractor. This is a privately owned business who have traded successfully for over 40 years. The company has extensive work scheduled across the South and South East in conjunction with Network Rail and other clients. The projected growth strategy for this business is quite simply staggering – circa 10% growth, year on year for the past 4 years, making this a strong opportunity for career progression. There is a rich blend of work, from platforms and bridges to car parks and ticket halls and also a fair amount of track-side work - valued from £2m-£8m. The role: Providing firstclass, consistent and effective project management, leading and directing multi-disciplinary project teams (Commercial, Planning, Site Management) while ensuring appropriate resources are allocated across all projects. The post-holder will work closely with the estimating department, engineers and surveyors to ensure that projects are completed in a safe manner whilst customer requirements and xpectations are always maintained or exceeded. Key Roles, Responsibilities and Accountabilities: Leadership and Planning • Take ownership alongside the commercial teams of financial forecasting, monitoring and the control of project costs, driving cost reporting and commercial awareness, while always challenging the status quo • Produce monthly reports to the Contracts Manager on project performance, efficient team building and resources • Plan projects while ensuring they are programmed to a level of detail necessary for site teams to deliver projects without delays, while driving best value • Ensure projects are delivered in compliance with group policies and procedures • Sponsor tenders, arrange tender handover and deliver pre-start meetings to the site teams • Produce and analyse client project progress reports, updated costs and forecasts • Ensure the proper use, commercial engagement and management of the supply chain • Take the lead for maintaining close liaison with operations and commercial managers for Project Controls, Change Management, Planning, Risk Management, Finance and Procurement. • Oversee the monthly CVRs with the project teams, implementing necessary actions • Ensure weekly review of progress, budget resources and forward planning is carried out, and that lookahead programmes are in place • Chair and attend internal and external meetings and ensure the production of accurate records of any discussions and actions • Ensure timely management of both temporary and permanent design to meet the requirements of each project and lead all actions to solve technical difficulties and improve performance in terms of progress and quality • Be seen as a proud and effective Project Manager and leader of your team. Coach and motivate the site teams and lead by example promoting the values of the company • Encourage and act on feedback – ensure your team’s, customer and client feedback and comments are acknowledged, prioritised and actioned • Manage change, be an effective problem solver and embrace innovation • Manage and drive team and individual performance to meet deadlines and quality standards taking account of impact outside area of responsibility • Be the main point of contact for projects and communicate effectively to ensure the client’s needs are fully understood and delivered. Health, Safety, Environmental, Quality and Social Management • By example, promote the highest possible standards of leadership when implementing procedures and best practice, ensuring compliance with Group procedures and legal obligations encouraging a safety culture in full support the company values • Allocate responsibilities and duties for site personnel, check understanding and provide training as necessary • Oversee and ensure that Health, Safety, Environmental, Quality and Social Management documents and procedures are implemented on each project by site teams, kept up to date and undertake senior manager site inspections, ensuring that audits and reports are produced, liaising with the necessary parties • Proactively promote continuous improvement initiatives (e.g. customer and supplier feedback, back to basics, process improvements and knowledge management) • Ensure safe systems of work are well developed, briefed and implemented by the site teams in line with the Group Business Management System • Liaise with third parties to ensure compliance with regulatory standards Project Management • Take ownership of multiple projects, leading delivery teams to manage risk ensuring work is completed safely, on time and within budget, to deliver work profitably and sustainably • Ensure accurate implementation of all engineering controls and compliance with the contract drawings and specification • Ensure all projects are contractually and commercially managed, including responsibility for ensuring all contractual timescales are adhered to • Overseeing and supporting the site teams, perform the role of Contractors Responsible Engineer duties and managing contractual communications. • Manage and monitor the contract deliverables, ensuring all deliverables and associated communications to clients are completed to ensure the company meets its contractual obligations in a collaborative and integrative approach. • Deputise for the Contracts Manager, as required, providing appropriate commercial information to promote informed decision-making. • Make sure all works delivered represent value for money and ensure that fair and effective commercial management processes are implemented and maintained during the life of projects. • Support the commercial team in final account negotiations and settlements of the contracts and support the team with the contract close out. Requirements: * MUST have previous (ideally current), Rail exprience as PM with a principle contractor. * HNC/HND/Related Degree Level * Chartered membership (ICE or CIOB) * CRE * PTS/COSS/SWL * SMSTS * TWC * CSCS There is a generous and comprehensive package on offer includsing an upper quartile salary and bonus. For further information, please do not hesitate to contact Tristan Prior
Construction Jobs Swindon, Wiltshire
Jul 14, 2020
Permanent
Rail Agents of all levels, 3 Individual opportunites, 1 outstanding employer! Quite frankly, if you are seeking for a professional forward thinking employer who are driven and first and foremost, honourable - we think you needs will be well matched with this main contractor. This is a privately owned business who have traded successfully for over 40 years. The company has extensive work scheduled across the South and South East in conjunction with Network Rail and other clients. The projected growth strategy for this business is quite simply staggering – circa 10% growth, year on year for the past 4 years, making this a strong opportunity for career progression. There is a rich blend of work, from platforms and bridges to car parks and ticket halls and also a fair amount of track-side work - valued from £2m-£8m. Key Roles, Responsibilities and Accountabilities: Leadership and Planning • Plan projects while ensuring they are programmed to a level of detail necessary for site teams to deliver projects without delays, while driving best value • Deliver projects in compliance with group policies and procedures • Take ownership alongside the commercial teams of financial forecasting, monitoring and the control of project costs, driving cost reporting and commercial awareness, while always challenging the status quo • Produce daily, weekly and monthly reports to the Senior Site Agent and Project Manager on project performance, efficient team building and resources • Produce and analyse client project progress reports, updated costs and forecasts • Ensure the proper use, commercial engagement and management of the supply chain • Take the lead for effective cost control, maintaining close liaison with operations and commercial managers for Project Controls, Change Management, Planning, Risk Management, Finance and Procurement. • Assist with the compilation and review of monthly CVRs, implementing necessary actions • Ensure weekly review of progress, budget resources and forward planning is carried out,and that lookahead programmes are in place • Chair and attend internal and external meetings and ensure the production of accurate records of any discussions and actions • Ensure timely management of both temporary and permanent design to meet the requirements of each project and lead all actions to solve technical difficulties and improve performance in terms of progress and quality • Be seen as a proud and effective Site Agent and leader of your team. Coach and motivate the site teams and lead by example promoting the values of the company • Encourage and act on feedback – ensure your team’s, customer and client feedback and comments are acknowledged, prioritised and actioned • Manage change, be an effective problem solver and embrace innovation • Manage and drive team and individual performance to meet deadlines and quality standards taking account of impact outside area of responsibility • Be the main point of contact for projects and communicate effectively to ensure the client’s needs are fully understood and delivered. Health, Safety, Environmental, Quality and Social Management • By example, promote the highest possible standards of leadership when implementing procedures and best practice, ensuring compliance with Group procedures and legal obligations encouraging a safety culture in full support of the company values • Allocate responsibilities and duties for site personnel, check understanding and provide training as necessary • Take ownership and ensure that Health, Safety, Environmental, Quality and Social Management documents and procedures are implemented on each project, kept up to date and undertake weekly site inspections, ensuring that audits and reports are produced, liaising with the necessary parties • Proactively promote continuous improvement initiatives (e.g. customer and supplier feedback, back to basics, process improvements and knowledge management) • Ensure safe systems of work are well developed, briefed and implemented by the site teams in line with the Group Business Management System • Liaise with third parties to ensure compliance with regulatory standards Projects Management • Take ownership of individual projects, being commercially aware while managing risk and site activities to ensure work is completed on time and within budget, to deliver work profitably and sustainably • Put in place measures including documentation and briefings to ensure accurate implementation of all engineering controls and compliance with the contract drawings and specification • Ensure projects are contractually and commercially managed, including responsibility for ensuring all contractual timescales are adhered to • Overseeing and supporting the site teams, perform the role of Contractors Responsible Engineer delegated duties and managing contractual communications. • Manage and monitor the contract deliverables, ensuring all such deliverables and associated communications to clients are completed in a timely manner to ensure the company meets its contractual obligations in a collaborative and integrative approach. • Deputise for the Senior Site Agent and Project Manager, as required, providing appropriate commercial information to promote informed decision-making. • Make sure all works delivered represent value for money and ensure that fair and effective commercial management processes are implemented and maintained during the life of projects. • Support the commercial team in final account negotiations and settlements of the contracts and support the team with the contract close out. Person specification - Qualifications, Technical skills and Experience • Qualifications and Training Essential ▪ NVQ/HNC/HND/Related Degree Level ▪ PTS/COSS/SWL ▪ SMSTS ▪ TWC or TWS ▪ CSCS Desirable ▪ Chartered membership (ICE or CIOB) ▪ CRE ▪ SSOWP There is a generous and comprehensive package on offer includsing an upper quartile salary and bonus. For further information, please do not hesitate to contact Tristan Prior
Construction Jobs Bournemouth, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council
Jul 07, 2020
Permanent
THE COMPANY: My client are an international civil engineering and building company, operated by a senior management team of highly skilled professionals who possess the technical abilities and experience to deal with a wide range of projects. They provide a first class service to their clients, both public sector and private, through a network of strategically placed and locally staffed offices throughout the UK. Each regional office has an established team with extensive local knowledge, providing a complete construction service, utilising their technical expertise, in-house labour force, and plant resources. THE PROJECT: A well rounded and experienced Project Manager is required to run a new build £7million mental health facility in Bournemouth. Relevant experience in P21/ P22 and/ NEC forms of contract will be a requirement for this position. THE ROLE: Project Manager As part of the Construction Management team you will be responsible for all aspects of the project from early involvement to beyond completion, including safety, construction delivery, quality and financial performance. In addition you will be expected to develop client relationships to ensure client satisfaction and repeat business. Management of staff from all disciplines is a key part of this role, as is building a strong, client focused team ensuring members are fully, trained supported and utilised. To be successful you will have a proven track record of managing large scale Construction projects valued to £10million. With a positive, professional, team player and client focused attitude you will have the ability to work effectively within a busy working environment
Construction Jobs Southampton, Hampshire
Jul 07, 2020
Permanent
Rail Site Agents and Rail Sub Agents Urgently Required. Quite frankly, if you are looking for a professional forward thinking employer who are driven and first and foremost, honourable - we think you needs will be well matched with this main contractor. Oh, they also have an extensive work schedule across the South and South East in conjunction with Network rail and other clients. The projected growth strategy for this business is quite simply staggering, making this a strong opportunity for career progression. There is a rich blend of work, from platforms and bridges to car parks and ticket halls and also a fair amount of track-side work - valued from £2m-£8m. Your key activities will include: • Set personal example in health, safety and environmental matters by ensuring compliance with Company policies and procedures, and personal safety tours. • Manage, supervise and mentor the project team as appropriate. • Adopt, maintain and promote cost-conscious management through efficient use of all resources. • Maintain good working relationship with RE staff and the supply chain. • Encourage repeat business by adopting a professional attitude with clients and stakeholders. • Establish, maintain and monitor an effective, programme based cost management system, to facilitate control with reliable QF preparation. • Ensure realistic short, medium and contract programmes are prepared, reviewed and updated. • Ensure method statements and risk assessments are prepared, briefed, reviewed and updated. • Ensure all records for measurement and payment purposes are prepared promptly, in appropriate form. • Ensure all necessary site based appointments are made with suitably trained and experienced staff. • Use recorded weekly internal progress meetings to communicate with all levels of the team. • Keep off-site line management apprised of potential problems and future work opportunities. • Establish and maintain close working relationship with buying department to ensure compliant advantageous procurement terms. • Take a personal interest in developing staff to their next level. • Keep abreast of developments in professional field. • Establish close working relationship with general foreman to ensure cost-effective use of labour and plant. Job Requirements Your qualifications, skills and experience should include: • Qualified to ICE Chartered level or equivalent (preferred). • Successful management of a section of a major project, or acting as sub agent on a similar project. • Experience of working in the development and delivery of multi discipline projects from GRIP stages 3-8. • Rail experience, ideally with Network Rail and other customers. • Thorough knowledge of relevant government legislation. • Working knowledge of construction techniques and contract law relevant to construction contracts. • Able to communicate effectively at all levels. • Completion of SMSTS. On offer will be a generous, upper quartile salary with a comprehensive benefits package and plenty of social events. For further information regarding this role, please do not hesitate to contact Tristan Prior
Construction Jobs Richmond, Greater London
Jun 30, 2020
THE COMPANY My Client is an award-winning hotel/ construction company turning over with a reputation for excellence in producing 5 star hotels and spas throughout the uk. The construction arm delivers quality design and build, new build, restoration and refurbishment work from £2million up to £30 million. PROJECT: £10m New build 5 star hotel with adjoining spa facilities. THE ROLE: Freelance (6month) Senior Site/ Project Manager POSITION: SENIOR SITE/ PROJECT MANAGER Main responsibilities - Programme and control operations to achieve agreed completion date; Undertake the works in the most economic manner to eliminate waste to avoid non-recoverables and prelim losses; Maintain the highest standards of health, safety and environmental management; Comply with the standard procedures; Adopt a professional and considerate approach to maintain good working relationships. The successful candidate will have experience of working on similar projects. Planning and programming skills, good computer skills, good communication skills (verbal and written), good health and safety awareness and good time management are important. Commitment, motivation, control and drive are important qualities the successful candidate will possess. In addition, the person will have good interpersonal skills and a professional approach
Construction Jobs Worthing, West Sussex
Jun 23, 2020
Permanent
THE COMPANY My Client is an award-winning construction company turning over £70million regionally, with a reputation for excellence in construction throughout the South of England. For over 40 years they have been the first choice for their customers by providing innovative solutions to complex construction projects. They deliver quality design and build, new build, restoration and refurbishment work from £2million up to £30 million. They have achieved an enviable rate of sustainable growth from their major frameworks, negotiated contracts and partnering agreements they are in a sound financial position. With a large proportion of our work being on a ‘design and build’ basis, they have particular expertise in proposing practical, cost efficient and sustainable construction solutions. If your career plan includes work on prestigious, and challenging projects, working for a thriving, profitable company, who will support and coach your personal development then please call me for more details THE POSITION: Pre-Construction Manager Pre-Construction Manager you will be responsible for submitting completed bids to existing or prospective customers, on time and within budget ensuring that all questions have been answered as fully as possible, and that they are positioned with the best possible chance of success. As a Pre-Construction Manager, you will: * Plan and manage all aspects of bids providing subject matter expertise in the South East area * Ensure effective and inspirational bid management and leadership is provided on all tenders, and personally manage larger tender opportunities * Understand and interact with the overall business, to allow projection of benefits to customers through our proposals * Establish winning strategies and writing plans for quality led bids and participates in red reviews of prequalification documents and tenders Already experienced in pre-contract management, you will have a degree (or equivalent). You will have experience of preparing tender submissions and managing pre-contract teams
Construction Jobs Southampton, Hampshire
May 07, 2020
Permanent
Bid and Content Writer required for an inspiring civil engineering company, a long established, yet growing business in Southampton. The role plays a fundamental part of the bid team, who's members are all, without exception - friendly and jovial personalities. The company has a successful trading history spanning 4 decades, and 300% growth in the last three years, it's a undoubtedly a great time to join this business.The company has a great culture for continuous training and personal development and offer strong career opportunities for those wishing to progress. Crucuically, the company undertake criticial and essential infrastrucuture, which are often government backed schemes and framewworks making this is a compartively stable sector. You will: * Supporting the Work Winning Manager on bids, pitches and proposals * Writing or rewriting a section. * Looking for and crafting good evidence and case studies. * Promoting bid activities internally through the intranet and other internal communication channels * Attending customer / bid events or site visits * Preparing the bid programme and schedule of deliverables including setting key meeting dates * Preparing win plans and other documentation for presentation * Attending kick-off and progress meetings either in person or by conference call with bid team members * Attending workshops to develop win themes, the commercial strategy or elements of our technical solution * Tracking bid progress against programme * Assisting in developing a coherent solution to meet client requirements * Preparing for the handover of the winning bid to the delivery team * Supporting a bid wash-up meeting so lessons learnt can be brought forward to the next bid. Bids will vary in duration, size and complexity: from a few weeks, through to multi-stage negotiated processes, with contract values anything from £50,000 through to £(phone number removed) p.a. and may include civil, road, rail and other infrastructure projects. Bid stages to support include Soft Market Tests (working with Business Development colleagues), Expressions of Interest, PQQ, ITT/ITN, ISOS/ISDS, BAFO as well as closedown and handover to the mobilisation/delivery team Job Requirements What are the requirements? Essential - * Relevant Industry qualification (Minimum HND/HNC. BEng/BSc or equivalent preferred) * Good understanding of construction and civil engineering industry practises and methods * Highly proficient in using document production software to produce compelling proposals (Microsoft Word, Excel etc) * Driving License Non-Essential / Desirables – * Project Management qualification (such as APMP/ PRINCE2 etc) * Use of graphics packages such as Adobe suite, InDesign etc * Knowledge of public and private sector procurement methodologies There will be a generous package, which would be discussed on an individual basis. Here's just some of the other benefits: * Pension Auto Enrolment – 5% from Employee + 3% from Employer = 8% Pension * Holidays = 25 Days + Bank Holidays (5 Days holiday reserved for xmas shut down). * Mileage / Fuel payable at current government rates * Annual Attendance to family fun day * Sponsorship with the Academy if candidates would like to undertake further learning or training * Flexible working to suit employee and family needs * Rewards scheme free of charge – discounts to hundreds of high street stores * An annual bonus has historically been paid, which in recent years has been 2% of salary Interviews will initially take place via video link so that progress can be made during the lockdown. If you require further information - please contact Tristan Prior
Construction Jobs Southampton, Hampshire
May 07, 2020
Permanent
Junior or Assistant Estimator (civil engineering) required for a long established, yet growing business in Southampton. With a successful trading history spanning 4 decades, and 300% growth in the last three years, it's a great time to join this business.The company has a great culture for continuous training and personal development and offer strong career opportunities for those wishing to progress. As an estimator in the Preconstruction team, you will play a key role in preparing properly considered cost estimates and budget prices to meet specified timescales for schemes covering a range of civil engineering industry sectors, work types, locations and value. You will: * Coordinate with the pre-construction team. * Organise and prepare supply chain enquiries. * Contribute to financial submissions. * Prepare and present estimates in conjunction with the Bid Managers, Senior Managers and Directors at cost estimate reviews and settlement meetings. * Coordinate with the Estimator and Bid Manager on all aspects relating to the financial submission. * Contribute to collecting and distributing feedback. * Assist in preparation and hand over of tender information to project teams. Job Requirements What are our requirements? * Degree, HND in Civil Engineering or NVQ equivalent level. * Suitable civil engineering site experience, with good awareness of construction methods and typical production rates / outputs for basic activities. What would be desirable for this role? * Member of relevant professional institution. * Awareness of UK civil construction market. * Awareness of common forms of contract. * Previous experience off SSM7 and the measurement of civls schemes There will be a generous package, which would be discussed on an individual basis. Here's just some of the other benefits: * Pension Auto Enrolment – 5% from Employee + 3% from Employer = 8% Pension * Holidays = 25 Days + Bank Holidays (5 Days holiday reserved for xmas shut down). * Mileage / Fuel payable at current government rates * Annual Attendance to family fun day * Sponsorship with the Academy if candidates would like to undertake further learning or training * Flexible working to suit employee and family needs * Rewards scheme free of charge – discounts to hundreds of high street stores * An annual bonus has historically been paid, which in recent years has been 2% of salary Interviews will initially take place via video link so that progress can be made during the lockdown. If you require further information - please contact Tristan Prior
Construction Jobs Southampton, Hampshire
May 07, 2020
Permanent
THE COMPANY My Client is an award-winning construction company turning over £100million with a reputation for excellence in construction throughout the South of England. For 40 years they have been the first choice for their customers by providing innovative solutions to complex construction projects. They deliver quality design and build, new build, restoration and refurbishment work from £3million up to £30 million. They have achieved an enviable rate of sustainable growth from their major frameworks, negotiated contracts and partnering agreements they are in a sound financial position. With a large proportion of our work being on a ‘design and build’ basis, they have particular expertise in proposing practical, cost efficient and sustainable construction solutions. As they continue to grow, my client needs skilled and experienced professionals to expand and strengthen the teams. If your career plan includes work on prestigious, and challenging projects, working for a thriving, profitable company, who will support and coach your personal development then please call me for more details The Role My Client is currently looking to recruit a Pre-Construction Manager to join their Southern Regional office. Candidates should ideally be able to demonstrate their experiencing of pricing a variety of construction projects in a wide range of sectors adopting a range of construction techniques. The main role of a Pre-Construction Manager is to lead the procurement teams to deliver profitable, de-risked, winning bids on time and to the highest quality whilst maintaining external relationships. In doing so you will manage the procurement process and resources with a high degree of commercial acumen and skill, whilst ensuring that reports are accurate and pricing is available. In this role, not only will you identify opportunities to add value and to identify risks / solutions throughout the project process but you will also reinforce and deliver our customer first ethic; internally and externally. In return they provide to you a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, the opportunities for you to develop your career with and the training to make this happen - but most importantly a great place to work with a true family ethos! Essential and Desirable Criteria Essential Criteria * Have the ability to prepare basic programmes and understand the planning process * Have a track record of successful bid/tender delivery * Have proven experience of managing the procurement process * Have a good understanding of site requirements in respect of preliminaries items * Minimum relevant level 4 qualification (HNC/NVQ4 etc). * Appropriate CSCS card. * MCIOB or RICS Desirable Criteria * Relevant degree * Membership or working towards MAPM * Valid driving licence Personal Qualities * You will be able to model behaviour that shows, respect, helpfulness and co-operation, * Recognise when there are conflicts, acknowledge the feelings and views of all parties, and redirect people's energy towards a common goal, * Inspire trust and commitment from others, * Generate and recognise imaginative and innovative solutions, * Manage multiple demands without losing focus or energy, * Set demanding but achievable objectives for yourself and others, * Encourage and support others to make the best use of their abilities