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Construction Project Manager

Job Title: Construction Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
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Salary: Not Specified
Reference: CON01265
Job Published: February 26, 2021 11:55

Job Description

Job Description

Willmott Dixon are currently looking to recruit a Construction Manager, ideally with residential experience, to work on a mixed use health and residential scheme in Bedfordshire. Candidates will be expected to lead the site management team and to deliver projects safely, on time, within budget and to the highest quality whilst exceeding our customers' expectations. This role is with our London & East business who deliver projects across multiple sectors within north London, the northern home counties and East Anglia. The Construction Manger will be working on the Chiltern Vale Health and Social Care Hub - a mixed use development comprises a four-storey health and social care hub and 98 residential apartments for older people. As a Construction Manager, you will be responsible for: + Maintaining the highest standards of health, safety and environmental management. + Developing and monitoring project strategies in order to achieve the company's sustainability objectives. + Developing and monitoring strategies to deliver a quality build in accordance with the requirements of the project. + Managing the client expectations and adopt a professional and considerate approach to maintain good working relations. + Implementing the supply chain policy. Adopt the principles of the Considerate Constructor's Scheme and manage community relations. + Developing and implementing project strategy and delivery programme. + Ensure effective communication and implementation to deliver the project on time. + Ensure regular monitoring and reporting on progress and instigate corrective actions as required. + Managing the operational aspects of the project to achieve the budget. + Review performance against targets and identify and manage potential risks and opportunities. + Leading and motivating the project team and the supply chain to deliver the project. + Maintaining continuous professional development of yourself and your team to ensure appropriate technical awareness. + Ensuring consistent implementation of standard procedures. + Managing project handover and ensure defect /snag free completion. + Ensuring robust strategy for the closure of defects during defects period and obtain certificate of Making Good Defects within targets set. + Implementing best practice and drive continuous improvement.

Candidate Description

  • Proven track record of successful delivery of residential projects + The ability to control costs, timing and quality in line with targets. + Efficient use of all staff and resources. + Accurate interpretation of contract documents, programmes, drawings and technical specifications. + Understanding and appropriately sharing build programmes. + The ability to manage teams including the supply chain, direct employees and consultants. + Minimum relevant level 4 qualification (HNC/NVQ4 etc). + Appropriate CSCS card. + SMSTS certificate. + First Aid at Work certificate. + Valid driving licence. Desirable + Relevant degree. + MCIOB Personal Qualities At Willmott Dixon we look for a balance of skills and experience but just as important to us are your values and behaviours. This role would be suitable to a person who: + Is a team player + Is able to influence and inspire + Has a growth mindset + Has excellent listening skills + Is able to Problem solve + Is positive & proactive + Has excellent presentations skills both written and verbal + Is innovative/creative/open minded + Displays model behaviour that shows respect, helpfulness and co-operation + Reflects regularly on experiences and performances and constantly seeks to improve + Is personable, friendly, approachable, motivated and flexible + Has the ability to communicate with all levels of staff + Is people focused + Is driven/motivated + Is organised/detailed

Employer Description

At Willmott Dixon we provide an inclusive and flexible working environment for people to thrive in and we are happy to support agile working wherever possible., Willmott Dixon is one of the largest privately owned Construction businesses in the UK. Our unique selling point is our people. We are passionate about people, with a real focus and drive around continuous development. We strongly believe that this passion has allowed us the success we have enjoyed in recent years. Above everything else you will be joining a values based business: our values are at the centre of every activity we undertake. Having the right talent, coupled with the right culture and values, ensures that we have a sustained future and a trusted brand in our respective markets. Willmott Dixon has recently been awarded 5th place in the Sunday Times Best Companies Top 100 to work for and is the first major contractor and developer to win a Queen's Award for Enterprise in the category of sustainable development. We have also been recognised for outstanding investment in communities with a CommunityMark from Business in the Community and have recently achieved the Platinum Investors in People accreditation.