Construction Manager

Posted 23 February by Willmott Dixon Featured

Willmott Dixon Construction is looking to recruit an experienced Construction Manager for their Farnborough office covering projects along the M3 & M4 corridors. You will be an experienced Construction Manager capable of running and delivering projects of £10mn plus. This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the Times Top 100 Best Companies to work for (14th place) which is continuing to grow. If you are looking for a new opportunity with an organisation that encourages people with a growth mindset to challenge the status quo and effect change then this could be the right role for you.

Key responsibilities will be to:

    • Maintain the highest standards of health, safety and environmental management.
    • Develop and monitor project strategies in order to achieve the company’s sustainability objectives.
    • Develop and monitor strategies to deliver a quality build in accordance with the requirements of the project.
    • Manage the client expectations and adopt a professional and considerate approach to maintain good working relations.
    • Implement the supply chain policy. Adopt the principles of the Considerate Constructor’s Scheme and manage community relations.
    • Develop and implement 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.
    • Manage the operational aspects of the project to achieve the budget.
    • Review performance against targets and identify and manage potential risks and opportunities.
    • Lead and motivate the project team and the supply chain to deliver the project.
    • Maintain continuous professional development of yourself and your team to ensure appropriate technical awareness.
    • Ensure consistent implementation of standard procedures.
    • Manage project handover and ensure defect /snag free completion.
    • Ensure robust strategy for the closure of defects during defects period and obtain certificate of Making Good Defects within targets set.
    • Implement best practice and drive continuous improvement.
Essential and desirable criteria


    • Proven track record of successful delivery of projects.
    • Experience using Microsoft suite of Office programmes; inc. Excel, Word, Outlook and Project.
    • 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.


    • Relevant degree.
    • MCIOB
Additional information

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