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Pre-Consruction Manager

Posted 13 September by Setsquare Recruitment Ended

Setsquare is in search of an experienced Pre-Construction Manager to join a prestigious team in Exeter.

The Successful applicant will be experienced in taking the preconstruction lead on tender and framework bids taking responsibility for the projects from inception (PQQ or project identification) to starting on site.

Liaise with Managing Estimator to ensure time frames are achieved for the technical and commercial elements of bids.

Take the lead on tenders with the clients representatives establishing win strategy and key client drivers for selection.

Be the Business Units main point of contact with central head office framework functions for relevant work sectors (in terms of preconstruction) €" such as education, health, custodial etc.

Lead in tender bid settlements with the appropriate grade of director personnel who can sign off bids.

Manage a small preconstruction team based in Exeter Business Unit liaising with the construction delivery teams prior to commencing on site.
Liaise with design managers or lead the preconstruction design process depending on the project size and complexity.


Liaising with other team members Business Development Manager; Managing Estimator & Estimating team; Construction delivery teams; Design Managers; Planning Manager; Head office framework functions.

Lead bids and take responsibility for - client liaison during bid; technical bid submissions; lead bid settlement meetings with appropriate director.

Knowledge skills & experience
Asta Planning Skills (Desirable);
BIM understanding (Desirable);
5 years preconstruction experience bid writing/ submissions, ideally with similar peer group contractor in local area;
Engineering/ Construction Management background;
10 years+ site experience;
ICIOB or BSc Hons in construction related subject (Desirable);
Safety training â€" SMSTS (Desirable);
Asta Programming skills;
Maths/ English GCSE.

Successful applicants:

Personable with excellent communication skills;
Able to think quickly on their feet and adapt to situation;
Good written English skills and highly numerate;
Team player;
Winning mentality.

For an informal chat please contact Sophie Gamble

Setsquare is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.

Setsquare is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 33300336

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