Pre Construction Manager

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Pre-Construction Manager

We are proud to represent this established regional contractor operating across London and the South East to recruit a Pre-Construction Manager. A business with zero borrowings and a turnover approaching £100M they operate in general main contracting in most sectors for projects ranging upwards to £30M.

Job Role:

As Pre-Construction Manager you are responsible for ensuring that all aspects of a construction project are planned and organised prior to breaking ground. This involves a great deal of organisation, communication, and problem-solving skills. The most important skill for a Pre-Construction Manager to have is the ability to think logically and strategically.

This includes the ability to analyse complex problems, identify solutions, and communicate effectively with all stakeholders. In addition, the Manager must be able to manage multiple projects at once, prioritise tasks, and remain organised to ensure the successful completion of the project. Furthermore, they must be knowledgeable in the areas of budgeting, scheduling, and risk management.

It is also essential for you to have strong interpersonal skills to build relationships with subcontractors and collaborate with other members of the construction team. With these skills and qualities, will effectively lead projects from start to finish, ensuring safety, quality, and efficiency throughout the entire process.

Job Description:

  • Oversee the development of pre-construction documents, including plans and specifications.
  • Evaluate, negotiate, and award construction contracts.
  • Monitor the progress and quality of pre-construction activities.
  • Manage the pre-construction budget and ensure accuracy of cost estimates.
  • Coordinate with external consultants (architects, engineers, surveyors, etc) to ensure project compliance with applicable codes, regulations, and industry standards.
  • Participate in project meetings to discuss and resolve issues related to pre-construction activities.
  • Identify potential risks associated with the pre-construction process and provide solutions to address them.
  • Manage the scheduling of subcontractors and vendors to ensure timely completion of pre-construction activities.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with contractors, suppliers, and other industry professionals.
  • Ensure compliance with safety protocols and regulations throughout the pre-construction process.

Skills & Competences:

  • Knowledge of applicable construction regulations, codes, and standards.
  • Ability to analyse construction drawings and specifications.
  • Ability to interpret and apply contractual requirements.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Proven leadership and team-building capabilities.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of construction estimating, budgeting, and scheduling techniques.
  • Good organisational and time management skills.
  • Ability to identify and solve problems quickly and efficiently.
  • Understanding of building components and systems.
  • In-depth knowledge of construction materials and methods.
  • Ability to work with subcontractors and other project stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in computer-aided design (CAD) software and Microsoft Office Suite applications.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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