Construction Project Manager Job Description

Role: Construction Project Manager

Location: London

Job Type: Full-time; Permanent

The Role

Our UK-wide building team has built a reputation for high quality offices in commercial and mixed-use developments, healthcare, custodial, defense, and education. 

Currently we are looking for a construction project manager to effectively and professionally manage and monitor the design of and construction of site works including subcontract packages for one of London based Commercial building projects. You will be hiring subcontractors and working with engineers and architects as needed, and keeping track of an inventory of equipment and materials.

Key responsibilities:

  • Oversee subcontractors, labour and material requirements for the contract and support Project Managers with matters primarily relating to on site activities
  • Assist in understanding the design process and report to the project manager/design team any design anomalies
  • Manage, control and liaise with the work trade contractors, labour, plan and material requirements for the contract
  • Solve site problems when they occur, providing feedback to Project Managers on any defects or defaults found and put forward any innovative ideas to alter current methodology
  • Ensure good communications within the project team, manage any construction supervisors, students or trainees who may be in the project team. This includes briefing, delegating, supervising, conducting appraisals and assisting with development issues

Person specification:

  • Previous work experience in construction management or another similar role
  • Previous experience for a tier 1 main contractor (with commercial mixed use project experience preferred)
  • Construction related qualification to HNC level or above
  • Familiar with construction and project management software programs
  • Conflict resolution and conflict management experience

Desirable skills / expertise:

  • Ability to plan and see the “big picture”
  • Ability to multitask
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Critical-thinker and problem-solver
  • Highly organized
  • Excellent time management ability