Senior Project Manager - Construction

Recruitment Genius
07 Oct 2016
03 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
This company is one of the largest independently owned construction, infrastructure and support services companies in the UK. They have reached their 50th year of trading in better shape than ever, with a strong confirmed order book, diverse income streams and a dedicated, expert workforce.

Covering the entire built environment lifecycle, they operate throughout the UK, with offices across Scotland and the North and Midlands of England.

This company comprises 21 businesses, directly employing over 1900 people. A strong entrepreneurial culture - built on the foundations of innovation, productivity and sustainability - permeates the group.

Although they encompass a variety of separate businesses and capabilities, they are one group with a common goal: working together to transform communities.

This role will be working for their company, based in Dundee.

This position is specifically to manage a large mixed use development project based in the heart of Dundee. This project will be a flagship project for one of their largest Construction Divisions in Scotland. This is a great opportunity for personal growth, to work within a business which boasts a great pipeline of future projects with excellent relationships with local clients.


- Regular liaison with clients and design team
- Working closely with the Project Quantity Surveyor, providing the necessary input for reporting purposes
- Developing the main logic of the works programme and to monitor and drive weekly progress
- Develop method statements and risk assessments in conjunction with the safety plan
- Providing leadership and support to staff
- Sourcing labour and maintaining high productivity and quality workmanship
- Day to day operational planning and problem solving
- Checking and correcting allocation and time sheets
- Ensuring compliance with the company Quality Procedure and Manual
- Attending meetings as required
- Hold, chair and minute sub-contractor meetings
- Preparing reports
- Answering correspondence relating to the project
- Reporting contractual risk situations to Senior Management Team
- Supervising the quality of works throughout the project and handing over a snag free building

Skills and Experience:

- Significant managerial experience within both Public & Private sectors of the construction industry
- Experience of construction in a variety of sectors and managing high value projects
- Varied project history and good knowledge of the sub-contractor base
- Evidence of continuous professional development throughout career
- A strong understanding of technical issues and trends in the construction sectors
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to build strong relationships at all levels
- Acute analytical, planning and organisational skills
- Strong leadership and decision making skills and the ability to respond to change
- Client focused approach
- Proactive, flexible, motivated, enthusiastic
- Valid CSCS card (level 5)
- SMSTS 5 day course
- First aid and Health and Safety training
- Highly proficient IT user (including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)