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Pre Construction Manager

Job Title: Pre Construction Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East England, England
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: FULL TIME
REF: PreC - SE_1652777946
Contact Name: Gregor McDonald
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Pre-Construction Manager
Industry - Planned works
Location - South East London
Salary - Up to £70,000 DOE

Job Description

Daniel Owen are proud to be partnered with a large growing property maintenance company in the South East area. This is an exciting opportunity to join a company with an aggressive growth plan.

They are looking for a Pre-Construction Manager to come on board managing the Pre-construction stage for several projects at any one time for the Planned Works contracts in the South East area. Working closely with the senior management staff, you will manage pre-con stage of all major works projects.

Daily responsibilities for the successful Pre Construction Manager will include:

  • Responsible for managing the Pre-construction stage for several major works projects at any one time. This includes:
  • Drafting the project master programmes
  • Managing the pre-construction/ tender stage liaising with Consultants, Design Team, Business Development, Commercial Team, Internal and Site Construction Team on a regular basis for each project
  • Drive achievement of key project milestones
  • Coordinating estimating activities with commercial/estimating team
  • Evaluate and act upon tender information and develop an appropriate bid/procurement strategy with other members of the work winning / pre-construction team - incorporating design, construction and commercial aspects to ensure ultimate success.
  • Responsible for developing the pre-construction project budget or Pre-construction Services Agreement and manage within the budget.
  • Ensure full Governance is undertaken on all submissions with sign off by all stakeholders.
  • Liaise with functions to ensure appropriate Pre-construction resource to meet project requirements can be achieved to the plan.
  • Ensure changes in programme are communicated to the team members and leadership team
  • Support the work winning team and Estimating/Cost Planning to ensure a well-considered and accurate project feasibility / viability is reached.
  • Support the pre-construction manager to create the Pre-construction framework within which the business will develop pre-construction activities with Customers and Suppliers.
  • Proven track record of working on various planned works projects (K&B's Externals, Internals, Roofing, Cladding, EWI etc)
  • Must have a proven track record working in a Tier one contractor or social housing company
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with the client representatives and customers as appropriate and maintain best practice introducing innovative processes which will add value and drive efficiencies.
  • Experience managing all major works projects.
  • Regularly review service delivery.
  • Operational focus - Someone who can manage various processes, can oversee the operational delivery of the project and is very organised.

Requirements for the role:

  • You will have a proven track record and experience of managing the pre-construction stages of major works projects.
  • The successful candidate will be able to work productively in a pressurised environment, act decisively when faced with urgent issues while consistently always maintaining a high level of service.
  • Social Housing, Local authority or Tier 1 contractor experience is a must.