Project Manager - Construction

Job Title: Project Manager - Construction
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + package + bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: LHPM182_1547571593
Contact Name: Lee Howard
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 15, 2019 17:00

Job Description

Project Manager - Birmingham - £70,000 - £80,000

Due to continued business growth and a very exciting pipeline, a well establish, leading residential construction business is looking for a Project Manager to be based out of their Birmingam office. The publicly listed business operates across the UK with various housebuilding and urban regeneration projects.

You will be leading a well-established team who demonstrate a strong team-focused approach, therefore your ability to lead by example and believe in excellent people management will enable you to develop and grow within the role and wider business.

The successful candidate must have concrete frame experience and have worked for tier one main contractor. They must also specialise in high-rise units as there are over 20 floors consisting of 400+ unites. Project is valued at between £12 - £15 million.

Main responsibilities

  • Direct the team to deliver units according to the Build programme and sequencing
  • Build relationships and maintain strong communication between Commercial, Technical, Build and all other departments necessary
  • Lead the preparation of contract document and negotiation and letting of contracts to target dates
  • Manage and promote strong working relationships with subcontractors and Contractors involved at all stages of the project
  • Performance manage your site based team, contractors and suppliers, identifying and anticipating problems and striving to resolve issues in a constructive manner
  • Benchmarking costs and reviewing budget control with the commercial team
  • Lead best practice for Health and Safety assurance; inspections, site set up and storage facilities
  • Show to be an strong promoter of the company Quality Manual, Build Manual, CCS, HSE standards and NHBC guidelines
  • Manage your reports and weekly progress by maximising use of the right technology and tools
  • Lead and promote the importance of quality in all aspects of Production, particularly when dealing with tight deadlines

We are looking for the following skills and attributes against the job criteria:

  • Proven Project Management experience with a new homes builder/ residential main contractor
  • Experience in working for a new homes developer or residential construction related
  • Experience leading projects for low to medium rise apartment developments as concrete frame build
  • Passion for delivering high quality builds
  • Excellent ability to keep on track and resolve issues related to the build programme
  • Strong people management skills

If interested in this position, please contact Lee Howard on 01252 330 090 or email me at

Project Manager - Birmingham - £70,000 - £80,000