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Lead Construction Manager

Ref no. BHN552142
Location Peterborough, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

Our tier 1 water sector construction client is seeking a Lead Construction Manager for their @one Anglian Water framework based out of Peterborough.

Key skills required for this role

Construction, Manager, Water, Delivery, Improvements


Water sector experience is desirable

Job description

Our tier 1 water sector construction client is seeking a Lead Construction Manager for their @one Anglian Water framework based out of Peterborough.

The alliance delivers half of Anglian Waters' capital investment programme and are seeking a Lead Construction Manager for AMP7 projects and beyond


  • Working within Water and Water Recycling Infrastructure to manage your own construction management team.
  • Ensure all construction activities are provided in compliance with the scheme deliverables from development stage ready to go to site and project completion with zero defects at Delivery Milestone 4 in conjunction with the Delivery teams
  • Play a key role in implementing a culture of collaboration, best practice & continuous improvement across the programme and supply chain. Bring the best from partners and other industries where appropriate.

You will be responsible for but not limited to:

  • Develop, sustain and lead a high performing integrated construction management team by blending people with the right attitude, skills, and experience to deliver the assigned projects and or portfolios
  • Lead people from different partner company backgrounds and disciplines; utilise their knowledge and experience to achieve best practice
  • Responsibility to train, coach, and mentor team members to perform their role and personal objectives to drive a culture of coaching and feedback
  • Ensure effective performance management, retention, and succession planning and that all team members follow the Alliance ways of working
  • Work closely with the Head of Operations and Senior General Manager to establish long term resource needs, future view on resources and DLO strategy if applicable and proactively inform or escalate any shortfalls or gaps in resources against the delivery plan and take appropriate steps to remedy
  • Ensure health and safety is considered during the development and implementation of strategies, projects, standards, and processes and is not comprised at any time or in any circumstances
  • Actively seek new ways of implementing best practices from partner home organisations and the wider construction sector and innovate using new products and technologies for the benefit of the @one Alliance


  • Proven experience of managing teams between 5 to 20 reports at a leadership level, along with significant reputable Construction and H&S experience.
  • You'll be working across the Water and Water Recycling Infrastructure team so experience within this sector is essential.
  • Able to inspire and lead a team, you'll encourage and support groups and individuals to achieve critical tasks and outcomes with the ability to adopt a can-do attitude and willingness to be hands on if required, to achieve the deliverables.
  • You'll be able to operate at all levels to suit need and the situation with the ability to manage conflicting demands.
  • You'll demonstrate excellent communication skills and will be performance driven, with proven experience of managing multiple stakeholder groups both internal and external to the organisation.


  • A competitive salary up to £80k depending on experience
  • Car/car allowance (subject to role and level of position)
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays (with an additional 5 days available to buy)
  • Hybrid working to be discussed
  • Contribution Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Private medical Insurance

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