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Construction Project Manager

Ref no. BHN566948
Salary £39.55/hour
Location City of Preston, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 12 Months
Job status Open

Job summary

Construction Project Manager - 12 month contract - Samlesbury, Lancashire - £39.55 ph UMB or £30.42 ph PAYE (Inside IR35)

Key skills required for this role

Construction Project Manager, Construction, Project Manager, Work Service Engineer,


Construction Project Manager

Job description

The Role

As an OSSC Works Service Engineer is required to strengthen the existing Investments Projects, Facilities Management Team; we currently have a vacancy for a Works Service Engineer, based at our Samlesbury site in Lancashire, but flexibility in working across the business is expected. This role does offer Hybrid working (min 3days on site/work)

As a Works Service Engineer you would be responsible for the coordination of the design, procurement oversight and construction planning of a wide range of facilities being undertaken and planned, at UK and International locations. These projects would include; key infrastructure upgrades, utilities installation, building refurbishments, new build facilities and airfield facilities. The role supports bid activity, initially moving through into design at the time of contract award. The design and procurement would be run by a professional services / consultancy organisation with client side oversight, project readiness and mobilsiation being managed by the successful candidate.

This role offers a variety of work across all aspects of an Operational customer site expanding your knowledge and experience. This role will involve travel within the UK and overseas to the Middle East for customer interaction and site orientation of the design works.

Role Responsibilties:

Not limited to...

  • Interpretation of site customer requirements, leading to the preparation of design requirements, specifications, implementation plans and financial business cases.
  • Co-ordinating and managing project teams, consultants and contractors to effectively deliver the project design and implement the construction activities.
  • Manage the team through the required RIBA Plan of Work Stages and required company approval process to the desired customer, client and company objectives.
  • Applying technical skills, ensuring all relevant BAE / industry standards are achieved and costs are minimised where possible.
  • Resolution management of any design, construction and SHE issues associated with the project output through the life of the project, using your technical expertise and customer liaison expertise.
  • Managing the prequalification process, selection and tendering activities to implement the construction activities.
  • Monitoring and managing implementation progress against the agreed design, programme and quality plans, to achieve the project objectives and progress milestones.
  • Ensuring that all projects are delivered in accordance with company and departmental quality procedures.
  • Responsible for the Health & Safety aspects throughout the project lifecycle, ensuring projects are designed, coordinated and implemented in line with current company processes and statutory health and safety legislation.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience:

  • Degree qualified in Construction, Building Services and/or Facilities Management is required, however other similar disciplines will be considered.
  • Excellent understanding of the RIBA plan of work and how to implement robust processes to delivery designs within time, cost and quality.
  • Extensive experience of Construction project installations.
  • Relevant qualification or equivalent experience in managing Health & Safety (e.g. NEBSOH General Certificate, or similar).
  • Proven experience of managing contractors on major construction projects in full compliance with the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2015.
  • Excellent supplier management and communication skills.
  • Flexibility to work for short periods of time at customer locations, consultancy offices and travel between the required location in support of the programme and project objectives.
  • Potential for overseas travel and secondment opportunities to work overseas in the delivery of the either the design or construction phases.


  • Project Management qualification would be desirable.
  • International Construction experience would be desirable.

Security Requirements: SC & ITAR

This role will require the person to hold full Security Clearance (SC) prior to working onsite. You will need to obtain a BPSS check as part of this process. You must currently hold or be eligible and willing to obtain SC. In addition, this role involves direct and/or indirect access to ITAR Material which means there are restrictions on dual nationals. Therefore you must hold a British Nationality to apply for this role. If you are unsure as to whether you are eligible, please contact me to discuss.

The Umbrella rate quoted above is the Gross Umbrella rate (i.e. the rate we pay to the Umbrella Company inclusive of ALL employment costs). Please note, the rate paid by the Umbrella will be less, as will a Limited Deemed rate or Agency PAYE rate. Please get in touch to discuss the rates via these different payment vehicles.

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