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Construction Manager

Ref no. BHN569152
Salary £65,000 - £80,000/annum
Location Aylesford, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Our Water sector tier 1 contractor are seeking a Construction Manager for their clean water project based in Burham just north of Maidstone.

Key skills required for this role

Construction, Water, NEC, Delivery, Clean Water


Clean water project experience desirable

Job description

Our Water sector tier 1 contractor are seeking a Construction Manager for their clean water project based in Burham just north of Maidstone.

Burham WTW is a flagship site for our client. You will be managing a major investment project that is highly complex with exciting challenges to overcome. This high profile project has longevity through AMP 8 and they are looking for a Project Manager/Construction Manager who is capable of handling this type of clean water project.

You will report directly to an Operations Manager and your role will include managing Health, Safety, Environmental and Sustainability with responsibility for managing compliance for all delivered construction work. Managing your local construction delivery team to ensure all construction activities are provided in compliance with the scheme deliverables.


  • Lead and manage site construction teams within designated portfolios to deliver projects within approved budget and to an agreed time frame; facilitate project construction kick off meeting and lead health checks
  • Responsible for the performance of suppliers in relation to Safety, Time and Quality including approving RAMS ensuring they are appropriate and adequate
  • Take the lead with Constructability Reviews, Project Rehearsal and Fit for Assembly sign-off which drives outperformance and innovation where possible
  • Drive a focus on zero waste and reducing embodied carbon within construction activities
  • Ensure that the site teams are raising the relevant contractual and commercial notices to the rest of the Project Team in a timely manner
  • Work with the Lead Construction Manager to establish long term and short term resource needs (labour, plant and materials)
  • Ensure full H&S compliance is achieved where the team feel safe everyday and have the confidence and autonomy to raise safety concerns
  • Look to implement a blend of standard products and innovation techniques which will maintain our position as industry-leaders


  • Temporary Works Experience/Qualification
  • Project Management Experience.
  • Degree or equivalent qualification in a construction related discipline.
  • APMP or equivalent
  • Extensive experience in large scale programmes of construction delivery
  • Experience in the water / wastewater treatment industry
  • Experienced in management of and monitoring of Project Programmes.
  • Working knowledge of CDM and construction Health & Safety.
  • Excellent oral and written communicator with the ability to work in close partnership with clients and end users.
  • Must be delivery driven with the ability to set targets
  • Able to manage and motivate multi-disciplinary teams to deliver to time, cost and quality objectives.
  • Strategic, operational, technical and management skills Commercially astute


  • A competitive salary - £60-80k approx
  • Hybrid Working
  • Car/car allowance
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays (with an additional 5 days available to buy)
  • Contribution Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • And many more benefits including - cycle to work scheme, discounts and savings Hub, Kids Pass etc

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