Construction Project and Design Manager Reading, Berkshire (with remote working options and some on-site visits)
Driven by innovation, Sapphire Balconies is the nation’s leading balcony specialist. We’re a well-established family firm who are passionate about challenging traditional methods and going above and beyond to deliver an unrivalled service.
We are currently looking for a Construction Project and Design Manager to join our talented team in Reading.
- Salary of up to £60,000 per annum DOE - Quarterly bonus and private medical insurance (after probation) - 22 days’ holiday per annum plus Bank Holidays - Remote working options
If you are a methodical construction project and contract management professional with experience in the façade or balcony industry, this is a brilliant opportunity to join a market-leading business.
With a strong leadership team, a forward-thinking approach and a rich history of success, we have a bright future ahead, and you will play an integral role in maintaining our reputation for innovation, quality and service excellence.
Once you join us, you’ll discover an inclusive, supportive culture where a healthy and positive work/life balance is encouraged. We also believe in giving back and offer plenty of opportunities to get involved with charity and community-based initiatives, enabling you to do some good while progressing your career.
As the Construction Project and Design Manager, you will be responsible for the design, procurement, production, delivery and installation of balconies and/or balustrades on allocated projects.
Spending approximately 70% of your time on design work and 30% on project management, you will:
- Manage the budget, programme and customer relationships on your allocated projects - Review briefs against drawings and documents to develop an understanding of requirements - Raise RFIs for any item requiring clarity - Formulate cost plans based on best estimates - Work with Site Liaison Managers and the Resource Scheduler to develop and maintain project programmes in order to manage key milestones - Raise specification revisions - Provide positive leadership and teamwork examples for others and strive to achieve our strategic goals - Value engineer each design to minimise costs - Instruct the CAD Designer regarding project requirements, goals and timeframes - Work with Structural Engineers for structural guideline calculations and Quality Managers for quality plans
To join us as the Construction Project and Design Manager, you will need:
- At least five years’ progressive responsibility with quantifiable results in similar construction project and contract management roles, including contract and commercial negotiation, project administration, management, reporting, quality and health and safety standards - At a minimum, five years’ experience of working effectively with construction procedures and materials and project management principles including time with modular off-site construction - At least two years’ experience in the façade or balcony industry - At a minimum, an HND or equivalent qualification (ideally a degree) - A CSCS card - A full driving licence (preferably clean)
A project management certification would be beneficial to your application.
Other organisations may call this role Construction Project Manager, Contract Manager, Construction Contract Manager, Construction Design Manager, Balcony Project Manager, Balcony Design Project Manager, or Construction Design Project Manager.
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