Construction Manager

Construction Manager


Role Reference No: UK/66/CM

Location: Manchester, UK

Position Type: Full Time

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: Competitive 


  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Car allowance
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 25 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays
  • Childcare Vouchers


The Role

BCEGI UK has an exciting opportunity for a Construction Manager to join our expanding business in Manchester.


  • Take overall responsibility for the successful completion of the construction programme, meeting or exceeding all contractual obligations
  • Monitor delivery of the project, identifying risk and opportunities. Working with key stakeholders to optimise project delivery
  • Assess the ‘buildability’ of the proposed design, and ensure that Design teams produce feasible designs within the required timescales
  • Lead the delivery of construction works, ensuring compliance with all company processes and protocols
  • Manage and develop the supervisory and engineering team, and lead project steering groups/cross discipline action groups, as required
  • Responsible for the monitoring and management of construction budgets
  • Live the BCEGI Values
  • Ensure that HS&E targets, KPIs are set and managed, monitor the effectiveness of the HS&E management system, lead/review accident investigations and carry out periodic Safety and Environmental Tours & risk reviews and implement safety improvement options
  • Ensure that sufficient resources are allocated to the Works Section and that each has an appropriate level of ability
  • Set targets and KPI’s in line with Project objectives and monitor performance, ensuring that site audits are undertaken and action is taken to implement improvements
  • Manage the implementation of systems and processes for Right First Time approach
  • Overall ownership of Handover Documentation for Section
  • Set targets and KPI’s in line with key outputs and monitor performance, reporting Section Progress, driving lean initiatives and carrying out constructive analysis of the fully resourced programme, and monitor/manage sub-contractor performance against KPIs
  • Ensure production of operational target programmes to reflect overall construction programme
  • Chair weekly team leader meetings to review strategic performance on site, report progress and reasons for difference within Project Review meetings
  • Liaise with off-site functions for knowledge sharing and best practice
  • Identify longer term strategic training to support individual development as required
  • Set and align targets and KPI’s in line with budget forecast, oversee the preparation of a cost plan and manage cost v value, through leading weekly cost meetings and identification and action regarding improvement areas
  • Manage the procurement of subcontractors and advise on commercial aspects / preferred attendances and operational risks to the scheme and mitigation options
  • Produce the risk schedule for section, review and update


  • Demonstrate good construction management experience
  • Can demonstrate experience of team management and leadership skills
  • Strong team player
  • Ability to solve problems using judgement and analysis
  • Excellent negotiation, communication and influencing skills
  • Ability to develop and manage strong business and stakeholder relationships
  • Quality-driven approach
  • Has a proven track record in delivering high-value projects to the correct standard within timescales and budget
  • Has worked for a top tier construction company within the last 5 years



We are always looking for new talent.

If you’ve got the ambition to work for a highly respected, international construction business, as part of our dynamic, friendly and multi-cultural team, we’d love to hear from you. We’re always looking for local talent to work with us on our range of exciting projects across the globe.