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Construction Project Manager (Team Lead/Dept Head)

Job Title: Construction Project Manager (Team Lead/Dept Head)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southampton/South Coast
Salary: 55000 - 65000
Contact Name: Lorna Dane
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 3 years ago

Job Description

Construction Project Manager – Team Leader / Dept Head (based near Southampton)

£60-65k (negotiable), generous bonus, car/car allowance, healthcare, pension and more…..

Currently recruiting an experienced Construction Project Manager – Team Leader to enhance and lead a busy, high performing and established team.  This role will appeal to those with ambition, ready to make their mark in an established business with a coveted reputation and exemplary track record.  This role is an attractive mix of team leadership and line management, whilst remaining hands on as a project manager.

The Employer

Recognized as the market leader, experts in our sector, we are a specialist Leisure Design & Build fit out, refurbishment and construction company delivering work of the highest quality to new and repeat customers.  We focus on the delivery of bespoke environments, predominantly in the local authority, trust, education and private sectors. We have achieved consistent growth, and by undertaking larger more complex projects, this continues.  We promote a positive and open culture, a high customer focus, and the desire to be the ‘best in class’ in what we do.

The Role

Reporting to the Operations Director, we are looking for a (senior) Project Manager, Team Leader to carry out the following tasks:-

  • Manage a team of Project Managers (PMs), whilst actively involved in your own project(s) which range in size between £100k to £5m

  • From a base near Southampton, manage sites across the UK, attending meetings and acting as the main point of contact between ourselves and the client

  • Management of all aspects of project delivery from early construction phases to final account

  • Building and maintaining the company’s reputation for exemplary construction standards and post completion customer experience

  • Ensure the PMs are performing well, on target for delivery and budget

  • Providing regular reports on team performance, flagging up issues that may potentially affect completion and profitability

  • Support PMs on technical and line management matters

  • Ensuring resources for each project are available and arranging holiday cover as required

  • Attendance at weekly management meetings

Experience, Skills and Qualifications required by the (Senior) Project Manager, Team Lead:

  • Successful background within the interiors, fit out and construction industry

  • Technical and practical knowledge of construction methods, procurement and delivery of multiple projects simultaneously

  • Strong commercial track record

  • Presentable, good communications (verbal and written) and comfortable customer facing

  • Organised, methodical, high attention to detail

  • Highly numerate and literate with very good IT skills (including MS Office)

*If you are a Quantity Surveyor with a Contracts Management background, or a Contract Manager with a Quantity Surveyor background, this role may suit