Reports to: Operations Manager

Job Purpose: To take responsibility for an identified geographical area of operation within operating Division and to manage the relevant Construction Team to provide a quality product efficiently, safely and professionally; within set budgets and agreed timescales, and delivering high standards of customer service

Responsible for: Staff: Project Managers/ Site Managers/Site personnel (through Project Managers)

Key Responsibilities

The job holder is responsible for effectively managing the Area Construction function to ensure best practices are followed, costs are controlled, the area maximises revenue generation and contribution to the company’s operating profit and increases the value added to the company.

  1. Project Planning

In conjunction with Operations Manager, agree strategy for Project delivery

Proactively identify critical path issues/ risks and put plans in place to mitigate them and meet key dates.

Identify in advance a schedule of information required to meet the Project delivery programme and circulate as necessary.

Continuously Liaise with other heads of departments in resource planning and management.


  1. Projects Delivery Schedule

In conjunction with the Operations Manager, produce Projects delivery programmes and monitor and review in conjunction with Project Managers to ensure adherence to programmes specific to their projects.

This includes visits to site.

Liaise with the other Departments on the appointment of suitable sub contractors and suppliers to ensure adequate resources and expertise to achieve required quality within agreed timescales.

Ensure synchronization of Projects in his Area to optimize performance

Ensure all Project Managers on site are aware of Project duration, the first expected production.

Identify any issues affecting programme delivery within the area and resolve to meet required timescales.

Monitor level of work in progress and materials on site working closely with the Project Manager.


  1. Project Quality

Monitor and inspect construction regularly to ensure that all quality control procedures are being adhered to and that the highest standards are being achieved and reflected in good client test results.

Visit each site at least weekly.


  1. Project Costs

Ensure full awareness of site budget and monthly valuations carried out on each development.

Ensure every Project manager submits claims for all executed works

Liaise with the Commercial team to ensure site and build costs are being controlled within budget.

Hold Cost Value Comparison meetings with Project Managers as required to review costs and take necessary action to rectify variances.

Review all extra over costs and variation orders to minimise cost whilst ensuring programme and quality is achieved.


  1. Staff

Ensure the right quantity and calibre of staff are recruited for and by Project Managers; and in accordance with company policy and procedures.

Lead, motivate, communicate with, develop, appraise and performance manage staff to ensure they are fully motivated to achieve best performance to meet the company’s needs.

Ensure the Area Team runs in accordance with Company Policies and Procedures.

Ensure that poor performance is not tolerated and is remedied via support, training or disciplinary action as appropriate.

Assist in recruitment of site management and weekly staff and ensure new starter’s Induction Plans are reviewed and completed within laid down timescales.

Liaise with Operations Manager and Human Resources on all employment issues.

Recognise and encourage excellent performance.


  1. Health & Safety

Before a site commences review the layout of the construction site with the Project Manager showing traffic management plans, security of the site and protection of the public.

Ensure Project Managers comply with responsibilities as laid down in the Company’s Health, Safety & Environment Policy in order to ensure a safe working environment for employed, sub contractors and members of the public.

Carry out monthly inspections of each site with the Project Managers plus quarterly inspections with the Operations Manager.


  1. Employer Management/ Service

Ensure full understanding of Policy and Procedures both pre and post contract.

Monitor and continually review the quality being produced to ensure that at all stages of construction the highest standards are being achieved.

In liaison with the Operations Manager, review services to clients, both pre and post legal contract, to deliver the highest standard of customer satisfaction.

Explore new projects prospects within the Area.


  1. Meetings

Sometimes attend Site meetings as required and keep the management team fully informed of site issues and progress and assist in closing down issues and providing support.

Working Relationships: Effective working relationships are an essential part of daily working life. This role requires the job holder to be a strong team player and team builder to ensure all targets are achieved.



Minimum of 10 years’ experience with engineering background


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