Construction Manager Jobs

Construction Managers supervise and direct people to make sure a building project is completed safely, on time and within budget. In Construction Management Jobs, you'll have to travel to sites and occasionally stay away from home. Experienced managers can become contract managers or take on Construction Director Jobs

A large part of the work is done outdoors on site, in all kinds of weather.  Work is usually with a construction company or a specialist sub-contractor. There are also opportunities with local building contractors, central and local government, utility companies, and large organisations such as major retailers.

Core job requirements in Construction Management

Construction Manager Jobs are mainly responsible for:

  • Developing a programme of work for the project, supervising the building work, making sure the site is safe
  • Ensuring good industrial relations and reporting on progress to the client who is paying for the work.
  • Supervising the preparation of the site and communicate with a wide range of people including the public and professionals such as architects, engineers, estimators, and surveyors. 

Construction Management Qualifications

The CIOB offers qualifications in Construction Site Supervision and Site Management at Levels 3 and 4. Level 5 in Construction Project Management is aimed at people already working as project managers. The CIOB can provide a list of organisations running these courses.

It is possible to become self-employed, particularly in specialist areas of the work. There are also opportunities for Construction Managers in teaching and research and support services such as health and safety.  The average salary for a Construction Manager is £40,000 a year.

A Construction Manager should

  • have excellent interpersonal skills
  • be able to manage staff
  • be good at logistics, planning and problem solving

Contact the Construction Division Team

Email the Construction Division at construction@stafffinders.co.uk.

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    Location: London

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Surveyor - Quantity

    Are you an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor in the Residential Industry? Look no further!

    I am working alongside one of the largest Residential Developers in London who are currently looking for an experienced Senior Quantity Surveyor to join the team!

    The prime candidate should have:
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  2. Project Manager

    Location: Edinburgh

    Salary: TBC

    Category: Senior Management

    Are you interested in an exciting new challenge working with a fantastic team?
    A client with vision and pipeline for the future?
    Our client is currently recruiting for a Project Manager to be based in Edinburgh. Our Client is a UK leading contractor. 
    This is a fantastic opportunity to manage ...