Construction Manager


Posted on Jul 19, 2022 by Igloo3

Reading, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£51.6k - £77.4k Annual
Construction Manager, Reading (UK Flexible). Salary range 51,600 - 77,400 + car/allowance + performance-related bonus + nice benefits

This is an exciting opportunity with the growing business of a leading distributed energy and private network firm who finance, own, operate and maintain energy infrastructure for commercial, industrial and residential customers.

We re seeking Construction Managers across Heating and Cooling, Electric Vehicle (EV), Electric and Gas (E&G) and Distributed Generation & Storage (DG&S).

The role

You ll have responsibility and accountability for the line management, team structure, Safety Health and Wellbeing, compliance, programme delivery, commercial & cost control and quality management of the project portfolio under the team s remit.

You ll develop and deploy a strategy for the function, which ensures the successful delivery of a wide portfolio of projects. Ensuring that each project is reviewed and delivered in a robust manner within the integrity of the project team structure, construction framework partner requirements, optimum construction costs and associated programme.

You ll also be the client point of escalation for all matters related to the projects whilst in the construction phase of the asset lifecycle. The CM shall hold ultimate responsibility for achieving the defined successful outcome of each construction project within your business Sector.

Key responsibilities

Creating, driving and maintaining a positive engagement of company s Safety, Health, Environment and Wellbeing (SHEW) culture throughout the team and into the portfolio of projects that are in the construction element of the asset lifecycle
Interfacing directly with and report indirectly to Senior stakeholders up to Director level across the business and wider Group, and with external clients and stakeholders.
Responsible for the construction delivery of large capital or customer projects within the relevant business sector (Heating and Cooling, Electric Vehicle (EV), Electric and Gas (E&G) and Distributed Generation & Storage (DG&S)
Responsible for ensuring that all Construction Team Projects are managed in line the Commercial & Contractual requirements of the agreements that are in place with clients and subcontractors
Responsible for the adjudication of construction costs, risk mitigation, operability and maintainability of infrastructure for opportunities of a value of typically 20m- 50m or greater (Cat 3) in pre gate 2 activity. Provide direction to Commercial Managers to develop and define contracts that support a level of risk acceptable to the business
Be accountable for the developing and managing the construction portfolio of relevant projects finances effectively
Maintain and develop technical expertise and knowledge in the area of technologies in excess of that of more junior team members relevant sector - Heating and Cooling, Electric Vehicle (EV), Electric and Gas (E&G) and Distributed Generation & Storage (DG&S)

Essential requirements

Industry recognised PM qualifications - PRINCE 2/ APMP Professional
Demonstrable successful track record of delivering large, complex projects in excess of 30-50m TCV in the relevant Heating and Cooling, EV, E&G and DG&S arenas
Extensive experience in enacting senior leadership roles in the delivery of complex projects in the energy industry
Demonstrable experience of working under commercial contract frameworks such as NEC3/4 DOM2 etc.
Health and safety - SMSTS / NEBOSH / IOSH accreditation
Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage with partners, customers and key stakeholders at all levels
Full driving licence is required.


Salary range 51,600 - 77,400 + car/ allowance + bonus and nice benefits.


Please apply via Igloo3 - renewable energy & infrastructure recruitment specialists

Reference: 1672994011

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