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Construction Project Manager

Summary
Construction Project Manager
Salary Competitive salary
Schedule Full Time
Location Boldmere House Hams Hall Distribution Park, Faraday Ave, Birmingham B46 1AL, UK

Construction Project Manager


Description
Construction Project Manager


The Works is a unique place to… well… work.


We’re the UK’s leading family friendly retailer of value gifts, arts, crafts, toys, books and stationery.  Our purpose is to inspire reading, learning, creativity and play to make lives more fulfilled.   Underpinning this we believe in the importance of fun and fulfilment, making our purpose available to everyone and to be the go-to place to inspire our customers.

 

We’re a proactive and hardworking bunch. We’ve built an environment that’s busy, fast-moving and full of energy. Our atmosphere is welcoming, friendly and inclusive. If you’re the kind of person who’s as crafty, caring and can-do as we are, then this is the kind of culture for you.

 

As Construction Project Manager you will be responsible for overseeing a number of different types of constriction projects. You will lead the project from initiation to close, hiring subcontractors, working with vendors and tracking inventory of equipment and materials. You should be knowledgeable about regulations, permits and project management methodology. The ability to work well with others, be highly organised and detail-oriented, meet deadlines and strive to stay within budget are essential in this role.

 

The bit ‘About the Role’

 

  • Collaborate with engineers and architects to determine the specifications of each project
  • Negotiate contracts with external vendors to reach profitable agreements
  • Obtain permits and licenses from appropriate authorities
  • Determine needed resources (people, equipment, and materials) from start to finish with attention to budgetary limitations
  • Plan all construction operations and schedule intermediate phases to ensure deadlines will be met
  • Acquire equipment and material and monitor stocks to effectively handle inadequacies
  • Hire contractors and other staff and allocate responsibilities
  • Supervise the work of labourers and mechanics and give them guidance when needed
  • Evaluate progress and prepare detailed reports
  • Ensure adherence to all health and safety standards and report issues

 

Behaviours:

PROBLEM SOLVING – You proactively identify issues and their causes, coming up with actionable solutions

COLLABORATION – You enjoy building and developing relationships with stakeholders, keeping key people involved and updated

HIGHLY ORGANISED – Able to prioritise your workload, set expectations and manage multiple projects

PERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS – Great attention to detail and able to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines

COMMUNICATION – Highly effective, succinct and clear communications both written and verbal

 

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Proven experience as a Construction Project Manager
  • Experience in the re-tendering of contracts
  • In-depth understanding of construction procedures and material and project management principals
  • Retail or leisure project management experience
  • Experience in large scale roll out projects or refurbishment projects
  • Familiarity with quality and health and safety standards
  • Good knowledge of MS Office
  • Familiarity with construction / project management software

 

What we will give to you…!

  • 25% discount off our products in store!
  • Hybrid working
  • 33 days holiday (inclusive of Bank Holidays).
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme to increase your annual leave entitlement.
  • Company pension contribution.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Life Assurance.
  • Healthcare Cash Plan.
  • Free Car Parking.
  • Charity Giving - Pennies from Heaven and Give as you Earn.

 

Finally, the bit ‘About The Works’

We are people who do!

Here at The Works, we are building a working environment that’s fun, friendly, and supportive - all at the same time. It’s somewhere that’s designed for people who love getting busy, whether that’s helping customers, meeting new challenges, or building a rewarding career.

We are the UK’s leading family friendly retailer of value gifts, arts, crafts, toys, books and stationery. With over 500 stores nationwide together with a brilliant online store, we’re here to offer our customers a unique and enjoyable shopping experience, built on our core principles of value, variety and quality. 

Oh....and we are super proud to be a Best Companies, Best Big Company to work for in the UK in 2021

The Works is somewhere you can put your proud and passionate, inclusive and accessible, confident and honest, fun and creative, and nimble and driven approach to work.

Construction Project Manager


The Works is a unique place to… well… work.


We’re the UK’s leading family friendly retailer of value gifts, arts, crafts, toys, books and stationery.  Our purpose is to inspire reading, learning, creativity and play to make lives more fulfilled.   Underpinning this we believe in the importance of fun and fulfilment, making our purpose available to everyone and to be the go-to place to inspire our customers.

 

We’re a proactive and hardworking bunch. We’ve built an environment that’s busy, fast-moving and full of energy. Our atmosphere is welcoming, friendly and inclusive. If you’re the kind of person who’s as crafty, caring and can-do as we are, then this is the kind of culture for you.

 

As Construction Project Manager you will be responsible for overseeing a number of different types of constriction projects. You will lead the project from initiation to close, hiring subcontractors, working with vendors and tracking inventory of equipment and materials. You should be knowledgeable about regulations, permits and project management methodology. The ability to work well with others, be highly organised and detail-oriented, meet deadlines and strive to stay within budget are essential in this role.

 

The bit ‘About the Role’

 

  • Collaborate with engineers and architects to determine the specifications of each project
  • Negotiate contracts with external vendors to reach profitable agreements
  • Obtain permits and licenses from appropriate authorities
  • Determine needed resources (people, equipment, and materials) from start to finish with attention to budgetary limitations
  • Plan all construction operations and schedule intermediate phases to ensure deadlines will be met
  • Acquire equipment and material and monitor stocks to effectively handle inadequacies
  • Hire contractors and other staff and allocate responsibilities
  • Supervise the work of labourers and mechanics and give them guidance when needed
  • Evaluate progress and prepare detailed reports
  • Ensure adherence to all health and safety standards and report issues

 

Behaviours:

PROBLEM SOLVING – You proactively identify issues and their causes, coming up with actionable solutions

COLLABORATION – You enjoy building and developing relationships with stakeholders, keeping key people involved and updated

HIGHLY ORGANISED – Able to prioritise your workload, set expectations and manage multiple projects

PERSONAL EFFECTIVENESS – Great attention to detail and able to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines

COMMUNICATION – Highly effective, succinct and clear communications both written and verbal

 

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Proven experience as a Construction Project Manager
  • Experience in the re-tendering of contracts
  • In-depth understanding of construction procedures and material and project management principals
  • Retail or leisure project management experience
  • Experience in large scale roll out projects or refurbishment projects
  • Familiarity with quality and health and safety standards
  • Good knowledge of MS Office
  • Familiarity with construction / project management software

 

What we will give to you…!

  • 25% discount off our products in store!
  • Hybrid working
  • 33 days holiday (inclusive of Bank Holidays).
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme to increase your annual leave entitlement.
  • Company pension contribution.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Life Assurance.
  • Healthcare Cash Plan.
  • Free Car Parking.
  • Charity Giving - Pennies from Heaven and Give as you Earn.

 

Finally, the bit ‘About The Works’

We are people who do!

Here at The Works, we are building a working environment that’s fun, friendly, and supportive - all at the same time. It’s somewhere that’s designed for people who love getting busy, whether that’s helping customers, meeting new challenges, or building a rewarding career.

We are the UK’s leading family friendly retailer of value gifts, arts, crafts, toys, books and stationery. With over 500 stores nationwide together with a brilliant online store, we’re here to offer our customers a unique and enjoyable shopping experience, built on our core principles of value, variety and quality. 

Oh....and we are super proud to be a Best Companies, Best Big Company to work for in the UK in 2021

The Works is somewhere you can put your proud and passionate, inclusive and accessible, confident and honest, fun and creative, and nimble and driven approach to work.


Details
Salary Competitive salary
Schedule Full Time
Location Boldmere House Hams Hall Distribution Park, Faraday Ave, Birmingham B46 1AL, UK

Skills
Constructive Project Manager
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Boldmere House Hams Hall Distribution Park, Faraday Ave, Birmingham B46 1AL, UK