Construction Manager

Up to £70,000 + Package
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We are currently recruiting for a Construction Manager to Join an established HS2 contractor in Birmingham on a permanent basis.

As construction manager you will be leading a team of engineers and foreman to ensure deliverables are met. These will be linked to the major structures that are being constructed. 



  • Ensure the timely delivery and programme of all works 
  • Lead a team of engineers and foreman to collaboratively work with both supply chain and client to ensure the satisfactory delivery of all parties.
  • Maintain stability with stakeholders and adjacent operations to ensure compliance and the delivery of works programme
  • Liaise weekly with the project planner and ensure all programmes are updated and accurately conveyed to the team and client
  • Ensure activities for all partners are coordinated and that the required focus is given to the critical path
  • Maintain full communication of progress, issues and delays to all relevant stakeholders 
  • Ensure all RAMS are in place and suitable prior to works commencing and being followed as works are undertaken
  • Ensure ITP’S are in place prior to works commencing and followed/ completed during the works
  • In conjunction with the discipline supervisor, ensure that plant, labour and materials for each item of work are identified and available in good time
  • Review the drawing and specification to identify errors and omissions and bring these to the attention of the project team via TQ’s
  • Be fully conversant with supply chain contract conditions and the attendances
  • Maintain programme and identify opportunities. Work closely with the project & commercial manager to ensure all changes and deviations from the scope of works are recorded and submitted to the correct process, such as early warning notices.
  • Communicate with the project team, issues of non-conformances and contractual correspondence, maintaining comprehensive records of resources employed on additional works
  • Keep a full and accurate daily diary, including any changes/ variations, specialist attendances, upload all daily diary reports onto BC and provide the construction manager/ senior agent/ works manager with an emailed report at the end of each shift
  • Ensure compliance with all the environmental requirements and particularly ensure that the water management is compliant with consents.    


  • Civil Engineering related qualification (HNC, HND, BSc MSc, BEng, MEng)
  • Able to provide suitable experience delivering complex structures
  • Relevant experience on structures, working within heavy civil engineering
  • An understanding of fibre reinforced concrete structures, working over water & segmental construction.
  • Site Management Safety Training Scheme SMSTS
  • Relevant CSCS Card
  • Other relevant training (preferred includes Appointed Person, relevant lifting training and temporary works co-ordination and first aid/fire marshal)
  • Understanding of Engineering Principles and extensive technical knowledge of construction techniques and best practices
  • Knowledge of construction contracts and forms of contract through formal training
  • Experience working within a multicultural project and with diverse teams
  • Experience working within a Lean Management environment and with Integrated Delivery Teams.
  • Computer competence (MS Word, Excel, Document control system, Primavera software)
  • Leadership & Ability to integrate a team.