Senior Project Manager - Construction

  • Job Reference: HSE Jobs
  • Date Posted: 19 March 2024
  • Recruiter: Bouygues UK
  • Location: Canning Town
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Site Manager
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We seek an experienced Senior Construction Project Manager.This new project is part of the PDA strategy with Newham for 5 phases of development, this new project will be referred to as HQ4. With our current project on the adjacent site HQ3 this compliments our work in the Newham area. This development to involve student housing with retail and leisure/workspace facilities. We require an experienced construction professional who is well versed in the delivery of a project from cradle to grave.  

 Job Purpose & Scope:

You will be solely responsible for the economic safe management of the site in respect of progress, workmanship, health, safety, environmental and quality standards by ensuring that adequate and proper labour, plant, materials and sub-contractor resources are available and adequately directed to meet the requirements of the contract.

You will have skills and experience in the following::

  • Degree or equivalent in an Engineering or Construction discipline
  • Extensive experience working with a main contractor
  • Strong knowledge of UK building regulations
  • Excellent Leadership and Financial Control skills
  • Results oriented
  • Thorough Understanding of UK H&S construction laws
  • Stress Management skills
  • High levels of quality standards
  • Keen attention to H&S matters
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks at once
  • Innovative and able to identify and implement new ways to do things to achieve better ways of working
  • Proven technical knowledge and a profit minded ability 

General Duties:

You will be solely responsible for the Project, health, safety and the environment, as contained within the Health and Safety Management System. Where unsure and assistance is required liaise with the appointed Health and Safety Advisor.

Actively lead by example at all times ensuring that all working relationships with internal and external customers are consistent and to the highest standards.

Ensure that the company gets the best out of its subcontractors and suppliers, by proper selection and management in conjunction with the project team.

Work with the commercial and procurement teams to ensure proper protection of the company’s financial and contractual position.

Ensure that for all activities you are responsible for, all company process/standards laid down in the Business Quality Management System are adhered to

Manage all disciplines, i.e. Surveying, Design Management, Buying, Planning, Human Resources, Health, Safety and Environment, to provide effective management of the project.

Why Bouygues UK

Day in day out our teams deliver some of the most technically innovative and challenging projects across the UK and the world. With a strong corporate culture our values reflect how we operate with Respect, Excellence, Courage, Integrity and Passion. We offer competitive basic salaries coupled with generous company benefits including:

·       26 days annual leave, increasing to 30 days

·       pension scheme

·       life insurance

·       private medical insurance

·       BY Extra – opt into lifestyle benefits

·       Volunteering opportunities

Bouygues Construction UK was awarded the Top Employers United Kingdom and Top Employers Europe certification!

Together with our partners and clients, Bouygues UK delivers award-winning construction, development and regeneration projects to the most exacting standards across public and commercial private sectors.

Bouygues UK is part of the Bouygues Group, a diverse global business which operates in the construction, engineering, energy, media and telecommunications markets.

With annual sales of over €32 billion and operations in over 100 countries, the financial strength of our group is a key differentiator in these challenging economic times. In the UK, this is around £4.2 billion and over 22,000 employees across the various branches of the group.

Be Yourself!

Here at Bouygues we value the creativity and innovation that our diverse workforce brings, encouraging people from all backgrounds. By joining us, you will be inspired to bring your full self to the workplace, speak up and share your unique ideas. You will also have an opportunity to join our employee led diversity & inclusion communities such as WeLink (women network), Encompass (LGBTQ+), Kaleidoscope (BAME), Disability and Wellness peer support network, Parents and Carers network.

We are an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.