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Date Added: Tue 11/06/2024

Construction Manager

West End, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + company benefits

Ardmore have been at the forefront in delivering hundreds of major projects across London. Some of our iconic projects include the Corinthia Hotel, Old War Office restoration and the Greenwich Peninsula.

We build homes, offices, hotels, schools, medical centres, parks, playgrounds - every facility our great city needs. And we do it with passion. With sensitivity. With style!

This role will be looking after the Internals Packages and sub contractors for the job. If you have experience with Grade 1-2listed/Heritage Refurbishments then this will be a massive bonus!

The Project:

Is a Grade 1 & 2 listed building that is being transformed into high end residential apartments.

There will be a total of 42 units across 3 blocks. The project is valued at £92m.

The roof will be extended and turn into a penthouse and there will be a gym, spa and swimming people built underground!

The project is stone's throw away from London, Victoria station.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Ensure any temporary works have the necessary design and are installed in accordance with the design.
  • Produce 2-week look ahead programmes for managers, operatives and sub-contractors working under you to ensure that the construction programme is achieved.
  • Ensure all operatives have signed a daily safe start, are inducted, have the relevant permit for their works, receive weekly toolbox talks and are working to the appropriate risk assessments and method statements.
  • Ensure the works are planned out in a logical manner paying attention to materials storage, deliveries, plant and traffic movements, craneage and any other site logistics.
  • Management of plant to ensure it is ordered in advance, used efficiently, tracked while on site and off hired when no longer required.
  • Manage labour resources and ensure these do not exceed the labour forecast for the project.
  • Ensure all materials are taken off, ordered and delivered to site in advance of any works and in line with the construction programme.
  • Ensure all managers/engineers and sub-contractors are working to the latest construction issue information.
  • Liaise with the senior engineer on site to ensure that all setting out is done in appropriate time and its accuracy is checked.
  • Ensure all the relevant QA is completed by the engineers, as well as any sub-contractors working under you. Report to the PM any items raised with regards to QA and propose remedial actions
  • Hold weekly (as a minimum) progress meetings with the site team and subcontractors and report to the project manager on progress of works against programme.

We're Looking For:

  • NVQ Level 6 in Construction management or equivalent
  • CSCS black card (management level)
  • NHBC Standards
  • Knowledge of QA systems - Ideally Field view
  • At least 2 years' experience in a similar position with a main contractor

Example of Company Benefits (Dependent on role level)

  • Competitive Maternity, Adoption & Paternity Pay scheme
  • Medical Cover (Most pre-existing conditions are covered) - Dependent on role level
  • Competitive holiday allowances, starting with 25 + bank holidays and going up to 29 days + Bank holidays (dependant on length of service), Day off on your birthday also included!
  • Competitive pension scheme to help you for when you retire
  • Life Assurance (Paying 4* your salary)
  • Relevant professional membership fees paid and continued support with your professional growth and Learning.
  • Generous Staff referral scheme, paying up to £3,500
  • The opportunity to save up to 25% on your bike via the Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounts on 100's of retailers and Gyms

Further Information About the Role

Kindly be aware that this advertisement for our job vacancy may not encompass all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the role described. It is subject to potential amendments at the sole discretion of Ardmore.

For a full role profile, please contact us directly at

Equal Opportunities

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

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