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Construction Manager

Willmott Dixon
Closing date
8 Jun 2024

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We are currently seeking a dynamic and dedicated Construction Manager (Project Manager) to help lead an exciting refurbishment project in Central Birmingham. This opportunity is due our continuous expansion in this sector.

As a Construction Manager, you will play a pivotal role in leading, developing, and implementing project strategies, ensuring the successful delivery of the program. Your responsibilities will encompass effective team leadership, communication, and implementation, resulting in the timely completion of projects. Monitoring progress regularly and initiating corrective actions as needed will be integral to your role. Leading the project team and effectively managing the supply chain, you will ensure projects are delivered safely, within budget, and to the highest quality standards, exceeding customer expectations. You will likely be a critical thinker who can make clear, reasoned judgements based on interpreting and understanding your people, project and problem at hand.

Being a Tier 1 national contractor, we uphold stringent commitments to sustainability. We expect our Construction Managers (Project Managers) to drive their teams to surpass these targets (environmental, social value, etc.) and set a culture of quality delivery.

At our core, our values in customer service, quality, safety, sustainability, and our unique culture set us apart. Explore our website to determine if this is the right environment for you to cultivate a rewarding career.

Key Objectives:

  • Lead, develop, and implement project strategy for successful program delivery.
  • Ensure effective team leadership, communication, and implementation.
  • Monitor and report on project progress regularly, taking corrective actions as necessary.
  • Lead the project team and manage the supply chain to deliver projects safely, on time, within budget, and to the highest quality.
  • Exceed sustainability targets, including environmental and social value commitments.
  • Uphold a culture of quality delivery.

Essential and Desirable Criteria

Essential Criteria:

  • Proven track record of successfully leading complex projects (ideally refurbishments).
  • Control costs, timing, and quality in line with targets.
  • Read and accurately interpret contract documents, programs, drawings, and technical specifications.
  • Manage teams, including the supply chain, direct employees, and consultants.
  • Minimum relevant Level 4 qualification (HNC/NVQ4, etc.).
  • Appropriate CSCS card.
  • First Aid at Work certificate.
  • Valid driving license.
  • SMSTS certificate.

Desirable Criteria:

  • Construction-related degree.
  • Working towards MCIOB.
  • Proficiency in Power Project planning software (we use AstaPowerProject).

If you are a motivated professional with the skills and experience to excel in this role, we invite you to apply and join us in shaping the future of construction excellence.

Additional Information

At Willmott Dixon we provide an inclusive and flexible working environment for people to thrive in and we are happy to support agile working wherever possible. We are a proud member of the Disability Confident Scheme.

About Us

We are proud to be part of the Willmott Dixon family; a privately-owned contracting and interior fit out group in the UK. With a rich history, amazing track record and strong values, this partnership makes us a stronger and more progressive organisation, allowing us to share knowledge and take on bigger and better projects.


Willmott Dixon is the 2nd largest capital works, regeneration and support services. We pride ourselves on our long history, and in being a sustainable company which respects and care for people in the wider environment.

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