Planning Manager

April 1, 2019
Job Type
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£85k-95k plus package


About this Role:

Experienced Contracts Manager required to work with this busy main contractor group, to run two large new build residential regeneration schemes in Ealing, West London. 

One is a £40m new build development of 125 apartments over 3 x 5 storey RC framed blocks and a number of new townhouses.  The scheme is a mixture of social housing and private sale units.  Works on this scheme have commenced on site with an established project team in place.

In addition you will also be responsible for a further £15m phase of works in the same area, which has gone through planning, and requires overall strategy, design development, plus planning for methodology, logistics, detailed programming of works, and regular interface with the client through this phase then on to construction on site.

You will be responsible for managing the existing positive client relationship, and the successful delivery of each scheme through the preconstruction and on site construction phases, with focus on safety, quality, progress of works against programme, and commercial performance with the Commercial team.

Ideally an experienced Contracts Manager already, with experience of managing multiple projects and teams at various stages for a Tier1 or 2 main contractor, you will be safety and quality focussed, process driven and be able to demonstrate a successful track record in the role.

Experience and knowledge of residential / regeneration sector works would be advantageous.

This role is fully autonomous and reports directly into the Regional Manager and Construction Director.

About the Company/Client/Project:

The role is with the East Sussex based office of this busy main contractor covering the London and South East.  The business turns over in excess of £250m, with zero debt and a positive cash position.

Scope of works includes new build residential and regeneration, education and healthcare, with projects ranging in value from £25m to £150m in value; Workload is secured for the next 2 years with a mixture of long term schemes and new contract awards.

Requirements including certificates and qualifications:

You will be a Contracts Manager or Senior Project Manager with multiple site experience looking to step up;  Ideally from an Engineering and site management / project management background with a main contractor, you will possess excellent communication skills, planning and problem solving ability, technical knowledge with excellent attention to detail, with a positive, ‘get it right first time’ approach.

You will possess sound technical knowledge together with the experience of working with a large project main contractor construction team.

High standards, attention to detail and the drive to deliver the job on time, spec and budget will be well rewarded with excellent salary and package, promotional and development prospects.

For more information on this contract please contact Martin Olney on 02380 682 662 or send your CV to

Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK

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