Construction Project Manager

We have an opportunity with a niche contractor specialising in a wide range of construction projects, including new builds, refurbishments, and infrastructure works. They are currently seeking a skilled and experienced Construction Project Manager to join their team. The successful individual will have ideally both contracting and client side experience within the construction industry and be fluent on current CDM regulations.

Job Summary:

As a Construction Project Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing and managing the successful delivery of construction projects from inception to completion. Your primary focus will be on ensuring projects are delivered within budget, on time, and to the required quality standards. This role requires a strong background in construction project management, ideally with experience in both contracting and client-side roles.

Responsibilities:

Project Planning and Execution:

  • Develop project plans, including timelines, milestones, and resource allocation, to ensure efficient project execution.
  • Oversee the coordination of all project activities, including procurement, subcontractor management, and site operations.
  • Monitor project progress, identifying potential risks and implementing appropriate mitigation strategies.
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations and quality standards throughout the project lifecycle.

Budget and Cost Management:

  • Develop and manage project budgets, working closely with the Quantity Surveyor and Commercial team.
  • Monitor project costs, identifying cost-saving opportunities and addressing any budgetary concerns.
  • Review and approve subcontractor payments, variations, and claims, ensuring accurate and timely invoicing.


Stakeholder Management:

  • Act as the primary point of contact for clients, consultants, subcontractors, and other project stakeholders.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, ensuring their needs and expectations are met throughout the project.
  • Liaise with architects, engineers, and other design professionals to ensure effective coordination and project delivery.


Team Leadership and Coordination:

  • Lead and manage project teams, including site staff, subcontractors, and suppliers
  • Provide clear direction and guidance to team members, ensuring effective communication and collaboration.
  • Conduct regular project meetings, including progress updates, safety briefings, and subcontractor coordination meetings.

Quality Control and Compliance:

  • Ensure compliance with project specifications, design documents, and relevant regulations.
  • Conduct regular inspections and quality audits to ensure adherence to quality standards.
  • Address any non-conformance issues promptly, implementing corrective actions as necessary.

Reporting and Documentation:

  • Prepare regular progress reports, including project status updates, financial summaries, and risk assessments.
  • Maintain comprehensive project documentation, including contracts, drawings, specifications, and correspondence.
  • Prepare and submit necessary project closeout documents, such as as-built drawings and operation manuals.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, Civil Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Project Manager in the construction industry, ideally with a combination of contracting and client-side experience.
  • Experience in delivering a variety of construction projects, including new builds, refurbishments, and infrastructure works.
  • Strong knowledge of construction methodologies, building regulations, and health and safety practices.
  • Excellent project management skills, including budgeting, scheduling, and resource allocation.
  • Strong leadership and team management abilities, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with clients, subcontractors, and other stakeholders.
  • Proficient in project management software and tools.
  • Professional accreditation or membership with relevant industry bodies is advantageous.

If you are a motivated and experienced Construction Project Manager with a background in contracting and a track record of successfully delivering diverse construction projects, we would love to hear from you. Join our client's team in Fife and contribute to their ongoing success.