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Senior Construction Project Manager

Senior Construction Project Manager

Job Title: Senior Construction Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Swansea
Industry: Construction
Reference: HQ890_1636540617
Contact Name: Naomi Gibbs
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 November 2021
Job Description

Vibe Recruit's client is looking to appoint a Senior Construction Project Manager. A fantastic opportunity to work for a growing business based in Swansea.

This role reports to the Contract Operations Manager and is responsible for managing all site-based activities, ensuring that contracts are delivered on time, to the required standards within budget, whilst maximising client satisfaction.

Key Responsibilities


  • Determine and define scope of work and deliverables
  • Predict resources needed to complete projects
  • Obtain necessary permits, approvals, and other regulatory prerequisites
  • Draft and submit budget based on scope of work and resource requirements
  • Manage costs in order to meet budget
  • Provide direction over contracts and subcontracts
  • Manage construction schedule and activities
  • Issue progress updates as needed regarding costs and timelines
  • Ensure work is done in compliance with all relevant building and safety rules/regulations
  • Select and manage subcontractor and supplier relationships
  • Coordinate efforts across entire project between architects, designers, engineers, and subcontractors

Commercial department

In conjunction with the Quantity Surveyor or Financial Controller (as appropriate)

  • Monitor job costs and progress against budget
  • Liaise with them to make sure the valuations are submitted on time
  • Ensure in-coming invoices or applications for payment from sub-contractors and labour agencies are checked and signed off to release payment
  • Ensure all variations are identified
  • Compile, submit and negotiate the agreement of the final contract account

Academic Qualifications

  • Degree (or working towards) in Building Construction, Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or Architecture

Essential Skills and Experience

  • 5+ years of experience in project management within construction
  • Comfortable reading and understanding designs and drawings
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and general computer software
  • Demonstrated knowledge of construction, engineering, and architecture principles
  • Ability to budget, schedule, negotiate, and control costs
  • High degree of familiarity with contract and subcontract documents, terms, and conditions
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Holder of a full valid UK driving licence

Desirable Skills and Qualifications

  • Previous experience with use of AutoCAD drawing packages
  • Previous experience in forecourt biased construction
  • Prince 2 Accreditation

For more information please contact Naomi on 07506 949615.

Vibe Recruit is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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