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Guildford, South East
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Date Posted:
14 August 2019
reference number:
ROBU 765890

Pre-Construction Manager

Location - Within 1 hour commute of Guildford

Salary and benefits - Competitive salary plus company matched pension and two share options, plus numerous retails rewards and 26 days annual leave.

The opportunity: The client is seeking a Pre-construction Manager to co-ordinate, manage and motivate the project pre-construction bidding team at the Guildford office, reporting in to the Operations Director. The successful candidate will generate profitable tenders for authorisation and submission, to maximise the order pipeline and its conversion into market share, revenue and gross profit within the business unit.

Key Responsibilities:

* To co-ordinate with the Heads of each department and drive the processes of designing the solution(s), estimating the costs and planning the implementation of projects in order to meet or exceed the customers' requirements.
* To recognise contractual, financial, technical and operational risks and to find opportunities to minimise risk and maximise gross profit.
* To implement the clients policies procedures and processes including those for SHE, pre-construction and risk management.
* To promote the clients values towards its customers in order to meet or exceed their expectations, and fulfil the vision of becoming the most highly respected company in the industry.
* Whilst overseeing the bid managers manage their own bids.
* To support the generation and approval of tenders, bonds, warranties, letters of intent, and orders the clients delegated authority limits
* With Head of estimating propose and implement the preconstruction cost budget for project(s)
* To develop and build relationships that support growth in the business unit
* To implement the requirements of national and framework agreements
* To win contracts whilst minimising risk and maximising gross profit
* To generate appropriate tenders
* To manage the design process
* To propose, plan, pricing, costs and gross margin
* To conduct value engineering exercises
* To create the project plans
* To propose tenders, contracts, bonds, et cetera for approval within the authorised limits
* Revenue growth
* Market share
* Pipeline value and conversion

Key Skills and Requirements:

* HNC/D in Construction or related/equivalent qualification (Preferable but not essential)
* Good powers of written and verbal expression
* Strong influencing skills
* Able to effectively lead/coordinate the workforce
* Proactive
* Problem solver underpinned by sound construction knowledge and experience.
* Sound knowledge of H&S&E
* MCIOB or MRICS qualified (or similar) preferred.
* Design; planning; project management or estimating qualification
* Excellent communication and diplomacy skills
* Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure

Closing Date: 15.8.19

If you would like to discuss this role in further detail please contact Jake Stubbington ASAP on 01489 560 200.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.