pre-construction manager in exeter

07 September 2017
nick davis, randstad cpe
job type
£ 60,000 - £ 70,000 per year
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exeter, south west
construction & property
sub specialism
job type
£ 60,000 - £ 70,000 per year
reference number
nick davis, randstad cpe
01454 610000
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job description

Pre-Construction Manager

Are you looking to work as part of a major construction player within the UK? Looking to advance where you are today? Within a team like minded, fully committed and take pride in their work. You will be made to feel as though you have been part of the team for years.

An exciting opportunity has opened up within the Exeter Area.


* Competitive Salary
* Based on site
* Flexible working
* Flexible benefits
* Sharesave scheme
* Rewards for excellence
* Employee discount scheme
* Training and development
* Opportunities, nationally and internationally


* To take the preconstruction lead on tender and framework bids taking responsibility for the projects from inception (PQQ or project identification) to starting on site.
* Liaise with Managing Estimator to ensure timeframes are achieved for the technical and commercial elements of bids.
* Take the lead on tenders with the clients representatives establishing win strategy's and key client drivers for selection.
* Be the Business Units main point of contact with central head office framework functions for relevant work sectors (in terms of preconstruction) - such as education, health, custodial etc.
* Lead in tender bid settlements with the appropriate grade of director personnel who can sign off bids.
* Manage a small preconstruction team based in Exeter Business Unit liaising with the construction delivery teams prior to commencing on site.
* Liaise with design managers or lead the preconstruction design process depending on the project size and complexity.
* Liaising with other team members - Business Development Manager; Managing Estimator & Estimating team; Construction delivery teams; Design Managers; Planning Manager; Head office framework functions.
* Lead bids and take responsibility for - client liaison during bid; technical bid submissions; lead bid settlement meetings with appropriate director.

About yourself

* Personable with excellent communication skills;
* Able to think quickly on their feet and adapt to situation;
* Good written English skills and highly numerate;
* Team player;
* Winning mentality.


* Asta Planning Skills (Desirable);
* BIM understanding (Desirable);
* 5 years preconstruction experience - bid writing/ submissions, Ideally with similar peer group contractor in local area;
* Engineering/ Construction Management background;
* 10 years+ site experience;
* ICIOB or BSc Hons in construction related subject (Desirable);
* Safety training - SMSTS (Desirable);
* Asta Programming skills;
* Maths/ English GCSE.

If you're committed to delivering time and time again and playing a pivotal part in the building process of the future. Then please don't hesitate to get in touch. I'm happy to help no matter how small the query is.

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.


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