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Project Manager – Barking – RC Frame Contractor

  • £75,000 - £90,000 + Benefits + Bonus
  • Specialist Sub Contract
  • London

About the Opportunity:

We have been asked to find a Project Manager capable of delivering a £7 million reinforced concrete frame, basement and associated groundworks package in Barking, East London.

Individuals will need to have a strong understanding of everything from piling, groundworks, basement construction and concrete frame construction, while working on a mixture of residential and commercial projects in the past directly for the sub-contractor overseeing these packages.

Usual duties will apply from overall management of the site team, technical management of the programme and works, through to management of the client and surrounding aspects (i.e. health & safety, temporary works, engineering solutions and site meetings).


About the Company:

Current turnover is around £160 million per annum. As one of the best of the best within the specialist concrete frame and groundwork sector, this organisations projects speak for themselves. They have completed numerous prestigious schemes throughout London and the home counties with several large projects also completed in Birmingham. Their focus on quality, safety and offering a professional service has seen them partner with some of the largest main contractors and developers for long term periods of time, completing multiple projects with individual businesses. In addition to this they are now finding clients choosing to partner with them as principle contractor as they inspire the trust to complete works without supervision from managing contractors. In line with what you would expect from a company of this stature, their staff retention rate is excellent with numerous people choosing to not only spend several years with this business, but also choosing to stay for multiple decades.

They complete great projects. They have fantastic standards. And they keep their people happy long term. What more could you look for in an employer?


About the Requirements:

Suitable candidates need to be degree qualified in civil engineering or construction management and must be able to show a strong history from a site engineer level through to management over the last 5-10+ years.

It is crucial that candidates can show a strong amount of concrete frame construction background having worked for rival concrete frame and groundwork subcontractors in the UK. Candidates from a main contract background cannot be considered.

Regarding software, our client uses the usual Microsoft programmes, standard email functions and Asta Power Project for planning / programming works. Project Managers will be required to use all these tools.


About the Rewards:

This business offers above average packages to ensure their staff are happy with their income and beyond this, to ensure they see this as a long term move when joining the company. Stability of employment and maintaining a low staff turnover is important in line with everything this business stands for.

For this position we have been given a rough bracket of £75,000 to £90,000 per annum as the salary which will also include a car allowance, standard benefits and the structured bonus scheme on top. For individuals looking for a self-employed payment method, we can also offer rates in the region of £350 to £400 per day plus the bonus scheme.


How to Apply:

I am more than happy to discuss this opportunity with people over the phone or face to face in a fully confidential manner. This is an incestuous sector and I fully understand the importance of keeping things discrete.

Alternatively, it would be ideal to see a copy of your CV to understand your previous experience and employment. In line with GDPR, nothing will be done with your CV / details until we have discussed the role in detail anyway, but having gained an understanding of your formal past, this may help when we come to talk and discuss the option.

Either way, my contact details are listed below:


Tel: 01923 750095


About Me, Your Consultant:

My name is Andrew Jackson and I am one of the directors at Cityscape Recruitment Ltd. I have over 14 years’ experience in civil engineering & construction recruitment. During this time I have specialised in the niche sector of concrete frames, groundworks, basement construction and demolition.

Q: What does this mean for you?

A: I have connections with pretty much every company in this field. I can offer you options with a variety of the best employers in this market. In addition to this, I have an in-depth knowledge on each of these employers. I can tell you all about their set ups, projects, future plans and what they can offer you as an individual moving forward.

I am always open to having confidential conversations with individuals interested in expanding their careers. If the right options don’t exist for you right now, we can stay in touch. If however, we have companies that could be ideal for you; I can tell you all about them.