Construction Manager – Healthcare/Pharmaceutical/Industrial

About the Company:

Our client has been established for 70 years and provides a broad range of consulting, design, engineering, management and construction services. They have extensive knowledge in providing solutions to complex and challenging facility projects for industrial, commercial and public buildings. The company is established across a broad range of sectors including:

  • Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology
  • Laboratories
  • Air Transport
  • Broadcast and Entertainment
  • Food and Beverage
  • Logistics
  • Manufacturing
  • Office Buildings


The company offices are based in London and the North West with further offices based in the USA.

This company has very prominent exposure within the Pharmaceutical, University and project Laboratory sector with very close relationships with most of the major players in this market sector.

 Well established and dynamic, the company are currently seeking a Construction Manager who can provide supervision over a greenfield Manufacturing Chemist build-project based in Kent.

The high-profile project is currently in design phase and due to begin construction in June 2017.


About the Role:

Our client is currently seeking a Construction Manager who will be involved with all on-site activities ensuring that everything is running according to time, cost and quality guidelines. As Construction Manger you will also be a point of contact for the Senior Project Manager on the project.

The suitable candidate will be able to manage the full construction process for phases of the project, whilst taking responsibility for Site Management, Health and Safety, and Quality Control. Working closely with the Process Engineer, Site Secretary and Assistant Construction Manager, you will take ownership of the subcontracts once placed, as well as management of M&E staff and Civil Engineer. On the technical side, you will have an understanding of details and design principles in order to contribute to buildability in design meetings and to plan the efficient involvement of the Design team on site issues.

About the benefits / rewards:

The salary will be dependent on level of exposure to industry. The company offers excellent opportunities and offers a basic salary in the region of £55,000 – £60,000.  In addition to the basic salary there will be benefits including car allowance, pension, health and travel allowance. The biggest reward from this position will be the potential to progress within the business and consequently package details will increase with responsibility.


Candidates will have prior experience of managing sites as a Construction Manager. They should be PC literate on Microsoft software, Microsoft project or Power Project and possess strategic thinking and planning. Candidates should be a Team Player, but able to lead from the front and take charge of specific tasks across all disciplines to maintain progress and success. They will have excellent written skills and be an excellent and clear communicator. A priority is the ability to work under pressure, keep a sense of priority and keep the team under control. This role will involve extensive client interaction and would ideally suit candidates from a contracting or consultancy background.

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