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Pre-construction Manager

£40,000 - £45,000
14 Jan 2021
Job Type:
We are currently recruiting for a Pre-construction Manager for our site in Porton Down, Salisbury. 
Job purpose:
The role of the pre-construction manager is to aid the project teams in the review of project pre-construction information and help identify deliverables of the projects. The role will also be responsible for the management of CDM activities and Principal contractor / principal designer requirements. To act as a conduit between the client CDM advisory capability and our internal projects team.
Key duties:
  • Review of client pre-construction information to help influence development of project scope and deliverables
  • Review and approval of project construction phase plans
  • Understand and challenge technical documents relating to design and construction
  • Recommend if additional external resources are required to support the project deliverables
  • To review RIBA stage designs submitted by subcontractors or the client and provide feedback
  • When required help with the development of designs into later stages
  • Lead in the application of the principal designer requirements within each project
  • Working with the project managers, ensure all principal contractor and principal designer requirements are met
  • Be the main point of contact for the client CDM advisor and a conduit between the client CDM advisor and EMCOR project team
  • To help review and manage project safety controls and coordinate project safety inspections and identifying trends for improvements
  • To act as a liaison between external bodies (building control, DFSA etc..) to ensure correct communications established between projects
Person Specification
  • Proactive and energetic approach to performing tasks, self motivated
  • Good interpersonal skills to enable effective working relationships to be developed
  • An ability to deliver results, with a minimum of supervision, to meet agreed output dates    
  • Computer literate and able to demonstrate a good working knowledge of MS Office
  • Experience of working in a Facilities Management environment, or within a team constructing new building projects, will be an advantage
  • A qualification at ONC, or equivalent NVQ level, in a construction or building services subject will be an advantage
  • HNC/HND qualification would be an advantage
  • Ability to gain SC security clearance is essential  
Other factors relevant to the role:
  • Role is based at Dstl Porton Down but occasional visits to other Dstl sites may be required 

  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Auto enrol pension
  • Flexible benefits available (retail discounts, reduced gym memberships etc)