Pre-Contract Construction Manager

Daria Tkach
Midlands and East Anglia
£50-60k + car allowance
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A new, exciting Pre-Contract Construction Manager job vacancy with a property management company in Nottingham. You will be responsible for managing the delivery of pre-contract project deliverables of residential properties.

Suitable Pre- Contract Construction Manager candidates will have previous experience of delivering pre-contract duties in a residential environment and strong understanding of JCT form of contract.

Project Details

Pre-Contract Construction Manager role is work as part of a team to drive the delivery of residential units. The successful Pre- Contract Construction Manager Candidate will need to be confident in collaborating with investors and developer teams to manage the delivery of pre-contract project deliverables.

The projects will be high quality, purpose build housing for the private rental market.

This is a hybrid working opportunity, with 1 or 2 days a week spent working from Nottingham office with the remaining time working from home or with clients.

Responsibilities and Duties

Pre – Contract Construction Manager duties will include:

  • Pre-contract lead on multiple residential projects – specifically suburban family housing and low-rise apartments for the build-to-rent sector
  • Collaborating with investors and developer teams to manage the delivery of pre-contract project deliverables in accordance with the agreed terms
  • Provide commercial support and decision making to key stakeholders throughout
  • Present and seek approval for the appointment of the Employers’ Agent and other technical consultants on behalf of the investor
  • Agree on contractual terms and conditions between the investor and developer
  • Being able to develop and agree commercial terms and drafting amendments on the JCT building contract / Development Agreements with the investor and/or investor’s representative
  • Liaising with the developer to ensure design buildability, value engineering, drawings/specification and contract documents are approved prior to contract completion
  • Monitor progress by maintaining transaction checklists for all schemes in DD.
  • Providing weekly progress reporting, identifying critical items for escalation
  • Produce Final Business Cases to reflect commercial terms agreed during DD (including anticipated project cashflow forecasts) for investor approval

Desired Skills and Experience

Suitable Pre-Contract Construction Manager will have:

  • at least 3 years’ pre-contract experience of construction projects in a residential environment
  • Excellent experience and knowledge of various forms of contracts with particular focus on JCT building contracts
  • Experience of the typical bespoke requirements of institutional investors preferable
  • A strong analytical approach to developer/designer proposals
  • A natural ability to build positive relationships with all stakeholders in a way that establishes confidence, credibility and trust
  • A quick learner and keen to further enhance your technical knowledge with a view to leading on future schemes with minimal supervision
  • Ability to maintain excellent working relationships
  • Excellent communication skills, adaptable, with a determination to succeed & deliver
  • IT skills, with a high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • A BSc related to Quantity Surveying, Construction law, Procurement or other construction related field
  • Membership of a professional body such MRICS or MCIOB or willing to work towards these

Employing Company Overview and Profile

The employer is a rapidly growing construction property management company with offices in Nottingham. Their current aim is to deliver 2,000 new properties each year over the next 3 years.

Full details of this established property management company will be given to shortlisted Construction Manager candidates.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

  • Generous salary £50-60k negotiable based on experience + £4,200 car allowance
  • Other benefits disclosed to shortlisted Pre-Construction Manager Candidates

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