Pre-Construction Director – Design & Build – Full Time –

Construction

Base salary up to 80k, bonus scheme, car alloance and flexible working

Shore Executive have partnered with a prestigious Design and Build company with offices across the UK for the recruitment of a Pre-Construction Manager. Our clients Midlands & North business has experienced rapid growth in recent years with an impressive portfolio of Office Fit Out Projects both completed, and a healthy pipeline for 2022. They are seeking to bolster their Pre-Construction and Commercial team with the appointment of a Pre-Construction Manager to join their Birmingham office.

Reporting to the Commercial Director, this person will be a sales driven individual with an excellent understanding of estimating, pre-construction, cost management which is duly complimented by their technical expertise. This person will be commercially astute with an innate ability to drive GP and profit margin.

This person will work in partnership with the Leadership and Design team to manage the pre-construction stages of each project to create work winning strategies. This will include costing projects, develop specifications and engaging with Sub-Contractors to ensure the foundations are embedded. Post order, they will be involved in developing detailed specification costs with potential increase price profits in order to hand over to the delivery team.

This individual will be an out-going ‘people person’ with a natural ability to build rapport with individuals on all levels. They will be innately innovative with the ability to review a drawing and add the detail by pulling on expertise from various supply chain sources. This person will have experience of researching prices and methods to enable the design team to create a proposal document which is both coherent and visually enticing.

Office Base Birmingham – Flexible working welcomes.

Key responsibilities:

* Responsible for producing pre-design budgets.

* Writing schedules of works.

* Responsible for fully costing projects and developing specifications.

* Engaging with Sub-Contractors to ensure the foundations are embedded and to identify value engineering opportunities.

* Involved in developing detailed specification costs with potential increase price profits in order to hand over to the delivery team.

* Occasionally, cost managing projects through to final account, including preparing and agreeing interim valuations with Clients’ representatives and managing supply chain payments.

Due to the nature of the role you will ideally match the following:

* Currently working for a reputable D&B Contractor with a background in pre-construction. Alternatively, you will have experience of working for either a Traditional Fit Out company or a Main Contractor with exposure to dealing directly with the client.

* You MUST have experience of Office Fit Out.

* A qualified Quantity Surveyor, or you may have started your career as an Estimator working your way up within Pre-Construction/Commercial.

* Able to demonstrate the ability to manage projects simultaneously and provide examples of where they you have contributed to increasing project GP.

* Proven track delivering and presenting successful bid/tenders.

* A creative mind to manage a client’s budget using originality by offering alternative materials and processes to keep in line with the project commercial constraints.

* Comfortable meeting and negotiating with supply chain leads to determine expected cost of a project.

* This person will work in partnership with the Design team to pull together the commercial side of the proposal ensuring the final pitch is fit for purpose.

Salary: £70000 – £80000/annum Bonus Scheme

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Birmingham, West Midlands (County)

To apply for this job please visit www.cv-library.co.uk.

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