Construction Manager

Job Type:
Job Sector:
South East
£50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£50,000 - £60,000 Plus car or car allowance
Colas Ltd
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Our Construction Solutions UK Projects business unit is going from strength to strength with recent successes. As a result of growing demand, we’re looking for an experienced Construction Manager with Highways/Civils experience to lead construction activities on our schemes in Essex/Hertfordshire.

Package DescriptionAs well as a highly competitive salary, Colas offers some great benefits with this role, including:
• A generous pension contribution
• Life assurance cover (x4 basic salary)
• 25 days annual leave + bank holidays (with the option to buy/sell more)
• Flexible working policy
• Opportunity to study towards a professional qualification fully funded
• Ongoing training and personal/professional development
• Discounts on car leasing, holidays, cinema tickets, restaurants and much more through our online employee benefits portal
Main ResponsibilitiesThe Construction Manager will be the main point of contact for all construction related delivery, leading from the front, ensuring the effective delivery of UKP schemes. You will be the subject matter expert on all things highways/civils construction and lead the site with quality, health and safety, and environmental in mind, in addition to, delivering an efficient and impressive project for the Client. 

Responsible for the coordination and safe management of all operational site activities, ensuring SHEQ, programme and budget requirements are met. Manage all aspects of operational work within designated geographical area, managing supervisory staff and all duties associated with direct labour and subcontractor teams.
The Ideal CandidateThe successful candidate will hold relevant construction qualifications and have extensive experience of delivering major civil engineering and Highway sector projects in the UK and/or internationally, either in the role or in a similar or equivalent role.  You will have the ability to manage projects up to a value of £70m  

Suitable construction qualification and training course attendance
Full clean driving licence
NEBOSH / SMSTS / IOSH (Safety Related Qualification)
Relevant CSCS Card

About The Company

Colas Ltd are a UK subsidiary of the global Colas Group, which operates in over 50 countries worldwide and employs over 55,000 people including over 1500 in the UK across multiple sites. We are specialists in highways construction and have been involved in large scale UK and international construction projects within the highways, airfields and marine sectors as well as offering highways maintenance services and manufacturing our own innovative surfacing products. We hold a ‘Gold Investor in People’ award for continuously developing and rewarding our employees, offering excellent career potential.

Colas is fully committed to promoting equality and diversity and maintaining a culture of fairness, transparency and respect for all employees, clients, communities, suppliers, contractors and other stakeholders. Colas aims to be inclusive, meet diverse needs and promote awareness and ownership in the workplace and the communities in which we serve.

Colas values the strength and differences that a diverse workforce brings to the organisation and believes that by harnessing these differences, we will foster a productive environment where equity and mutual respect are intrinsic, where talents are being fully utilised and organisational goals are met.

Contact Details:
Colas Ltd
Tel: 0200 000 0000
Contact: Lisa Ellis

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