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Pre-Construction Manager

Pre-Construction Manager – Retail Mechanical & Electrical

£55,000 to £66,560 (D.O.E.) + Car / Allowance



A highly sought-after opportunity to work with one of Britain’s fastest growing companies, who were ranked in the top 10% of the 2019 Sunday Times International FastTrack 200 awards. They are experts at transforming commercial spaces and have over 20 years’ experience operating in the fast-paced and dynamic retail sector.

My client is a leading Mechanical & Electrical (M&E) company specialising in providing comprehensive solutions for various construction projects.

The Pre-Construction Manager will be responsible for overseeing all pre-construction activities related to Mechanical & Electrical projects. This role requires strong leadership, technical expertise, and a proactive approach to ensure projects are effectively planned, budgeted, and prepared for successful execution.


The Duties:

  • Project Planning: Collaborate with internal stakeholders to develop comprehensive pre-construction plans, including scope definition, scheduling, budgeting, and resource allocation.
  • Budgeting and Estimation: Conduct detailed cost estimations and budget analyses for Mechanical & Electrical components of construction projects, ensuring accuracy and competitiveness while adhering to project requirements and company standards.
  • Bid Management: Lead the bid management process, including the preparation of tender documents, bid submissions, and negotiations with subcontractors and suppliers to secure competitive pricing and favourable terms.
  • Value Engineering: Identify opportunities for value engineering to optimize project costs, improve efficiency, and enhance project quality while meeting client requirements and industry standards.
  • Risk Management: Assess project risks and develop mitigation strategies to minimize potential impacts on project timelines, costs, and quality.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Stay abreast of relevant building codes, regulations, and industry standards to ensure all pre-construction activities comply with legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Client Collaboration: Act as a primary point of contact for clients during the pre-construction phase, addressing inquiries, providing technical expertise, and fostering positive relationships to ensure client satisfaction.
  • Team Leadership: Provide leadership and guidance to the pre-construction team, fostering a collaborative and high-performance work environment while promoting continuous learning and professional development.
  • Technology Integration: Utilize industry-leading software and technology tools to streamline pre-construction processes, enhance productivity, and improve project outcomes.
  • Documentation and Reporting: Maintain accurate and detailed records of pre-construction activities, prepare comprehensive reports, and communicate project status updates to internal stakeholders and clients as needed.
  • Mandatory requirement for all roles - to comply with GDPR Principles.


The Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, Electrical Engineering, Construction Management, Quantity Surveying, or related field. {Desirable}
  • Proven experience in pre-construction management within the Mechanical & Electrical industry, with a strong understanding of construction processes, practices, and standards.
  • Proficiency in construction management software, cost estimation tools, and MS Office Suite.
  • Excellent project management skills, including the ability to prioritize tasks, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines.
  • Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with internal teams, clients, and external stakeholders.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to critically evaluate project requirements, identify solutions, and make data-driven decisions.
  • Knowledge of relevant building codes, regulations, and industry best practices.
  • Ability to travel to project sites as needed.


What’s In It for You:

  • £55,000 - £66,650 (depending on experience)
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays + A day’s ‘Birthday Leave’ to be taken within your birthday month, with the Opportunity to buy or sell up to 3 days holiday*
  • Opportunity for hybrid working*
  • Ability to participate in the Octopus EV salary sacrifice scheme*
  • Ability to participate in the Cycle to Work Scheme*
  • Healthshield cash plan with discounts on high street stores
  • Free tea, coffee and fruit on all sites
  • Opportunity to be involved with the Group Colleague Board and Quarterly Corporate Events/Charity Involvement


Location: Castleford | Salary: 55000 - 66560 per year | Job type: Permanent | Posted: 01/05/2024