Senior Preconstruction Manager

The Preconstruction Manager will be expected to co-ordinate with design to ensure all aspects of the of the project are buildable to an agreed budget. As well as, assisting other Managers with technical detail and co-ordination of working drawing packs across all projects pre and post contract signature.

The responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Using drawings provided to perform take-offs to establish quantities required and create scope of works
  • Site surveys with sub-contractors
  • Create and issue preconstruction programmes, ensure that all deadlines can proceed and are completed in sequence dictated and in accordance with the sales process
  • Enter costs and allowances into online based quoting software tool
  • Liaise with designers to offer value engineering advice and enable them to cost to budget
  • Maximise GP through creative thinking and expertise
  • Hold meetings with clients, sub-contractors and suppliers as required
  • Preparation of all projects (some costed by other pre-construction managers) in line with company processes and handover dates
  • Provide a weekly report to the head of preconstruction on project progress
  • Assist with preconstruction and tendering sub-contacts scopes of work where technical elements are involved


Skills, Experience & Key Candidate Attributes:

  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience, ideally within refurbishment / fit-out / interiors industry
  • QS Training / Qualification (not essential)
  • Good financial awareness
  • Understanding of construction drawings, programmes and gantt charts
  • Ability to work well both in a team and independently
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and negotiation skills
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure, meet deadlines and work with strict timescales, whilst successfully prioritising workload
  • Demonstrates a high level of attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Ability to work in, and adapt to, a rapidly changing environment
  • Process driven mindset
  • A drive for time bound completion of tasks
  • Brilliant IT Skills with the ability to pick up bespoke systems
  • Demonstrates honesty, integrity, and a positive attitude