Construction Project Manager

Project Manager – Construction oversees and directs all phases of a construction project. Designs and implements project plans. Being a Project Manager – Construction communicates directly with contractors/designers concerning project cost, staffing, and scheduling. Prepares project status reports and works to ensure plans adhere to contract specifications. Additionally, Project Manager – Construction requires a bachelor’s degree of engineering. Typically reports to a manager. The Project Manager – Construction manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. To be a Project Manager – Construction typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 – 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes.

Construction Project Manager Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Construction Project Manager to join our team.


  • Place sub-contract orders and prepare sub-contract payment schedules for approval;
  • Order materials and plant;
  • Create the construction programme;
  • Planning co-ordination;
  • Section 106 co-ordination;
  • Risk assessments;
  • Attend weekly internal team meetings to communicate work completed and next actions;
  • Advise on contract procurement routes, selecting appropriate contractors and professional teams;
  • Managing project handover and ensuring defect / snag free completion;
  • Establishing effective processes and systems to be utilised on the project;
  • Carrying out technical due diligence to potential spaces of interest;
  • Adopting the principles of the Considerate Constructors Scheme and managing community relations;
  • Work with Procurement Manager to challenge all suppliers to achieve best value procurement;
  • Evaluating the success of the project against benchmarks;
  • Monitoring and documenting project progress.


  • SMSTS;
  • First-Aid;
  • Good commercial awareness;
  • Able to travel frequently;
  • Teamwork and team leadership;
  • A working knowledge on Auto CAD, Microsoft Project, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint;
  • QS background or strong financial knowledge is crucial;
  • Excellent written communication skills;
  • Interpersonal and team-working skills;
  • Supervision of trades/sub–contractors, H&S, etc;
  • Must have experience as a Project Manager on residential or commercial projects;
  • Understanding of Health & Safety requirements including Risk & Method Statements;
  • Site experience or a main contractor background is desirable;
  • Strong organisational and time management skills;
  • You will be required to hold a CSCS and/or SKILLcard (The Company are able to support the obtaining of this, if required).