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Construction Manager

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    3D Personnel

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

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Vacancy: Construction Manager

Location:  Belgium

Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 + Car allowance / Flights / Accommodation / Monthly living allowance / Private healthcare/ Pension scheme / 25 days holiday


3D Personnel’s client is a dynamic construction services company, delivering robust and future-proofed places that help people and businesses thrive.

3D personnel’s client are a worldwide specialists in fit-out, technology, construction and development who blends unparalleled track record, sound processes and proven delivery methods with a fast-paced and agile culture, ensuring delivery of thriving places that are as agile and resilient as their occupants.

The successful Construction Manager will hold a recognised qualification, preferably in structural or civil engineering and have a minimum of 5 years’ experience on large scale projects, including delivery of finishes and fitting out.

Job Purpose

To deliver a quality service and product in line with the project goals by working with the professional team and applying 3D Personnel client’s systems, procedures and culture.

Key Deliverables:

  • To work closely with the Senior Construction Manager & Technical Services Manager.
  • To work closely with the Health & Safety Manager in planning the works
  • To identify problems and offer solutions prior to and during construction
  • To suggest trade contractors, systems and manufacturers for team appraisal
  • To review design and shop drawings, the project programme and contribute where necessary
  • To offer high level strategic thinking at a project level (lower level strategic input only is required for the skills area)
  • To be aware of the existence of marketing relationships with external professionals and clients
  • To actively promote philosophy and culture
  • To produce precise and succinct project reports
  • To produce logistic plans and method statements
  • To review and manage temporary works processes associated with the project works.
  • To chair trade contractor meetings
  • Develop detailed programmes with the project planner
  • Produce short term programmes
  • Good understanding of M&E systems
  • To develop computer skills
  • Implement Zero Defects and absolute completion Initiatives
  • To apply the Best Practice Manual thoroughly

Essential skills and qualifications:

  • Recognised qualification, preferably in structural or civil engineering.
  • Previous experience of successfully carrying out a similar role to a high quality.
  • Fully conversant with CDM and all relevant Health & Safety legislation and previous experience of successful implementation on a major project.
  • In addition to general knowledge of common building and service trade, has greater in-depth knowledge and expertise in some specific areas e.g. joinery, cable wall systems, security

Person Specification:

  • Attitude characterised by enthusiasm, commitment to personal and divisional success.
  • Proactive, diligent, able and willing to think ahead.
  • The jobholder must understand the company values and respond positively.
  • Ability to communicate positively and effectively.
  • Structured approach, focused, thorough with high level of attention to detail.


  • Must be able to take full accountability for their role, actions, judgements and decisions.
  • Must be passionate about work, committed to excellence and continuous improvement.
  • Confident in making decisions within policy guidelines.
  • Must be able to remain calm and focussed in difficult situations.
  • Proven record of getting results and developing others.
  • Won’t be afraid to address difficult issues and establish facts.

Planning and Organisation:

  • Able to delegate effectively.
  • Must be able to run effective and productive meetings.
  • Must be organised and prioritise own work to deliver on time through managing time effectively.

Communicating and Influencing:

  • Must be able to build trust and confidence through open communications and informing colleagues about issues that will affect their role.
  • Must be able to use a range of communication skills and adapt these as necessary.
  • Use facts and data to influence an outcome.
  • Presents well to others.

Team Working:

  • Must be able to participate, share knowledge and actively support colleagues.
  • Able to quickly deal with conflict or issues that could affect the performance of the team.
  • Must be able to recognise own strengths and weaknesses and draw on the strengths of different people.
  • Must be able to motivate a team to achieve one common goal.


  • Must act as a role model, setting high personal standards.
  • Must be able to adapt management style to suit different individuals and situations.
  • Must be approachable and able to offer advice and support to others when required.
  • Able to communicate clear expectations of performance and behaviour and act quickly to resolve issues.
  • Must be able to articulate a clear purpose to others and encourage a maximum buy in and commitment from them.
  • Must take an active interest in developing others by providing opportunities for others to reach their full potential.
  • Must be able to give fair, accurate and regular feedback on performance, which builds capability and confidence.


  • Competitive salary
  • Car/Travel Allowance (Role dependent)
  • Competitive Family Friendly Policies
  • Private medical cover (Role dependent)
  • Pension matching scheme
  • Discount on selected retailers and gyms
  • Voluntary benefits such as; cycle to work, child care vouchers