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Assistant Construction Manager

  1. M4 Corridor
  1. Permanent
£45000 - £50000 per annum
  1. Data Centres
Date Posted03 Mar 2020
The Data Centre industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in construction and one of our award winning clients are looking for an Assistant Construction Manager to oversee their growing site just outside of Chippenham! 

This role directly supports the Construction manager in delivering data centres builds and upgrades, supporting infrastructure across the estate to meet their live services and customer needs.

You will be responsible for supporting or managing the Design and Construction of Data Centre offerings and associated infrastructure to budget and programme. Encompassing – Procurement, Budget Allocation, Design and Supply Chain Management, Risk Management, Health & Safety and Commissioning. 

What Will I Be Doing?

  • Demonstrate budgetary and programme control over complex projects
  • Quality: Ensuring site project works including internal and contractor works meet design specifications and are carried out according to quality management procedures
  • Sets up and manages support functions covering planning, tracking, reporting, quality management and internal communication.
  • Assists in the management of design process from RIBA stage 3 onwards.
  • Produces consolidated reporting to the Construction Manager / Head of Construction, including milestone summary, key issues, risks, benefits, summary of costs incurred.
  • Reviews project activities for compliance with procedures and standards.
  • Stakeholder management across all parties (Interface with Clients, Architects, Designers and Contractors) to ensure a high performing project management team and supply chain that delivers the Construction projects to agreed budgets and programmes.
  • Identification and notification of technical and commercial risks associated with site works
  • Safety: Ensuring site project work is carried out according to safety policy and procedures.
  • An ambassador for the business, with a focus on the design and building of our data centre offerings

So What Do They Need? 
  • University Degree in related field preferred (Civil / Electrical/Mechanical Engineering)
  • 3 - 5+ years’ experience in construction management
  • Prior experience in Data Centre construction desirable but not essential
  • Self-starter, able to identify and proactively manage situations as they arise
  • Good people engagement skills; able to get full co-operation from the team.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite of software
  • Knowledgeable with Project Management software and best practice (Asta Powerproject preferred)

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