East London , London (East)

Construction Manager

Full Time , Permanent

Reference number: CON01901

Closing date:


Construction Manager

We are currently looking to recruit a motivated Project Manager to lead on an exciting new £23m project based in East London.

As Project Manager, you will be able to lead, develop and implement project strategy and delivery of the programme successfully. Ensure effective team leadership, communication and implementation to deliver the project on time, ensure regular monitoring and reporting on progress, and instigate corrective actions as required. You will lead the project team, manage the supply chain to deliver projects safely, on time, within budget and to the highest quality whilst exceeding our customers’ expectations.

As a Tier 1 national contractor we have stringent commitments to sustainability and would expect our Project Manager to drive the team to exceed those targets (environmental, social value, etc.) as well as set the culture for quality delivery.

Our commitment to customer service, quality, safety, sustainability and our culture are what make us different - take a look at our website to see if it will be the right place for you to have a career of a lifetime.

Willmott Dixon deliver exceptional projects across numerous sector and no matter the scope or scale of the project, our people are the best in the business and have the specialist knowledge required to rise to any project challenges.

We are very proud to say that Willmott Dixon were awarded No 1 in the Best "Big" Companies (2022) to work for and already holds the Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2022 and is the first major contractor and developer to win a King’s Award for Enterprise in the category of sustainable development.

Essential and Desirable Criteria

Essential Criteria

  • A successful track record of leading and delivery of complex projects.

  • Controlling costs, timing and quality in line with targets.

  • Reading and accurately interpreting contract documents, programmes, drawings and technical specifications.

  • Managing teams including the supply chain, direct employees and consultants.

  • Minimum relevant level 4 qualification (HNC / NVQ4 etc).

  • Appropriate CSCS card.

  • First Aid at Work certificate.

  • Valid driving licence.

  • SMSTS certificate.

Desirable Criteria

  • Construction related degree.

  • Working towards MCIOB.

  • Use of Power Project planning software


Benefits: In return we reward our people generously with a competitive package that gives you flexible benefits to fit your lifestyle and priorities. This includes but is not limited to, an enhanced pension scheme, full private medical, life assurance, incentive bonus and a car scheme which will make us a market leader in sustainable company travel. You will also benefit from a motoring expenditure allowance (MEA) and everyone can access a new generation of low carbon and electric cars via the Willmott Dixon run car leasing scheme.

Additional Information

At Willmott Dixon we provide an inclusive and flexible working environment for people to thrive in and we are happy to support agile working wherever possible.

We are a proud member of the Disability Confident Scheme.

About Us

With over 170 years of rich history, Willmott Dixon’s purpose is beyond profit; delivering brilliant buildings, transforming lives, strengthening communities and enhancing the environment so our world is fit for future generations. Ensuring that we add lasting value to the neighbourhoods we work in; our values, people, innovation, partnerships and focus on sustainability has allowed us to build a successful and solid privately owned business where our people can thrive.

Construction is changing and we are at the forefront of that change. Pioneering new ways to build, innovating the way construction is viewed and establishing ourselves as one of the top employers in any industry. It truly is an amazing company in one of the most exciting industries with a vast array of professional career paths. Adding to that our numerous people awards, we understand everyone has a unique potential and ability to make a difference and succeed; if you want your skills developed and talent recognised, why not join our business!

Willmott Dixon has just been awarded No 1 in the Best "Big" Companies (2022) to work for and already holds the Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2022 and is the first major contractor and developer to win a Kings’s Award for Enterprise in the category of sustainable development.