Construction Manager

Job Description

The Construction Manager will produce and maintain an effective and robust project implementation plan to ensure safe, timely and profitable implementation and commissioning in accordance with the Company’s business objectives.

What are my responsibilities?
  • Manage the project construction deliverables through effective management of project resources, Sub-Contractors and suppliers to the required quality, time, cost and safety
  • Establish and control all site-based costs, change control, risk management and quality & safety management processes
  • Manage both internal & external interfaces and build effective relationships with the Customer and Sub Contractors
  • Be focal point on behalf of SMO with all contractors for site interface matters
  • Ensure that senior management is kept informed of project progress and performance via Siemens reporting mechanisms
  • Ensure that the customer’s requirements are clearly communicated to and understood by the Siemens project construction team
  • Ensure compliance with SMO Site and Construction Process UKI-RI-CN-PR-003
  • Responsible for ensuring that all equipment is delivered to site in line with installation dates, is fit for purpose, and has proper and complete documentation
  • Provide support to the Signalling CRE for all CRE and IDC matters relating to construction activities
  • Organise and plan work to maximise utilisation of resources, ensure task sheets are completed timely and accurately
  • Ensure that tools and equipment are secure, in a sensible condition and are returned to the controlling organisation when not required
  • Carry out safety and quality audits on SMO installers and agency / sub-contractors
  • Ensure that the briefing of instructions to staff under his control or allocated to him for such purpose is carried out timely
  • Responsible for checking and certifying time sheets ensuring correct hour booking and appropriation
  • Responsible for the timekeeping and discipline of staff under his control
  • Monitor and control budgets as allocated to him, prepare reports and programmes as required by the Project Manager
  • Planning day to day work of self and others and accountable for own teams utilisation and reporting
  • Manage the preparation and submission of tenders and quotations, as directed by the Project Manager from time to time for new works and contract variations, to critical timescales ensuring that documents comply with customer specification and are acceptable to the Company
  • Attend or arrange appropriate representation at regular meetings with the customer to review progress, performance and value
  • Hold regular project construction team progress meetings to review site progress and performance
  • Ensure that the performance of suppliers and Sub-Contractors is monitored by surveillance and inspection and that the contract specification and all relevant standards are implemented in totality
  • Have overall responsibility for handover of all site works and or services provided by Siemens to the client
  • Ensure that the Plans provided by Sub-Contractors for Quality, Safety & Environment are reviewed for adequacy and that no conflict exists with SMO’s activities
  • Be responsible for Health & Safety and Environmental management as defined in the Construction Health & Safety Plan and the Environmental Plan
  • Set up and manage the construction and installation group for the office
  • Be the focal point for all construction matters for the office
What do I need to qualify for this opportunity?
  • Knowledge of the Signalling Engineering business and its products and all processes relating to the Management of contracts and projects (essential)
  • Engineering Manager (Installation) IRSE license or significant Civil Engineering background/competence (essential)
  • Ideally educated to graduate level in Engineering related discipline
  • High level of negotiation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
About us
We’re Siemens.  A collection of over 377,000 great minds who are all making the future and you could be one of them!   We have offices across the UK, full of talented individual’s helping us to challenge the today and work towards a brighter tomorrow.

Want to join us?
We’re excited to hear that you would like to join us here at Siemens.  Our people love it here and we want you to be a part of helping us make real, what matters.

We are looking forward to receiving your online application.  Please ensure you complete all areas of the application form to the best of your ability to help us review your suitability for the role.  We will be in contact as soon as possible with an update on your application.

What else do you need to know?
Our compensation package includes a competitive salary, holiday allowance and pension. We celebrate the fact that our employees are individuals and have different wants and needs. With this in mind, we have a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you.

If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new! That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life. We recognise that building a diverse workforce is essential to the success of our business, therefore we encourage applications from a diverse talent pool. We are proud to announce that we have partnered with VERCIDA, the UK's largest diversity and inclusion focused careers site where all our vacancies are in an accessible format. We welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements with our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation.


Organization: Siemens Mobility


Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time

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