Project ManagerConstruction

This is a great opportunity for an experienced curtain walling project manager to join a fantastic company to work initially on a project for a year in Brighton.

About the Client:

My client are a very established curtain walling specialist sub-contractor who have a large project in Brighton they are looking for a project manager for. They have been in the curtain walling sector for over 30 years and have a great reputation for what they do.

About the Role:

  • Evaluate and determine resources needed to undertake the project and reformulate additional resources if necessary during the project.
  • Look for cost-effective solutions to increase profit margin through value engineering, variations, new techniques, negotiating prices for sub-contractors and materials.
  • Develop and implement (in conjunction with client) Project Implementation Plan involving finalising design, ordering materials, developing method statements, planning site work, organising and managing sub-contract packages, scheduling the labour (contract or in-house direct labour) and monitoring progress.
  • Either personally or via sub-contractors, ensure that a cost plan is maintained for each project.
  • Ensure that quality procedures are rigorously implemented by self and subordinates.
  • Ensure that the company’s legal contractual position is protected when project variations to original specification/plan etc occur in consultation with QS if appropriate.
  • Obtain client agreement to make applications for stage and/or final payments at earliest opportunity to maximise cash-flow including resolving issues with client to secure payment.
  • Encourage best practice and continuous improvement.
  • Ensure client satisfaction throughout all stages of the project.
  • Responsible for planning, implementing and monitoring all aspects of site health and safety.
  • Settles final account negotiations within guidelines agreed with Business Manager.
  • Able to resolve technical and contractual issues and balance caution for contract achievement with the need to gain business.
  • Work within Company policies and procedures
  • Accountable for profit and service

About the Candidate:

  • Experienced project manager/senior site manager for a specialist sub-contractor, preferably installing Curtain Walling, Structural Glazing, Windows and doors.
  • Broad technical knowledge and business experience.
  • Must understand the technical capabilities of curtain-walling/structural glass systems.
  • Commercial awareness
  • Very experienced in the use of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project
  • Manage internal Company resources
  • Understanding of the principles of contract law and how they are applied in practical circumstances
  • Ability to plan a job, including materials and labour
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
  • Negotiation skills
  • Financial understanding

Points of Appeal:

  • Great company to work for
  • Interesting projects
  • Progression offered


If you are interested in the above vacancy or wish to discuss any other opportunities please contact Alex Moore on 0203 640 8989 or email