PreConstruction Manager, Jobs, 43013

Pre-Construction Manager - England

To £120k + package - Bridges - Surveying
Ref: 43013 Date Posted: Tuesday 21 Nov 2023

Pre-Construction Manager (Civils)

Salary:  to £120k + package

Based:  London (NW10)


Are you a Pre-Construction Manager looking for a new challenge with a growing, forward thinking Tier 2 civils contractor?


We have an exciting role for a Pre-Construction Manager to join an established contractor and take up a key role within their growing civils division.  The works cover rail, highways, inner city developments, aviation and defence with contracts ranging in size up to £60m.


The role will see you take ownership of the operational side of the tendering and Pre-Construction Process.  You will report directly to the Directors and work closely with the other divisional managers.


Key focus will be to:

  • Achieve high scoring on Technical element of tender submissions.
  • Achieve increase awards on tenders
  • Repeat business with key clients


The role will involve:

  • Manage all aspects of the operational tender inputs between programme, technical, BIM, methodology and resources to ensure one co-ordinated message.
  • Review tenders with the estimating team before confirming or declining.
  • Shared ownership of tender and workload programme with Head of Estimating
  • Manage preconstruction team to ensure return dates and deliverables are achieved.
  • Good understanding of Engineering within the civils environment, provide technical / methodology overview to our engineering department to develop.
  • Produce and manage the tender methodology.
  • Liaise with estimating team to ensure methodology and programme align with the price, clearly identifying labour outputs.
  • Manage tender programme requirements, incl. capability to produce tender programmes and also manage programmers.
  • Good understanding of BIM to be able to identifying potential BIM requirements / opportunities within tenders, and liaising with our BIM team to implement.
  • Be the face of the business from pre – mid – post tender including producing and delivering presentations as needed.
  • Monitor the tender register and take ownership on chasing submitted tenders.
  • Engage with buying team where specialist materials are required.
  • Engage with plant team to utilise their knowledge and expertise.
  • Assist estimators with outputs or specialist subcontractor requirements.
  • Identify environmental requirements from contracts / specifications etc and review with the Estimating team and environmental team for inclusions / exclusions.
  • Good knowledge of Health and Safety requirements within the sector.
  • Site visits and client meetings prior to tender submissions.
  • Present operational / technical tender settlements to Directors.
  • Building good relationships with clients to achieve repeat business.
  • Handover of tenders to site teams.


The ideal candidate will have sub-contracting experience and will have knowledge of both NEC and JCT contracts.


Melrose House, 42 Dingwall Road, Croydon, CR0 2NE

get in touch

020 8655 1600 (Fax: 020 8655 1588)

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