Civils Construction Manager

Westleigh Partnerships Ltd
26 Jan 2018
18 Feb 2018
Job Type

Westleigh Partnerships Ltd has sustained growth over the past 30 years to become one of the leading affordable and private housing developers in the country, with offices in Leicester, Birmingham and Sheffield.

Due to our continued success and as a result of expansion an exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Civils Commercial Manager to join us at our Head Office in Leicester.

The Role

The successful candidate will assist the team in managing the procurement, cost planning and cost control for the Civil Engineering elements of the construction phase and general commercial input throughout the development.

The key aspects of the role involve:

  • Implementing group sub-contractor initiatives e.g. ‘All-Risk’ Civil Engineering contracts.
  • Prepare and send tender packages for ‘All-Risk’ Road, Sewers and Plot work.
  • Analyse and negotiate best value packages.
  • Present for Director approval.
  • Provide commercial input into Pre-Start meetings.
  • Produce and maintain group wide rates for all elements of groundworks carried out by inhouse labour in line with market conditions.
  • Maintain full cost control for Civil Engineering tendered works liaising with Design/ Production and Surveying teams.
  • Take responsibility for accurate ‘cost-to-complete’ reporting for works relating to Civil Engineering.
  • Work with Design/Production teams to investigate commercial viability of innovative products/ methods of construction relating to Civil Engineering that may benefit the company.
  • Develop relationships with existing and new Sub-Contractors.

The Candidate

The candidate must have extensive civil engineering experience within the residential sector.

We are looking for a motivated, organised, Financial and commercially aware individual who can communicate effectively with all key stakeholders and have the ability to negotiate and influence. They must have the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines to ensure programmes are achieved.

How to Apply

To apply please forward a covering letter (including your current salary/package) and CV to Marie Arcus by email ( or post to Westleigh Partnerships Limited, Tudorgate, Grange Business Park, Enderby Road, Whetstone, Leicester, LE8 6EP.

Location: Head Office, Tudorgate, Grange Business Park, Enderby Road, Whetstone, Leicester LE8 6EP

Closing date: 18th February 2018

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