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Preconstruction Manager

Randstad Construction and Property



£80000 - £85000/annum Pension Health Car Allowance Hybrid


Posted: 16/09/2023

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We are recruiting a Preconstruction/Bid manager to join an established contractor who have regional network of offices already established but are now looking to open an office in Southampton to grow their presence in the Hampshire, Dorset and West Sussex areas. They have exceeded all their targets and budgets for 2023 and have secured pipelines of work for 2024/25 and due to the volume of opportunities are looking to grow their regional bases and work opportunities.

They target both framework opportunities and are secured on the DFE, SCF and local authority frameworks and work on bids in the education, health, care and defence marketplaces but will look at 2 stage or negotiated work for key clients but do not do single stage high risk developments and target schemes valued between £5 and £20 million.

They have an excellent preconstruction team in a nearby office to initially help consisting of bid managers, estimators, design team, building services and commercial experts who form a team for each bid and work as a team to achieve the best possible results and the intention long term is to establish a team in Southampton but this role is the first key appointment to start the process working alongside the Regional Director who has been with the business over 7 years.

Your duties will include developing strategy and decide if compliant tender is feasible and desirable, produce compliant pqq, bid and tender submissions . Produce & monitor Bid Programme, Response Tracker and Budget Communicate requirements to bid team, Ensure timely submission in required format, Provide technical and operational input to the proposed technical solution. Identify all project risks and mitigate as appropriate.Write, contribute to or review technical and SHESQ responses. Ensure the submission complies with the tender requirements.Agree estimating strategy with the Estimator or Estimating Manager. Lead procurement of designers, subcontractors and suppliers Chair meetings and interviews with prospective partners on critical packages. Agree Project Programme Strategy with the Planning Manager. Providing technical support to the Project Planner. Review the Project Programme. Ensure tender response review gateways are achieved. Implement mitigation measures when there is programme slip, to ensure subsequent milestones are met. Issue, Manage and respond to Technical Queries to and from Client and suppliers Where an alternative or non-compliant proposal is desirable and there is sufficient time, Devise a strategy and ensure that it is produced in parallel with the proposal. He will contribute to and manage the production of all documents, programmes, drawings, plans, proposed methods and risk assessments for the alternative submission.

Opportunities like this are rare and would suit someone with experience of working within a preconstruction team or a project manager looking to change lanes with experience on framework bids so if you are looking to develop your career, build a business and develop new teams and ideas then this is that chance so get in touch today.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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