Downing has been operating for 30 years, across three successful divisions : mixed use development, property management, and construction and an award winning, leading provider of innovative, high quality student accommodation across the UK and Scotland.
The business is currently in a rapid period of expansion and its holistic approach is the key to its sustainability. Maintaining a thriving investment portfolio the business is continuing to grow as a major force in the property industry throughout the UK.
As a result, there is an immediate opportunity to strengthen the in-house Construction Team.
The Role :
Prepare a programme at tender stage in-line with the prelims and procurement of materials issue to Contracts Manager and Estimator for approval, upon being awarded the contract review programme and re-
issue as construction programme.
Visit site at tender stage to ensure safe access and record any possible hazards, take site record photographs and issue to site team estimators.
Update all programmes in-line with actual site progress, update progress reports for site meeting liaising with site teams with regards to progress.
Prepare Tender Programme.
Prepare Construction Programme.
Prepare short-term, target and finishes programmes for each site, if required.
Health and Safety :
Ensure adequate time is allowed in tenders and programmes to complete the works safely and monitor during the work process.
Required Qualifications :
Experience in programming software such Microsoft Project or Asta.
A background in the design / build sector of the construction industry preferred.
Qualifications & Skills Required :
Exceptional organisational and planning skills.
Excellent mathematics and IT skills.
A knowledge of architecture / Civil Engineering / Surveying.
Sound knowledge of construction processes and management.
The ability to write monitoring and progress reports.
A commitment to high standards.
Ability to forecast and create recovery plans.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Knowledge of Construction, Health and Safety regulations and Environmental regulations.
Attention to detail.
To be dependable and self-motivated.
To apply for the position, please forward a copy of your CV with a covering email / letter to hr downing.com
Closing date 29 / 06 / 18