Construction Manager

Posted 25 June 2024
Salary$130,000 - $150,000 + super + car + laptop + phone
Job type Permanent
Sectors CGC CoverConstruction

Job description

This advertisement is for a Construction Manager position with a rapidly growing, award-winning granny flat builder in West Sydney. The business is currently producing 140 granny flats per year in the local area and is rapidly looking to expand operations in Sydney.

There is an amazing long-term opportunity to have operational influence & control in the Sydney region as the business has a plan to expand over the next number of years into Victoria & Queensland.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead and manage a team of Site Supervisors across the Sydney Metro and Central Coast, utilizing KPIs.
  • Collaborate with the project team to create a mutual understanding of the project strategy based on job requirements and forecast team movements from project to project.
  • Conduct thorough reviews and analyses of all project or contract documents to ensure familiarity with every detail and requirement.
  • Oversee project execution to ensure work is done according to outlined specifications.
  • Plan and manage safety programs for each project, ensuring all safety aspects are met.
  • Assist Site Foremen and Estimators in project arrangement, analysis, and report scheduling to meet deadlines.
  • Ensure adherence to project timetables and program sequences.
  • Communicate project needs from the site manager to company management, including requests for additional funds or resources.
  • Develop and enhance relationships with contractors to establish strategic partnerships.
  • Provide status updates to the Site Manager for consolidated project reporting and attend weekly meetings.
  • Implement and track company procedures and policies.
  • Oversee procurement and delivery of materials to the site and compile cost reports to ensure projects are completed within time and budget requirements.
  • Conduct P/L reports for management and ongoing reviews with the Director upon project completion.
  • Allocate projects to site managers and contractors, support employees, and forecast workflow for the next 12-24 months.
  • Assist in the preparation of large project tender proposals.
Required Experience and Skills:
  • Experience:
    • Essential to have led a team as a Construction Manager for a volume house builder or granny flat builder.
    • Sound knowledge of the building and construction industry.
    • Previous estimating experience is highly regarded.
  • Qualifications:
    • Relevant building trade qualification, preferably in carpentry and formwork.
  • Skills:
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
    • Strong computer skills.
    • Confident and professional phone manner.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to build effective relationships and empathize with client needs.
    • Dispute resolution skills.
    • Positive attitude and strong work ethic.
    • Ability to manage multiple and competing priorities.
    • Familiarity with OHS practices, legislation, and regulations.
    • Familiarity with current market rates and trades.
    • Current and valid motor vehicle license.
Long-term Opportunity: There is a significant opportunity to have operational influence and control in the Sydney region as the business expands into Victoria and Queensland over the coming years.
How to Apply: Interested candidates should contact Josh Wright by email at or by phone at 0475 602 003.