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Construction Manager

Dorchester, ON

Contract Type


Work pattern

Full time

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Job Description

Do you want to work for a company whose purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes, and to transform businesses, communities, and opportunities for its employees?

As Construction Manager you will demonstrate a passion to work collaboratively with our client teams to deliver their complex infrastructure projects to time, cost and quality with a commitment to safety

A Bit About The Team

Owning to the expansion of our defence and energy business we have an opportunity for a construction management professional to join our fast-growing team in the UK. This is a unique opportunity to be involved in one of the most complex and challenging projects in the UK today. Within the Mott MacDonald family we are looking to attract the finest talent to be part of this journey as we mobilise for a number of key opportunities across a broad portfolio of both defence and energy programmes

Candidate Specification

Travel Required 5 Times Weekly To Site.

What you will contribute to the team;

  • Strong leadership skills with outcome focused collaborative behaviours;
  • Act as a lead team member managing the contractor’s work, providing construction supervision and management services, and documentation of project requirements;
  • Ensure the Contractor’s construction methods, procedures and practices are properly complied with in all respects, particularly those relating to quality assurance, safety, personnel and industrial relations;
  • Liaise as necessary on matters of quality, progress and safety with the Client’s and Contractor’s representatives;
  • Review and monitor contractor compliance for proposed construction safety and are complying with their own project quality plans;
  • Ensure Contractor and all personnel working on the site comply with the Base security policies;

Required for the position of a Construction Manager;

  • Substantial experience of managing large construction projects and construction management teams to deliver successful outcomes
  • Proven track record in complex project delivery, in defence (preferred) or similar technical sectors
  • Flexibility to travel and work in different sectors and clients
  • Working knowledge of construction management software and tools
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Construction management qualifications (e.g. CITB - Site Management and Safety Training or equivalent)
  • Please be advised that offers for this role are conditional upon obtaining the appropriate level of Security Clearance

Preferred, But Not Required

  • Excellent oral and written communication and organisation skills
  • Essential soft skills include, leadership, flexibility, self-motivation, effective listening, persuasion, creativity, collaborative style, insightfulness
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft applications
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Strong client and stakeholder relationship building skills
  • Demonstrable knowledge and application of construction management methodologies
  • Ability to operate both autonomously and as part of a larger team

Job Profile

About The Business Unit

The Advisory and Programme Delivery (APD) unit delivers management services in all the sectors that Mott MacDonald operate in the Built Environment, Defence, Energy, Water, Transportation and, Education, Health and Care.

The Unit delivers services to projects ranging in scale and complexity up to £20bn, through the technical disciplines of Programme Management, Project Management, Project Controls, Scheduling, Cost Management, Estimating, Infrastructure Finance, Management Consulting, Digital Consulting and Education, Health and Care Management.

How To Apply

To apply for this role, please complete our 15-minute application via our website. Our talent acquisition coordinators aim to provide feedback within 5 working days with the outcome of your application. More information about our application process can be found here . If you have any questions regarding your application or the role, please reach out to the dedicated recruiter listed who will be more than happy to help.

Did you know that Mott MacDonald is one of the world’s largest employee-owned businesses? This means that we are not accountable to external stakeholders and are in control of our own future. This creates a unique culture where decisions are made for the benefit of the staff/company over the long term.

We are proud to be a one of Glassdoor’s top 25 employers to work for in the UK in 2023, as well as being recognised by the Financial Times and market and consumer data company Statista as one of the UK's leading and highly recommended management consultants in: Construction & Infrastructure, Energy, Utilities & Environment, Public & Social Sector, Sustainability, and Travel, Transport & Logistics.

We Offer Some Fantastic Benefits Including

  • Pension matched up to 7%
  • Life insurance
  • An annual professional institution subscription
  • Continuous development opportunities – because we want you to thrive
  • Agile/flexible working – because life isn’t 9-5
  • Enhanced parental leave; shared parental leave policies – for parents and care givers
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Flexible benefits that suit you, including ability to buy/sell annual leave entitlement, cycle to work & interest free season ticket loans
  • Wellbeing support including access to an independent Employer Assistance Scheme, wellbeing champions and access to learning and support resources
  • Access to our Advanced Employee Networks which support our LGBTQ+, gender, race and ethnicity, disability and parents/carers communities
  • The opportunity to make a difference; learn more about our social outcomes

Other Information

Equality, diversity and inclusion

We put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they have the opportunity to contribute.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to apply or attend an interview, please contact us at [email protected] and we will talk to you about how we can assist.

Agile working

At Mott MacDonald, we believe it makes business sense for you and your manager to choose how you can work most effectively to meet your client, team and personal commitments. We embrace agility, flexibility and trust.

More About Mott MacDonald

We’re a global engineering, management and development consultancy.

Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients’ businesses, our communities and employee opportunities.

A fundamental part of this is respecting each person’s differences and striving to meet their needs.

Our values: progress, respect, integrity, drive, excellence.

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Recruiter Contact

Sacha Kelly


United Kingdom


England - South West


Project programme and commercial management



Website Region

Europe and Central Asia

Website Sector

Energy, Project management

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