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Construction managers, also known as site managers or site agents, supervise and direct operations on a construction project to make sure it is completed safely, on time and within budget. In this job you will need to be a 'people person'. You will need to be a creative problem solver. You will also need to be good at organising and planning.

To work as a construction manager you will usually require a relevant foundation degree, HNC/HND or several years experience within the building industry. Some individuals will be working in similar roles and be able to make the transition into construction management i.e. Estimators or Building Technicians.​

Starting salaries for construction managers are generally in the region of £27,000 with the possibliity of earning upwards of £50,000 with several years of experience. Senior construction managers can earn £60,000 or more. 

For more information on working as a construction manager visit the National Careers Service webpage.

 

Typical Duties of a construction manager

The typical functions of a construction manager include:

  1. Project Management and Planning: This includes planning the entire project and documenting all the jobs that must be completed to plan budgets and materials required. 
  2. Cost Management: The expenses of each project must be efficiently managed throughout the process to ensure for adjustments for unexpected issues or difficulties
  3. Quality Management: A construction manager must make sure that the contractors employed for the project are completing it to a high-quality standard. Monitoring the process, costs and quality is all highly critical
  4. Contract Administration: Extensive contracts with the client are all part of the project construction process. The contract provisions must be being met to ensure that all parties involved are satisfied
  5. Safety Management: As a construction site can be a dangerous place with many safety hazards, the building manager must ensure that correct processes are in place to make sure there are no accidents. The construction manager needs to ensure that the work meets all the legal requirements and Building Regulations

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