Penguin Recruitment

£60000 - £65000 per annum + BENEFITS

Industrial Warehousing Constructions Projects Manager (Civil Engineer)

Stanford, Essex

Salary up to £65,000

REF MR8800

Are you looking to join a fast-paced company at the heart of the UK’s trading future?

Our client is recruiting for an experienced Construction Projects Manager responsible for the delivery of the Logistics Park buildings.

Working closely with the Head of Civil Engineering, Property Development and Estate Managers, the successful candidate will be required to manage multiple ongoing and new projects. This will include managing and coordinating project delivery teams through external projects managers.

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute towards the development of world-class logistics/industrial warehousing in the recently designated Thames Freeport zone.

The role will include:

  • Managing the project design and construction teams (architects/ engineers/cost consultants/contractors)
  • Liaising with the planning, building, environment, commercial, engineering as well as other internal team members to ensure all buildings projects are delivered to company and JV requirements
  • Delivering agreed customer requirements in accordance with the Company’s business plan

Our client is offering the opportunity to work for a global institution in a challenging working environment that relies upon teamwork, commitment and leadership.


Key objectives of this Construction Project Manager role include:

  • Procure, appoint, lead and manage the design teams for the park buildings;
  • Manage the tendering, procurement and subsequent construction delivery of park and some port buildings;
  • Ensure that all buildings are delivered to programme, budget and technical requirements;
  • Supervise the construction of buildings including the co-ordination/integration of Civil, Structural, Architectural and M&E disciplines.
  • Coordinate all park infrastructure interfaces with buildings and the like;
  • Technical point of contact with tenants for all aspects of the developments;
  • Carry out master planning and feasibility studies of prospective buildings including preliminary programme, costings and design solutions;
  • Manage the resolution of claims and other contractual items on projects;
  • Appoint where and if necessary, then manage the legal and planning and other consultants within their areas of responsibility;
  • Interface with the engineering internal and external teams on site preparation and infrastructure on and off site;

Requirements of this Construction Project Manager role include:

  • Professional qualification – Degree in Engineering (Civil, Structural, Architectural), Project Management, Construction Management.
  • Qualified by experience also considered
  • Project management experience is essential within a development/ property company or consultancy;
  • Experience within distribution warehousing would be beneficial;
  • Budget management experience;
  • Tendering / procurement experience;
  • Contract administration experience an advantage;
  • Demonstrable experience of implementing plans in accordance with agreed targets and business and clients’ needs.
  • Extensive industrial shed experience including refrigerated/cold stores. Experience to be from feasibility/masterplanning stage through design and end delivery to the tenant including tenants fit out;
  • Strong engineering technical knowledge of similar facilities and roles skills including work in brownfield sites;
  • Strong persuasion and commercial negotiation skills;
  • Ability to maintain strategic relationships with external consultancies and internal teams efficiently and effectively is essential;
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, as you will be dealing at all levels of business; internally and externally;
  • Collaboration/teamwork needed to facilitate change initiatives;
  • Ability to collate and relate facts;
  • Strong analytical skills and decision making acumen;
  • Collaboration/teamwork needed to facilitate change initiatives;
  • Customer focussed;
  • Enthusiastic, positive attitude/proactive, self-motivated.
  • Ability to prepare project reports and disseminate to various groups;

Our client is offering a competitive salary, flexible benefits to suit lifestyle, bonus schemes and more.

Interested, please get in touch with Mikaela on 01792 365104 or email your CV to

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