Works Manager

  • Job Reference: J4985
  • Date Posted: 8 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Demob Job
  • Website:
  • Location: Stratford, London
  • Salary: £70,000 to £75,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Plus company car/van & benefits
  • Sector: Construction, Engineering, Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Are you an ex-military Engineer with experience of managing building service sites, working within project management or operations Management? I am currently recruiting a hybrid Works Manager for my client based in Stratford, London, to oversee all aspects of building services projects from estimating through to completion, ensuring all project managers, engineers, suppliers and sub-contractors adhere to timelines, standards, procedures and regulations and budgets.

The successful Works Manager will split their time between working from home, head office and out on site whilst being responsible for all stages of the company’s special works department, maintain relationships and optimize profitability.

Works Manager Requirements:

  • The successful candidate must hold a HNC or HND in Mechanical Engineering as a minimum.
  • Health & Safety qualifications would be advantageous.
  • Proven experience within a similar role, Project Management including dealing with budgets, quotations, profitability or Operations Management.
  • Familiarity with multi-skilled trades.
  • Ability to work to high standards.
  • Team player with excellent customer services skills and flexible approach.
  • Ability to balance a varied workload and have good attention to detail.
  • Strong communicator and ability to build and develop strong relationships.
  • Be able to work weekends or evenings to meet business needs.
  • IT literate.
  • Hold a full driving license.

Works Manager Benefits:

  • Salary up to £75,000 DOE
  • Company van or car (depending on your choice, allowance will be disclosed at interview)
  • 22 days holiday plus bank holidays (Rises with length of service).
  • Monday to Friday – 8am – 4.30pm.
  • Pension Scheme.
  • Healthcare.
  • Life Insurance.

NOTE – Our client encourages applications from candidates from both commercial and ex-military backgrounds, Royal Navy, British Army, Royal Air Force, candidates who have an engineering/project management/operations management background are strongly encouraged to apply.