Pre-Construction Manager

Join a UK leading building services contractor as a Pre-Construction Manager in Banbridge. Manage pre-construction processes for large projects across UK, Ireland, and Europe.

Alternative Heat
Alternative Heat
Banbridge, United Kingdom  UTC+00:00   On-site   Full Time   101-250   2 months ago

A UK leading multi-award winning building services contractor are currently seeking a Pre-Construction Manager in supporting their expanding pre-construction team at their fabulous new Head Office in Banbridge, as a fundamental role in managing pre-construction processes and deliverables on multiple large scale projects throughout the UK, Ireland and Europe, including decarbonisation, renewable energy, data centre, healthcare, commercial, high rise residential, educational, and airport projects.

This is a fantastic opportunity for any candidate who wants to join a progressive and dynamic company that continues to invest in their teams and facilities, where they understand that employees are fundamental in business success, where you will work with supportive and diverse teams that will empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed in your career.

Alternative Heat is a specialist building services contractor that carries out design, manufacture and installation of new build and retrofit decarbonisation and renewable energy projects as well as modular mechanical & electrical prefabricated products, with a reputation for construction quality and delivery of projects to the highest standard, where the pre-construction processes are an integral element in assisting with the delivery strategy and ensuring efficient operations across all tender, estimation, design, offsite manufacturing and onsite installation project stages.


  • Appraisal of project documentation received to determine the project brief and scope of works to be outlined to the pre-construction team
  • Evaluate project requirements to set out an effective project delivery strategy and project team deliverables
  • Lead the pre-construction efforts, collaborating with the design team, estimating department and other stakeholders to develop comprehensive project proposals
  • Identify value engineering alternatives that can benefit project delivery and cost
  • Identify potential risks associated with the project delivery and provide solutions to address them through internal team workshops
  • Lead on processes and deliverables for the pre-construction team to adhere to whilst maintaining focus on agreed programme delivery dates
  • Collaborate with the pre-construction department coordinators and BIM teams to develop required documentation, 3D modelling and 2D drawings to assist with project delivery
  • Coordinate with external consultants to ensure compliance with project requirements and in alignment with relevant regulations and standards
  • Review developed deliverables by project team across all disciplines – M&E building services, BMS controls, structural, and construction to ensure all meets project requirements prior issue to client for approval
  • Host client project meetings with the relevant internal and client teams ensuring client project requirements are being met and continued progression on project delivery
  • Host internal project team meetings to review the status of project deliverables to review and raise any potential project risks with the team and agree corrective actions where applicable
  • Liaise and assist the site operations teams assigned to projects to deliver the offsite construction and onsite installation philosophy
  • Lead handover meetings to the operations teams at an agreed project stage
  • Prepare and issue weekly status reports on the pre-construction deliverables
  • Monitor the progress and quality of pre-construction activities
  • Occasional travel may be required to complete site appraisal surveys on new projects
  • Any other duties deemed necessary by Management


  • Strong building services background with minimum 5 years’ experience in mechanical or contract management or similar

  • Competent understanding of mechanical systems in medium to large commercial projects

  • Competent understanding of multi-disciplinary design processes and design coordination

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills and previous experience in managing a team

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Pro Efficient in Microsoft office Packages – Outlook, Excel, Word, Project, Powerpoint, Microsoft teams Desirable Criteria:

  • A relevant third level education

  • Knowledge of the building services

Employee Benefits

  • Full in-house training and career development opportunities
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Health cash plan
  • Free annual health check during working hours
  • 30 days annual leave increasing in line with length of service.
  • Social events organised for all employees throughout the year via our Health and Wellbeing committee.
  • Secure, free onsite parking
  • Free Coffee, Hot Chocolate, Tea, and Fruit provided daily.
  • Friendly and supportive working environment in state-of-the-art facilities

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About the role

May 20, 2024

Full Time


Nov 17, 2024


Alternative Heat

Banbridge, United Kingdom

5+ years


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