• Small Works Manager

    Job Locations UK-Edinburgh
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Construction & Operations Management
  • Overview

    At Robertson, we build much more than just ground-breaking infrastructure. We build brilliant communities, we build forward-thinking businesses, and we build the kind of amazing, career-transforming futures that our people look forward to every day.


    We’re one of the UK’s largest, independently owned construction, infrastructure and support services companies – and we’re still growing fast. The way we work is innovative and transformative, our people are passionate and knowledgeable, our culture is warm, friendly and family-driven, and with over 50 years’ experience of our industry, our clients trust us to deliver everything we promise.


    This role will be working for Robertson Central East based in Edinburgh

    Your new role

    When it comes to your career, we deliver everything we promise to.


    As Project Manager, you’ll be responsible for:

    • Liaise with the customer, clients and design team.
    • Work closely with the company’s Project Quantity Surveyor, providing the necessary input to allow the Quantity Surveyor to report on the current and projected financial status of the project.
    • Develop the main logic of the works programme and to monitor progress of the same weekly.
    • Ensure that no work commences on site until health and safety policy and the relevant construction phase plan is in place.
    • Develop Method Statements and Risk Assessments together with the Safety Plan and to observe the requirement of the CDM Regulations in the status of Principal Contractor.
    • Provide leadership and support to Site Supervisors, Management Trainees and support staff.
    • Source labour and maintain high productivity.
    • Expedite materials and information release from design team.
    • Day to day planning of operations and problem solving.
    • Check and correct time sheets and allocation sheets.
    • Comply with the requirements of the company’s Quality Procedure and Manual.
    • Attend meetings as required at the site and area offices.
    • Hold, chair and minute sub-contractor meetings.
    • Prepare reports for site meeting with design team and attend same.
    • Answer correspondence relative to the project as directed by your superior.
    • Report contractual risk situations to your superior.
    • Supervise the quality of the works and hand over a snag free building.
    • At all times to represent the company in the best possible way, be courteous and professional working to the highest ethical standards.
    • Ad hoc duties assigned by your line manager in connection with operational requirements ensuring works are completed within required time frames

    To join us, we’re looking for:



    • A Construction or Engineering related degree
    • Previous managemet experience in the construction or house building sector
    • Valid CSCS card
    • Certified in SMSTS via CITB
    • Competant in Health and Safety practise 


    • A member of the CIOB, ICE or CEng
    • Computer literate including use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Email
    • Good verbal and written communication skills
    • Management of Budget Compilation
    • Good analytical & problem solving skills
    • Methodical approach to tasks undertaken
    • Ability to work on own initiative



    What's in it for me

    We also look after our people just as much as we look after our clients, and you’ll discover dedicated training teams to help keep you up to speed, together with a huge range of personal development programmes.


    And on top of a competitive salary and pension, you’ll be able to make the most of a great benefits package, and local team based rewards depending on your role and where you’re based.


    Ready to #TransformYourCareer? Apply now!


    Company: Robertson Group

    Location: Edinburgh


    The working hours for this role are 38.75 hours per week


    Robertson is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


    A full job description can be provided up on request


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