Management jobs in the construction industry

The construction industry is a leading powerhouse for the British economy. With double-digit growth forecast, there is no shortage of management jobs available to drive the sector forward at pace. This combined with an ageing population of construction industry leaders, suggests that demand for construction managers is only set to increase over the coming years.

 A significant proportion of construction managers jobs are found in the private sector. Large national and international firms as well as local SMEs and specialist sub-contractors have ongoing requirements for skilled senior managers that can support the evolution of this dynamic industry.

Skills required for construction management jobs

The demand for leaders is diverse in its needs requiring skills from a broad set of disciplines. From technical and design managers to commercial and strategic executives. Roles can be found across residential, industrial, commercial, environmental and infrastructure projects. The competencies required at this senior-level are broadly consistent across the board:


  • Commercially aware

  • Strong decision-making skills

  • A strategic approach

  • Professionalism

  • Proven track record of delivery

  • Up to date with relevant legislation, compliance and health and safety requirements

  • Project management skills

    Outstanding communication

    Takes responsibility

    IT and reporting abilities

A career for the future

Management jobs in construction are almost guaranteed to provide a stable career path for the future. With the right company, the opportunity for growth is limitless and the remuneration packages attractive. We set out to secure the most desirable placements for the leaders of the future that can demonstrate their potential.

 The UK needs committed high-calibre leaders to fuel its growth and the construction sector provides ample opportunity for ambitious, competent, stand-out candidates ready to make a difference.

If you feel like you are ready to unlock your potential and are looking for the next new challenge in your management career, let us navigate you through the recruitment process with our inside industry knowledge and land you a position that’s as good as you are.