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Maris Interiors are one of the UK’s leading design and build experts.  Located in Southwark, London and founded in 1977, Maris work with organisations across the UK to transform their space.  We specialise in workplace design, fit-out, refurbishment, relocation & furniture.  We believe in hiring, harnessing, mentoring, and keeping the best talent in the industry to guarantee quality and consistency in every element of our business.

Reporting to the Head of Projects, you will oversee projects from adjudication to completion. Managing Construction Managers, this role involves attending pre-kick-off and kick-off meetings, reviewing buildability, and collaborating with the wider Maris team.

We are seeking a candidate with 5+ years of design and build construction experience, relevant certifications (CSCS manager’s card, First aid, SMSTS, Working At Height, IOSH), and commercial awareness. The ideal candidate will be a proven leader capable of managing and motivating a team of site-based construction professionals. The role requires engagement in continuous improvement, adherence to company policies, and a commitment to delivering projects within client budgets and timelines while exceeding expectations.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Running the project from adjudication to completion.
  • Client liaison throughout the project.
  • Attending all associated client and site meetings.
  • Reviewing project buildability and liaising with the Technical Director for detailing and drawing reviews.
  • Weekly project reporting.
  • Project delivery on time, on budget, on programme, to the highest standard.
  • Ensuring project closeout within the designated 4-week timeframe.

You will have a minimum of 5 years of design and build construction experience on projects up to £20m, coupled with a CSCS manager’s card, First Aid, SMSTS, and Working At Height certifications. Possessing a strong awareness of commercial considerations, you will demonstrate proficiency with ASTA and Procore tools. Additionally, your qualifications will include IOSH certification, JCT awareness, and a minimum of an HND/degree qualification. As a proven leader, you will showcase your ability to effectively manage and motivate a team of on-site construction professionals, ensuring the successful delivery of projects to the highest standards.

Benefits

  • Generous holiday entitlement with additional Christmas period given as free time off
  • On-site coffee shop serving free breakfast, tea, coffee, and fruit throughout the working day
  • Salary sacrifice pension scheme
  • Life assurance after 12 months’ service
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme with 24/7 online GP service and access to mental, financial, and physical wellbeing support

Candidates will be considered on their abilities regardless of age, gender, or ethnicity but an ability to communicate at a high level of competency in the English language is essential. The right to live permanently and work in the UK is essential.

The company does not have a fixed salary scale and will pay an appropriate and fair salary based on experience and abilities.