Pre-Construction Manager

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Job Introduction

At Griffiths, our people are our company. The way in which we treat people – both our employees and the communities in which we live and work – is a core value that has driven our continued growth over the past five decades. We also have huge ambitions for the future and want to continue our growth and innovation to remain at the leading edge of our industry. We are a Welsh regional civil engineering and construction contractor with our head office based in Abergavenny. Operating out of regional centres across Wales and England we construct new roads, bridges and railways as well as maintaining existing developments.

In 2018, Griffiths became part of Tarmac, the UK’s leading sustainable building materials business and a wholly owned subsidiary of CRH. Griffiths has over 1,000 employees operating across 100 sites or schemes at any given time. 

We are currently looking for a Pre-Construction Manager to join our Worcestershire Framework team based in Worcester.

We’re working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds.

Main Responsibilities

The purpose of this Pre-Construction Manager role will be to oversee the pricing of work and the management of the project programme updates. This will include managing and where required undertaking take-off’, preparing and negotiating sub-contract enquiries, and the production of a Target Cost summary for the Framework schemes. Working closely with the Framework Manager, Planner, Operational and Commercial Staff to ensure a fully risk assessed and compliant Target Cost.

The Ideal Candidate


  • Previous experience as pre-construction manager in the civils sector
  • An engineering background
  • Extensive experience of pricing projects up to £10m
  • Experienced in planning and programming software
  • Good working knowledge of the NEC4 contract
  • Experienced in construction management processes and techniques.


  • Degree / HNC in Civil Engineering or Construction Management

Why Tarmac

At Tarmac we are passionate that our workforce reflects the communities where we operate. Our ambition is that everyone regardless of level, role, or background will enjoy an environment of respect, inclusion and belonging. We actively remove barriers to ensure everyone is supported and can reach their potential with us. We take active steps to encourage people from a broad range of backgrounds to apply for jobs at Tarmac as we believe a diverse, inclusive company will enable everyone to thrive. We are a disability confident employer and will make reasonable adjustments as required. We are committed to support part-time and flexible working and believe getting the balance right is critical to personal and professional success.