• Title
    Construction Manager
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Position Type
    Fixed Term
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently recruiting for a Construction Manager, with extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry. This is a Fixed term 8 Months position; 1 Month in the UK followed by 7 months in Romania.

    Duties and Resposibilities


    • Progressing upon a development pathway towards becoming an experienced Corporate Construction and Commissioning Manager within the Construction technical discipline.

      Executing assigned scopes of work in a timely manner and within Key Performance Indicator (KPI) schedules.

    • Providing discipline expertise to the business.
    • Delivering and actively promoting the Wood core values, policies and procedures.
    • Displaying significant understanding of Wood / Client systems and processes.
    • Driving safety leadership and ensuring safe delivery of multi-discipline work scopes.
    • Delivering Construction activities in line with Passport to Construction Excellence (PCE).
    • Reviewing planned activities for constructability, providing accurate feedback.
    • Executing assigned scopes of work as a role model for reports
    • Providing technical expertise and guidance on all construction related activities.
    • Managing and leading all construction reports to ensure delivery against milestones and Key Performance Indicators (KPI's).
    • Management of key stakeholders in the execution and delivery of contracted activities.
    • Performance reporting to senior management.
    • Set and apply strategic and tactical direction with regard to policy/procedures, work force staffing, and budgeting.
    • Excellent interaction with construction team and all other disciplines.
    • Develop team working and communication skills.
    • Establish and maintain good working relationships with peer groups, management, internal and external stakeholders.
    • Coach / mentor / develop team by sharing knowledge and best practices.
    • Mentoring, supervising and supporting development for reports - ensure learning opportunities are captured and realised.
    • Lead by example, setting high personal standards for peers to follow.
    • Clear communication and co-ordination with relevant site and office based personnel.
    • Proactively demonstrate and drive safety and leadership.
    • Provide input to the performance management of direct reports through supervision.
    • Ensure management of third party suppliers in the execution of operational delivery.
    • Effective delegation to ensure the continuity of work scope execution.
    • Actively support resourcing and recruitment process.
    • Ensure competence of direct reports & review in accordance with competency assessment programme.
    • Set expectations and manage performance of direct reports.
    • In conjunction with the line, manage succession planning for direct reports.



    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers and colleagues and communicate across the business interfaces.
    • Actively promote wood Health and Safety Executive (HSE) policy procedures and initiatives in line with core values.
    • Ensure good communication at all times with contract and project teams.
    • Engage with and promote the construction community including: networking/knowledge sharing.
    • Maintain communication with respective focal points.
    • Motivate and encourage team.
    • Manage interfaces across functional and business boundaries.


    • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with external customers and third party vendors.
    • Communicate and co-operate with external stakeholders including: industry bodies, academia, market intelligence, relevant conferences, vendors, business acquisition and business development.

    Skills / Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Time served relevant trade discipline or relevant NVQ/SVQ/HNC/HND.

    Minimum Experience:

    • Extensive years relevant construction experience.
    • Oil and gas experience is essential.
    • Exposure to working within a technical environment.
    • Experience of people management (construction).
    • Sufficient experience within Lead role.


    Role-Specific Skills:

    • Excellent interpersonal organisational, communication and team building skills.
    • Computer literate.
    • Fully conversant with regards to discipline technical knowledge.
    • Proven experience of interpreting discipline documentation.
    • Sound knowledge and understanding of Risk Assessments (RA), Hazard and Operability Studies (HAZOPS) and Hazard Identification Studies (HAZIDS).
    • Ability to work with timelines/targets.
    • Display both good judgment and leadership qualities.
    • Ability to be assertive and drive culture change when required.
    • Ability to advise system and subsystem priorities within construction activities with a view to achieving early handover.
    • Ability to monitor work progress and report against the plan.

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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