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4 months ago
Location: London
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Management Jobs
The Construction Manager is accountable for safe, high quality and efficient installation of the KONE solution, according to the agreed / contracted scope, schedule and budget. He/she ensures proper planning of site activities and preparation of site readiness, is in charge of installation activities, manages and supports the installation team, verifies the installation deliverables and ensures readiness for customer and maintenance handovers. He/she acts as the KONE interface to the customer at the installation site and to other parties throughout the installation process.

Site supervision:
Accountable for safety, quality and productivity during installation and handovers, and for corrective actions to any detected non-conformities

Accountable for the use of correct KONE installation methods, and for proper risk assessment for parts of installation where KONE method is not available

Responsible for site preparations, site readiness, site visits and audits, including resolution of site readiness non-conformities with customer (supported by Project Manager as needed)

Responsible for the verification of site readiness and payment status

Responsible for planning of installation activities, site storage and logistics, and needed

resources and tools

Requests materials to site, confirms delivery of KONE materials to receives other materials and services at site and performs Goods Receipt

Accountable for performing installation handover to and from installers and subcontractors,

managing installation progress, final testing of the equipment and handover to maintenance

Responsible for quality claims/feedbacks, time sheet approvals, installation documentation,

reporting of installation progress, status, cost accumulation and risks, and managing schedule

and other changes

Responsible for management of environmental aspects of the installation (waste and hazardous material handling)

Customer Relationship management:

Acts as a single point of contact towards the customer during installation regarding site

management, with pro-active communication and usage of related tools

Responsible for achieving own targets of add-on sales and change orders during installation

Accountable for customer satisfaction on installation process and quality of installation

Subcontractor relations and people leadership:

Responsible for verifying that installers are trained, certified, competent and capable of

performing each installation task

Accountable for site operatives’ motivation and wellbeing

Responsible for identifying field operative training needs and communicating these to respective

line managers, HR, installation subcontracting companies and sourcing

Responsible for site planning, communication, objective setting and progress monitoring

Responsible for managing the performance of the team and individuals

Responsible for developing and maintaining a proactive and professional relationship with


Skills and experience:

Technical understanding
Commercial awareness
Leadership experience
Experience from construction industry or elevator industry

Good communication skills
Good written and spoken English

Benefits: 25 Days Holiday, Company Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, PDI, Life Assurance, Cycle to Work Scheme, Private Medical Insurance, Travel Allowance, Bonus.

At KONE, we are focused on creating an innovative and collaborative working culture where we value the contribution of each individual. Employee engagement is a key focus area for us and we encourage participation and the sharing of information and ideas. Sustainability is an integral part of our culture and the daily practice. We follow ethical business practices and we seek to develop a culture of working together where co-workers trust and respect each other and good performance is recognized. In being a great place to work, we are proud to offer a range of experiences and opportunities that will help you to achieve your career and personal goals and enable you to live a healthy and balanced life.

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