Construction Project Manager

  • FT Perm
  • Yorkshire/Lincolnshire
  • £ 45 to £ 65k per year USD / Year
  • Salary: £ 45 to £ 65k per year

Andy File Associates Limited is working as a Recruitment Agency on behalf of our client with regards this permanent position.

Out client is one of Great Britain and Ireland’s leading providers of post-harvest combinable crop technology for farmers and commercial operators. The business, established since 1999, has grown significantly and is well regarded throughout the agricultural industry.

The business continues to grow and improve, we recognise the development of our team is critical to our continued success. By 2026, we plan to offer our extensive portfolio of equipment supported by the comprehensive provision of services enabling us to design, build and maintain grain processing and storage systems for agricultural and commercial customers nationwide.

Essential to this plan is the appointment of a Construction Project Manager to manage the delivery of projects for commercial grain processing businesses.

Position Summary

The Construction Project Manager is a responsible for individual projects, delivering them safely, within budgets and deadlines. Projects will be primarily based on commercial combinable crop processing sites but may include complex projects for agricultural sites.

The role requires you to have a deep understanding of the project and you will lead a multi-disciplinary project team comprising of both colleagues and external sub-contractors. Successful project completion will depend on building a strong working relationship with the client and their team.

You will work closely with our knowledgeable and experienced Commercial Sales Manager at the pre-contract stage and progress projects through to completion. The role offers the right candidate opportunity for advancement as our share of this market grows.

Skills and Experience

To succeed, the following skills are highly desirable:

  • Must have experience leading the delivery of multiple mechanical and electrical engineering projects with values between £500,000 and £5,000,000.
  • A degree in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Knowledge and understanding of the agricultural products and industry is useful
  • Practical and technical knowledge and understanding to be able to support direct reports with specific job or project related challenges
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawing and specifications and critically assess the information provided.
  • Thorough understanding of health and safety systems and responsibilities and comfortable taking a leadership role in this area, formal qualifications are highly desirable.
  • Experience of operating within quality systems and experience improving processes based on performance, formal qualifications are highly desirable.
  • Competent IT skills including MS Office and ERP systems

Additionally, the following are a requirement for this role:

  • Ability to communicate at all levels within the organisation both written and verbal
  • Prepared to graft and ‘get mucky hands’ when the situation requires
  • Organisational skills necessary to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • A high degree of commercial awareness, able to identify opportunities to maximise financial performance
  • A natural problem solver, able to understand and explain complicated concepts effectively at all levels within the business
  • Clearly demonstrate leadership qualities across remotely located teams, particularly for the 4/5 managers who will be direct reports
  • An enquiring mind that seeks to both learn and share knowledge freely and openly
  • A positive attitude and determination are essential to success in this role, you will also need to be resilient and able to make difficult decisions.

Our client is an established business in the agricultural industry. The Construction Project Manager role has been created due to significant business growth and further opportunities within the commercial combinable crop processing sector. As both an equipment importer and contractor our vertically integrated business delivers outstanding value for clients.

We expect to grow our market share significantly in the commercial combinable crops processing sector over the next five year, this this growth with be the opportunity for progression for the right candidate.

The Client’s Values

Your values are as important than your qualifications and experience. The successful applicant will, above all else, be of outstanding character and attitude. This will ensure success in this role and the establishment of a long-term career in a growing business. Our values:

  • We do the basics well – honest, respectful and selfless – these are non-negotiable
  • We are problem solvers – practical, resourceful and creative – problems are opportunities
  • We push on – determined, positive and enthusiastic – all day everyday
  • We pull together – listen, communicate and co-operate – working for each other
  • We never stop learning – constantly sharing our knowledge and experience

Remuneration and Benefits

  • Competitive salary of £45,000 to £65,000 per annum.
  • Contributory Company pension scheme with Royal London (employee 5%/employer 3%)
  • Wellbeing programmes- Company paid
  • Laptop and company phone provided
  • Holiday increased from 28 to 33 days in fifth year of service
  • Enhanced sick pay – starting from one week increasing to 10 weeks with 10-year service
  • Company vehicle provided, includes fuel card
  • Means of payment provided for all subsistence, business expenses and accommodation costs
  • Issued with mobile phone, work wear and PPE
  • Group life insurance provided (x3 salary)
  • Extensive training provided including health and safety and product training


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