Pre Construction Manager

At Ultimate Group, we’re not just building spaces; we’re sculpting dreams and aspirations. As a leading force in the industry, we’re committed to pushing boundaries and achieving excellence. Join our journey of innovation, collaboration, and transformative design, where your skills will be valued and your impact profound.

We’re seeking a passionate Pre-Construction Manager to join our dynamic team. If you’re a visionary leader who thrives in a collaborative environment, has a knack for turning concepts into reality, and is committed to delivering excellence in the construction industry, then we want you!

What you’ll get:

  • Salary: Negotiable depending on experience + car allowance + profit-based bonus.
  • Pension plan.
  • Health shield.
  • Taste Card.
  • Laptop provision and company phone.
  • Company-wide social events and annual charity activities.
  • Opportunities for training and growth within the business.


As Pre-Construction Manager at Ultimate Group, you will report to the Pre-Construction Director and be a key part of the Pre-Construction & Delivery teams.

The role will cover pre-contract, project review, design and brief development, project estimation, assisting with and leading bid presentations, and providing technical input, assistance and contractual negotiation.

Managing the current Pre-Construction Team, you will be responsible for colleague development, mentoring and monitoring, along with managing project workloads across the department.

General Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead and Collaborate: You’ll take the lead in tender presentations for new projects, working closely with the Ultimate Bid Team to present compelling proposals to potential clients.
  • Day to day team management: You’ll take responsibility for the daily workload of the team, ensuring prioritisations of projects by assessing the opportunities, and viability to take them forwards.
  • Budget Mastery: During the proposal stage, you’ll prepare detailed budgets, vet trade contractor bids, and compile proposal documents, ensuring accuracy and completeness.
  • Cost Planning: Develop initial concept budgets and detailed cost plans, collaborating with the Ultimate Sales Lead to align with client expectations.
  • Attention to Detail: Review all tender documents, analyze drawings, specifications, and other documentation to create comprehensive cost estimates and proposals.
  • Vendor Relations: Obtain multiple quotations for work elements to ensure cost competitiveness and efficiency.
  • Team Mentorship: Foster the growth and development of the Pre-Construction Team, providing guidance and coaching as needed to maintain high standards.
  • Continuous Improvement: regularly reviewing ways of working to ensure the team and business are performing to the best of their ability.

Working environment:

  • Nestled in the picturesque Yorkshire Dales, our unique facility buzzes with high-energy visionaries and a diverse community.
  • Purpose built, modern, refurbished offices with an in-house showroom that showcases our innovation. Join us at our in-house bar for vibrant social events, or recharge in the outdoor garden and picnic area.
  • We thrive on partnering with corporate and commercial clients to bring visions to life. If you’re ready to unleash your creativity and be part of a dynamic team, Ultimate Group is the place for you. Your journey to shape extraordinary spaces starts here!

About you:

  • Multitasking: Ability to effectively manage multiple projects and tasks simultaneously.
  • Communication: Confident with excellent written and verbal communication skills, with proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Project.
  • Team Player: A collaborative spirit, with the ability to mentor and coach team members.
  • Flexibility: Willingness to adapt working hours to meet business needs.
  • Problem Solver: A proactive approach to solving challenges with a positive, open-minded attitude. Consistently looking for ways to improve ways of working.
  • Personable: Approachable, friendly, and motivated, with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Respectful: Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with individuals at all levels.
  • Versatility: A full UK driving license and willingness to travel throughout the UK for site visits and meetings
  • Contract Knowledge: Familiarity with JCT Contracts and an understanding of M&E installations.
  • Safety Focus: Knowledge of Health & Safety procedures, ensuring a safe working environment.

Join our team at Ultimate Group and embark on an exciting journey where your expertise will shape the future of fit-out / construction. If you are ready to make your mark in a company that values innovation, teamwork, and excellence, apply today!

For more information, please send a copy of your CV to – we look forward to hearing from you!