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Project Leader - BoKlok

Posted: 24 Aug 2020 Closes: 23 Sep 2020
Bristol, England Competitive
Permanent & Full-time SKA_BOK000028

Boklok is a residential developer, created by Skanska and Ikea that aims to offer the UK housing market with sustainable, quality homes for people on a budget. We have completed over 11,000 homes in the Nordics and in 2019 launched our UK business as part of the solution to accelerate the provision of new homes in this country. Our homes are fabricated off-site in a safe and dry environment using a smart and industrialised process. Our modular product, strong balance sheet and development skills combined make this a unique proposition for the UK.

We have a great opportunity for a Project Leader to join the team, based in Bristol. You will be responsible for leading the day to day design and construction management aspects of the BoKlok residential projects.

You will:

  • Review, draft and agree the contract programme and the mode and method of construction
  • Assist in the management of design consultants to ensure information is provided to suit the procurement strategy and that the production of working drawings is completed within given timeframes, working to deliver a cohesive design and cost programme
  • Add value to the design process by challenging solutions, methods and techniques where appropriate, to improve build ability, develop repeatability and reduce whole life costs
  • Manage the interface between the development and build functions and work with the onsite build team and trade contractors in the production of working drawings, procurement and prefabrication and performance on site.
  • Ensure all design solutions offered by designers and sub-contractors fully comply with the project documentation and budget strategy
  • Implement correct commercial control of build contract and the contractors, within pre-set budgets. Ensure that contractual and claim correspondence is suitably auctioned within agreed timeframes
  • Ensure that all works are carried out in a planned, controlled and safe manner in accordance with statutory regulations, current standards and company health, safety environmental and quality standards

We are looking for:

  • Experience in both residential development and modular construction is highly preferred.
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering residential projects within budget and programme
  • Proven experience with meeting customer expectations and ability to demonstrate customer centric approach
  • Innovative - ability to identify better ways of doing things

We thrive through embracing differences, whether they be social backgrounds, ethnicity, disability, gender, age, religion, sexuality and any other protected characteristic - we know that diversity opens a rich potential for new ways of thinking, helping us to build successful and winning teams. We call it Naturally Skanska.

A career with us means you'll have the freedom to develop your skills and leave your mark on the communities in which we work. Our competitive benefits package will help to enhance your life outside work, too.

We welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need. Anyone who applies for a role can ask about flexibility at interview. In return, we will explore what is possible for the


We would like you to perform at your best at every stage of our recruitment process. Please contact us on if you require any adjustments that would support you throughout your application.

Please note this is an advert for our job vacancy, and therefore may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the role described, and may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of Skanska. For a full role profile, please contact us:

The closing date for this vacancy may be subject to change any time at the sole discretion of the Business.

Additional Information
  • Location: Bristol, England, United Kingdom
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Employee Status: Regular

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