Junior Construction Manager M/F


Shurgard is the largest owner and developer in self storage. With almost 270 stores in 7 countries, we are market leader. For further development of our portfolio, we are looking for a Junior Construction Manager to support the Team.

The Junior Construction Manager will oversee the construction of all assigned construction projects. The successful candidate will be expected to manage/ participate in the building design which will include; maintenance of the construction schedules, the review of proposals and change orders, collaboration with external Project Managers, solving day-to-day construction issues; coordination of the final walk-thru inspection and the sign off of each projects punch list. The average job cost is 3 to 10 MIO EUR per project. Extensive travel across Netherlands and Belgium and also occasional travel to Europe will be required.

He/she will report to the Construction Manager Netherlands.

Your day to day responsibilities :

  • Delivering New Store Openings and redevelopments in the Netherlands and Belgium within approved budgets, in scheduled timeline, according to required scope and in line with Shurgard quality standards.
  • Completing the tendering process of new construction projects (from start to end).
  • Finalizing contracting process.  
  • Reviewing timings, budgets, labour, risks and project plans through on-site visits.
  • Regular meetings with contractors/vendors and internal stakeholders and preparing site reports to ensure works stays on track.
  • Ensuring smooth handover of the completed projects to internal stakeholders.
  • Following up Defects Liability Period, after execution.
  • Executing pre-construction surveys for upcoming new projects.
  • Supporting Development Team for new investments: Visiting prospects, preparing cost plans and construction time schedules.


  • You have a Bachelors in Engineering, in Construction or similar through experience.
  • You have a minimum of 2 years multi-site construction experience ideally at least one new build in retail/logistic environment (not residential). More experienced profiles could be considered.
  • Construction experience on the customer side (as opposed to the contractor) is considered an advantage.
  • Energy and Enthusiasm, in a demanding fast paced development program.
  • An ability to manage multiple projects successfully.
  • Prioritize own and team’s work, is decisive and takes initiative beyond call of duty.
  • Promotes co-operation within own team and between teams, and acts as an example of effective teamwork.
  • A willingness to learn and an ability to develop on the job
  • Complies with the time schedules, concept requirements, building permits, validated budget, local regulation and Shurgard standards.
  • Fluent Dutch and English are required
  • Computer skills: Microsoft office, AutoCAD basic tools.


A stable and growing company
A comprehensive package of extra-legal benefits