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Senior managers are responsible for leading teams of people working on all kinds of construction projects. As the boss, he or she comes up with strategies for getting jobs done efficiently, then makes sure people follow them.
Salaries typically range depending on location and level of responsibility. Salaries and career options improve with Chartered status.
To become a senior manager or head of department you will need to demonstrate significant experience in managing people, budgets and strategy.
You should be able to demonstrate experience of a range of large projects and teams as well as building and maintaining partnerships with a wide range of stakeholders.