Project Manager

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Up to £55,000
Closing date
15 Dec 2023

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Construction / Built Environment
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager

Your new company
An award-winning multidisciplinary construction consultancy based in southeast London Seek an Assistant Project Manager to join their friendly, inspiring expanding team. My client services across a wide range of sectors: housing, education, health, care, blue light, commercial, regeneration and mixed use. In March 2021, they were awarded 2-star accreditation by Best Companies in recognition for ‘Outstanding’ employee engagement and listed in the top 100 mid-sized companies to work for in the UK.

Your new role

As a Project Manager you will be responsible to the group head programme manager and project team leader

  • Assist Project Team Leader with Client liaison to include presentation of schemes, project programming and other matters affecting delivery of service.
  • Act as the Contract Administrator or Employer's Agent on a wide range of building types, utilising all standard forms of construction and assuming full responsibility for the following:
  • Act as a Project Manager where required inc appointing Professional Team and management of their performance
  • Visit site and carry out and issue inspections reports.
  • Prepare and present initial appraisal and feasibility reports.
  • Prepare and present outline design proposals, including preparation of budget estimate costs.
  • Prepare whole life programs and programs of work using MS project.
  • Prepare and present for approval complete scheme designs.
  • Prepare full working drawings sufficient for the construction of the project.
  • Submit applications for statutory approvals, including Planning, Listed Building Consent and Building Control Approval.
  • Prepare specifications and schedules of work, Employer’s Requirements and/or provide information for the preparation of bills of quantities.
  • Invite tenders for the main contract, carry out tender analysis and prepare tender reports.
  • Prepare contract documents.
  • Undertaking Contract Administration duties in accordance with Practice procedures and verification strategies.
  • Preparing maintenance manuals.

Delegating any of the above duties whilst retaining responsibility for achievement

What you'll need to succeed

  • Minimum 1-year post-qualification (BSc (Hons) degree or similar in Building Surveying/ Quantity surveying/ Project Management) experience and/or breadth of knowledge and competence commensurate with this position.
  • Associate membership of RICS or equivalent recognised qualification.
  • Attending Core Competencies and internally/externally run CPDs, to achieve a minimum of 20 hours per year continued professional development.

What you'll get in return

  • Up to £55,000 PA
  • Pension – contributions matched to 4.5% (Salary sacrifice scheme)
  • Life assurance cover
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Flexible working location: Option to work from home with a minimum requirement of at least one day per week working from your base office.
  • Flexible working hours: Option to be flexible with start and finish times, as long as core hours (10am-4.15pm) are covered.
  • Birthday leave
  • Time off in lieu (where applicable)
  • Enhanced annual leave for long service.
  • Professional fees paid.
  • Professional development scheme for funded training and/or qualifications
  • Mentoring and 1:1 scheme
  • Bonus for introducing new colleagues.
  • Shopping reward and discount scheme including discounted gym memberships.
  • Contribution towards your fundraising events
  • Two paid ‘donation days’ to use for volunteering or charity work.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Rachel Knight on 07488 312 618 or 0333 010 5107 us now.

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