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Assistant Project Manager

Dandara Living
30000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + GBPcompetitive annual discretionary
Closing date
25 Apr 2024

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

Dandara Living is recruiting an Assistant Project Manager to join our build-to-rent HQ in Altrincham.

About the role

The successful Assistant Project Manager will be involved in developments at the planning approval process, throughout the construction stage to completion. You will be involved in residential and mixed-use development projects focusing on the Built to Rent market, with current and pipeline projects spread throughout the UK.

We work as part of a small direct team however the majority of our tasks will rely on liaising with various other teams including pre-construction and estimating teams, building contractor s team, and Clients and their representatives.

Monday to Friday

37.5 hours per week

What you will do:

  • Pick up and own packages of project work, as directed by the Project Manager.
  • Selection, liaison and appointment of consultant teams for respective projects.
  • Assisting in managing contractor teams and monitoring performance and quality assurance to achieve project brief and contract requirements.
  • Attend, minute and at times, chair meetings with internal and external teams.
  • Work with other areas of the business, including commercial, procurement and delivery to drive best value, buildability and efficiency from each scheme.
  • Monitor interim valuations and review any variations on a commercial and project specific basis.
  • Maintain and constantly improve accurate project monitoring documentation to continually track and highlight project progress, design and commercial risks.
  • Assist in the preparation of presentations to report project progress to senior management.
  • Together with internal and external Sustainability Consultants ensure projects satisfy all RIBA Stage 1 ? 3 HQM and/or BREEAM requirements.
  • Preparation of project documentation to support the handover of projects to the delivery/construction team.
  • Involvement in Dandara s social value initiatives.

What you will have:

  • A construction, commercial or design-related degree
  • Working knowledge of RIBA work stages.
  • Knowledge of construction principles pertinent to residential apartments
  • A basic understanding of Quantity Surveying principles
  • Competent user of Microsoft Office and information management systems such as Asite
  • Working knowledge of planning and regulatory requirements (Building Regulations, British Standards, Fire Safety Act and Building Safety Act).
  • Self?awareness is key to identify knowledge gaps and feed this back into discussions with line manager regarding their development plan.

What we will offer you:

Dandara Living one of the UK s leading designers, developers, and operators of large-scale Build-to-Rent properties, with a proven track record in creating and delivering award-winning, landmark residential developments. With unparalleled market knowledge and technical expertise, our extensive in-house experience encompasses land acquisition, design, development, procurement, site delivery, and property and asset management. Our benefits include:

  • GBPcompetitive salary
  • 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • GBPcompetitive annual bonus (discretionary)
  • Up to 5% pension scheme (salary sacrifice scheme)
  • 2x salary life assurance (paid option to increase to x4)

If you are an ambitious, driven, and talented Junior Development Project Manager looking to support the growth of one of the top privately owned residential developers in the UK then this is the role for you.

Important note:
No agency applications will be considered for this role. Any CVs received will be considered a free gift.

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