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Construction Project Manager - Estates

Employer
Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)
Location
Didcot
Salary
53818.00 - 59199.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
4 Apr 2024

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

Science and Technology Facilities Council

Salary: GBP53,818 to GBP59,199 per annum (dependant on skill and experience)

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Harwell, Oxfordshire OX11 0DE

Closing date: 16th April 2024

Come and deliver the kind of projects that made you want to be a Project Manager. Stretch your technical skills and, alongside world-leading scientists and technologists, shape projects that improve lives, and daily life, in the UK and far beyond.

Put simply, come and discover the impact you can make when you're equipped, encouraged and inspired to perform to your very best.

We now have three exciting opportunities for an ambitious Construction Project Manager to join our team based at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory. Working with the Senior Construction Project Manager, the role is responsible for leading the delivery of complex construction and refurbishment projects. The post holder runs the interface between our clients (scientific users) and internal/external design teams, appointed consultants and contractors. You will be the face of the client to consultants and contractors.

The posts holder will be expected to lead schemes typically in the region of GBP250k - GBP10m. The nature of STFC's science dictates that most projects are likely to be complex and unique and usually delivered at pace and require robust decision making and leadership from the project manager.

The Construction PM will be the Estates lead and make key project decisions with overall responsibility for the delivery of building projects. Specific building and Engineering knowledge is required. This includes mechanical, electrical, civil, structural, fire engineering and all statutory requirements, including British standards, Town and Country Planning, Building Regulations.

This is a great opportunity for a hardworking and driven construction professional who will be responsible for:
Full ownership and overall responsibility for the successful co-ordination, planning, execution, monitoring, control, and closure of construction projects.
Support the preparation of the project business cases, including costs estimates, programme and feasibility studies.
Lead the Projects, pro-actively supervising and supporting the performance of consultants and contractors.
Take ownership for the management of the project including design and specification development, procurement, programme, construction, gateway approvals, risk and financial status.
The PM team implement and administer the NEC4 contract for both Professional Services, our Term Service Contract and Engineering and Construction Contracts.
Role may require travel to other STFC sites.

Essential Shortlisting Criteria
Must hold relevant professional qualification related to the construction industry and/or membership of a relevant professional body (RICS, ICE, CIOB, RIBA, etc.)
Significant experience of managing and delivering high value, highly complex construction projects.
Experience working through all RIBA stages with end user Clients to develop their detailed requirements and specifications.
Excellent knowledge and significant experience in implementing project/programme management, value engineering, risk management, contract management and soft landings.
Experience of managing the design and development of significant new build projects or major refurbishments, preferably on scientific facilities. Experience of working with central and local government and other statutory authorities to gain approvals such as Town Planning, Building Control, HSE etc.
A knowledge of the different forms of construction contracts, the pros and cons associated with their use and how these perform in use. Ideally with NEC4 contract management experience, from a Consultancy or Client organisation background.

STFC values their employees by offering a benefits package designed to provide an excellent work/life balance including 30 days' annual leave, 10.5 public and privilege holidays, flexible working hours, a workplace nursery, exceptional average salary pension scheme, social and sporting activities and societies and a subsidised restaurant.

As one of Europe's largest research organisations, this is a place where there's always something new to learn about the world around us, about your career, but most of all, about yourself.

Join us and discover what's possible by submitting your CV and covering letter which outlines how you fulfil the criteria specified along with your motivation for STFC and the role.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: GBP53,818.00-GBP59,199.00 per year

Work Location: In person

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