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Senior Project Manager/ Associate Project Manager

United Kingdom
60000.00 - 75000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
26 May 2024

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Construction / Built Environment
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager
Permanent opportunity for Senior Project Manager at a construction consultancy- remote working

Your new company

You will be working for an employee-owned construction consultancy who offer a range of property and construction consultancy services to provide creative, sustainable solutions and deliver outcomes for our clients.

They were established in 2006, and are now a leading construction consultancy specialising in the delivery of capital projects for a range of clients spanning a range of sectors including the education sector (independent, statutory, further and higher), health, transport, commercial and R&D. They operate in all regions from offices in Chelmsford, London and Preston. They offer a variety of services including project and programme management, cost management, strategic consultancy, surveying, architecture and town planning advice.
Your new role
As Senior Project Manager you will be responsible for the delivery of a range of construction projects and provide a comprehensive project management service. This newly created post is seen as integral to the expansion of business in the north of England. As well as taking responsibility for the delivery of existing projects and new projects, the successful candidate will be expected to help expand the client base and services delivery offer across the region.
Main Activities

  • Managing capital projects from inception through to completion, including, but not limited to
  • Organising / chairing / minuting meetings
  • Co-ordinating project-related activities with other members of the project team
  • Formulating / managing project programmes
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Risk management
  • Advice on statutory consents / compliance
  • Procurement advice including consultants / specialist advice / contractors
  • Report writing
  • Supporting client's governance requirements
  • Contract administration
  • Managing budgets
  • Ensuring that all projects are managed in accordance with Practice Quality Management system.
  • Contributing towards the expansion of the business both in terms of client base and service offer

  • What you'll need to succeed
    Essential Requirements:
  • Relevant qualifications / membership of a recognised professional body
  • A proven track record fulfilling a similar role(s)
  • Demonstratable experience of managing a range of capital projects differing in terms of scale and nature within the education sector
  • From a property, construction or estates background
  • Excellent presentation skills, with the confidence and ability to present at client meetings and when tendering for new work
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to liaise confidently with a wide range of people and gain trust and respect from clients
  • Able to handle sensitive situations firmly with tact and diplomacy
  • Attention to detail
  • Be client and quality focused
  • Be able to operate with a high level of initiative and self-motivation
  • Willingness to travel throughout the north of England (and possibly across the east and West Midlands)
  • Must be a team player with a pro-active management style
  • Excellent IT skills (specifically Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Project)

    Desirable Requirements:

  • Strategic property consultancy experience such as preparation of Estates Strategies /capital funding bids or a willingness to learn
  • Experience of project management in other industry sectors

  • What you'll get in return
    Salary GBP60,000-GBP75,000
    36 hours per week (flexible working hours, remote working)
    Employee owned company
    Private healthcare
    25 days annual leave, increasing annually until limit of 30 days is reached - plus 8 bank holidays and Christmas closure

    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 us now.
    If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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