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Construction Project Manager

Michael Page Property & Construction
United Kingdom
55000.00 - 65000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
15 Jun 2024

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

An excellent opportunity to deliver an interesting and complex project to deliver a brand new school on an existing school site and make a real difference to the lives of the children and young people and educators there.

Client Details

The organisation is a major charity, dedicated to running schools and providing support and guidance for people with Special Educational Needs and helping spread awareness and transform attitudes. They have a small estates team, and are looking for someone to act as intelligent client to deliver this project, understanding the real importance in the work they deliver.


This role will be to manage a major and complex construction project building a new school on an existing school site.

You will be the main point of contact for the contractor from design stage through to completion, and have accountability to the project board - liaising closely with internal directors, and Head of the school, producing reports on progress and costings, and updating all interested stakeholders at all levels.

Communication skills will be key to this role, as will delivering construction projects in a live operating environment that is very sensitive, and requires a high degree of planning, communication and problem solving.

You will have full oversight of the design team and engaging with end users to make sure you deliver a project which is fit for purpose. You will coordinate the construction and build, as well as all moves and phased occupation, planning in accordance with the school calendar.


You will have significant experience of construction project management. Education experience is desired but not essential, but you must be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate at all levels.

There are no essential qualifications, but a professional qualification such as MRICS or MCIOB would be helpful, or you can evidence training and experience in large scale construction projects in live sites.

Job Offer

They are looking for someone to take the project right through form design stage to completion and handover, and it's likely to be over a 2 year period, so this role is offered at circa GBP55K - GBP65K for a fixed term 2 year contract, based at the site in Rotherham, with some flexibility on hybrid working, although a regular presence on site would be required for the role.

Please get in touch with Steph McKay on to discuss, or send a CV now, CVs will be considered upon receipt., and they are looking for someone to start as soon as possible.

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