Project & Senior Project Managers, Real Estate

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Competitive Salary
19 Sep 2019
16 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

At Turner & Townsend we’re passionate about making the difference. That means delivering better outcomes for our clients, helping our people to realize their potential, and doing our part to create a prosperous society.

Every day we help our major global clients deliver ambitious and highly technical projects, in over 130 countries worldwide.

Our team is dynamic, innovative and client-focused, supported by an inclusive and fun company culture. Our clients value our proactive approach, depth of expertise, integrity and the quality we deliver. As a result our people get to enjoy working on some of the most exciting projects in the world.

Turner & Townsend has exciting opportunities for Project and Senior Project Managers to join our successful Project Management team based in our Newcastle office. Our team is involved with many interesting and significant projects in our region. We are seeking an individual with extensive practical experience of working in Commercial, Health, and Education sectors. Our team provides a broad range of services from initial strategic advice through to delivery of projects so there is opportunity to build your career and develop your skills. We actively support career progression and provide a range of learning and development activities. Our culture is open and supportive and includes lively social events, opportunity to take part in our corporate social responsibility programme, and regular knowledge share events.

Job Objectives

  • Management of projects both pre and post-contract
  • Business development
  • Financial management of own commissions
  • Provide support on major project management commissions, taking responsibility for an aspect of service delivery.
  • Preparation of contracts for commissions to comply with Turner & Townsend Risk Management policy
  • To ensure that client objectives are met and that projects are delivered to time and cost targets and the appropriate quality standards

Skills Required
Ideally graduate degree in a relevant discipline for construction project management.
Professionally qualified in one of the following fields: construction, project management, engineering, surveying or architecture.
A thorough understanding of the total project life cycle, from dealing with strategic issues at conception stage, through all of the operational stages to completion and post-project review
Excellent knowledge and experience of all of the main project management concepts, tools and techniques
Experience of leading public sector, particularly education and health, project management commissions for medium to large sized construction projects of medium to high complexity
Excellent knowledge of construction industry technical matters, such as different procurement routes, value management and value engineering
People management experience, particularly in the context of managing a team delivering a project
Experience of managing the financial aspects of a project.
Experience of managing a multidiscipline Design Team.
Business development experience, including developing business with existing and new clients and cross-selling

Turner & Townsend is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.