We have a fantastic career opportunity for a career minded Project Manager to join a thriving Construction Consultancy in their newly established Manchester office
The Consultancy established in 2014 initially in London and have rapidly grown to 120 staff across London, Bristol, Brighton, Manchester and Leeds. They offer Cost, Project Management and Building Surveying services to a healthy 50/50 split of Private and Public sector Clients, many of which are major blue-chip organisations and Developers. They are a young and dynamic company with an excellent culture. They have good sustainable growth plans, cutting edge systems & software and they operate a flexible working policy.
The Manchester office is headed up by a Regional Director with over 30 years hands-on experience, developing successful PM and Cost Management teams for some of the UK’s most recognizable industry names. He is looking to appoint a Project Manager to support and grow his established Client base and some recent project wins.
The Project Manager role consists of autonomously leading and managing construction projects from inception to completion, although supervision and guidance from the senior management team is on hand. The role involves working collaboratively with a varied team of construction professional and stakeholders to allow projects to be delivered safely on time, and to budget whilst ensuring high levels of client satisfaction.
What does the role involve?
” Mange projects of varied size and complexity, undertaking the day-to-day project activities of a Project Manager, but providing support and representation on projects where required.
” Supporting other senior members of staff in project delivery and internal processes.
” Guide and direct project team members to ensure compliance with the Companies set standards, and procedures, and guidelines.
” Undertake strategic oversight of the project.
” Support Associate Directors with resource management, fee management and reporting.
” Maintain and support good client working relationships acting as main point of contact for queries, as necessary.
” Undertake a review of lessons learnt, implementing changes for future improvements.
” Ensure internal systems are kept updated
” Support in the conflict resolution.
” Internal governance such as reviews of flash reports and senior signatories on approved documents.
” Ensure compliance with client gateways and their governance processes.
” Oversee and support junior colleagues work on projects where appropriate.
” Identification the project Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)
” Interfacing and working collaboratively with the client and other consultants.
” Observe Health & Safety provision in the working environment and CDM 2015 regulations including escalating any HSE issues.
” Always take personal responsibility for the health and safety of myself and others by working within the Health and Safety policy and procedures.
” Any other duties as reasonably required of the role.
What skill and experience might a person need to undertake this role?
” Ideally working towards Chartered accreditation with at least two years post-graduation experience.
” Ability to deliver projects through the whole project lifecycle.
” Ability to delegate tasks to others within the team and support their work.
” Ability to work on own initiative to drive to generate new business.
” Ability to analyse project and report performance to line manager.
” Knowledge of internal systems and processes in order to advise and guide others.
” Knowledge of CDM and construction Health & Safety.
The business is looking for the following personality traits: