Assistant Project Manager/Project Manager – Manchester (Construction Consultancy)
Our client is a national, commercial multi-disciplinary property and construction consultancy where the people are at the heart of their company. They are at the start of a new 5-year business plan and an exciting journey to build on their existing success. They have the confidence to think differently to deliver better, smarter outcomes and are looking for people who share those attributes.
Delivered through a network of UK offices, the firm employs 600+ staff and has operated for over 150 years within the UK property market. As a company, their disciplines take a collaborative approach to work, with common goals and shared values. Their proven reputation for delivering technical excellence for an array of clients, from both the public and private sector, allows them to deliver projects in an environmentally sustainable way whilst still achieving outstanding levels of client satisfaction.
Their Manchester office has grown rapidly since opening in 2012 – starting with Project Management and Building Surveying, expanding its services into Quantity Surveying and Building Services over the recent years. You’ll play a vital role in supporting them on their journey to providing a full multi-professional service from this office.
The Assistant Project Manager/Project Manager role:
Your daily responsibilities in this Project Manager role will be to lead multi-disciplinary project teams and ensure delivery of the project objectives. You will have the opportunity to work on a variety of challenging new-build and refurbishment schemes across both the private and public sectors (including education, healthcare, commercial, residential) with your typical duties including:
” Co-ordinate and lead the activities of team members, monitoring project activities, project fee income and expenditure
” Ensure deliverance of business plan objectives
” Key account management, ensure high levels of customer satisfaction
” Provide expert opinion
The role will also involve frequent travelling and will require attending various sites as necessary.
The Assistant Project Manager/Project Manager:
” Experience in a compatible role in the construction environment (Project Manager, Quantity Surveyor or Building Surveyor background)
” Knowledge of building technology and construction principles
” A good understanding of forms of building contract (JCT and NEC3) and experience of contract administration
” Ability to control day to day programming and planning, monitor progress and expenditure of projects
” Excellent communication and client facing skills, combined with strong interpersonal and influencing skills
” Membership of a construction related professional body, such as CIOB or RICS – desirable
” Project management related qualification (Prince2 or similar) – desirable
” Experience in using Microsoft Project, Asta or Primavera software
” Full UK driving licence
They value and promote a positive work-life balance and encourage every member of their team to get involved with charity, sports, community and company events. Providing a balanced, enjoyable career is important to them, and they work hard to make sure everyone feels a valued part of their organisation. They are also a responsible employer and Investors in People accredited business.
You will receive an attractive salary that will match your skills and experience, as well as the following benefits:
” Stakeholder pension
” Life assurance
” Private healthcare
” 26 days’ annual leave + Bank Holidays + option to buy up to 5 days’ additional leave
” Professional subscriptions
” Season ticket loan or car loan
” Cycle to work scheme
Their office is based in the centre of Manchester with plenty of amenities nearby, as well as excellent public transport links – They are committed to using sustainable travel wherever possible, benefiting their staff, their business and their community.
If this is an opportunity of interest, or if you’d like further information on this position, then please do not hesitate to give Sebastian Surridge a call on 07747 534475 for a confidential discussion. Alternatively, if this isn’t for you, but you may know of someone else who might be interested please let me know as we pay referral fees for successful recommendations.