Construction Project Manager - Consultancy

Job Title: Construction Project Manager - Consultancy
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: Negotiable DOE
Reference: J892772_1503331532
Contact Name: Aisling Ward
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 21, 2017 17:05

Job Description

I have an excellent opportunity for a Client Side Project manager to join an award winning, UK top 20 multi-discipline property and construction consultancy based in Manchester.

They work across a broad spectrum of sectors such as commercial, education, public sector, Hotels, residential, retail and infrastructure. And due to our continuing success and growth, they are now looking to recruit a talented Project Manager within their office in Manchester and/or Liverpool.

The Project Management team fully embrace this philosophy by drawing on the vast amount of knowledge, expertise and experience gained from working in diverse sectors and projects around the world. You will have a proven ability for managing out risk and inefficiency and driving projects forward to deliver real value to produce exceptional results.

Main Duties

*Establish detailed Client's brief and responsibilities of consultants and specialists

*Establish lines of communication and reporting procedures with the client and within the design team

*Arrange feasibility studies, including site surveys, site investigation, site evaluation etc

*Advise on/implement the selection and appointment of all necessary consultants and specialists

*Co-ordinate and obtain planning consents and all necessary statutory approvals

*Prepare and maintain the master programme for all pre and post contract activities and monitor progress

*Manage finances from inception to completion, including cash flow forecasts, monitoring project expenditure, and recommendations of payments by client, as well as internal budget and resourcing

*Interview and select contractors for tendering or negotiation, evaluate tenders received and appoint contractor

*Inspect and monitor the construction works with regard to quality and conformity to agreed specifications and drawings

*Chair progress, co-ordination and project meetings throughout the contract period

*Prepare regular reports to clients on all aspects of the project inspection, scheduling and acceptance of works required under the defects liability and maintenance provisions of the contract

*Day-to-day responsibility for projects

*Provide single point of contact taking responsibility for all aspects of the project and liaise with the client

Experience and Qualifications:

*Consultancy construction project management experience

*The ability to lead a series of projects and Client relationships, with limited support

*Proficient in the use of MS Office and particularly MS Project is essential

*Experience in high density residential and/or hotels would be an advantage

About You:

To be successful in this role, you will need to be an excellent communicator who can articulate complicated issues between clients and highly skilled project teams. You will also need to show ambition and a willingness to work flexibly, both in the office and on-site, whilst demonstrating commercial awareness and exhibiting the ability to lead teams to get the job done.

In return you will be offered a highly competitive basic salary plus the added below benefits:

*25 days holiday and study leave

*Company car or car allowance

*Private Healthcare

*Life Assurance

*Standard 5% company Contribution

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, click 'Apply Now' to be considered or contact Aisling Ward for more information.