Project Manager – London

Job Title: Project Manager

Reporting to: Projects Director/Operations Director

Department: Projects

Direct Reports: None

To oversee and manage projects through there lifecycle to ensure a high standard is achieved in the most efficient and cost-effective manner. Supporting the Project Manager (PM), taking attention to be pro-active and to foresee and deal with potential problems in advance.

To provide the PD/OD with open communication of the current and future works, make recommendations as required towards processes and methods of working including implementation of these if required/approved.


Job Summary Points:

  • Projects financial planning and administration
  • Building control knowledge and experience (Desirable)
  • Strategic planning and forward thinking
  • High attention to detail and process management


Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Projects team in the production and maintenance of project plans
  • Project management as delegated by Project Director/Operations Director
  • Contribute to maintenance of the project library, filing, recording, and reporting systems to ensure all documents/drawings are the latest versions
  • Making sure any supplier invoices are correct/correlate with the PO and have been received within a sensible time frame and submitted to Accounts
  • Ensuring all subcontractor forms are issued to all contractors and received signed prior to starting works
  • Develop and support effective communication mechanisms between the project teams
  • Take control of the aftercare system by ensuring all emails are responded to and defects are resolved swiftly
  • Researching for new potential suppliers/contractors for future projects
  • Create a Programme of Works and Update the PD/OD regarding the Project Master Programme
  • Provide updates on live jobs at the weekly projects meeting
  • Ensuring all requirements for any site setups are in place for the PMO to implement on site
  • Maintain and motivate our highly skilled dedicated PMO team
  • Responsible for the production, procurement, and planning of daily operations
  • Deliver profitability through operational outputs and report this regularly into the Senior Management team
  • Allocate resources required to manage the clients’ expectations
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of organisational strategies, policies, and practices
  • Create contract budgets, cashflow forecasts and ensure strong financial administration throughout
  • Liaise fully with Client Services team to ensure that the delivery of the Project has agreed SLA’s and quality targets
  • Promote all aspects of our business through professional execution of existing    contract works
  • Ownership and management of all health and safety policies within the site-based activity
  • Responsible for ensuring all your health and safety courses are up to date
  • Ensuring client satisfaction including exceeding client expectations
  • Coordinates activities that affect operational decisions and business requirements
  • Communicates with all relevant employees to ensure delivery times are met
  • Communicates any changes in the order or delivery date to relevant parties
  • Confirms that Building control Health and Safety regulations are followed
  • Working with the Construction Manager on all aspects of the Project
  • At all times comply with the company policies, procedures, and instructions
  • Undertake any other tasks as specified by the PD and OD


Person Specification:

  • Prince 2 (desirable)
  • CSCS Card
  • Related Health and Safety qualifications
  • Experience in the construction sector, ideally with good knowledge and/or experience in residential and fit out
  • Previous experience working with new home developers is advantageous
  • Ability to read and understand floorplans and service drawings
  • Strong track record of operational management delivering to a wide range of clients in both commercial and private markets
Knowledge and Skills
  • A high degree of computer literacy including advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite (preferably Office 365) and a willingness to learn new programs quickly
  • Ability to learn internal computer software, and take lead within the team on this
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Dealing with multiple sub-contractors at any one time
  • High level of competency in purchasing/ procurement and negotiating rates/prices
Personal Qualities
  • A self-starter with a strong work ethic capable of planning and managing own time effectively
  • Highly organised with the ability to manage and  prioritise a varied workload
  • Ability to work using own initiative and as part of a team
  • Ability to build key relationships at all levels of management


Location: London

Salary: DOE

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