Project Manager-Consultancy

Our client focuses on attracting, retaining and developing people who share their passion and commitment to improve quality of life. In return they offer you the opportunity to transform your world and the world around you, that could be through client work, upskilling yourself, championing equality and inclusion or getting involved in charity work, to name just a few. The people value different perspectives, they care about the sustainability of our planet and dare to shape the future.

You’ll have the opportunity to own your career and work on industry-defining projects, finding solutions to real challenges that make a difference to people’s lives. You’re encouraged to have a growth mindset and are given the space to develop personally and professionally, building a flexible career that works for you. You’ll develop, grow and exceed your potential. They take your career journey seriously and will support you every step of the way.

Role description:

Join our clients Commercial Development team as a Project Manager and we’ll make sure you get the experience and personalised learning support you need to take your career as far as you want it to go.  Our client is seeking to locate a career minded Project Manager to support the Commercial Development team on on-going design & build projects in London & surrounding areas. It is intended that the role will offer the opportunity to progress your career as your experience grows.

Our clients team is involved in some of the UK’s most complex and stimulating projects that are diverse and technically demanding. They have an enviable reputation in the delivery of such schemes and are working closely with their blue-chip clients in the Commercial Development & Property sector delivering their most important projects. They seek to appoint a PM to manage the delivery of high profile, multi-faceted projects within the constraints of agreed budget, programme and quality criteria, ensuring successful outcomes are achieved. You will be directly accountable for delivery and provide leadership of large, integrated project teams to ensure that projects meet customer expectations.

Role accountabilities:

  • Contribute to the development and delivery of the capital programme, providing professional/ technical expertise to support short- and long-term operational priorities and customer needs, in line with legislation, policy and environmental outcomes
  • Provide high level advice and support to resolve local issues and incidents, ensuring that decisions are made on sound technical grounds in line with best practice and required standards & timeframes
  • Monitor progress of work, identify risks in the delivery of priorities and implement timely resolution of issues, to ensure appropriate reallocation of time, finance and effort and enhancement of the service
  • Provide good quality management reporting on service delivery, to support the planning of operational work, inform business decisions and provide a sound basis from which to communication with and influence internal / external partners
  • Lead or support project teams to achieve well planned and managed integrated solutions that progress effective change and improvement in the organisation and support the best environmental outcomes
  • Establish and maintain good relationships with internal and external partners to understand and influence their activities and promote and enhance the client goals and reputation.
  • Provide effective leadership to health & safety matters by actively promoting health & safety awareness and ensuring the provision of safe working practices
  • Manage the feasibility and business case development process ensuring efficient delivery of funding approvals

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Demonstrate exceptional communication skills to effectively ascertain customers’ needs and perceptions and balance stakeholder demands
  • Experience of project management
  • Experience of mentoring and coaching to develop other team members
  • Experience of leading integrated and multi-disciplinary project management teams
  • APM or equivalent
  • Educated to degree or equivalent in an engineering or construction discipline
  • Experience will be required/desirable in the following areas: option analysis, outline design, economic appraisal and report writing. The PM will require sufficient understanding to be able to: prepare accurate project briefs, review Supplier project plan responses (cost, methodology, programme), prepare contract award documentation and quality review and finalise business case products/reports

Why Apply?

The work with clients has a direct impact on people’s lives and on the planet. They make moving, living and belonging in cities safer, more resilient and more sustainable. By partnering with the clients as responsible custodians of our earth’s resources, they can create a sustainable planet.

They continue to think of new ways to make positive impacts and create better experiences for people; data driven and digital solutions have become part of our clients DNA. Working together with clients and using techniques like design thinking, they can get to the heart of their clients’ most pressing challenges and work together to solve them.

As a global business, they have committed to support five of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals to ensure that their projects contribute to a better and more sustainable future for all. But it’s not just the work that they do on client projects that benefits communities and our planet. As a global business, they are committed to making a positive impact to society by supporting local communities where they operate.

To help protect our planet, they monitor and measure non-financial information to inform business decisions and reduce their own environmental impact as part of their commitment to be net zero carbon as a global company by 2030.

The client’s Commitment to Equality, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:

They want you to be able to bring your best self to work every day. Their ambition is to be an employer of choice and provide a great place to work for all our people. They believe that by working together diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative ideas. Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of how they improve quality of life and they work closely with people across six ED&I Workstreams: Age, Disability, Faith, Gender, LGBT+ and Race. A diverse and skilled workforce is essential to their success.


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