Project Manager - Leading Higher Education Institution - Central London
Your new company
My client is looking to appoint a Project Manager to join their Property team. You will be responsible for the delivery of objectives and outputs for specific capital projects which contribute to the organisations' Vision and Estates Strategy. To take a 'hands on' ownership of the resolution of any issues which threaten planned outcomes. The postholder will have management responsibility for more than one scheme; delivery responsibility for other project managers, as well as contributing to capital projects under the direct management responsibility of others.
Your new role
Your main responsibilities will be:
1 Act as lead Project Manager, managing all aspects of the project cycle within area of responsibility from inception through to delivery;
2 Manage all aspects of capital schemes including the assembly and management of project teams, including business case development, design phase, stakeholder management and overseeing project sites;
3 Briefing and definition; design; procurement; implementation; technical and operational commissioning.
4 Develop and drive the master project programme.
5 Anticipate project issues and put in place effective management arrangements to ensure the smooth running of the project. Where progress is negatively impacted, identify and implement mitigating or recovery actions to bring the project back on track.
6 Provide regular management reports on progress, project issues and their resolution.
7 Prepare and plan all project finances; manage costs including contingency and implement a change control regime.
8 Ensure that quality objectives are defined and met, both in terms of project team output and the finished product including all record information.
9 Make regular inspections on site and fully understand construction related issues and their resolution.
10 Carry out analysis of construction programmes to give early warning of potential delays or claims.
11 Administer construction and other contracts as required by the project.
12 Carry out performance evaluation of external consultants and contractors.
What you'll need to succeed
1. Educated to Degree level in building or project management discipline or equivalent professional experience
2. Member of a Chartered Institution such as CIOB, APM, CIBSE. RIBA etc.
3. Good knowledge and understanding of the application of H&S management principles.
4. Excellent knowledge of how to organize, store and present information efficiently.
What you'll get in return
- An excellent pension scheme, generous leave allowance, season ticket loan, a good working environment;
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