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Project Manager

Macdonald & Company
£60000 - £75000 per annum
Closing date
14 Oct 2021
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Job Details

A new client for M&C in 2021 is a provider, owner, and operator of private rental sector (PRS) housing.  We have been instructed to recruit a Project Manager to join our clients Delivery team. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious real estate professional to join a rapidly growing business. The successful candidate will assist in delivery of the new build homes portfolio. They will manage assets from handoff from the Acquisitions team, through completion of build to final handover to the Operations team and end of defects. 

Responsibilities include:

- Effectively and efficiently managing the projects on site from acquisition through to completion

- Ensuring the Operations team are kept updated on progress by updating internal systems and reporting regularly to key stakeholders across the business

- Managing and monitoring project scope, time and cost

- Reviewing specification at underwriting, acquisition and delivery stages

- Processing stage payments in line with the contracts

- Appointing required consultants for new projects, including Employer`s Agents (EA) and Clerks of Works (CoW) in line with the internal process

- Attending regular meetings on site with the EA

- Managing the EA and developer relationships to ensure opportunities for new business are available

- Ensuring that the site team/project are adhering to all policies and procedures

- Managing the performance of the developer and EA accordingly and escalating under-performance as appropriate

- Ensuring the EA collates the information required internally

- Building and maintaining relationships with housebuilder partners

- Ensuring that performance KPIs are being maintained and that relevant teams are kept up to date using internal systems

- Managing and reporting on works undertaken on site to the senior team and key stakeholders

- Ensuring all compliance handover documentation is retained and filed for the Operations team

- Overseeing the handover process in its entirety, taking full responsibility for the final product received into the Operations teams

- Maintaining an appropriate level of confidentiality in handling the work of the department

- Working collaboratively across the business applying rigor and challenge

- Carrying out ad hoc projects to aid the achievement of the Company`s objectives

Key requirements for the role:

- 3+ years project management experience

- Experience in residential property development

- MRICS or MCIOB preferred

- Client experience is advantageous

- Experience in managing a range of development agreements

- Valid driver`s license

- A track record of delivering excellent service even whilst working under pressure

- The ability to deal with challenging situations calmly and assertively

- Be proactive in nature with the ability to manage a large number of priorities in parallel while meeting continuous deadlines

- A keenness to learn and actively participate in a dynamic and constantly adapting environment

- The ability to communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in written English

- Exceptional organisation skills and attention to detail

- A strong work ethic with the ability to work in a team as well as with internal and external stakeholders


Macdonald & Company is the leading professional recruitment consultancy for the real estate and built environment sectors globally. Established in 1994 and headquartered in the UK, we apply local knowledge with true global connection through our offices in Europe, Asia, Middle East, USA and Africa.

Our specialist teams act for every class  of organisation owning, occupying, investing, financing or advising on real estate – developers, investors, institutions, funds, banks & advisors. We are the preferred recruitment partner of RICS - the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Macdonald & Company is a subsidiary of the London Stock Exchange quoted Prime People Plc.

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+44 (0)20 7629 7220
2 Harewood Place
Hanover Square
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