Senior Construction Project Manager

Employer
Kingston University
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£45,953 - £54,344
Closing date
19 Feb 2023

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Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Function
Construction Manager, Project Manager

Senior Construction Project Manager

The Role

Kingston University is a leading London University with circa 16,000 students and 2,000 staff based across 4 teaching campuses in and around Kingston upon Thames. With 4 successful faculties across a broad range of subjects and annual income of circa £200m the University is continually developing and improving its estate.

This is an important client facing role in the Estates and Sustainability professional team – a team which provides strategic planning, design and project management, space and property management, sustainability, energy and biodiversity management and other expert advice to the University.

The Senior Construction Project Manager will lead briefing, development, procurement and project delivery on projects of varying sizes across the University estate and will act as the in-house project manager on smaller scale projects. This is a unique client-side project management role that will give the post-holder great experience across a diverse range of projects, giving the University the in-house capability to deliver quality, value for money projects, ranging from minor projects at circa £0.1m to £0.5m to major capital schemes in excess of £20m.

The Person

With a construction related technical qualification, the successful candidate will possess significant construction project experience, including small and medium scale alteration projects, and larger capital schemes, working on building types with comparable characteristics to those at Kingston University.

Strong technical construction and project management skills with experience of project reporting to senior level stakeholders will be expected. Prospective candidates must be able to lead design and delivery of construction projects, and able to demonstrate good experience of managing construction projects safely and within the parameters of time, cost and quality. A knowledge of environmental sustainability matters and current UK regulations relevant to building projects is an advantage.

Excellent interpersonal, communication and analytical skills together with the capability to work in a cross-functional way are required in this role.

Directorate/Function

Estates and Sustainability leads the development and implementation the vision for the estate. This includes refurbishment projects and new buildings that will transform the learning and teaching experience at the University’s campuses as well as innovative space, energy management and biodiversity projects. We have delivered award-winning buildings including the Stirling Prize and EU Mies van der Rohe award-winning Town House by Grafton Architects.

Further information

This is a full time, permanent position with a starting salary of £45,953 per annum.

Interviews are expected to be held on Friday 24th February 2023.

For informal enquiries, please contact Connor Wilson, Associate Director of Capital Projects.

Bring your true self, expertise, and passion to Kingston where we are continuing to strive to build a university where authentic inclusion and belonging is at its heart. Every one of our staff and students’ identities, backgrounds and diverse experiences makes us who we are - so harness and embrace yours by applying today. We welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+ communities and those with disabilities.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required, this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

To apply click on ‘Apply Now’. If, for accessibility reasons, you need to apply in an alternative format, please email jobs@kingston.ac.uk or call the HR Shared Services team on 020 8417 3118.

https://jobs.kingston.ac.uk/vacancy/senior-construction-project-manager-513378.html

Closing date: 19th February 2023

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