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Jr Project Manager (Construction)

Hays Building
Nottinghamshire, Nottingham / Derbyshire, Derby
Closing date
12 Mar 2024

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Job position
New Graduate
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager

Job Details

Your new company
You will be joining a fitout contractor based in Nottingham who specialise in fast track fitout projects across the UK. Due to continued growth, this company are looking to onboard a Jr / Graduate Project Manager to join their team based out of Nottingham. This company value their employees and you will receive excellent on the job training and a working atmosphere that encourages and develops their employees. If you are looking for a career in construction project management and would like excellent progression opportunities then this is the role for you.
Your new role
As a trainee construction project manager, your role involves supporting experienced project managers in various aspects of site management. Here are some key responsibilities for a trainee project manager in the construction field:

  • Assisting Project Managers: You'll work closely with project managers to support daily operations on construction sites. This includes coordinating tasks, managing resources, and ensuring projects stay on track.
  • Site Management: You'll learn how to oversee construction activities, monitor progress, and ensure that work is carried out efficiently and safely. This involves understanding project plans, schedules, and budgets.
  • Budgeting and Cost Control: Trainee project managers assist in managing project budgets. You'll learn how to estimate costs, track expenses, and make sure the project stays within budget.
  • Scheduling and Coordination: You'll help create and manage construction schedules, ensuring that tasks are completed on time. Coordinating with contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers is essential.
  • Quality Assurance: Trainees learn about quality control processes. You'll help ensure that work meets industry standards and project specifications.
  • Risk Management: Understanding and mitigating risks is crucial. Trainees assist in identifying potential risks and implementing strategies to minimise them.
  • Communication: Effective communication is key. You'll learn how to communicate with team members, stakeholders, and clients to keep everyone informed about project progress.
  • Health and Safety: Trainees gain knowledge about safety regulations and practices on construction sites. Ensuring a safe working environment is a priority.
  • Documentation and Reporting: You'll assist in maintaining project records, documenting progress, and preparing reports for project managers and stakeholders.
  • Problem-Solving: As a trainee, you'll encounter challenges. Learning to troubleshoot issues, adapt to changes, and find solutions is essential.

What you\'ll need to succeed
In order to succeed, you will be an ambitious individual who is hungry and willing to learn. Experience within construction would be advantageous, but not a necessity as the main focus for this position is someone who is wanting to start their career within construction project management and develop.
What you\'ll get in return
In return you will receive a competitive salary, excellent on the job training and opportunities to progress your career.
What you need to do now

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