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Project Control Lead - Construction

Hays Building
Greater Manchester, Manchester
£80000.0 - £120000.0 per annum + £80,000 - £120,000 DoE
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Job position
Qualified / Chartered
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Surveyor - Planning & Development

Job Details

Your new company
A large multinational company looking for project control lead to manage the construction programmes. Make sure they are delivered on time, to the correct standard and within budget. They are a well-known name in the industry and have positive reviews on Glassdoor, where 80% of its employees would recommend to a friend.

Your new role
You will be the go-to person for the planners & schedulers, the quantity surveyors and cost engineers to control projects from start to finish and make sure they will be delivered to the right standard and on time. As the project control lead you will influence the direction of the projects and understand the risks and issues that may arise and deal with those accordingly.
The construction programmes are a mix of refurbishments, FM and new build. Currently, the portfolio has up to 70 projects which are across, production, packing, warehouses,
research and development facilities, labs and offices.
Projects range from £100k - £12.5 million, with the average projects being £500k - £1.5 million.

What you'll need to succeed
A degree qualified in quantity surveying or project control with a background working as either QS or planner. Hands-on experience with cost and schedule risk analysis. You will have knowledge of planning, scheduling, cost management so that you can successfully lead the project control team.
Knowledge of Primavera P6 and Microsoft Project.
Experience in various software systems including SAP, Contract Management (CEMAR preferred or similar), purchasing software (Coupa preferred or similar), Portfolio management systems and Microsoft Office.

What you'll get in return
In return, together with a competitive salary, there is a flexible working arrangement with 2 days available to work from home, a range of benefits to choose from for your physical, financial and mental wellbeing.
Have you thought about relocating to the North-West? This company offers relocation packages!

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion about your career.

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