Job Summary

Project Manager - Major Projects - Education/Mixed use Developments

Stafford, Staffordshire | | Construction

Recruiter: Prosper Recruitment Ltd

Prosper Recruitment are working in partnership with a Tier 1 construction business who are looking to recruit a Project Manager with previous experience in building high value educational facilities. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a Development and Investment team in the evolution of this major project and accelerating the transition to a carbon-neutral economy by building energy efficient homes, locally produced renewable energy and restoring the industrial area to a dynamic green district.

The purpose of this role is to achieve the target contributions by effectively and diligently managing projects in accordance with the contract documents and programme. You will be responsible for ensuring that the project is delivered on time, within budget and to the agreed quality, whilst exceeding client expectations and maximising profit and to understand, implement and adhere to the company SHEQ policy/strategy and ensure all employees reporting to you do the same and being responsible for ensuring that SHEQ requirements are upheld to the highest of standards at all times.

Main Responsibilities/Duties Include:

To lead the team on site with integrity and professionalism at all times

Undertake programming, from overall project programme to detailed task scheduling, from inception to operation

Provide change control procedure to maximum added value and minimise disruption to the project

Provide structured approach to project planning to include health and safety, execution methods and quality

Manage, train and develop all reporting staff

Identify critical success factors and KPI's and feed back into monitoring and reporting systems

Provide project direction, focus and consistency across the project

Liaison with the client and contract administrator on both a formal and informal basis

Application for all licenses, permits etc. and ensuring they are in place prior to contract commencement

Co-ordination with sub-contractors and their appointment in conjunction with the project Commercial Manager

Attendance, preparation and reporting for all meetings in relation to the project

To have a clear understanding of the way the job is priced to enable us to take full benefit of any opportunities for variations, changes in specification or scope of works to maximise profit

Ensure that all systems in place to ensure works are completed in accordance with the company's values

Endeavour, wherever possible, to resolve difficulties in non-adversarial manner

Understand and communicate the commercial aims of the project and business plan objectives

Identify key project commercial indicators and monitor / measure delivery

To chair regular team meetings, attend performance reviews and demonstrate strong team leadership and motivate the site team

Being responsible for site safety and ensuring SHEQ roles, responsibilities and requirements are met

Be responsible for your safety and others around you

To attend all mandatory courses related to your role

Comply with all the roles and responsibilities as set out within the SHEQ management system

Resource planning and forecasting in liaison with the Commercial Manager

Any other reasonable management request


Skills and abilities:

Confident oral and written communication skills

Excellent organisational and programming skills

Professional attitude and positive approach to work

Financial and commercial awareness

Ability to communicate effectively with all those who have a stake in the work

Ability to control all aspects of Health and Safety on site

Ability to effectively manage time in order to meet deadlines

Capable and willing to mentor and support other members of the team

Ability to negotiate and influence

Current and valid UK driving license


Previous high value school experience with an excess of 5 years project management

Up to date relevant knowledge of building legislation

Up to date relevant knowledge of Health and Safety legislation

Full UK Driving License More

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