York Street is working with a major regeneration developer to secure an inhouse Senior Project Manager focussing on infrastructure. As one of London’s leading developers, this is an exciting opportunity to join one of the most highly regarded and market leading teams in their field working on one of the largest Borough regenerations in London
This major developer offers an opportunity to work on one of London’s largest residentially led developments in a phased delivery of thousands of homes with commercial, retail, school and healthcare provision over the next 10 years.
Description of the Role
Reporting directly to the Head of Construction, the successful candidate will work closely with the Development Management team and as part of the Project Management team. This is a particularly appealing opportunity due to its breadth and scope of duties including day to day delivery of critical infrastructure projects, critical service diversions, new utility installations and upgrades, roads and extensive public realm works. This key role will ensure that all challenging construction targets are met and is a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated and ambitious project manager.
Responsibilities will include:
- With minimal support take responsibility and leadership in the overall project planning, project accounting and control, technical direction and quality compliance, design and construction of specified projects from inception through to closure;
- Be accountable for day to day delivery of those projects within the set parameters of time, quality, cost and risk;
- Work proactively with other members of the project management team to ensure that a unified approach is presented to external consultants and contractors;
- Provide robust technical and cost advice to assist our development managers as necessary;
- Stay appraised of the latest construction technologies and changes in legislation to ensure our developments are future proofed;
- In respect of the specified construction projects, to manage, and be the single point of contact between, the client body, external stakeholders and the design and construction teams;
- Allocate resources appropriately, motivate others, maintain a cordial relationship with all stakeholders, and communicate effectively;
- Pay due regard to the formalisation of all relevant matters such as the recording of meetings, the execution of consultant appointments and building contracts, through to full and effective project handover;
- Set, update and review and amend project programme to monitor and control progress
Responsibility for implementing and compliance to SHE policies and procedures including carrying out regular inspections;
- Ensure project risks are identified and managed through effective mitigation measures and maintain the risk register;
- Assist the Head of Construction in any dispute resolution where necessary;
- Take responsibility for the delivery of specified matters for the common good of the in-house Project Management team;
- Always adequately report on the allocated projects in a clear, concise and transparent manner.
To achieve success in the role, successful candidates must meet the following pre-requisites:
- 5 years minimum PQE in a consultancy, contractor or client-side role;
- Clear evidence of relevant professional qualifications and results to date – MRICS, MCIOB, APM or equivalent Chartered status (desirable);
- Extensive experience of the UK construction market obtained either from a contractor, consultancy or developer;
- Ideally you will be experienced in working on high-rise residential developments;
- Strong communication skills with the ability to challenge constructively in project meetings.
Basic: £60,000 - £90,000 per annum (dependent on experience)
+ Discretionary Bonus
+ Comprehensive Benefits Package.
Full package details will be disclosed to those candidates invited to interview stage.
York Street has been tasked in identifying and assess suitable candidates for this vacancy. Please apply by submitting your CV or direct any queries to Grant Smith on 020 3371 6689 or email firstname.lastname@example.org