Project Manager

A well- established and growing shopfitting, and interior fit out contractor is needing the skill and expertise of a Project Manager.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person looking for a challenging and varied role within a successful, growing company. You’ll work on interesting and high-end fit outs, from pre-start to completion, providing clients with a professional service to the highest of standards.

About the Role 

Overall, the Project Manager is responsible for delivery of the assigned project on schedule, within budget and meeting the expectations of the client. Additionally, the Project Manager has a responsibility to provide a positive experience for the people working on their project team as well as reporting to the Project Director.

This includes:

  • Extraction of information from construction drawings
  • Development and implementation of project programme
  • Appointment of Sub-Contractors as advised by the Project Director and Estimator
  • Management of the procurement process for the project and site labour
  • Conducting pre-start meetings and weekly site meetings
  • Ensure liaison with Site Manager that construction complies with current Building Regulations
  • Management and reporting of all project costs, variations and performance against the budget
  • Management of site Health & Safety in line with current regulations including CDM and company policy. This includes conducting weekly site inspections, reporting to the company management team
  • Reporting on all aspects of the project to the MD in a weekly progress meeting
  • Ability to confidently build strong working relationships with clients and key stakeholders
  • Review Site Managers’ weekly progress and status reports and liaise with other Department Heads to resolve any delays or issues identified
  • Manage risk and contingency planning; report where necessary
  • Liaise with the Technical and Design Departments to consider cost effective construction processes at both the design and construction phases  

About the Candidate 

  • Shopfitting project management experience
  • A natural and engaging management and communication style
  • Ability to develop trusting, sustainable and robust relationships both internally and externally
  • IT literate particularly in MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Projects and Excel)
  • Excellent organisational and programme management ability
  • Construction programme management experience
  • Commercial Awareness
  • The ability to establish and implement a team culture within their assigned project
  • Commitment to excellence and success
  • The ability to motivate and lead a team
  • Through knowledge of health, safety and environmental legislation you will be able to minimise risk through developing and endorsing safe operating processes
  • Ability to plan and make decisions, take accountability for and can justify decisions, ensuring teams deliver on those decisions
  • Ability to work effectively without close supervision and direction
  • Professional, proactive, friendly and flexible approach to your work
  • Confident in managing multiple tasks, using initiative and judgement to take ownership for their successful completion 

Desirable

  • Project management experience within the construction industry
  • First Aid qualified