Permanent
Project Manager
Refurbishment
£50,000 - £65,000

Commercial Fit Out Project Manager

Ref: 10592| Posted: 12th Oct 2021

Brief Outline

 

 

We are currently looking for a Project Manager to join a well-established commercial fit out and refurbishment contractor working on flagship contracts across the central London area.  
 

About our Client

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The company have been operating for over 30 years, undertaking fit out and refurb contracts for office, mixed-used and shop spaces. They have a varied client base in the London region and a long pipeline of work for the coming years ahead.  

The business has a young, dynamic and energetic management team with a strong business plan in place.  

 

About the Role

 

Duties include;

  • Direct and manage project development from beginning to end.
  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
  • Develop full-scale project plans and associated communication documents.
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis.
  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
  • Draft and submit budget proposals, and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.
  • Where required, negotiate with other department managers for the acquisition of required personnel from within the company.
  • Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants and make the appropriate recruitments if necessary during project cycle.
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.
  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.
  • Track project milestones and deliverables.
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements, documentation and presentations.
  • Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyse results, and troubleshoot problem areas.
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
  • Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
  • Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project.
  • Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
  • Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management

 

About the Candidate

 

  • Proven record in project management for varied commercial fit-out/ shopfitting contracts 
  • SMSTS/ CSCS / etc
  • Wider knowledge of the fit-out and construction industry
  • Used to site visits and client facing activity
  • Excellent analytical skills are essential, as are numeracy, literacy and communication skills in English
  • Computer literacy in MS Office, Project

 

Points of Appeal

 

  • Autonomy in the role with prospects of progression to higher management
  • Established contractor with a long pipeline of work and large varied client base
  • Competitive salary and benefits