Project Manager
£275pd - £375pd

Shopfitting Project Manager - 20 week contract

Ref: 10565| Posted: 20th Sep 2021

We are currently looking for a Shopfitting Project Manager to join an established and growing shopfitting and interior fit out contractor on an ongoing contract that will last circa 20 weeks+

The Project Manager will coordinate all aspects of projects allocated to them including programmes, key stakeholder and sub-contractor engagement, risk management and implementing H&S on site. 

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.

The detailed responsibilities include:

· 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

Qualities and Experience


· 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
· Project management experience within the construction industry

· First Aid qualified