Senior Construction Project Manager
Posted on Jul 30, 2021 by CV-Library
Our client is a charitable housing association driven by social objectives to make a positive impact on the places they work in, for the long-term. They have an ambition to build a thousand new homes a year, deliver first class customer service and strengthen their residents trust in them as a landlord.
They foster a positive working culture because they're passionate about their people. Recognised as a Sunday Times 100 Employer in 2019 they have outstanding levels of engagement amongst their people. And they're focused on becoming even smarter, better, faster, and stronger with their digital transformation programme as they look forward to their recent move into their brand new, modern, stylish offices which they moved into in July 2020.
Our client is firmly committed to making sure that their organisation and the communities in which they work are safe places for people to be who they are and live the way they choose. The commitment was recognised at the Housing Heroes awards 2019 where their Equality and Diversity Engagement Group picked up a key award and is demonstrated by them being founding partners for Leadership 2025, the initiative to increase the ethnic diversity of housing's leadership, and Pledge Pioneers for House Proud, a scheme designed to ensure Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer residents are able to enjoy their homes without fear of discrimination.
About the role
Do you have experience of managing a diverse portfolio of high value projects simultaneously?
Are you looking for a fresh opportunity and feel you can add value to your team?
If so, read on they have a great opportunity for you!
We are currently recruiting for a Senior Construction Project Manager on a permanent contract paying just over 70k per annum. You will be leading a team of Construction Project Manager's to project manage delivery schemes through all stages required to ensure our client is achieving the highest standard. You will be involved with all stages of procurement when delivering your projects whilst contributing to the strategic direction of the business development department.
You will have previous line management experience having actively completed 1:1's, appraisals and the setting of performance targets. Time management is extremely important to every project therefore you will have had experience of delivering programmes on time, to cost and quality and ensuring customer satisfaction is maintained throughout.
You will be the project lead on complex projects including legal matters and you will be actively involved with negotiating PDAs and the full delivery of projects.
Part of this roles includes collaboration with internal and external stakeholders including but not limited to external agencies, including local authorities, the HCA, consultants, and contractors as well as the New Business and Partnerships team.
At times you will deputise for the Head of Construction and represent the wider team where required.
To be successful, you will have excellent time management and organisational skills to prioritise, deliver and coordinate multiple delivery programmes.
You will have good knowledge of building contracts with a broad understanding of procurement methods for new builds and refurbishment. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to write and present complex information to a diverse audience.
You will be collaborative and adept at building solid working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
A valid UK driving license is required for this role and you must have access to ytheir own vehicle.
Rewards and Benefits
Our client is committed to making sure they are a really great place to work. As well as offering a positive culture they offer a generous pay and benefits package, some of which are listed below:
27 days annual leave - plus an extra day for every year of service
Ability to buy or sell up to five days annual leave per year
Enrolment into their pension scheme with a minimum 4% contribution rate
Flexible and agile working
Season ticket loan
Health & wellbeing benefits
Perkbox - offering loads of discounts in popular restaurants/movie tickets/gym etc.
They really care about personal development so this role will offer an excellent opportunity for you to develop your career, but also to make a real impact and difference to the service they provide to their customers