Project Manager (Prime Residential)

Posted 29 May 2024
SalaryUp to £50000.00 per annum + .
Job type Permanent
Contact NameVerity Hampson-Smith

Job description

Project Manager (Prime Resi)

Our client specialise in high-end residential and luxury hospitality projects in London and globally, offering a turnkey service from both Exterior and Interior Architecture, Interior Design through to Project Management.

They are seeking an Project Manager to join their team. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual with 5+ years of project management experience in the UK.

A technical background in construction as an architect or similar is preferred.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure efficient communication and information flow between the project team
  • Prepare and issue regular reports to the stakeholders of the project
  • Monitor the performance of the Professional Team and in house Team
  • Prepare PEP (Project Execution Plan) including but not limited to: Structure and procedure for project, design and construction. Agree project reporting and recording procedures.
  • Manage the development and coordination of the design up to tender stage with the assistance of the project team
  • Produce initial budget and programme based on the design intent and employer's requirements.
  • Manage and update with the support of the principal team the programme and cost plan through the pre-construction stage
  • Prepare procurement strategy in line with the project objective for the project team
  • Advise on tendering and contractual procurement options
  • Oversee the tender process with the assistance of the professional team which include:
  • Invite potential contractors to prepare and submit tender;
  • Obtain responses to the tender;
  • Compare responses to the tender regarding quality and quantity, unit prices and discounts, cost effectiveness, and manner of performance, as well as regarding work organisation and deadlines;
  • Negotiations with contractors and suppliers regarding pricing and the work/delivery schedule.
  • Prepare and issue recommendation to the stakeholders
  • Manage and monitor the development of the design and project coordination during the construction stage
  • Being proactive in providing solutions to site issues
  • Contract Administration activities for consultants and contractors
  • Manage and monitor all variations and advise on programme and budget implication
  • Chair site meeting with the project team weekly and produce minutes of meetings
  • Produce project report and monitor team performance
  • Prepare a handover plan, identifying the roles and responsibilities of stakeholders
  • Assist more junior staff with project management and technical queries as required

Required experience:

  • Five years'+ project management experience in the UK
  • Architectural or similar background preferred
  • Minimum 3 years experience
  • High-end project experience either residential, commercial or hospitality
  • Contract values between £1m and £15m
  • Refurbishment and new buildings
  • Knowledge and understanding of bespoke and high-end finishes

Required skills:

  • Software skills must include: Autocad, Smartsheet, Excel and Microsoft Project
  • Knowledge of UK building regulations, construction technology, UK planning policies and procurement methods
  • This is a client-facing role, the candidate should demonstrate good communication, excellent spoken and written English, and organisational skills
  • Exceptional technical knowledge with a great eye for detail and construction execution
  • A proactive approach to working (can-do attitude), with an ability to take initiative and drive project
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