Project Manager

5935
Central London
Permanent
Our client is looking for a project manager to join their team.
The successful candidate will reside within the Project Management team whilst running projects within the Business Group.
 
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Client engagement / stakeholder communication
  • Project planning & programme management
  • Financial & commercial management
 
 
Listed Responsibilities:
  • As a client facing leader, work hard to exude the following habits; ability (consistent, coach, deliver), integrity (honest, open, humble), and benevolence (kind, brave and evangelise).
  • Participate in handover from sales function to ensure that all agreed aspects of the instruction are established and well understood by both client and company.
  • For each and every project, establish a project plan that delivers against the project budget.
  • Present and gain buy in from the client and the team resourced to undertake the project (internal and subcontract).
  • Ensure that this project plan delivers against the project specification.
  • As part of the development of this plan, construct a resourced programme, and through this develop a revenue and cost forecast.
  • As the project progresses, monitor the programme and proactively ensure that we deliver against it.
  • Should there be risk to programme, appraise the risk and take action to mitigate against delay.
  • Should the project plan change, ensure that all stakeholders are communicated to and the financial forecast is updated.
  • Ensure that the client is kept fully up to date with the project through regular updates and build a relationship with them founded on trust.
  • Proactively provide progress reports and prioritise addressing queries raised by the client so that they feel listened to and satisfied.
  • Have the ability to manage a high volume of projects simultaneously, ensuring each project gets the right level of attention at the right time.
  • Work alongside team leads to optimise team productivity.
  • Assess project risks and develop strategies to manage these risks paying attention to all Health, Safety and Covid-19 considerations.
  • Strong advocation of health and safety ensuring a robust approach to assessment of risk.
  • Undertake all other reasonable tasks as requested.
 
 
Requirements:
  • Experience managing multiple projects at any one time in a fast-paced environment.
  • An outstanding communicator – verbal and written.
  • Comfortable leading project teams, motivating staff and dealing with issues head on.
  • Positive and proactive approach to managing client demands and problem solving.
  • Experience of briefing project teams.
  • Proven experience and understanding of business finance/commerciality and proven ability to manage costs within a project and deliver productivity and revenue goals.
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to work under pressure on multiple projects to tight deadlines.
  • Flexible approach to work, constantly aligning with changing priorities and timescales effecting working patterns (outside of normal working hours and weekends).
  • An effective team player & great interpersonal skills.
  • Competent in Microsoft Office
 
 
Preferred: 
  • A project management qualification, e.g. APM, ILM / PMI / RICS PM etc.
  • Knowledge and understanding of surveying or related industry.
  • Understands the composition of technical quotations and/or tenders.
  • Experience in operations management.
 
 
Benefits:
  • An employee-owned company held in a Trust for the benefit of the employees.
  • A vibrant, passionate and collaborative working culture.
  • A learning culture to excel through professional development and management training opportunities.
  • Competitive remuneration packages with performance related bonus.
  • Generous annual leave allowance.
  • Company laptop and mobile phone.
  • Wellbeing and social events programme.
  • Ability to work from our Harpenden & London offices, as well as remotely.
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