The Buildings & Infrastructure Unit, Eastern division has a strong track record in delivering Project Management and Strategic Consultancy commissions for a variety of clients through ongoing frameworks and discrete projects. We have a rapidly expanding workload and are seeking highly motivated individuals to join our team of professionals in our Sheffield and Leeds offices. The role offers excellent career development opportunities in a high performance team, and will appeal to individuals from a professional engineering background who have a strong interest in project development and project management
As a member of our Project Management/Strategic Consultancy Team you will be either the lead client contact or a team leader in developing and delivering projects from inception to handover and completion; This will include scheme definition, feasibility, design development, procurement and Contract Administration.
This role will require you to liaise closely with multiple stakeholders and clients, co-ordinate multi-disciplinary design teams, manage the production of reports and tender documents, manage tender procurements and administer construction contracts. You will also be responsible for managing cost and schedule controls together with Health and Safety and Quality Assurance aspects of projects.
You will be capable of leading a small technical team or independently delivering smaller projects and acting as the key client interface to project sponsors, clients and key stakeholders.
Whilst not essential, knowledge of UK procurement frameworks would be useful.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate that they have:
A strong technical background preferably within construction project management or a clear desire to move into project development and management.
Either attained Chartered membership of a recognized engineering/construction institution or be working towards, and close to achieving it.
Substantial post graduate experience in the construction sector.
Experience of working on schemes through all stages of the project life-cycle from feasibility through to procurement and into the construction and operational phases.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Experience working independently in a technical or construction related role.
Experience of building and construction projects.
Experience of developing strong internal and external relationships.
Good time management and monitoring and evaluation skills.
Strong project and programme planning skills.
Delivered projects within an integrated quality, safety and environmental management system.
The ability to self-manage your own workload and supervise a small team of 1-2 junior staff.
The ability to manage multiple concurrent priorities.
The ability to prepare and present proposals to existing and new clients.
Knowledge of the MS Office suite of software applications and project programming and scheduling software (eg MS Project).