Project Manager

  • Category
    Construction and Property - Project Manager
  • Location
    Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Salary
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Job Description
We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to join our expanding team in Leeds, working on a range of construction projects.

Due to the nature of the work, the role will suit someone with proven experience of managing building projects within Residential & Commercial construction.


To lead Project Management Commissions, taking responsibility for end to end service delivery, often with respect to large or complex projects.
To act as the key, day to day client interface, ensuring that client objectives are met and that projects are delivered to time and cost targets and the appropriate quality standards.

Project Managers handle commissions of varying scale and value , depending upon the complexity of the project, etc the normal would be around £20m in value. However, where the service provided is advisory in nature, for example advising on urban re-generation funding, the overall project size may be much larger.

Project management, to include:

Advising at a strategic level at the project conception stage, including providing advice on the different approaches that can be adopted in order to successfully achieve the client's overall objectives
Leading the establishment of the overall success criteria for the project, including time, cost, technical and performance parameters
Planning for and the ongoing management of quality, safety, health and environment issues
Establishing effective project governance, processes and systems to be utilised throughout project
Project planning, including ensuring the production of the detailed project plan
Advising upon the procurement of resources
Leading and facilitating the overall cross-functional project team
Monitoring and applying performance management techniques, including the use of KPI's to improve project performance
Managing the change control process
Monitoring and advising upon project finances
Managing the flow of project information between the team and the client, through regular meetings and written communications
Ensuring the production of formal project progress and other reports
Taking a leading role in interfacing with the client and other consultants, at all project stages
Marketing and business development, to include:

Taking responsibility for developing new business opportunities with existing and new Turner & Townsend clients
Identifying and acting upon cross-selling opportunities
Working with Associate Directors and Directors to construct bids for new work
Attending formal client pitches with Assistant Directors and Directors
Ensuring that project case study, photograph and project CV files are kept up to date
Identifying and acting upon opportunities to improve project management products and services
Degree qualified in relevant discipline
Proven experience managing Residential or Commercial projects, ideally in a consultancy environment
Additional Information
Our inspired people share our vision and mission. We provide a great place to work, where each person has the opportunity and voice to affect change.

We want our people to succeed both in work and life. To support this we promote a healthy, productive and flexible working environment that respects work-life balance.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community. Spring acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Spring Group UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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