Senior Project Manager (Education) - Real Estate

  • Category
    Construction and Property - Project Manager
  • Location
    Manchester, Manchester
  • Salary
  • External Reference
    JN-112021-220486
  • OrganizationType
    IT

Company Description
We're passionate about making the difference. That means delivering better outcomes for our clients, helping our people to realise their potential, and doing our part to create a prosperous society.

Every day we help our major global clients deliver ambitious and highly technical projects, in over 110 offices worldwide.

Job Description
We are looking for a commercially astute Senior Project Manager with Education and Schools experience to join the Manchester Real Estate team. With the opportunity to work on live projects, leading small to medium sized complex commissions and supporting major complex new build schemes in Manchester, this is a defined opportunity to take the lead and grow a successful career within our market leading Health and Education Division.

MAIN PURPOSE OF ROLE

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, to budget and to the appropriate quality standards.
SCOPE

Senior Project Managers handle commissions of varying sizes depending upon the complexity of the project. Typically, projects fall within the £10m to £70m range.
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, business development and internal management will also be key accountabilities of this role.
Qualifications
A proven track record of delivering high quality project management services across the full project lifecycle
Professionally qualified at post-graduate level
Degree qualified
Experience in Education and schools projects
Strong contract administration skills
Commercially astute
Experience of JCT & NEC contracts
Knowledge of the UK Department for Education's management systems and tools
Experience leading design management, procurement and contract administration for schemes ranging between £10m to £70m
Experience in public and private client facing roles
Experience in commercial negotiation and contract preparation
Experience bidding for education related schemes
Experience leading feasibility studies and managing client processes to secure funding
Proven ability to act as the client's representative on all technical matters, demonstrating strong consulting approach leading to successful outcomes 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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