Project Manager

Catalyst Executive Search
London (Greater) (GB)
£40,000 to £45,000 plus pension and bonus
Closing date
23 Sep 2020

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Property, Construction
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Management
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Our client is a growing niche consultancy offering specialist Project, Programme and Portfolio Management services to the property industry. Working across many industry sectors, however with particular strengths in the Science & Technology, Higher Education & Commercial sectors, they have a proven track record delivering complex, high profile projects for our valued clients.  The company has been recognised in the Good Employer Guide and provide a structured career development plan, within a flexible working environment.

Currently seeking a Project Manager with 2-4 years' experience to join a professional and passionate team. The ideal candidate will come from a strong technical and delivery background, be a highly collaborative team player, and be passionate about delivering successful, quality outcomes for our clients.

Responsibilities include:

  • Client liaison and relationship management, developing the role of trusted advisor
  • Engagement and communication with multifaceted stakeholder groups focusing on the delivery of project aspirations
  • Appointing, leading and managing multidisciplinary consultant teams on complex, technical projects
  • Advising on, developing and implementing dynamic procurement strategies appropriate to the project parameters and success criteria
  • Identifying, procuring and collaboratively managing contractor involvement from identification and appointment and throughout the delivery phase to handover and operations
  • Developing, preparing and monitoring strategic and master project programmes
  • Providing effective and proactive risk management throughout the project life cycle
  • Pro-active management of the project throughout the delivery phase to ensure a successful and quality outcome; on time, on budget
  • High level reporting and governance duties to Clients and other project stakeholders
  • Contract Administration / Employer’s Agent experience on a variety of contracts including JCT and NEC3 suites


  • Ideally APM, MRICS or other relevant professional qualification
  • Initiative and cultural fit with the team and clients
  • Broad delivery experience across a variety of sectors, however particular understanding of the Science & Technology, Higher Education and Commercial sectors is beneficial
  • Natural leadership skills and an ability to work well with others
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective analytical and organisational skills
  • A focus on detail and good time management skills
  • Proficient experience of planning software:  i.e. Asta Powerproject

Please apply in writing with a copy of your most recent CV and salary expectations. 

All suitable candidates will be contacted by Catalyst Executive Search within 7 days of application. 

Based in the heart of Leeds City Centre Catalyst Executive Search is committed to being the trusted recruitment partner to all our clients. We aim to be known throughout the industry for a consistently high level of honesty, integrity and discretion in all our actions, and above all, as a talented and innovative recruitment consultancy.

We pride ourselves on delivering consistent quality and value to all our clients and candidates, and constantly adhere to

Catalyst's Code of Conduct:  We will always be polite, respectful and honest. We will provide objective, consultative advice and be dedicated to achieving the best outcome for all our clients and candidates.

Contact Us
  • L4.04 The Leeming Building
  • Vicar Lane
  • Leeds
  • LS2 7JF
  • GB
  • 07502 397979
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