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Consultancy Senior Project Manager - Defence works

Michael Page Property and Construction
Scotland, Edinburgh
£40000 - £45000 per annum + Car, package
Closing date
22 Dec 2020
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Job Details

Delivery of major defence projects, focussing on technical proficiency with a view to grow commercial understanding and will contribute to Business Development.
This role offers an opportunity to strengthen Project Management experience and to broaden skill base further.

Client Details

A leading Project Management Consultancy


  • Risk management
  • Change management
  • Programme Management
  • Design acceptance management
  • Project controls
  • Site management including Health and Safety
  • Client and Stakeholder management
  • Client Reporting
  • To lead and oversee the successful delivery of defence projects (in conjunction with the Project Management partners) with a view to securing repeat business.
  • To support and develop our defence working on new high profile defence projects.
  • To support and develop targeted marketing material and capability statement relating to defence projects
  • To support the Project Management Partners in developing a pipeline of defence opportunities.
  • To actively participate and support in the development of fee proposals and responses to RFPs
  • To participate in Business Development activities where required.
  • To attend Client interviews as required securing new Clients.
  • To support business objectives of delivering value for money in all circumstances
  • To carry out assigned duties efficiently and in accordance with processes and procedures
  • Comply with established procurement/commercial/contractual strategies
  • Take personal responsibility for complying with Environmental, Health, Safety, Security and Quality Standards


  • Construction Project Management degree or a similar construction related qualification with extensive technical delivery experience in a similar role gained within a consultancy or end user client.
  • MRICS or membership of other relevant professional body
  • NEC accreditation
  • Experience in delivering projects in the defence sector
  • Experience managing large and complex projects from conception through to completion
  • Ability to identify and develop potential opportunities to secure more business
  • Well organised, diligent, proactive, assertive, well-disciplined and commercially astute.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills both written and verbal.
  • Excellent customer service, communication and client/external interface skills
  • A track record of working with teams and managing projects by prioritising workloads and delivering to deadlines
  • A team player with a 'can do' attitude, outgoing, polite, patient, diplomatic, personable and flexible

Job Offer

Salary and package

Car allowance

Excellent opportunity to work on large projects

A very busy team

Able to support the growth of an office with further career developments prospects that would go with


Since launching in 2006, Michael Page’s specialist Property consultants have supported a wide range of clients in appointing talented specialist professionals at middle management to board level across the UK.

As we continue to grow, our Consultants become increasingly specialist, enabling them to be ‘subject matter experts’ in their niche within the market and enabling them to provide an unrivalled level of technical and geographical knowledge to our Clients and Candidates.

Based from a network of locations across the UK, our Property consultants work with Landlords, Developers, Occupiers and Consultancies to source interim and permanent professionals across a variety of sectors.

  • Retail & Licensed Leisure
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Residential
  • Local & Central Government

Job Types

  • General Practice Chartered Surveyors
  • Building Surveying
  • Project Management
  • Quantity Surveying / Cost Management
  • Property / Estates Management
  • Property Director / Head of Property
  • Acquisitions/Disposals
  • Land & Development

For more information, career advice or to speak to us about your hiring needs, please get in touch with our Michael Page Property team.

Contact Us
  • United Kingdom
  • 0121 230 9377
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