POSITION: Senior Technical Project Manager/Building Surveyor - chartered and looking for your next career move
SALARY: Up to £60k dependent on experience plus travel allowance
BENEFITS: 25 days holiday, increasing with service, contributory pension scheme, professional subscriptions paid, training and development opportunities, friendly and collaborative office environment
TYPE: Permanent Full Time
FOCUS is an award-winning UK market leader consultancy of project managers, chartered surveyors, regeneration, economic development and environmental sustainability professionals with offices in London, Nottingham, Leicester and Lincolnshire. In London we have high profile culture and heritage clients, including household names such as the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Science Museum, ARK Academy School, and various London Borough Councils, helping these develop and deliver exciting new build and redevelopment projects. Our reach extends across the South East and East of England and there is therefore some travel required outside of London.
Senior Technical Project Manager – London, Waterloo: Our growing London Office needs a new client-focused, chartered, Senior Technical Project Manager, with excellent prospects for progression. At Focus we believe in our people and have a first-class track record of supporting training and career development. This is an exciting opportunity for a high calibre individual to join and strengthen our growing team. You must have either a Building Surveying or Quantity Surveying background, or equivalent technical training. You’re a problem solver, creative, and think on your feet. The ideal candidate will have experience in the social housing and/or public sector and be comfortable in the Employer’s Agent and/or Contract Administration role.
Working alongside our existing Project Management team, you will lead on projects from inception to completion covering stages including project concept and brief development, procurement of consultancy team and contractors, development and implementation of project infrastructures and communication strategies, chairing management and co-ordination meetings, developing and implementing management co-ordination and reporting systems, directing, monitoring and overseeing the design activity, undertaking risk management studies and implementing control procedures, monitoring and overseeing the construction, fit-out and handover phases of the project.
Ideally you may have experience in one or more of the following but we will consider broader skillsets – it’s all about the right person! There is limited line management responsibility with the initial post but ability to grow a team going forward.
Potential added value:
• Contract Administration
• Employer’s Agent
• CDM Regulations
• Delivering projects in the cultural, heritage and museums sector
• Delivering projects in the public sector for Local Authorities
• Knowledge of Mechanical and Electrical Services Surveying
• Dispute Resolution
You will be proactive, enthusiastic and ambitious, have good interpersonal skills, be keen to learn and to be challenged. Educated to a good standard, we expect you to have completed relevant professional training/degree, MRICS or membership of other relevant professional body and to be IT literate. You will be able to demonstrate strong technical delivery experience and have an ability to build long-term relationships. A track record of working with teams and managing projects by prioritising workloads and delivering deadlines will stand you in good stead.
We offer you a place in a strong growing team, high profile projects, a varied workload, project autonomy and ownership, a stimulating environment, a structured career path and opportunities to learn.
Please forward your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please reference the subject line of your email / letter: Application Senior Technical Project Manager London
Applications to be received by Monday 25th January 2021