Project Manager

Manchester, Greater Manchester
Closing date
6 Jul 2021

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Property, Construction
Contract Type
Project Management
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Job Details

Faithful+Gould is looking to recruit a high calibre Project Manager for its Project & Programme Management Team in the North West UK.   The successful candidate will join an established team of project and programme management practitioners and will play a key role in implementing our strategy for growth in key market sectors across the North West and wider UK.

You will demonstrate a proven track record in delivering effective and efficient project management services to clients, ideally within the North West UK.  You will show a commitment to continuous improvement through learning and development and help to develop new business opportunities as you broaden your experience and deepen your client understanding.  You will be eager to contribute to our strategic growth and initiatives that develop or technical excellence.

Key Attributes:

  • Recent Client facing Project Management consultancy experience within the Development, Property, Education or Public sectors is highly desirable.

  • A highly motivated and collaborative Project Management Practitioner experienced in delivering best practice Project Management methodology.

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills to proactively lead multi-disciplinary project teams.

  • Recent experience acting in an NEC Project Manager role desirable.

  • The ability to articulate construction industry knowledge and technical excellence to Clients and colleagues.

  • A keen desire to proactively support business development and growth.


  • Effective delivery of project management services in a Client facing role.

  • Lead the management and execution of construction projects through the whole project life cycle, utilising best practice methodology.

  • Establish and build positive and collaborative relationships with all project stakeholders in accordance with Faithful+Gould's values.

  • Act as Client interface in providing service delivery, demonstrating your role as a key stakeholder and first point of contact.

  • Responsibility for the commercial success of projects placed under your control; including the effective and efficient management of project accounts, governance and resource requirements.

  • Ensuring service delivery compliance with Faithful+Gould's policies, toolkits, and standards.

  • Provide guidance, leadership and technical expertise to team members.

  • Work with colleagues to mentor, coordinate and support the development activities of junior team members.

  • Supporting the development of new business opportunities in line with business strategy and looking for market opportunities for new or repeat business.

  • Support the preparation of fee proposals and bid submissions.

  • Support senior colleagues on large scale complex projects.


  • Degree qualification (or equivalent) in a construction related discipline.

  • A professional member of a recognised professional institution (MRICS, MAPM or equivalent).

  • A positive, collaborative and innovative approach able to work on your own initiative.

  • Experience of building positive Client relationships and business networks.

  • Experience of leading multi-disciplinary teams & delivering successful projects through a recognised project management methodology

  • Sound technical project management knowledge demonstrating established experience and aptitude.

  • Experience of administering standard UK building contracts (NEC and JCT forms) and ability to advise on appropriate procurement routes.

  • Thorough understanding of Health & Safety and Environmental legislation relevant to the UK construction industry.

  • Committed to ongoing personal development.

  • A valid driving licence.


You should possess a willingness to continue to develop your career through our structured training programme. Faithful+Gould provides a portfolio of training and development courses designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents and also encourage Continuous Professional Development Activities. 
Rewards and Benefits:

Faithful+Gould offers a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, wellbeing, financial and lifestyle choices. All the information you need to know is available on our dedicated benefits portal; your reward, which is available to access 24/7 from any device:

Security Clearance:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

Faithful+Gould recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.

Faithful+Gould, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.


Faithful+Gould is a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, we advise on some of the world’s most exciting construction related projects – from giant petrochemical plants to the world’s tallest hotel, and from London’s Heathrow Airport to the Freedom Tower in New York.

Our success is built on hiring and then developing the very best people. Our standards are high, as are the rewards for those who join our team. The opportunity to draw from international expertise and work on some of the most demanding and prestigious construction challenges around the globe ensures your career success.

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