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Head of Project Management

The Mansion Group Limited
Cheadle, Greater Manchester
50,000.00 - 60,000.00
Closing date
26 Aug 2022

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Property, Construction
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Head of Project Management

Permanent, Full-Time

Based at Head Office, 1 Oakwood Square, Cheadle Royal Business Park, Cheadle, SK8 3SB

Salary Range: £50,000.00 - £60,000.00 (Negotiable DOE)


The Mansion Group are specialists in student accommodation and property investment funds with the business model being simple and effective; we acquire, develop, refurbish, and manage to ANUK standards student accommodation.  Priding ourselves on delivering a first-class service in all the areas we touch upon. On a trajectory of growth acquiring more and more properties it is an exciting time to join Mansion and be a part of our success story.

The key purpose of this role is to have the responsibility for the delivery of development, construction, and refurbishment of Group projects to the requirements of internal and external stakeholders, including institutional investors, funds, and banks.  Duties will include the development of supply chain and specification, establishment, and management of in house and external design team members to support and manage the commercial success of the department.

The Key tasks for the role will be:

Management of various capital refurbishment, extension and new build projects ranging in value from £1m to £15m Overall delivery responsibility through the RIBA Stages Development of specification both on a project-by-project basis and on a Group basis. Formation, coordination, and management of panels of PQS and Architects to work on agreed framework agreements. Setting project budgets and control of capex & fees from site identification through to completion Ultimate responsibility for project cost and timely delivery Pre-acquisition construction and property due diligence including identifying costs of remedy, necessary surveys and reports required. Procurement of Surveyor’s reports to obtain funding approvals including commercial negotiation of content. Development and management of supply chain members, principal contractors, subcontractors, and consultants in order to achieve set objectives to quality and cost. Control of main contract tendering processes, contract inclusions, procurement methodology, contract administration and building contract content.  Including advanced commercial procurement routes Liaison with internal and external stakeholders to provide appropriate reports, ensuring milestone feedback and meeting overall KPI objectives. Management of legal requirements in line with development agreement, facility agreements and any others Assisting the of Director of Acquisitions and Investment Strategy in the execution of special projects

Academic & Professional Qualifications

  • Project Management Member of RICS or other related institutions preferable

Job-specific Qualifications

  • Project & Construction Management Measurement & Specification Tendering and Contract Administration


  • Working with and managing in house and external teams Project Management from “cradle to grave”, preferably with residential properties Delivering to cost programme and quality on multiple schemes Fast-track project delivery


  • Good people management and ability to motivate to achieve goals.
  • A strong commercial awareness of JCT building contracts, contract administration and claims
  • A solid understanding of building technology and construction process
  • Proven track record of dealing with multiple stakeholders and delivering institutional requirements.
  • A strong understanding of relevant health and safety legislation, including the CDM regulations

Attributes/ Personal Characteristics

  • Ability to work on own initiative Positive and enthusiastic approach to work Ability to set priorities, plan work programs, meet deadlines and manage time effectively

In return for the above you will receive a competitive salary with 26 days holiday entitlement (rising to 31 days with service) private healthcare, pension, life assurance and group income protection scheme. We have a fantastic team environment based in our modern head office which is located in a prestigious business park.

Due to the volume of applications, we receive we are unable to respond to each application. Should you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of application please assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

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