Senior Project manager

Hays Property & Surveying
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
£55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Closing date
30 Mar 2023

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Full Time
Project Management
Senior Manager
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Your new company

Is a globally renowned and respected organisation. Working in a multi-disciplinary environment to deliver a full suite of Project services. They can offer extremely varied and interesting work with a number of high profile public and private sector clients.
They are looking to recruit a high calibre Senior Project Manager for its Project & Programme Management Team in the Yorkshire Region. 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 Yorkshire, the North and wider UK . You will demonstrate a proven track record in delivering effective and efficient project management services to clients, ideally within the Yorkshire/North region . 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.

Your new role

This role has excellent prospects for an individual who has a strong ambition to progress and enjoys working collaboratively within a vibrant team and has experience in managing client relationships and dealing with legal and technical issues. As well as technical competence, we are looking for someone who works well in teams and is committed to delivering a first-class service to our clients.

This position would be an excellent opportunity for a Senior Project manager or seasoned Project Manager looking for the next step with post qualification experience, to develop their career within a forward-thinking organization We drive projects of all shapes and sizes across a variety of sectors from Education, Residential, Commercial Property, Mission Critical, Central and Local Government and Corporate Real Estate. We create plans for and deliver some of the most complex buildings of our time. We take great pride in our work and the legacy we leave behind. Together with these our flexible working arrangements, we'll help you balance the challenges of delivering a quality client service whilst recognising your need to make the most of life outside the office. You'll be at the heart of a diverse team, sharing knowledge and becoming a trusted advisor.
As a Senior Project Manager, you will be a key part of the Leeds and North East Project Management Service Line. We are looking for a focused, collaborative, motivated, detail-oriented individual to provide effective delivery of project management services regionally. This role has excellent prospects for an individual who has a strong ambition to progress and enjoys working collaboratively within a vibrant team. As well as technical competence, we are looking for someone with the ability to think laterally, who possesses first class communication skills, has strong commercial awareness, and will provide an excellent service to our clients.

Job Description

Are you ready to take on your biggest project yet? Our Senior Project Managers transform potential into reality. They manage every aspect of the project lifecycle from bid stage to delivery, to help our customers deliver controlled change, enrich lives, and transform their businesses. Join us as a Senior Project Manager and you'll have the opportunity to look after a wide range of world class, multidisciplinary projects. You'll build strong customer relationships, maintain high safety standards, control costs, manage risks and provide regular updates. And you'll lead high performing design and delivery teams to always deliver on time, to budget and beyond expectations.

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 Company 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 Company 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.


Extensive Client facing Project Management experience.
Experience within the Development, Property, Education, Central Government or Local Government sectors is highly desirable but not essential.
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.
The ability to articulate construction industry knowledge and technical excellence to Clients and colleagues desirable but not essential.
A keen desire to proactively support business development and growth.

Degree qualification (or equivalent) preferably in a construction related discipline with 5-7 years post graduate experience
A chartered member of a recognised professional institute (MRICS, CIOB, 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.
Understanding of Health & Safety and Environmental legislation relevant to the UK construction industry.
Committed to ongoing personal development.
A valid driving licence.

Pre-Contract - through all RIBA 0-4 - Brief preparation, Appointment of design team, procurement strategy, Development of concept design, planning submissions, procurement of surveys for planning. Charing meetings and minutes. Project Management reports.

Post Contract - experience of RIBA Stage 5 & 6 - NEC and JCT contract administration - change management, site progress meetings, monthly reports etc etc

Sectors - Local Authority, Highways, Education (Schools and Universities), Central Government (Security Clearance if possible)

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Hays Property & Surveying

Hays Property & Surveying is the UK’s leading specialist property and surveying recruitment consultancy. We specialise In recruiting professionals across all disciplines, including: quantity surveying, general practice, building surveying and project management. Using our unrivalled database of specialist candidates, our expert consultants provide high quality match making, connecting the right people with the right jobs.


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