Project Manager, Health & Education

Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Feb 2019
Closes
14 Mar 2019
Ref
70596
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Summary

At Turner & Townsend we're passionate about making the difference. That means delivering better outcomes for our clients, helping our people to realize their potential, and doing our part to create a prosperous society.

Every day we help our major global clients deliver ambitious and highly technical projects, in over 130 countries worldwide.

Our team is dynamic, innovative and client-focused, supported by an inclusive and fun company culture. Our clients value our proactive approach, depth of expertise, integrity and the quality we deliver. As a result our people get to enjoy working on some of the most exciting projects in the world.

We are looking for a commercially astute Project Manager with Higher Education and Health experience to join the London Real Estate team. With the opportunity to work on live projects, leading small to medium sized complex commissions and supporting major complex new build schemes in London, this is a defined opportunity to take the lead and grow a successful career within our market leading Health, and Education Division.

MAIN PURPOSE OF ROLE

• To lead Project Management Commissions, taking responsibility for end to end service delivery, often with respect to large or complex projects.

• To act as the key, day to day client interface, ensuring that client objectives are met and that projects are delivered to time, to budget and to the appropriate quality standards.

SCOPE

• Project Managers handle commissions of varying sizes depending upon the complexity of the project. . Typically, projects fall within the £20m to £70m range.

Job Objectives

• Leading the establishment of the overall success criteria for the project, including time, cost, technical and performance parameters

• Planning for and the ongoing management of quality, safety, health and environment issues

• Establishing effective project governance, processes and systems to be utilised throughout project

• Project planning, including ensuring the production of the detailed project plan

• Advising upon the procurement of resources

• Leading and facilitating the overall cross-functional project team

• Monitoring and applying performance management techniques, including the use of KPI's to improve project performance

• Managing the change control process

• Monitoring and advising upon project finances

• Managing the flow of project information between the team and the client, through regular meetings and written communications

• Ensuring the production of formal project progress and other reports

• Taking a leading role in interfacing with the client and other consultants, at all project stages

• Marketing, business development and internal management will also be key accountabilities of this role.

REPORTING

• Depending upon context, a Project Manager is likely to report to an Associate Director or Director

Skills Required

• A proven track record of delivering high quality project management services across the full project lifecycle

• Professionally qualified at post-graduate level

• Degree qualified with cognate degree preferable

• Experience in Higher Education and schools projects

• Strong contract administration skills

• Commercially astute

• Experience of NEC contracts

Turner & Townsend is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

Please find out more about us at www.turnerandtownsend.com

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