Senior Project Manager
Location: SE1, London
Salary: Up to £60k per annum
This Senior Property Project Manager will play a vital role in ensuring that all new retail roll out projects meet the highest standards, are completed on time, and set up the operations team for successful business openings. The successful candidate will have a solid background in construction and project management, with a proactive and solution-oriented approach to deliver exceptional results.
Reporting into the Managing Director who oversees the Property function this is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to further develop their career. This role would manage another Project Manager.
* Pre-Acquisition Work: Collaborate with the acquisitions team to assess potential new build sites and conduct thorough technical assessments. Ensure that all required utilities (power, water, drainage) are available or can be easily accessed. Oversee necessary surveys such as asbestos and drainage to identify potential challenges that may affect the project.
* Project Planning and Management: Develop comprehensive project plans, including timelines, budgets, and resource allocation, for each new build. Ensure that all projects are delivered on time and within budget constraints.
* Design and Costing Stage: Coordinate with architects, engineers, and other stakeholders to move projects efficiently through the design and costing phase. Address any design challenges or discrepancies promptly and ensure alignment with client standards and branding.
* Contractor Management: Identify and engage reliable contractors, suppliers, and vendors for the construction phase. Collaborate closely with contractors to set clear expectations and monitor their performance. Maintain open communication to address any issues that may arise during construction.
* Construction Oversight: Supervise on-site build dates, making sure construction progress is on track and adheres to the agreed schedule and quality standards. Regularly inspect the sites to ensure compliance with safety regulations and company policies.
* Snagging and Handover: Lead the snagging process to identify and resolve any defects or issues in the construction phase. Ensure that all snags are completed promptly to guarantee a smooth handover to the operations team.
* Stakeholder Communication: Maintain clear and regular communication with internal teams, stakeholders, and relevant authorities throughout the project lifecycle. Keep all parties informed of progress, challenges, and milestones.
* Budget Management: Responsible for financial oversight of each project, including cost control, tracking expenses, and managing budget variations. Report on project financials to senior management as required.
Qualifications and Skills:
* Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture, or a related field.
* Proven experience as a project manager in property development or construction.
* Strong knowledge of technical requirements related to building infrastructure (power, water, drainage, HVAC) and relevant surveys (asbestos, drainage).
* Familiarity with construction regulations, permits, and compliance standards.
* Excellent organisational and time-management skills to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
* Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities to liaise effectively with contractors, vendors, and internal teams.
* Problem-solving and decision-making skills to address unforeseen challenges during the project lifecycle.
* Financial acumen and proficiency in budget management to deliver projects within established financial constraints.
Preferred Additional Skills:
* Project management certifications would be advantageous.
* Familiarity with beverage or retail space construction requirements would be beneficial.
Join the thriving team that are rapidly expanding in the UK. With our sights set on further growth, this is an exciting opportunity to be part of a success story.
Apply today to leanne.george@amida-recruit,com
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