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Project Manager

Vacancy Salary £Competitive
Vacancy Location Leeds
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This is a Permanent, Full Time vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

Title: Project Manager                                                    
Location: Leeds or Sheffield
Reporting to: Partner, Project Management


Department Overview:

Our dedicated Project Management Team at RLB are responsible for seeing a project through from the initial planning stages to completion. Their main task is to break down projects into stages, taking responsibility for monitoring and managing the programme, cost, quality, and risk of each stage of the project.

We pride ourselves on the quality of our service to our clients and enjoy long term relationships them.

We are a sector focused business actively operating and investing in Industrial, Logistics, Commercial, Residential, Education, Sports, Nuclear and Retail clients, and projects. Project Managers work in close contact with the client, advising throughout the project lifecycle, helping translate an initial idea into a delivered project.

Overview of Role:

We are currently recruiting a Project Manager to join our established and growing Yorkshire & Humber team; an exciting opportunity for an experienced individual to join and strengthen our Project Management offering from either Leeds or Sheffield

This role presents an excellent prospect to take responsibility for providing all core Project Management services on several interesting projects, for a wide range of clients.


The role also offers the opportunity to work across a variety of sectors including, industrial, logistics, residential, commercial, mixed use, leisure, healthcare, education and more for private and public sector clients – allowing you to gain valuable multi-faceted experience.

You will collaborate with a supportive team, be given responsibility for your own projects and be offered a platform to progress with genuine support from your colleagues the wider business to achieve your career goals.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Supporting the project management of projects, coordinating management of the project timetable, quality, and cost, and ensuring client requirements are delivered.
  • Working as part of the PM team to ensure we achieve business objectives.
  • Carry out assigned duties efficiently and in accordance with processes and procedures
  • Take personal responsibility for complying with Environmental, Health, Safety, Security and Quality Standards


Professional Skills:


  • Awareness of the project lifecycle from feasibility through to completion and post-handover
  • Experience of developing and implementing project controls for example programmes and risk registers,
  • Management of meetings, taking and preparation of minutes
  • Preparation of progress reports and presentation at monthly client meetings
  • Experience of procurement of professional teams and contractors
  • Management of multi-disciplinary project teams
  • Working knowledge of various common forms of building contracts (JCT and NEC)
  • Experience of administering building contracts


Person Specification:


The ideal candidate will demonstrate a positive proactive approach to the role, and will be committed to delivering customer service excellence, with good commercial results.


  • Construction Project Management degree or a similar construction related qualification with technical delivery experience in a similar role gained within a consultancy or end user client.
  • Chartered or equivalent professional qualification or desire to achieve
  • Well organised, diligent, proactive, assertive, well-disciplined, and commercially astute.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills both written and verbal.
  • Excellent customer service, communication, and client/external interface skills
  • A track record of working with teams and managing projects by prioritising workloads and delivering to deadlines
  • A team player with a ‘can do’ attitude, outgoing, polite, patient, diplomatic, personable, and flexible
  • Ability to identify and develop potential opportunities to secure more business for RLB


Company Overview:


With over 900 UK staff and 3,600 worldwide Rider Levett Bucknall has a truly global reach, and with such scope can offer a local presence to its clients almost without exception. We are committed to our core services and pride ourselves on our dedication to customer care and leading-edge service provision.

We are an award winning leading independent firm providing our clients with some of the most comprehensive and forward-thinking advice available.

We offer a range of complementary quantity surveying, project management, building surveying and advisory services from conception, through design and construction and operational performance of facilities to their eventual disposal or reuse.

Our clients have rapid access to the latest industry intelligence and innovations, which serve to enhance value and mitigate risk.

We provide expert management of the relationship between value, time, and cost from inception to completion. We do this through our global and local team of experts, who possess a passion for both core services and innovation.

We are committed to developing new services and techniques aimed at enhancing our clients' businesses in the long term.


What Can We Offer?


RLB will provide you with a flexible, friendly and creative environment in one of our UK offices to develop your skills and challenge yourself. We will support you to innovate, collaborate and build a meaningful career. Our strong network of people and knowledge will help expand your horizons and give you access to a variety of interesting projects across the UK and potentially further afield.


Our employees enjoy hybrid working and are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits including: 28 days holiday + bank holidays (option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year), Company pension scheme, Life Assurance, Bicycle Purchase Scheme, Health Screening, Employee Assistance Programme, Dental Cover, Professional Memberships plus many more benefits


At RLB, our aim is to create and enhance an inclusive workplace culture where diversity is not only accepted but valued and built into our company culture, creating opportunity for all. In order to support this, we recognise the importance of flexible and agile working and are open to having conversations on how this could work for you and our business from day one.


If you require any reasonable adjustments to support you during any stage of the application or interview process, please contact our recruitment team at:


Confidence today inspires tomorrow

With a network that covers the globe and a heritage spanning over two centuries, Rider Levett Bucknall is a leading independent organisation in cost management and quantity surveying, project management and advisory services.

Our achievements are renowned: from the early days of pioneering quantity surveying, to landmark projects such as the Sydney Opera House, HSBC Headquarters Building in Hong Kong, the 2012 London Olympic Games and CityCenter in Las Vegas.

We continue this successful legacy with our dedication to the value, quality and sustainability of the built environment. Our innovative thinking, global reach, and flawless execution push the boundaries. Taking ambitious projects from an idea to reality.

RLB has released the 2022 edition of Perspective, a compilation of insights from members of the RLB team around the world.

At Rider Levett Bucknall doing the right thing matters and we believe we all have a responsibility to support the communities in which we live and work. Our global values are based on the following insights:


Promote fairness, equality of opportunity and well-being, invest in our people and value everyone’s contribution.


Lead by example and shape the future of our industry in everything we do.


Support the communities in which we live and work and deliver sustainable social outcomes.


Challenge the norm, give fresh perspectives and deliver flawlessly.


Reduce our environmental footprint and collaborate to reduce the environmental impact of our industry.


Provide an inclusive, safe working environment.


Act with integrity, honesty and fairness in all our relationships.


Be a self-owned organisation, be financially robust, and deliver agreed financial plans.

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