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Project Manager

Vacancy Salary £Competitive
Vacancy Location Leeds
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Title: Project Manager                                      
Location: Leeds / 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 Commercial, Residential, Education, Sports, Nuclear and Retail clients and projects. Surveyors work in close contact with the client, advising them on legal and financial matters that arise during the project.

Overview of Role:

We are currently recruiting a Project Manager to join a client focused team within our Leeds and / or Sheffield office. This is an exciting opportunity for a high calibre individual to join and strengthen our Project Management team.

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

Our team in Leeds & Sheffield work across many sectors including residential (private & public sector), mixed-use, higher education and more. The team is well established and in a period of growth. You will gain valuable project and client exposure, be given responsibility for your own projects and be offered a platform to progress with genuine support from the team and wider business to achieve your career goals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To support business objectives of delivering value for money in all circumstances
  • To carry out assigned duties efficiently and in accordance with processes and procedures
  • Comply with established procurement/commercial/contractual strategies
  • Take personal responsibility for complying with Environmental, Health, Safety, Security and Quality Standards

Professional Skills:

  • Management and preparation of key stage reports from feasibility through to completion and post-handover
  • Preparation of various programmes
  • Management of meetings, taking and preparation of minutes
  • Preparation of progress reports and presentation at monthly client meetings
  • Running a competitive tender process including managing queries from tendering contractors
  • Managing multiple projects on ‘LIVE’ operational sites
  • Assistance with the preparation of contract documents
  • Management of multi-disciplinary project teams
  • Working knowledge of various forms of building contracts
  • 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 extensive technical delivery experience in a similar role gained within a consultancy or end user client.
  • Chartered or equivalent professional qualification but not essential
  • Ability to identify and develop potential opportunities to secure more business for RLB
  • 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

Company Overview:

With 650 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.

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 2019 edition of Perspective, a compilation of insights from members of the RLB team around the world.

At the heart of everything we do

At Rider Levett Bucknall doing the right thing matters.

We believe we all have a responsibility to support the communities in which we live and work. Our global values are based on these seven insights:

People

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

Industry

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

Community

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

Customers

Challenge the norm, give fresh perspectives and deliver flawlessly.

Environment

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

Workplace

Provide an inclusive, safe working environment.

Business

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

Shareholders

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

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