Project Manager

November 6, 2018
Job Type
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£75k-£85k plus package


About this Role:

This is a superb opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to join the Southern Regional Division of this busy national main contractor, to manage the construction of a £25m new build student accommodation project in Brighton, West Sussex.  The project is a new build multi-storey development, secured on a regional framework, with work due to commence in the first quarter next year; You would ideally join to be involved in and able to complete the second stage preconstruction phase to financial close, and construction delivery phase on site over an 18 month programme.

Reporting to the visiting Construction Director with responsibility for several schemes, you will be responsible for managing the project through the final preconstruction stages, working through buildability, programming of works, logistics planning, detailed design development with the client, and throughout the construction delivery phases which starts on site in the first quarter through to handover in 2020.

You will lead your team holding ultimate responsibility for client liaison, design development, construction methodology and programming of works, the smooth and timely progress of construction on site, and financial control of the project throughout, plus health & safety and quality control. 

About the Company/Client/Project:

The client is the Southern regional division of a national main contractor, with a turnover in excess of £350mm, with secured workload in the education, commercial, pharmaceutical, and student accommodation sectors in the Surrey and Sussex areas.  The contractor has a successful proven track record in these sectors, and an excellent reputation for safety, quality, plus training, development, internal progression and overall retention of staff.

Projects range in size from £25m to £40m.  Work is secured through several national and regional frameworks, negotiated work with repeat clients, plus competitive tenders.

Requirements including certificates and qualifications:

You will be an experienced Project Manager with a proven track record within a major contracting organisation, able to deliver design & build schemes up to £20m-25m in value.  Previous experience of delivering an education faculty building project on a framework arrangement would be an advantage.

Key attributes will include excellent client facing skills, design team and site team management ability, technical, contractual and commercial knowledge, plus leadership ability, focus and drive.

High standards, attention to detail and drive will be very well rewarded with excellent salary, benefits, promotional and development prospects.

For more information on this contract please contact Martin Olney on 02380 682 662 or send your CV to

Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK

alltek specialise in build vacancies and is a leading Recruitment Consultancy in Southampton.

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