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Project Manager

  • Job reference: 927677
  • Location: London
  • Salary: GBP55000 - GBP650000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Building, Construction & Infrastructure
  • Date posted: 13/09/2019

Job Description

This role has excellent prospects for individuals who have a strong ambition to progress. As well as technical competence, we are looking for someone with the ability to think laterally, who possesses first class communication skills, strong commercial awareness and who will provide a first class service to our clients and a commitment to drive new business opportunities.

Responsibilities:

  • Effective delivery of Project Management services across a range of market sectors in particular; education, healthcare, retail and residential.
  • Support Senior Project Managers on complex multi faceted projects
  • Provide support to PM Team Leaders as required on all business issues including but not limited to business development, client management, bid writing, thought leadership

Requirements:
*Degree qualified or qualified through experience and be a professional member of a recognised professional institution e.g. RICS or APM
*Experience of working in a consultancy environment and knowledge of the construction industry
*Ideally you will have experience of working in a client facing role, for both private and/or public sectors clients
*Experience of working on public sector projects and/or residential projects is an advantage
*An understanding of the role of an Employers Agent
*Be conversant with all aspects of project management and have some experience of both pre and post contract project responsibilities
*You will have provided project management assistance at various stages of the project life-cycle
*Possess excellent stakeholder management skills with the ability to listen and understand client goals
*Possess strong organisational skills; arranging, and accurately recording project meetings (possibly having chaired some) as well as the control of project documentation;
*General knowledge of current legal developments in respect of construction and associated law
*IT literate with an understanding of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook (and preferably a programming package)
*You will have the necessary ambition and drive to not only deliver a high quality professional service but also support the office with business development and marketing activities to help grow the team.
*Able to work independently (with senior support) whilst being pro-active and helping to identify what the next steps are in order to keep the project on track
*You will demonstrate a keenness to learn and would want to further your career by working on more challenging assignments in an assistant capacity and/or running your own minor projects.
*You will foster the company ethos by being positive, professional and collaborative.


Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.