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Senior Project Manager

  • Location: South Wales
  • Sector: Building
  • Position: Project Manager
  • Salary: Negotiable + Excellent package
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: CM046_1500453434
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Job description

Are you bored in your current role? Do you want to work for a contractor who deliver on time every time? If so, please read on.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Project Manager to join a national contractor to lead the construction of the tallest building in Wales and outside of Central London. This is a prestigious project comprising of 45 stories, you must be capable of managing a project of this size and leading the team through to delivery.


Reporting to the Construction Director, you will be supported by a full site team. Your duties will include;
  • You will be the single point of contact for client.
  • Formulate and present progress reporting structure both internally and to the client.
  • Overall responsibility for construction, through to the completion of the building, to the agreed programme.
  • Formulating and agreeing main contract programmes.
  • To set the agenda for the construction process and the design/ information co-ordination to achieve that process.
  • Ensure site team manage in overall terms Site Health and Safety Policy, security and fire policies.
  • Ensure site team set up and work to main site filing system.
  • Assist with contractual correspondence and distribution of information.
  • Attend post hand over review meetings.
  • Encourage and develop communication methods employed by staff and nurture positive supportive approach to developing staff.
  • To discuss, support and advise team members on a regular individual and team basis and where necessary liaise with Human Resources for additional support.
  • Conduct, chair and minute regular team meetings with subcontractors and management and distribute to senior management.
  • Complete on time or ahead of time.
  • Arrange and ensure meetings with quantity surveyors regularly throughout contract.
  • Liaise with quantity surveyor and sub-contractors to discuss possible damages and time loss immediately as they arise.
  • Discuss site issues and progress with construction director.
  • Attend pre-start meetings with on-site operatives.
  • Liaise with client, architect, structural engineers, Building Control, NHBC and other organisations as required.


Ideally, you will live in the South Wales/South West area but candidates living outside this area will be considered.
  • NVQ Level 4, HND, Degree or equivalent qualifications or equivalent experience
  • Member of Chartered Institute of Building or working towards desirable
  • Good knowledge of contract law
  • Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word & Excel
  • CSCS Card
  • Good communication skills
  • Assertive and strong persuasion skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Good management and leadership skills

This company offers an excellent remuneration package, with their development plans on offer an outstanding opportunity to progress.