JOB TITLE: Senior Project Manager (Public Sector) - Consultancy


Industry : Construction & Civil Engineering Job Location : Kent
Job Reference : 6640GM Job Category : Building and Construction
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 07/05/2010
 
Salary & Benefits : £40000 - £50000 per annum
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Our client is looking for a Senior level Project Manager within the Public Sector Team to work on projects within the Public Sector and Local Government arena across the South East. They are currently the lead Project and Cost Managers on a number of major programmes both ongoing and planned in the Kent, London and South East region.


Job Description

The Client

The client we are recruiting on behalf of is a well known International private practice consultancy in the construction arena working out of offices across the country. They work for public and private sector clients delivering as surveyors, project managers, engineers, consultants and contracts advisors.

They work on projects in a number of build sectors; education, local government, healthcare and hospitals, commercial property, acquisition and development as well as many other mainstream construction markets.

About the Role

Our client is looking for a Senior level Project Manager within the Public Sector Team to work on projects within the Public Sector and Local Government arena across the South East. They are currently the lead Project and Cost Managers on a number of major programmes both ongoing and planned in the Kent, London and South East region.

The successful candidate would be playing a large role in the delivery of these schemes as well as having involvement in other projects within the Public Sector team. There would also be an expectation of responsibility for team leadership, mentoring and performance management as well as business development, senior management and client facing responsibilities.

About You

You will be an experienced Senior level Project Manager; preferably chartered (APM, CIOB, RICS) with a proven track record of Public Sector and Local Government projects. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate: Excellent writing skills; Ability to build effective working relationships in order to source required information from technical specialists; Initiative and creativity; Ability to handle senior level challenge and iteration of writing outputs; Experience of working as part of a large, multidisciplinary team; Excellent organisational skills; Attention to detail; Ability to work under pressure and to demanding deadlines; A flexible approach; A supportive and encouraging approach to mentoring less experienced members of the team

Your Skills
* PQS or Consultancy Background
* Public Sector experience
* Senior level Project Management experience
* Client facing and presenting ability
* Academic and Industry qualifications preferred (APM, CIOB, RICS)


Job Keywords

Senior Project Manager, PQS, Public Sector, Construction, Consultancy, Kent



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