Construction Project Manager (Faculty Projects)
Location: Highfield Campus
Salary: £31,406 to £38,587 per annum. Market Supplement: up to £9,000 per annum subject to annual review. Total remuneration package: £31,406 - £47,587. Relocation Package of up to £8000 available for the right candidate
Full Time or Part time Permanent
Closing Date: Friday 12 August 2022
The University of Southampton is committed to excellence in all we do, applying our insights and inventiveness to solve the most complex societal and environmental challenges. As a world-leading, research-intensive university, with a strong and high-quality educational offering, we are renowned for our innovation and enterprise and are within the top 1% of universities worldwide. We occupy a vast estate that is the lifeblood of this activity.
The Construction Project Manager plays an instrumental role, supporting construction projects which maintain and enhance the learning environment for our diverse student population, and the working environment for our staff. Managing the development, planning and implementation of construction projects, assessing and signing off projects right through to completion. The projects you complete will directly contribute to the success of the university including the ground-breaking research carried out across our sites.
You will be a professional member of the RICS, CIOB, RIBA or Institution of Structural Engineers (or alternatively very close to sitting the final assessment for full professional membership of your chosen professional body). A PRINCE2 Practitioner or equivalent, or traditional project management qualification is also considered desirable for the role. You will be able to build, manage and motivate project teams in a matrix management environment. You will be professional, resilient, and work well in a team but also be confident working alone.
What we can offer you
As a university we aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive and are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We believe that we can only truly meet our objectives if we are reflective of society, so we are passionate about creating a working environment in which you are free to bring your whole self to work. We welcome applications from candidates who are committed to helping us create an inclusive work environment. We encourage applications from candidates from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, people who identify as LGBTQ+; and people with disabilities.
Committed to supporting our staff and students, we are open to a flexible working approach. We give full consideration to applicants that wish to work flexibly and those who have taken a career break.
Working at the University of Southampton gives you access to a wide range of benefits. Our core benefits include pension scheme membership; a generous annual leave allowance (supplemented by University closure days and public holidays) and excellent family leave arrangements (including maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave).
Other benefits we offer include a cycle to work scheme, discounted Sport and Wellbeing membership, ability to purchase on-site car parking permits, access to private dental and/or healthcare insurance, an on-site nursery at our Highfield campus, a wide variety of on and off-campus arts and culture facilities and access to a range of staff discounts and offers at local shops, restaurants and service providers.
To view the University of Southampton’s wide range of benefits, please visit https://www.southampton.ac.uk/hr/services/benefits-explained/index.page
You should submit your completed online application form at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk or send your CV to E.R.Cessford@soton.ac.uk . I would be happy to discuss the role further with you and you can contact me by email or on 023 8059 3462.