Estate Department Construction Project Manager
With a vibrant community of 25,000 students from over 100 countries world-wide, 2,500 staff and 250 degree courses, Liverpool John Moores University is one of the largest, most dynamic and forward thinking universities in the UK. We are proud of our estate that is diverse in its age, style and nature of buildings. The University has just started on a new phase of their ongoing development strategy and is seeking a construction based Project Manager to join the capital projects team as a permanent full time member of staff.
You will be expected to support the Associate Director Estate Management in ensuring the efficient and effective project management of the University’s various capital and revenue programmes. You will manage the delivery of a number of capital investment projects across our whole estate. These will range from infrastructure estates led projects through to academic projects including, but not limited to, adaption and extension of existing facilities and new build projects.
You will be responsible for developing project briefs, programmes and budgets, and will be required to manage external consultants and contractors. Innovative solutions will be required to resolve issues that may arise during the project(s) and you will be expected to use your professional skills to mitigate the associated impact of project risks upon time, cost and quality.
You should have a minimum degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject and be experienced in undertaking capital projects in a relevant environment with a track record of delivering a variety of schemes successfully. You will also require a good knowledge of building design and construction procedures, forms of contract and consultants terms and conditions of engagement.
Good communication skills and the ability to plan your own workload are essential, and you will need to be prepared to work over evenings, weekends and public holidays if required. An attention to detail with the ability to ensure quality standards are adhered to is essential.
Please note all of our vacancies will be closed to applications at midnight on the advertised closing date, unless otherwise stated.