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New Build Project Manager

  • Job reference: JAMC637
  • Location: Islington, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management
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Job description: A Local Authority based in North London is looking for 3 New Build Project Managers to join their team. This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency role and the successful candidate must have extensive New Build experience to undertake this position, a full Project Management Qualification in Construction/Housing and experience with all stages of RIBA contracts.

The main purpose of each role is to oversee an individual New Build project which is vital to the development of the local authority's new build corporate plan for 2020.

The 3 successful candidates will be expected to lead on and manage through all RIBA stages a portfolio of large-scale and complex new build projects with a combined value in the region of £150m.
You will also be expected to manage multi-disciplinary project teams of up to 45 individuals, consisting of highly qualified professionals and other development delivery staff along with directing the work of all external consultants and manage the performance of all project team members to drive the delivery of the council's ambitious new affordable homes targets.

The main additional responsibilities associated with this role are as follows;

To drive delivery and manage performance of your development team.
To set milestones and targets through scheme appraisal and monthly 121 recorded meetings with your Team Leader.
To take appropriate action to ensure the project meets its objectives.
To use your extensive development knowledge, skills and experience to drive delivery and mitigate risks to ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget and achieve value for money and meet the project milestones.
Be the principal point of contact and engage effectively with a wide range of key stakeholders using your proven communication skills, working collaboratively to successfully develop and deliver new build schemes.
Ensure projects are managed in accordance with all relevant policies, legislation and procedures and help to record lessons learned with an aim to continually improve development delivery.
Prepare reports and provide information in order to achieve all key stage approvals and various performance monitoring requirements.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following skills/attributes;

A Project Management qualification or other relevant professional qualification in a housing related subject and demonstrable experience of working in housing development or a development related field
Able to demonstrate significant experience of working in a housing development or related field, including management of residential development/construction contracts through all RIBA stages.
Experience of supervising others within a multi-disciplinary team concerned with preparing and implementing residential development/construction projects
Experience of managing significant budgets, undertaking complex financial appraisals, and submission of bids for external funding for residential development and regeneration projects

The client is looking to move quickly with filling these 3 roles and as such is offering £350 - £400p/day Umbrella Ltd (approx. £1,050 - £1,200 p/week after deductions) dependant on experience and qualifications.
So if this position sounds of interest, email a copy of your up to date CV to or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967

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