Project Manager / Senior Project Manager
Rider Levett Bucknall
Edinburgh, Scotland
1d ago

Overview of Role :

We are currently recruiting a retail focused Project Manager / Senior Project Manager to join our national team based in Central Scotland.

This is an exciting opportunity for a high calibre individual to join and strengthen our team. This role presents an excellent opportunity for a proactive individual to take responsibility for providing all project and programme management services on a number of interesting projects.

The role will be predominately retail sector and specific experience of multi-site retail roll out project experience is required

Key Responsibilities :

  • To support business objectives of delivering value for money in all circumstances
  • To carry out assigned duties efficiently and in accordance with processes and procedures
  • Comply with established procurement / commercial / contractual strategies
  • Take personal responsibility for complying with Environmental, Health, Safety, Security and Quality Standards
  • Professional Skills :

  • Management and preparation of key stage reports from feasibility through to completion and post-handover
  • Preparation of various programmes
  • Management of meetings, taking and preparation of minutes
  • Preparation of progress reports and presentation at monthly client meetings
  • Running a competitive tender process including managing queries from tendering contractors
  • Managing multiple projects on LIVE’ operational sites
  • Assistance with the preparation of contract documents
  • Management of multi-disciplinary project teams
  • Working knowledge of various forms of building contracts
  • Experience of Administering building contracts
  • Retail sector and specific experience of multi-site retail roll out project experience taking full ownership from project brief to final completion and occupation
  • Person Specification :

  • The ideal candidate will demonstrate a positive proactive approach to the role, and will be committed to delivering customer service excellence, with good commercial results.
  • Construction Project Management degree or a similar construction related qualification with extensive technical delivery experience in a similar role gained within a consultancy or end user client.
  • Ability to work on own initiative is imperative being part of a UK wide team
  • Strong Property and Retail experience
  • Ideally MRICS or equivalent professional qualification (e.g. MCIOB) but not essential. Must be willing to achieve this within 18 months if not already qualified.
  • Ability to identify and develop potential opportunities to secure more business for RLB
  • Well organised, diligent, proactive, assertive, well-disciplined and commercially astute.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills both written and verbal.
  • Excellent customer service, communication and client / external interface skills.
  • A track record of working with teams and managing projects by prioritising workloads and delivering to deadlines.
  • A team player with a can do’ attitude, outgoing, polite, patient, diplomatic, personable and flexible.
  • Take responsibility to manage a team across disciplines on certain programmes.
  • RLB is committed to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All job applicants will receive equal treatment without regard to age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race (includes nationality, national / ethnic origins, colour) marriage & civil partnership, pregnancy & maternity, gender reassignment, religion and belief

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