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