Senior/Principal Project Manager

United Kingdom
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Summary This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior or Principal Project Manager with a real passion for the successful delivery of major projects to join our growing Project Management Practice, based in London. The Project Management team has approx. 90 Project Managers located across the UK with approx. 10 Project Managers within the London office. We are currently recruiting additional team members in to further enhance our team across the UK with a specific need to grow the Project Management business within London. Project work is wide ranging and diverse and includes clients in both the Public and Private sectors with current projects within the commercial, blue light, defence, education and residential sectors. You will be working on a range of projects, where the portfolio of exciting development opportunities range from small scale projects to those in excess of £100m; from inception through to completion. Your Role You'll have the opportunity to work both autonomously in an Employer, Designer and Contractor environment and collaboratively with the Project Management team. You will be responsible for successfully delivering challenging projects and programmes. Your primary duties will include: - identifying project requirements and drafting Project Brief's - procuring and appointing a Project Team - developing and managing project governance - managing Client expectations and undertaking stakeholder liaison - developing effective and efficient delivery and procurement strategies - understanding the application of RIBA Stages or other recognised delivery methodology applicable to the construction industry and able to schedule complex design and construction programmes - managing commercial aspects of the project - understanding design management principles - producing concise and informative reports - actively promoting health and safety awareness - managing risk, change and value management processes and administering JCT and NEC Forms of Contract Your role will involve undertaking Contract Administration duties across a range of Contract types including the Project Manager role as defined in the NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract. This role will require you to go the extra mile to ensure client satisfaction and to help the team to continually improve our service. The role will provide you with an opportunity to constantly develop professionally. As part of a growing team, there will be career progression opportunities for those who excel in their roles. About You A professionally qualified Project Manager with relevant industry experience. A full Member of one of the following professional institutions/associations: - Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors - Association of Project Management A commitment to achieving the above will be acceptable if there is sufficient industry experience to demonstrate the competency required to fulfil the role. You will bring to the team a sound knowledge and proven experience to assist in guiding and developing Project Management best practice and innovation. You will deliver a contemporary Project Management service focused on client satisfaction. You will provide an efficient, collaborative, well governed service using modern management techniques to deliver our projects successfully. Experienced in successfully delivering major projects from inception to completion with a demonstrable track record of a high standard of professional delivery. To be part of this diverse team you will have well developed communication and interpersonal skills, with the capacity to build strong working relationships at all levels. You'll be a strategic thinker, experienced in managing multi-disciplinary Project Teams and with evidence of working collaboratively with Clients, Stakeholders and Suppliers to deliver positive results to challenging timelines with the ability to adapt strategies in line with changing priorities. You will have a clear focus on delivering the highest level of Project Management services to our Clients and you will have the drive, commitment and ambition to succeed in your role. About WYG WYG is an award-winning professional services firm operating from more than 50 locations across the UK, Europe, Africa, and Asia. We are driven by client service and underpinned by technical excellence. We help our clients create value, protect value, and manage risk. We are the partner of choice for organisations operating in complex or challenging environments. We serve our clients through three interconnected business streams: - WYG Advisory is a proactive management consultancy designed to help identify opportunities for our clients, support their decision-making processes and deliver effective programmes. - WYG Consulting assembles specialist teams to offer high value services to the markets in which we operate. - WYG International Development works to optimise the value and impact of donor funded projects in collaboration with our partners and other stakeholders. It aims to improve socio-economic stability, enhance infrastructure and unlock the potential for sustainable development. WYG plc's shares are traded on AIM, a market operated by the London Stock Exchange. Rewards A rewarding future is yours at WYG. We're committed to supporting your personal aspirations - and with clear career paths and a wide range of opportunities, your goals will always be within reach. Our blended learning experience will help you develop all the skills and qualifications you need to succeed. Fantastic flexible benefits and personalised rewards make up an excellent package.
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