Senior Construction Project Manager

Michael Page Property and Construction
South West London
£10000 - £12000 per annum + additional benefits + bonus
15 Feb 2017
15 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for the management, co-ordination of the Package and / or Main Contractors. The procurement route is still to be determined but is likely to involve an element of construction management and Design & Build procurement routes.

As a Senior PM you will be responsible to ensure the delivery, on time and within budget, of this scheme.

Client Details

Our client is a well-funded prime residential property development company which has asked us to help them identify an experienced Construction Project Manager to help them deliver this large-scale residential led Mixed Use scheme.

The overall development comprises a series of townhouses and residential blocks, totalling in excess of 250 units split between private and affordable. The overall scheme will also include the redevelopment of a Grade Listed building.

The project is currently at detail design stage and our client is looking to procure a main contractor to complete the production design and build out the scheme.


We are looking for a Senior Project Manager to be accountable for a number of project management work streams as agreed with the Director of Project Management & Construction. Each of these will contribute to achieving the project vision and meet the business plan objectives for the overall development scheme.

  • Represent the Client, on site, and bear in mind, at all times, the overall Client Objectives;
  • Manage and coordinate the Main Contractor with its Sub-Contractors through all phases of design, permitting / pre-construction and construction;
  • Manage and provide leadership for the site project management function;
  • Ensure assigned projects are completed within budgets and schedules while meeting client needs, business objectives and design guidelines;
  • Manage the execution risk management, feeding into the Risk Manager and constantly managing construction risks, and their mitigation actions;
  • Oversee the health & safety aspects of the site(s) and coordinate external consultants such as Planning, Acquisitions, Operations, Design, Engineering and Finance on project;
  • Make presentations to senior management including CEO / Chairman and the Client on a regular basis;
  • Contribute to the procurement process, such as the selection of the work package contractors, the main contractor, and the selection of sub-contractors, which will be involved during the two-stage procurement and single stage process;
  • Contribute to the development of project management, site management, and risk management procedures;
  • Assist in the appointment of external consultants, working closely with the External Quantity Surveyor and External Project Manager.


In order to be considered you must demonstrate:

  • Circa 15 years post-graduate professional experience as a Project Manager / Senior Project Manager / Construction Manager;
  • Someone who has taken on a role on a complex construction project or programme of works from a leadership perspective;
  • Experience in delivering large demolition, deep basement, sub and super structure packages on logistically challenging projects in Central London;
  • Experience in delivering prime / super prime residential projects;
  • Experience in large-scale projects, dealing with multiple contractors / packages;
  • Good experience and knowledge of engaging and coordinating the work of advisors and experts to solve a project challenge;
  • Expert in motivating contractors assigned to the delivery of the scheme ensuring they work in a coherent and coordinated fashion, and excellent eye for detail;
  • Understanding of the construction management process;
  • Experienced in full on-site construction management, land development and utilities engineering; scheduling, monitoring and inspecting all work from enabling to customer orientation.

Job Offer

A competitive salary with a good bonus and benefits package.