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Associate Director - Project Management

  • Job reference: FG-004694
  • Sector: Buildings, Programme Management
  • Location: Bristol
Faithful+Gould is an international company with great strength and a culture of progression. Placing great emphasis on the training, development and assessment of our staff, we’re dedicated to providing cutting-edge expertise. Join us and you’ll benefit from a development programme designed to ensure your career objectives are met in full.
 
Due to business growth we are looking to recruit an Associate Director, Project Manager. Based in our Bristol office, you will be a key member of the team and will be expected to manage and deliver projects for key clients and to form part of a team approach to service delivery. Our high performing Project Management team in Bristol, closely collaborates with other offices in our West Region. 
 
Responsibilities:
  • Responsibility for larger, more complex or challenging commissions or projects.
  • Providing full, efficient and effective services in all technical and contractual aspects of professional practice.
  • Collaborating with other disciplines and teams within Faithful+Gould and the wider Atkins group.
  • Having specialist knowledge.
  • Keeping abreast of relevant legislative changes, industry issues and developments in best practice.
  • Positively contributing to and participating in internal/external training initiatives.
  • Applying the principles of quality assurance and environmental management in compliance with the organisation's Policies.
  • Good understanding and practical application of the organisation's Policy and arrangements for managing your own personal safety and the safety of those who report to you.
  • Positively encouraging compliance with company requirements and contributing to the improvement and development of the organisation’s management systems.


Requirements:

 

Technical:

  • Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors or equivalent recognised institutional body.
  • Thorough understanding and broad experience of the key specialist service(s) which you undertake.
  • Full understanding of the component parts of a project and overall project management techniques.
  • Fluency with the different procurement methods available in the industry.
  • High standard of proficiency in oral and written communication and ability to structure, review and direct appropriately.
  • Good familiarity of the organisation's (company) Policies and effective use of corporate systems and processes for delivering tasks.
  • Confident use of Microsoft Office and other role related software packages 

Client:

  • Ability to win repeat work but also to develop relationships with new clients to successfully achieve new business.
  • Appreciation of client's business drivers and commercial interests.
  • Possess confident business development skills, understanding of the external market and forward workload in your region and national sector/service.
  • Possess a network of contacts and build up a number of key relationships in your specialist sector.
  • Membership of a national team/forum to promote Faithful+Gould's reputation and knowledge, and visible internal personal profile.
     

Commercial:

  • Demonstrate an ability to effectively financially manage a team delivering a number of projects.
  • Knowledge of the financial management system for projects and a track record in delivering regular, consistent successful results.
  • In-depth understanding of Faithful+Gould business strategy, the wider organisation; and of market competition.
     

People:

  • Effective management of team(s) on major/complex commissions or projects, or for major client(s), including maximising performance.
  • Ability to effectively and collaboratively resource projects.
  • Managing, coaching and leading high performing team(s) including confidently dealing with performance related issues.
  • Established, quality working relationships with clients and colleagues.

 

 

Rewards:
We believe in looking after our staff. The pressures and pace of modern life mean that we need to take care to give sufficient priority to our health and well-being. With this in mind, we have a generous rewards and benefits scheme including:-


25 days paid annual leave + 8 bank holidays + the ability to sell 5 or buy up to 15 days additional leave
Contributory Pension Scheme – Atkins will match and double employee contributions
Life Assurance Scheme
Personal accident cover
Share incentive plan (after 6 months service)
Professional fees paid
Private medical insurance discount
Income Protection
Employee Well-Being Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants
Gym and Health Club discounts. Plus a range of discounted rates on holidays and UK attractions and experiences.
Childcare vouchers
Give as you earn – charity contributions
Bike 4 Work Scheme
Sports and social activities*