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Project Manager/Senior Project Manager

  • Job reference: FG-005003
  • Sector: Buildings, Construction
  • Location: Southampton

Are you looking for a new challenge to progress your career at a world leading project and programme management consultancy? Faithful+Gould is one of the world’s leading project and cost management consultancies operating at the forefront of the education, transport, property and industry sectors.  Placing great emphasis on the training, development and progression of our staff, we’re dedicated to providing high quality professional services with cutting-edge expertise.
 
Due to continued success in securing projects on the South Coast and the surrounding regions, we’re looking for an exceptional Senior Project Manager, to join our highly successful Southampton Office. Our projects range in value from £1m to £20m+ and are with a variety of high profile private and public clients giving our Project Managers a diverse and exciting workload. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to work in a growing, dynamic and sociable office and make a real impact. In return, we will reward you and provide the necessary support to take your career to the next level.
 
We are looking for a collaborative and sharp minded project manager to:

  • Effectively deliver Project Management services across a range of market sectors in particular; residential, commercial property, education and leisure
  • Support Senior staff on complex multi-faceted projects
  • Provide support to the head of office as required on all business issues including but not limited to business development, client management, bid
    writing, thought leadership
 


To join us you’ll need:

  • A relevant construction qualification or Prince2 and/or working towards professional membership of recognised institution ie. APM or RICS
  • Experience of both pre and post contract project management responsibilities, and be able to deliver this service effectively to Clients
  • Experience of both public and private sector clients
  • To be conversant with all aspects of project management and have some experience of both pre and post contract project responsibilities
  • You will have provided project management assistance at various stages of the project life-cycle
  • A general knowledge of current legal developments in respect of construction and associated law
  • Strong IT skills with an understanding of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • The ability to effectively chair and minute meetings
  • Excellent stakeholder and organisational skills; arranging, and accurately recording project meetings (possibly having chaired some as well) as well as the control of project documentation
  • Ideally, you will have experience of working in a consultancy environment
  • To be comfortable working independently (with senior support) whilst being pro-active and helping to identify what the next steps are in order to keep the project on track
The Individual:
  • A courteous manner with a high level of professionalism - the ability to liaise with colleagues at all levels.
  • A disciplined thinker and analytical, numerate, problem solver who has the judgement and the capacity to think complex issues through and develop effective solutions in a timely fashion.
  • The drive and self motivation to have achieved a degree qualification and to continuously develop their technical and behavioural skills.
  • Degree in Building Surveying or Project Management desirable
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively within multidisciplinary teams.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • An ability to influence others through the use of sound judgement and good sense
  • Should have the ability to work with the minimum of supervision and on their own initiative
 
This role has excellent prospects for an individual who has a strong ambition to progress and enjoys working collaboratively within a vibrant team. As well as technical competence, we are looking for someone with the ability to think laterally, who possesses first class communication skills, has strong commercial awareness, who will provide a first class service to our Clients.