DV Construction Project Manager

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1st May




£550 - £650



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DV Construction Project Manager

- 12 months

- DV Clearance required

- Site working in Cheltenham

- Inside IR35

- £550 to £650 per day

As a Construction Project Manager your first project comprises several work packages, including the delivery of a large complex new build facility. There is an established team of delivery professionals from a variety of backgrounds and made up from the end user, customer and supply chain partners. The team works in a highly collaborative environment, all focused on delivering a high-quality project and service for the customer.

A successor is sought for the retiring incumbent to providing leadership to the delivery team and as a construction SME within this project and others within the programme.

The role includes a level of support to account managers in developing and growing our products and services and working within bid teams to secure new work. Within the Project Delivery Practice, the successful candidate will also contribute to our Built Environment Community of interest, providing knowledge and expertise to our Global programmes and support the development of junior staff and those new to the market.


* Proven experience in leadership roles within major and/or complex projects and understanding of the support and tools to succeed.

* Proven strong commercial, construction procurement and project financial knowledge.

* A high level of technical construction knowledge and experience of having delivered large complex projects.

* Outstanding leadership and interpersonal skills.

* Demonstrated strong collaborative behaviours.

* Strong performance driven culture.

* Ability to lead and manage internal staff, contingent labour and 3rd Party Suppliers.

* Ability and desire to engage with clients to fulfil market and client needs.

* Prior knowledge and experience of specialist construction in the Built Environment is desirable.

* A good understanding and experience of NEC4 contracting is highly desirable.

The Individual:

* Experience of shaping and contributing to the leadership of a large project delivery team comprising a range of professionals from multiple organisations.

* Ability to influence project technical and delivery staff and collaborate effectively to achieve successful outcome driven projects.

* A flexible and innovative and proactive individual, able to keep calm under pressure and working to often demanding client timelines.

* A high expectation of performance for themselves and other members of the team, coupled with a drive for continuous improvement.

* Customer focused with excellent relationship management skills.

* A high level of construction experience and knowledge of complex major projects.

* Excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills, verbal and written.

* Good commercial knowledge and experience - understands contracts and able to manage internal and external change effectively.

* Good knowledge and experience of implementing and operating Project Governance, Controls and Reporting including Planning, Risks/Issues, Finance and Change Control.

* Knowledge of project financial processes including experience of project cost control and ability to interpret and report financial data and analysis.

Key Success Measures

* Integrate into the established Project structure.

* This is a 'Client-Side' role within the core Project Leadership Team. Support and deputise where necessary for the Project Leadership.

* Delivery of the Project to the agreed schedule.

* Provide leadership, direction and management to the team members.

* Ensure alongside the Client Leads that the Project is adequately resourced.

* Work with the Supplier team to ensure they deliver to time, budget and performance.

* Support and the wider supply chain partners to foster a one team approach.

* Be the lead Project manager for the client-side design and construction project elements.

* Providing Programme wide construction related advice as required.

* Adherence to the appropriate project governance and service delivery process

To be considered please send through an updated CV.

Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 18 weeks. LA International is a HMG approved ICT Recruitment and Project Solutions Consultancy, operating globally from the largest single site in the UK as an IT Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, LA International welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.

Award Winning LA International, winner of the Recruiter Awards for Excellence, Best IT Recruitment Company, Best Public Sector Recruitment Company and overall Gold Award winner, has now secured the most prestigious business award that any business can receive, The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade, for the second consecutive period.

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