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Senior Project Manager – London / Croydon

Hybrid Working - Competitive Salary

Henry Riley is looking to hire a Senior Project Manager to work out of our London or Croydon office.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a new £25m project in Southeast London, in the borough of Bexley. The project is an industrial building with a lifecycle of approximately 2 years.

You will work within one of the fastest growing sectors in our business, which brings with it lots of career opportunities and chances for progression. You will report directly to the Director of the division and may be required to work on additional projects as required.

Key tasks and responsibilities of the Project Manger role include:

  • Ensure the client achieves their stated objectives through close teamwork, proactive risk and programme controls and the provision of contractual advice
  • Prepare full tender documentation, for consultant or contractor appointments, in line with the Henry Riley requirements and present these to the client for review and comment
  • Administer the tender processes for consultant and contractor appointments
  • Provide /obtain advice on contractors, specialists, procurement routes, cost and programme solutions and present to the client
  • Administer / manage cost/variation procedures as applicable under the relevant Appointment or Contract
  • Attend and/or chair meetings within line with the appointment provisions
  • Prepare financial and progress reports for the client, ensuring their specific data requirements are included
  • Instigate value engineering and standardisation processes aimed at optimising efficiency for both Henry Riley and the client
  • Propose innovative initiatives on service delivery for Henry Riley management consideration
  • Prepare development and delivery programmes in Microsoft Project, ensuring the key deliverable objectives are understood and reported adequately

Desired qualifications and experience:

  • Degree qualified in a relevant subject
  • Membership to a relevant professional body such as the CIOB or RICS would be advantageous, but is not essential
  • Proven capability to project manage large scale projects for a similar consultancy business
  • Significant experience of working on building sector projects, such as residential, industrial and commercial projects and/or similar
  • Prior experience on industrial projects would be advantageous, however not essential
  • Experience of administering contracts under JCT contract, including design and build and traditional forms
  • Strong experience in managing the tender process
  • Have an understanding of, and ensure the principles and statutory regulations for Health & Safety are complied with throughout the project lifecycle
  • Keep up to date with industry standards and best practice and takes responsibility for and actively seek opportunities for self-development.
  • Comply with QA procedures to reduce potential commercial risk to the business

Investors in People accredited since 1998, Henry Riley is a privately owned international property and construction consultancy, who, for the last 130 years have been industry leaders in cost management, project management, health & safety, and digital services. Our success isn’t solely down to our ability to be visionary, innovative, and forward thinking, but our people who strive to be ambitious, creative, progressive and aspire to make a difference.

Our Vision is to become a more Diverse and Sustainable business, so we are delighted to learn from our 2021 Diversity & Inclusion survey our people reported we are a great place to work, scoring above our competitors in opportunity for growth, development, and leadership. This sets us in the spotlight for supporting our people with their growth and development in their careers, excellent work life balance and new hybrid working. High on our agenda and key to our Diversity and Inclusion targets, is supporting our people’s mental health and wellbeing. To help us achieve this, we have partnered with Mates in Mind who will be in raising awareness of Mental Health within our business and the construction industry. As a business we are working hard to actively reduce our carbon footprint and endeavour to undertake all activities in an environmentally responsible manner. Henry Riley is EcoVadis Gold accredited, putting us in the top 5% of companies for our sustainability management system.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please use the ‘Apply Now’ prompt and upload your CV, or alternatively you can forward a CV stating the role you wish to apply for in the subject to: recruitment@henryriley.com

Henry Riley LLP is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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