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Senior Project Manager - Manchester or Leeds

Hybrid Working - Competitive Salary

Full Time

Henry Riley is an international property and construction consultancy, who, for the last 130 years have been industry leaders in cost management, project management, health & safety, and advisory services.

Due to growth within the business, we have a Senior Project Manager vacancy to be based out of Manchester or Leeds.

This is an interesting role which comes with genuine scope for career progression, as we look to grow a number of sectors within the Northwest and Yorkshire regions. We are looking for a Senior Project Manager capable of delivering large scale projects in the residential and industrial sectors, who also has the ambition to grow into the Associate Director role and strive to help us identify new clients and projects in the Northwest and Yorkshire regions.

If you are a capable Senior Project Manager striving for the responsibility to allow you to develop into an Associate Director and beyond, we’d love to hear from you.

Key tasks and responsibilities of the Senior Project Manager 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.
  • Acting in an Employers Agent role on behalf of our clients.
  • 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 such as Construction Project Management.
  • Membership to a relevant professional body such as the CIOB or RICS would be advantageous but may not essential.
  • Prior experience working in a Project Manager role for a similar construction consultancy is essential.
  • The ability to work in a client facing role, and form strong and lasting relationships with the client is desired.
  • Proven experience of project managing large scale construction projects is essential.
  • Prior experience of working on large scale, city centre residential developments would be advantageous.
  • Experience of carrying out full pre and post contract duties in a Project Management role.
  • Experience of administering contracts under JCT contract, including design and build and traditional forms.
  • Prior experience of identifying new opportunities and assisting in the growth of a business / business unit would be advantageous, but is not essential.

About Henry Riley:

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 opportunities 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. We are very proud to have achieved CarbonNeutral® company certification, in accordance with The CarbonNeutral Protocol, the leading global framework for carbon neutrality.

Henry Riley is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We welcome applications from candidates who are interested in working with us but are not able to commit to a full-time role and/or would require forms of flexible working. Additionally, we provide hybrid working as standard practice.

We would like you to perform at your best at every stage of our recruitment process. Please contact us if you require any adjustments that would support you throughout your application.


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