Project Manager - Land & Property


2018-08-09 15:07:08

Job location Birmingham City, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Consulting & Corporate Strategy

Job description

The Project Manager is a member of the Delivery team, with responsibility for the management of successful projects for the customer, and the business, enabling achievement of the company's objectives within the business plan.

The Project Manager has direct responsibility for delivery of a portfolio of projects to time, quality and in-line with revenue and margin targets, and in compliance of our client's standards and systems.

Responsible for delivery of projects utilising best practice project management procedures, monitoring and controlling project progress, performance and reporting timely, accurate management information to the Management Team and other stakeholders.

The Project Manager must direct and motivate project teams to ensure all projects tasks are completed to the highest standards.

The position will be as a member of a dedicated team, delivering specialist land and property services projects to high profile clients undertaking major business process, infrastructure and regeneration development projects.

The Project Manager will report directly to the Service Delivery Manager and will be responsible for ensuring customers are satisfied with the service provided.


-To ensure that all projects are operated to the highest levels of quality & compliance in line with defined standards, procedures and our clients Business Management System, and meet customer quality expectations.

-To manage, monitor and report on financial success of the project and be responsible for its contribution to the company's business goals.

-To take primary responsibility for developing and agreeing detailed project execution plans with the Service Delivery Manager.

-To liaise with the Project Board to assure the overall direction and integrity of the project.

-Produce all project documentation at project inception for review by the Service Manager, to include Project Pack (with all associated logs and schedules), Project Plan, and Project Specification/Project Initiation Document as required.

-To direct and motivate the project team(s) ensuring all members are suitably equipped and trained to perform allocated tasks.

-To allocate tasks to members of the project team(s) and monitor progress, performance and quality

-To manage technical quality of service deliverables

-To manage project risk, including the development of mitigation and contingency plans

-To manage progress against plan and report/escalate any potential future deviations to the Project Board and/or Service Delivery Manager in line with agreed project governance.

-Take responsibility of for overall project progress, use of resources and initiate corrective action where necessary.

-To monitor customer satisfaction with the service provided and agree corrective/preventative actions with the Service Delivery Manager as required

-Managing client relationships through the project life cycle ensuring expectations are managed whilst protecting and enhancing the company's reputation.

-Ensuring the business meets its contractual requirements to its clients and maintains a customer advocacy rating of excellent.

-Delivering operational excellence through a right first-time approach whilst maintaining high productivity, efficiency and effectiveness.

-Ensuring revenue and billing opportunities are maximised, resources utilisation is optimised, without compromising quality standards.

-Ensure that a healthy and safe working environment is prevalent at all times, in line with the BMS and external accreditations.

-Promote a secure environment to safeguard both our client and their clients data and interests in the line with the BMS and external security accreditations.

-To maintain current and accurate management information from which regularly report at agreed intervals on a project by project basis:

-Project Progress and Plan

-Financial Performance

-Financial Forecasting

-Resource Utilisation and Forecasting

-Risk and Issue Management with identification of risks, challenges, and corrective action plans


-Information and Physical Security

-To undertake project closure activities including documenting Lessons Learned and Follow on Action Recommendations.

-Working with the business development team to maintain client relationships beyond the project lifecycle to achieve the highest level of repeat business.

-Supporting the creation and development of business opportunities and new initiatives to meet current and future business needs, including pre-sales support as required.

-To undertake any other tasks and duties within the scope and grade of the post.

Key Skills, Experience and Qualifications:

Skills and Experience:

-Be educated to degree level or similar

-Minimum of 2 years' experience in a project management role in a similar business environment

-Ability to influence, develop, and empower project team members to achieve objectives with a team approach.

-Ability to monitor and control project budgets for all project team activities.

-Ability to manage a large and wider ranging project case load at one time.

-Proven ability to motivate and lead teams.

-Good oral and written communication skills.

-Have a good understanding of geography, land law and estate management.

-Be computer literate

-Be able to work to strict deadlines and within a team environment


The successful candidate should have at least one of the following:

-Bachelor's degree or equivalent relevant to business

-Project Management qualification - PRINCE2

Location - Midlands based, but expect extensive travel throughout the UK

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