Senior Project Manager

Updated: 12 days ago
Location: Harrow N W and S, ENGLAND
Deadline: 07 Jul 2024

Job id: 091589. Salary: £62,696 - £71,857 per annum inclusive London weighting.

Posted: 21 June 2024. Closing date: 07 July 2024.

Business unit: Estates & Facilities. Department: Estates Planning.

Contact details:Peter Ward. [email protected]

Location: Guy's Campus. Category: Professional & Support Services.


About King’s: 

King’s College London is an internationally renowned university delivering exceptional education and world-leading research. We are dedicated to driving positive and sustainable change in society and realising our vision of making the world a better place.

Through our commitment to exceptional education, impactful research and genuine service to society, we are creating positive change in our communities, both in London and on the world stage. Our Vision 2029 looks forward to our 200th anniversary in 2029 and sets out our ambitious plans in five key areas:

•         Educating the next generation of change-makers;

•         Challenging ideas and driving change through research;

•         Giving back to society through meaningful service;

•         Working with our local communities in London;

•         Fostering global citizens with an international perspective.

The university’s Estates Planning & Development team is responsible for masterplanning the estate and planning, designing and delivering capital projects with a value exceeding £0.5m.


About the role: 

Estates Planning and Development (EPD) are seeking a highly motivated, organised and capable individual to deliver effective and professional construction project management across the University’s substantial and varied property portfolio. 

Reporting to the Associate Director for Real Estate Development (Arts & Sciences), the post holder will take ownership and independently manage a wide range of construction projects from inception through to post-completion to ensure the University’s property portfolio is effectively maintained, improved and developed in accordance with agreed standards, policies and procedures; maintenance plans; and the capital investment programme.

This is a full time post (35 Hours per week), and you will be offered an indefinite  contract.


About You: (the candidate)

To be successful in this role, we are looking for candidates to have the following skills and experience:

Essential criteria

1.Undergraduate degree, or equivalent, in a Mechanical or Electrical engineering related discipline

2. Experience in managing specialist engineering services within building projects

3. Extensive experience of undertaking Project Management role in construction management

4.  Experience of direct management and control of a wide range of multidisciplinary teams of construction professionals and contractors

5.  Working knowledge of current health & safety and construction legislation and technical standards within the construction industry

6.  Experience of working on technically complex projects such as medical and scientific research facilities

7.  Experience of budget management and control

8.  Developed interpersonal skills

9.  Self-motivated and willing to work independently/take the initiative

10. Strong presentation skills

Desirable criteria

1. Professional membership of appropriate body

2. Project management and delivery within an Estate context, including educational and healthcare settings



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