Project Manager (Construction)
We’re one of the largest housing providers in the UK, our 44,000 homes give 90,000 people in London, the South East and the Midlands, somewhere affordable to call their own.
The Construction team is looking to recruit an experience Project Manager for a 12 month fixed term contract (maternity leave cover) based at our head office in Croydon. The successful candidate will be covering a wide geographical area project managing schemes from start on site to completion.
A sound understanding of the Development and Construction process across a range of building tenure types. An understanding of contract law and procurement practices. Must be delivery & customer focussed. Experience & Knowledge of Compliance, Greater London Authority & Homes England’s procedures.
Ability to produce and interpret KPIs and Management Information
Ability to plan and prioritise workloads; to control and manage costs
Be able to interrogate and manage the professional team to ensure optimal delivery, coordinating parties to add value. To work with and get results from a range of external appointments including Developers & Contractors, Clients representative and other safety consultants e.g. fire, gas, asbestos, legionella.
To have or be working towards a professional qualification in a related field. I.e. MRICS , CIOB or to have relevant project management experience.
To apply for this role you must have a current driving licence.
If you this sounds like you, we look forward to receiving your application!
As well as this extremely rewarding job, you will also have 27 days annual leave, an extra day leave to celebrate your birthday, company pension, access to a health care cash plan and continued development and career opportunities throughout your employment with Optivo.
Please note: Interviews for this role will be held on 11th April 2019.
This post is currently being offered as a 12 month fixed term contract.
At Optivo our aim is to have a diverse and inclusive workforce where people are respected for who they are. We embrace and celebrate cultural diversity in the workplace and value the strengths it brings us as an organisation. We believe that everyone deserves to be treated with respect irrespective of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity/paternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. We treat everyone we house, serve, employ and work with fairly and expect and encourage others to do the same.