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Senior Project Manager - (Closing date - 31/08/2022)

Vacancy Location Icon Leeds

Overall Objective:

To lead and manage projects from their initial concept through to adoption – including close liaison through preconstruction phase with design consultants. To ensure schemes are completed within timescales, budgetary requirements and to the highest standards, whilst motivating and leading others to successfully deliver construction projects to completion.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Plan and schedule workforce requirements for internal resources and Sub contractors, ensuring adequate resources for holidays/ peaks in workload
  • Monitor and manage project programmes to ensure progress to plan
  • Ensure timely submission of key reporting requirements for client system
  • Monitor and control preliminary costs, working closely with Commercial department to ensure maximum efficiency of delivery
  • Monitor and Manage work to ensure quality of overall products 
  • Ensure site /workforce is compliant with Health & Safety regulations at all times
  • Manage individual larger schemes or multiple smaller schemes
  • Anticipate potential problems and take responsibility to move the scheme forward 
  • Establish good working relations with clients and staff, ensuring communication is clear, appropriate and effective at all levels
  • Use customer / client information to tailor services to meet individual need 
  • Conduct day to day line management duties effectively following Esh Group policies and procedures (including recruitment / selection; induction; training; appraisals ;absence management; disciplinary and grievances)  
  • Prepare and submit site timely and accurate reports

It is not possible for this document to totally encompass or define all tasks that may be required of the post holder. The outlined duties may therefore vary from time to time without materially changing either the character or level of responsibility

General responsibilities:

  • The Group is committed to achieving a high standard of Health and Safety in all its activities and the post holder will be expected to contribute to maintaining standards to ensure compliance with all appropriate legislation
  • To take a full role in the implementation of personal development through appraisals and to participate in any identified training or development opportunities for self and others
  • To recognise the importance of fairness and equality in the workplace, to treat everyone with dignity and respect

Key Measurements:

  • ESH H & S audits
  • Delivery of projects on time and in budget

Experience & Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years contracting and development experience 
  • Good financial awareness 
  • In depth knowledge and understanding of Health & Safety 
  • Experience of working in Public arena with good customer communication skills
  • Good planning awareness

Personal Skills: 

  • Encourages and supports other colleagues
  • Remains focused when faced with competing demands 
  • Accepts and tackles demanding goals with enthusiasm 
  • Adapts their communication style to suit their customer/ colleague responding to their feedback or queries 
  • Works productively in a high-pressure environment
  • Assists others with support and directions to enable them to carry out their work 
  • Excellent time management skills 
  • Gathers customer feedback for their service, and uses this to improve the customer experience 
  • Builds rapport with all customers and service users
  • Professional behaviour at all times, setting an example to others 
  • Effective listening skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Customer focused 

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, everyone is encouraged to apply again when a suitable role becomes available.

Yes, anyone applying to work at Esh will be treated equally in line with our policy. We strive to recruit from the widest and most diverse talent pool available.

In line with GDPR legislation, we treat your information with the strictest confidence. It will not be shared with third parties.

Our interview process is based on individual role requirements. We use competency-based questions and may also use other selection tools such as presentations or psychometric testing. It may sound daunting, but it isn’t – you will be given sufficient guidance prior to your interview.

Sorry, unfortunately not.

Sorry, unfortunately not. Please check our current vacancies on our website or sign up to receive vacancy alerts.

Yes, if one of our team recommends you and you’re successful, they could earn up to £500 as long as they are not part of the selection process.

Yes, you can email us direct at HR@esh.uk.com or complete the enquiry form at the foot of our Careers page.

Contact our HR Team

Lisa Burton

Group HR Administrator

Sarah Berriman

Group HR Administrator