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Our Opportunity

Are you an experienced Project Manager/Senior Project Manager with a strong consultancy background, looking to take a step up in your career?
Do you have experience on a range of projects, including Central Government projects?
Do you want to work within a multi-disciplinary team, being proactive, client-focused and process driven?
Pick Everard are seeking a knowledgeable individual as a Senior Project Manager, to join us at our Nottingham office as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
You will lead work on behalf of Government organisations. The role is client focused and process driven, with often a concentration on the front end of projects. Embedding protocols and driving all aspects of design management are central to the work, coupled with direct client interaction as the first point of contact. 
In this role, you will be working in Nottingham and throughout the Midlands and Wales on occasion, so a willingness to travel is essential. 
We are proud to offer agile working, and enhanced benefits, as well as a collaborative, positive working culture that prioritises its people.
With Pick Everard, you can make your mark. We have a rich, 160 + year history of delivering excellence to our clients across the built environment.
If you want to join us on our journey, we want to hear from you today!

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Agree and develop the client’s brief in conjunction with any other consultants appointed.
  • Gather an understanding of client specific project processes and protocols and put these in motion in tandem with standard project management practices.
  • Co-ordinate, manage and communicate with the client, project stakeholders and other consultants appointed to meet requirements of the project, preparation of programmes and undertaking programme management.
  • Co-ordinate the design process by bringing together a large multi-disciplinary team including both internal and external consultants and ensuring team outputs align with both the client brief and statutory agency requirements.
  • Oversee and manage the control of the project both pre- and post-contract including financial expenditure throughout all RIBA stages.
  • Initiate and run the change management process.
  • Co-ordinate and manage the development of the procurement strategy and procurement activities
  • Undertake and participate in risk, value and opportunities management, including facilitating workshops in order to ensure that these activities are controlled within the project team including contractors, sub-contractors, and the supply chain.
  • Communicate and chair meetings with the client, their stakeholders, and contractors as necessary.
  • Prepare and issue reports, including but not limited to preparation of Project Execution Plans (PEP), Strategy Reports, Risk Registers, Progress Reports etc.
  •  Develop new business opportunities including leading and participating in the preparation and presentation of bids

About You

Key Requirements: 

  • 5+ years industry experience, having worked in a similar role in the design or construction management environment.
  • HNC, HND, a project management, architectural, engineering / construction related degree or related transferrable experience.
  • Eligibility to obtain, or existing possession of SC level Security Clearance is required to fulfil the duties of this role
  • Member of a construction related professional body, such as RICS, CIOB, CIBSE, etc. is desirable but not mandatory.
  • A comprehensive knowledge of building technology and construction principles.
  • Have a good understanding of forms of building contract and experience of contract administration (NEC/JCT/PPC2000). NEC3/NEC4 PM Accreditation desirable but not mandatory
  • Ability to control day to day programming and planning.
  • Ability to monitor progress and expenditure of projects.
  • Have a clear understanding of risk management including identification, management, mitigation and risk transfer.
  • A good understanding of IT including Microsoft Word, Excel, Teams and Project
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • Bid writing and presentation skills - comfortable speaking to groups both online and in person.

About Us

Our nationwide multidisciplinary team of 650+ work collaboratively to deliver outstanding places and spaces that create lasting value for local communities. Through our remarkable history we have established the sound principles of success, and we have the vision and ambition to be even better.

We’re committed to creating sustainable communities where everyone feels safe, cared for and valued. We achieve that by encouraging a diverse, welcoming workplace for our people, clients and colleagues.

We care about our people and improving our society and that means supporting your ambitions and interests at every level. We will provide you with an inspiring environment in which you will be able to drive real progress and impact in your career. 

What we offer

Providing a balanced, enjoyable career is important to us, and we work hard to make sure everyone feels a valued part of our organisation. You will receive an attractive salary, and amongst other benefits you can also expect:

  • Agile working
  • 26 days’ annual leave + Bank Holidays + option to buy up to 5 days’ additional leave
  • Private healthcare, life assurance and healthcare cash plan
  • Professional subscriptions  
  • Wellbeing support and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Stakeholder pension

As an equal opportunities’ employer, Pick Everard is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join us on our journey.

We are committed to building and nurturing great relationships with our agency partners. However, this role is being recruited for directly and therefore we are not seeking support at this time. Any unsolicited CV Introductions will not be accepted.



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