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Our Opportunity

Are you a Project Manager looking to take the next important step in your career within an exciting sector?
Do you want to build on your experience and expand your project range?
Are you looking to work as part of a collaborative team, where you can produce a real impact?
If you answered yes to the above questions, this may be the role for you!
Pick Everard are looking to appoint an ambitious Project Manager for our growing team at Porton Down, Saliisbury.
From this base, we work on an exciting array of projects for one of our prestigious government clients. 
In this role, you will become an essential part of our Project Management team, helping to deliver a range of projects as part of a collaborative, multi-disciplinary team. 
As a leading construction consultancy, we are looking to recruit the very best talent to help us continue to deliver excellence on our 160+ year journey within the UK market. 

Throughout your career with us, you can expect to become involved in a range of exciting and challenging schemes across both the private and public sectors, including commercial, retail, residential, education, healthcare, regeneration and infrastructure. 

This role provides an exciting opportunity to develop within growing dynamic team, supported by expertise across our multi-disciplinary consultancy.

If you are looking to make your mark and achieve fast-track career development, then we want to hear from you.
Please note, that due to this role being for a government client, security clearance will be mandatory, which can take up to 3 months to complete on securing the role with us.
You must be a British national to be eligible to undergo the security clearance process.
Key Responsibilities: 
  • Plan and monitor the project
  • Produce the Project Initiation Document, Project Execution Plan and Post Project Evaluation Report
  • Agree any delegation and use of project assurance roles required by the Project Board
  • Prepare/highlight reports in conjunction with other members of the team and agree them with the Project Board
  • Manage project risks, including the development of a risk register and any contingency plans, produce a ‘project level’ programme
  • Agree technical, commercial and quality strategy with appropriate members of the Project Board and assurance team
  • Take responsibility for overall progress and use of resources, and initiate corrective action where necessary
  • Ensure appropriate ongoing engagement with all stakeholders and external accreditation partners
  • Manage the delivery of the required outcomes
  • Direct and motivate the project team
  • Be responsible for change control and any required Configuration Management
  • Liaise with the Project Board or its appointed project assurance roles to assure the overall direction and integrity of the project
  • Undertake contract and construction management when necessary
  • Have a strategic understanding of the business needs and be able to make timely decision and assist development of best practice across all projects
  • Shape/influence supplier thinking in line with the overall business and client objectives
  • Prepare any Follow-on Action Recommendations required
  • Initiate activities to comply with and deliver the Integrated Completion Plan (ICP) and any Government Soft Landings (GSL) requirements

About You

Key Requirements: 
  • Experience in a similar role in the construction environment, preferably within defence or similar 
  • Prince 2 (or APM) Foundation/Practitioner 
  • A working Knowledge of the NEC EEC Suite of contracts
  • Qualified to a HNC or Diploma level (M & E or BCE) or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of the RIBA stages
  • Experienced and successful in working in a client focused environment
  • Hold a current drivers licence
  • An understanding of BIM Technology
  • Security Clearance is required (must be a British passport holder).
  • Member of a construction related professional body, such as RICS, CIOB, CIBSE, desirable
  • 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 and Project
  • Bid writing and presentation skills
  • A team player with a desire to drive success

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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