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Our Opportunity

Are you a a dedicated Senior or Associate level Project Manager looking to make your next prestigious move up the career ladder?
Do you want to be able to make an impact within a growing sector, working with genuine autonomy and leadership capability?
Do you want to be on a fast-track to an Associate Director position, within a growing, leading, national property and construction consultancy?
Did you answer yes to these questions? 
We want to hear from you!
Pick Everard are offering a new, exciting opportunity for an exceptional individual to join us as an Associate Project Manager, supporting in leading a range of projects across our 'Blue Light' sector.
In this role, you will be working from our London office and delivering and leading work in the region. 
In addition to this growing sector, we work across a number of schemes throughout the business, offering ample opportunity to the successful candidate. We are proud to undertake a variety of projects in both public and private sectors, including education, healthcare, industrial, commercial, residential and infrastructure projects. 
In this role, you will work closely with our Director and Blue Light Lead to help us to continue to deliver excellence as part of our rich 160 + year history within the UK market. 
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing business, and make a lasting impact. 
Pick Everard are proud to offer an enhanced benefits package, competitive salary, and a positive working culture. 
We offer agile working, to include 3 days a week working from the office/site on average, with room for flexibility. 
Key Responsibilities: 
  • Agree and develop the client’s brief from inception in conjunction with any other consultants appointed
  • 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
  • Undertake change management, co-ordinate the design process, oversee and manage the control of the project both pre- and post-contract including financial expenditure throughout all RIBA stages.
  • 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

This position will suit a Senior or Principal Project Manager looking to take a step up, or an Associate Project Manager looking for a new opportunity. 
Key Requirements: 
  • Experience in a similar role in the construction environment, blue light sector experience is desirable but not essential
  • Desire to lead and grow with a team
  • HNC, HND or a construction related degree with relevant experience
  • Member of a construction related professional body, such as RICS, CIOB, CIBSE is desirable 
  • A comprehensive knowledge of building technology and construction principles
  • Team player, positive working attitude
  • Have a good understanding of forms of building contract and experience of contract administration - NEC, JCT
  • Ability to control day to day programming and planning and 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

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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