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Our Opportunity

Are you a strong Project Manager looking to take the next important step in your career?
Are you ambitious, knowledgeable, with private sector experience and a desire to grow within a leading business?
Do you want to work as part of a national, evolving organisation that puts people at the centre of its practice?
If you answered yes! to the above questions, we want to hear from you. 
Pick Everard are looking to appoint a Project or Senior Project Manager. 
In this role, you will be a part of our Nottingham (Midlands) team of PM's, but will work from Birmingham for a leading client on an agile basis, to include 3 days a week office working.
We are proud to attract a prestigious range of clients across public and private sectors, but for this role specifically, we are seeking a confident individual who can take on a major mixed-use project, helping us to continue to deliver excellence throughout our rich, 160  year history.
In this role, you will be autonomous, however you will receive fantastic support from our like-minded PM team within Midlands and across the UK.
Pick Everard currently operate from 15 UK offices, delivering a range of exciting, ever - evolving schemes across sectors, including commercial, education, residential, healthcare, defence and infrastructure.
In this role, you will become an essential part of our Project Management team, and be able to produce a real, lasting impact upon the business. 
As a leading, multi-disciplinary construction consultancy, we are looking to recruit the very best talent, and are proud to help you on your journey to evolve, and progress within your career. We offer fast-track career progression, with 6 - monthly reviews and development opportunities. 
We also offer enhanced benefits, a competitive salary and a positive working culture.
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

Key Requirements: 
  • Strong track record of working in busy, fast - paced environments
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent knowledge of construction processes, construction experience is essential 
  • Private sector experience is necessary
  • NEC accredited/well versed and experienced in administering NEC contracts
  • Experience in a similar role in the construction environment
  • HNC, HND or a construction related degree is desirable
  • Member of a construction related professional body, such as RICS, CIOB, CIBSE, etc. is 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

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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