We have a fantastic opportunity for two Project Managers to join our Southern Home Counties Construction team across Slough and Hayes, to support our recent win – six new build education projects across the Thames Valley Batch through the Scape Framework, projects valuing between £10m and £25m.
Wates Construction is a UK-wide contractor specialising in maximising value for customers in the public and private sector, with an uncompromising focus on safety and quality.
We have a proven track record in all our core markets: commercial and mixed use developments, education and student accommodation, heritage, local authority frameworks, inner-city residential, senior living, industrial and research, we’re also experts in sustainability and ensuring we create a better tomorrow.
Key Accountabilities will include:
Develop and implement detailed programmes and schedules which allow accurate monitoring and reporting of progress.
Identify the quality expectations and embrace these in the Quality Plan.
Implement all statutory regulatory and company requirements for managing Health and Safety.
Secure and manage the appropriate resources to deliver the project / scheme effectively and efficiently in a professional manner to ensure successful delivery within project constraints.
Ensure there is a successful and smooth handover of the project, including support to customer/ end user throughout the handover process.
Establish a communications plan and agree accountabilities for team members.
We are looking for a qualified and competent Project Manager with experience working on education construction projects in excess of £20m in value.
To be successful in the role you will be an effective communicator with a positive, passionate and engaging approach when supporting and educating the business.
A bit about us:
Wates is one of the largest and most successful family-owned private construction, development and property services companies in the UK. Our vision is to become the most trusted partner in the built environment with an ambition to become a £2bn turnover business.
As a progressive and rewarding business we offer our people the opportunity to grow their careers whilst working together to deliver the promises we make to our customers.
Our company values of integrity, intelligence, performance, teamwork and respect for people, communities and the environment run through our business at every level and are at the heart of everything we do.
The wellbeing and safety of our people is our priority, therefore creating a zero harm culture and encouraging a healthy work-life balance is important to us. Wates Group are a responsible and inclusive employer and are proud to have been recognized for this through accolades including C2E (Committed to Equality) and Investors in People (Gold).
We value each employee as an individual and offer flexible and competitive packages to support that.