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Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: York
Industry:
IT
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: WG302
Job Published: May 20, 2019 14:51

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to join our Construction North East team on the regeneration of Lowfield Green in partnership with York Council, building 140 new homes – a mix of affordable and private sale two, three and four bedroom apartments, houses, and bungalows across a 100 week programme.

 

Key Accountabilities will include:

 

Develop, control and ensure delivery against the project budgets including profit, preliminaries and procurements
Develop and implement detailed programmes and schedules which allow accurate monitoring and reporting of progress
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 professional Project Manager who has the specific and practical knowledge on Residential projects and who can successfully lead and develop a team. You will be a proven deliverer in achieving the highest standards of safety, health and environmental controls and end quality.

 

To be successful in the role you will be an effective communicator with a positive and engaging approach when supporting and educating the business.

 

A bit about us:

 

Wates Group is one of the largest and most successful family-owned private construction, development and property services companies in the UK.

 

Within the Group, 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.

 

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).