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Interim Construction Project Manager Ref: PHS9082.

Company: Leading "Research led" Higher Education Institution. Annual turnover c.£100m.

Requires: Interim Construction Project Manager.

Background: The University has obtained funding from internal and external sources for significant expansion of its Research and Commercial Outreach infrastructure. This includes a number of major projects:
  • The Environment Centre. Now substantially complete this is a research centre for "Environmental Sciences".
  • A £15m development scheduled for completion in June 2005. This will be a state of the art research and development centre for computing and communications.
  • A £9.5m extension to the management School. This is to be delivered by the end of 2005.
  • A new facility for an Institute of Advanced Studies in Management and Social Sciences (£3m). This is scheduled for delivery in summer 2005.

    A project Executive has been established for each project which meets monthly to discuss progress and agree actions where necessary. The combination of projects has led to a requirement for additional resource in our project management group.

Reporting to:Project Director but with no direct staff responsibility.
Key interfaces
* Director of Finance and resources
* Director of Estates
* User representatives
* External project managers
* External professionals (architects, QS, etc.)
* Contractors

  1. Management of one or two of the above projects.
  2. Deliver the project(s) to time and to budget.
Candidate requirements:
  1. Project manager with previous experience of construction projects essential.
  2. Used to working in a complex environment to tight deadlines.
  3. "Team player" with excellent man management and communication skills
  4. No prior experience of Higher Education required

Location: North West based at the University with some limited travel.

Duration: 9 -12 months

Start date: ASAP

Daily Rate: £400 - £600 + expenses.

Construction Project Manager

If you are suitable, available and an interim manager registered with us, please email me:

  1. A short synopsis of yourself (assignment targeted profile and bullet points of relevant experience, 10 to 20 lines).
  2. An up to date CV.
  3. Minimum daily rate.
  4. Contact details of two referees.