Overview

Project Manager

We are currently seeking a Project Manager, this is a permanent Position based in Cambridge.

We are currently looking to recruit a Project Manager in the Cambridge Office to focus on Higher and Further Education clients, including the University of Cambridge Colleges & Estates Division and DfE.

This is an incredible opportunity for the right candidate to build on the success of the current team and to help take forward a market-leading project management business in the Eastern Region.

We are looking for a Project Manager to:

Lead and manage aspects of commissions and/or projects including governance, fee management activities, internal job costings and resource requirements.
Take a hands-on approach to manage the client relationship and service delivery on a project basis in conjunction with other colleagues.
Work collaboratively with the clients  commercial management, health & safety and building surveying teams in project delivery
Take the lead, set the pace and monitor all deliverables at every stage to ensure that an accurate, professional and quality service is delivered to clients.
Play a key role in generating repeat business and new business opportunities/market opportunities.
Apply the principles of quality assurance and environmental management in compliance with the organisation's Policies.
Managing assistant and graduate colleagues, including undertaking performance and development reviews and mentoring/coaching less experienced colleagues.Responsibilities:

Work within a team to provide a range of Project Management/Employer’s Agent duties from project inception through to completion.
Lead and provide effective delivery of Project Management services across a range of market sectors.
Support Senior Project Managers on complex multi-faceted projects.
Provide support to Project Team Leaders as required on business issues.
Supporting clients’ procurement strategies, including Construction Management.
Site presence as required by specific project deliverables
Prepare data and reports to timescales in a format required by line management/clients.
Assist in the mentoring and development of junior staff.
Work collaboratively with other service teams to provide an integrated approach to client delivery.
Managing client relationships and service delivery on a project basis, in conjunction with senior management.Requirements:

A relevant construction qualification and/or working towards professional membership of a recognised institution i.e. APM, CIOB or RICS.
Prince 2 Practitioner (desirable)
Experience in programming and reporting; familiar with RIBA Plan of Work
Competent user of all Microsoft Packages, including Microsoft project
Hold a broad contact and knowledge base of local markets and will be able to demonstrate a track record of supporting on the generation of repeat business.
Extensive experience with both private and public sector clients on major projects and a working knowledge of JCT and NEC forms of contract.
Commercially aware, work well as part of a team and demonstrate the people management skills to support and mentor where required.
Experience across all bands in the Education sector, particularly Higher and Further.
A knowledge and understanding of the component parts of a project coupled with a competent knowledge of a range of project procurement options.
Great interpersonal skills, an ability to communicate effectively (both internally and with clients), and a willingness and determination to progress your career quickly.
The necessary ambition and drive to deliver a high-quality professional service.
IT skills, such as Office, Outlook and BIM
Good organisational skills.
Self-motivation and keen to become an integral office team member.
An ability to make you own informed decisions and work unsupervised when necessary.
Full driving licence (desirable). 

Due to the nature of the business the ideal candidate may need to obtain UK security clearance.

If you’re looking for a new opportunity and have the skills set which the client is looking for, apply with your current and up to date CV today and a member of the Millbank team will be in touch.

Millbank are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. Millbank operates as an Employment Agency and Business