Project Manager - Cambridgeshire

Function:
Operations
Location:
East Midlands
Hours Per Week:
37.5
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
29 Oct 2021
Salary Details:
Competitive
What you'll be doing?

This team is responsible for identifying and sourcing the best locations for new developments. It’s fast moving and, in today’s climate, extremely competitive and commercial in its focus.

While we need to be commercial and competitive in bidding for sought after land, we also need to be imaginative in identifying other possibilities – such as land that currently doesn’t have planning permission. It’s a complex area of our work, and one that’s under intense commercial scrutiny and pressure. It’s also the life of our business, which makes this team’s work even more vital and far-reaching.Entrepreneurial and imaginative in your thinking, you’ll need to be a good assessor of risks, and an even better relationship builder.

Reporting to the Development Director or Managing Director to provide project management on major Land projects.

You will be expected to:

  • Work closely with the Development Director to ensure that tasks such as management reports and correspondence, management of meetings schedule and email are dealt with efficiently
  • Manage Project Teams on multiple high value projects and direct through the planning process to meet company objectives
  • Liaise with internal customers and colleagues to ensure smooth flow of information and work between divisions and head office
  • Manage project consultant budgets and ensure compliance with the three year plans
  • Manage external relationships with Local Authorities and elected members and ensure delivery of key public engagement events
  • Attend Project Board Meetings and report on progress and delivery targets
  • Ensure Key Project Milestones are met
  • Monitor and report using MS project the ongoing targets and achievable deliverables
  • Ensure site files and project strategies are accurate and regularly updated
  • Undertake community engagements as necessary
  • Promote and act in accordance with Group values, systems, policies and procedures
What you'll need?

To be successful in the role, we are looking for:

  • Five years’ experience in project delivery at a senior level
  • Degree in either a planning, technical or architectural discipline with experience at a high level in managing consultant teams and dealing with consultants at Partner Level
  • Self-disciplined, with good time management skills and the ability to prioritise work load
  • Ability to multi-task, work efficiently and accurately under pressure
  • Proactive individual who can work on their own initiative or as a member of a team
  • Professional and pleasant manner in dealing with internal and external customers and other contacts
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Previous EIA/Complex Project Management experience

Our Company and Benefits

We’ve been nationally recognised as a 5 star housebuilder twelve years in a row for supplying high-quality homes for all generations. That’s more than any other major housebuilder. It’s because we combine the brightest minds, the latest technology, and a genuine commitment to putting customers first. We want the best people in the industry to help us shape the future of building. We have tailored opportunities for apprentices, graduates, experienced professionals and ex-Armed Forces personnel to come and help us stay one step ahead, and build the homes that Britain needs.

We are building an organisation where anyone with drive and talent can pursue the career they want. We are building a culture where anyone, regardless of gender, race,sexuality, disability, background or any other characteristic, can progress and be proud to work for us.

As part of working for Barratt Developments PLC and specifically for this role we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Competitive Bonus Scheme
  • Company Car or Car Allowance
  • Single Cover Private Medical Insurance
  • Annual Medical Health Assessment
  • 25 days’ holiday (increase by 1 day for every 3 years’ continuous service up to 28 days)
  • Choice of Flexible Benefits
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Policies

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