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Employer?s Agent / Project Manager

The Company

Our client, KMB Ltd, is a highly regarded multi-disciplinary Construction Consultants Practice established for over 25 years, with offices in London, Manchester and the East Midlands.

This is an exciting opportunity for an Employer's Agent to join their excellent team of over 35 dedicated professionals, at any of their three offices, with frequent travel to projects across the country.

With an enviable client portfolio in retail, leisure and commercial sectors, they offer the full array of cost and project management services for numerous projects throughout the UK and a few specialist retail projects in Europe, USA and Australia.

They demonstrate strong inter-sector collaboration within the company and foster a supportive and progressive work environment.

The Role

You will be undertaking full EA duties for one of their key clients, assisting with the national rollout of their pub restaurants and lodges.

Working closely with the client team, your duties will start at the procurement stage, progressing through post contract, to post completion for each project, including:

* Arranging and chairing prestart meetings, preparing and distributing agendas and meeting minutes.

* Ensuring all Pre Construction information and documentation is in order and reflects the client's programme and requirements.

* Programming, chairing and minuting all site progress meetings including practical completion, handover and post completion review meetings.

* Full contract administration including regularly monitoring the progress of works and updating the client.

* Liaising with all parties including the client, Principal / Main Contractors and Principal Designers throughout the project, to ensure successful completion and adherence to CDM regulations.

* Issuing Practical Completion certificate and Making Good Defects Certificate.

* Ensuring project-related documents are appropriately filed and record logs kept up to date.

For the right person there are also Project Management opportunities working with some of their clients in other sectors.

This is a fantastic opportunity to further your career in a highly regarded specialist consultancy firm.

The Person

You will either have a minimum of 15 years' practical experience as a Project Manager, or you will have a 2:1 MSc or BSc (Hons) in a Construction related degree such as Construction Management, Quantity Surveying or Project Management, and at least 3-5 years' post-degree experience in construction consultancy in the UK.

Ideally you will have come from a relevant industry background and be working towards further professional qualifications.

Experience in the retail or food and beverage sectors would also be an advantage.

To successfully undertake this role, you must be highly professional, personable, enthusiastic and engaging.

You are naturally self-motivated and pro-active, comfortable working both autonomously and with teams at all levels.

With excellent communication skills, you recognize the need for empathy and can adapt your communication and influencing skills to match your varied stakeholders' needs.

You will also be IT literate with a good working knowledge and experience of using Microsoft Office, (including as a minimum, Outlook, Excel and Word).

Knowledge of MS Project would also be an advantage.

You must be eligible to live and work in the UK and hold a full valid driving license.

In Return

They are offering a competitive salary with bonus potential and various company benefits including a generous pension, holiday entitlement, and full support for your professional development.

Salary is very much dependent on experience, but as a guide up to £35K.