Project Manager - Shopfitting

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The Project Manager is an integral member of the project team responsible for delivering interior fit-out projects in Travel Retail, High Street Retail, Leisure, and Commercial sectors of varying size and complexity. The Project Manager is responsible for directing, organizing and controlling project activities to ensure projects are completed on time, within budget, that the project's objectives are met and sub-contract trades are managed.

Duties and responsibilities

Design input.

Drafting programmes.

Sub-contractor management, ultimate responsibility of all people on-site.

Developing the original Health & Safety plans, checking methods statements and risk assessments & applying for any necessary work permits.

Liaison and co-ordination with architects, designers, structural and building services consultants on all technical queries.

Have a good understanding of the setting out procedures on site and coordination of drawings.

Attend site meetings and distribute minutes to all project team members.

* Track the progress and quality of work being performed by design disciplines & subcontract trades.

* Ensures site managers are adhering to the programme and are equipped to function efficiently on site.

* Ensure a high level of service is delivered to the customer at all phases of the contract by addressing all their requirements whilst not compromising profit levels.

* Maintain regular, consistent and professional relationships at all times with the client(s).

* Management of sub-contractors performance and put measures in place to address performance which is below expectations.

* Attend regular site and coordination meetings to facilitate progress on site.

* Track & manage all extras, variations and omissions to the agreed contract value.

* Checking and approving subcontractor invoices.

* Communicate ideas for improving company processes with a positive and constructive attitude, and for developing this attitude in others.

* Dealing directly with site foreman to ensure that all materials & plant are onsite as and when required and in coordination with programme.

* Purchasing of materials and arranging / booking of deliveries if required.

* Perform any other duties as required from time to time in order to contribute to the achievement of the business aims and objectives.

Qualifications / Experience

* Retail / Shopfitting experience (£50k - £1m in value) – ESSENTIAL.

* Minimum 2 year’s experience managing fit out / shopfitting projects – ESSENTIAL.

* Construction qualification – HNC, degree qualified – Desirable.

* Experience in live and new build retail environments.

* Pre Con experience - Programming / Planning – ESSENTIAL.

* CSCS certified – ESSENTIAL.

* SMSTS, First Aid – Desirable.

* Valid UK Driving license (Happy to travel) – ESSENTIAL.

* Experience of AutoCAD – Desirable.

* Sound knowledge and use of Microsoft Office particularly Outlook, Word and Excel – ESSENTIAL.

* Effective communication skills including verbal, written and presentation skills.

* Good personal presentation, as this is a client facing role.

* Proven ability to work under pressure and can manage a number of projects at any one time

You may be required to attend various training courses to fulfil your role and continue with your personal and the company’s development.

Working conditions

Candidate must reside a maximum of 1½ hours commutable distance from the New Milton area – ESSENTIAL.The basic job role will be office and site based. You may be required to work extended hours from time to time to fulfill your role however, this will be kept to a minimum and will be reviewed as required. You will need to attend site visits and meetings.

Package / Benefits

Salary negotiable dependent on level of experience

Company Car or Car Allowance

Company Phone

Company Pension

Holiday – 22 days per year increasing to 25 days (Based on length of service)

Direct reports

Company Directors
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  • Negotiable
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  • CV-200088
  • Permanent
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