AP-PM-3382: 2 x Contract Project Managers - Office/Commercial Relocation
  • John Thorpe
  • 26 Mar 2020
  • Location:
    London - Greater London
  • Sector:
    Construction and Property
  • Type:
  • Offering:
    £250-£270/Day - Umbrella Inside IR35
  • Start Date:
    ASAP - Urgent
Job Description:
Our client is one of the UK’s most well-established Removals, Storage and Moving Services companies. Covering all aspects of removals; Domestic, Commercial as well as more specialist moves the business has depots across the country and provide services to everything from small businesses to major blue-chip organisations.

These two positions they are looking to recruit for, will be mainly focusing on office relocation, refit and the installation of multi-million-pound office relocation projects in and around London. Reporting into the Head of Delivery South you will be managing a team of between 10 to 20 people dependants on the project at that time.

Job Role

-To be the single point of contact for the client and provide the overarching strategy and planning, this will include managing, and the ongoing justification of the business plan.

-To be actively involved in the all-round Project Management from inception and programme development to completion and delivery. Committed to preserving the integrity of the client and be the point of contact for the entire moving process, working closely with the client to ensure that any problems are dealt with efficiently and the process is tailored for the client’s convenience.

-Responsible for the co-ordination of relocation teams and other components to secure efficiencies and maintain smooth running throughout the move adhering to any time and cost constraints.

Role and Responsibilities

•Provide the single point of contact to the client ensuring responsibilities for activities are clear

•Be responsible for the delivery of the project plan reporting at regular intervals to senior managers

•Establish short- and long-term program objectives and ensure team members meet them

•Develop funding plans to ensure the programs ongoing delivery and success

•Be accountable for full project risk and issue identification and mitigation management

•Be able to follow a standard process as defined by the Project Management Institute. These are:

•Initiating – checking feasibility and working out budget, teams and resources

•Planning – setting goals, defining roles, and producing schedules of tasks. Some tools, such as Gantt Charts can be used to create a visual project plan;

•Executing – managing the project

•Monitoring and controlling – tracking the projects progress

•Closing - evaluating successes and challenges to enhance learning for your next project

•Ensure the timely and successful delivery of our solutions according to customer needs and objectives

•Work with the project teams and assist with the move management and operational resources as required for the move

•Plan the moves including the provision, relocation, audit, and collection of equipment needed to aid the physical relocation

•Liaising with the client to assist with the planning of the move

•Reacting with ad-hoc requests, ensuring resources and equipment are allocated appropriately

•Managing relocation process on time and inception to completion, on budget, meeting challenging programmes and requirements

•Developing and deploying change control and risk management procedures

•Ensuring that relocations align with corporate and planning guidelines and processes

•Managing the overall move demand

•Driving communication plans to ensure consistent communication with all stakeholders

•Providing a robust management of relocation cost and change requests

•Attending scheduled move meetings

•You must use all resources available to ensure the highest customer satisfaction.

•You must be able to demonstrate how you can be compliant with all accreditation and industry required standards.

•Be mindful and be able to develop potential further move opportunities

•To ensure the accurate entry of data input to relevant company system

•Be able to work effectively remotely and manage multiple tasks

Preferred Skills / Qualities

•Strong communication skills as well as the ability to work effectively as leader

•Be able to work well under pressure, to cost and time constraints

•Be well organised and able to effectively arrange the move, the ability to multi-task is essential.

•Be a good problem solver, able to use intuition to resolve any issues and complaints from the client.

•You must be proficient in Microsoft Office

•Driving Licence (This is a must)

•Qualified/Studying towards a foundation degree, HND or degree in business or project management will provide practical knowledge about the commercial aspects of the projects is also desirable but not essential.

•PRINCE2 Practitioner (preferred)

•AGILE Project Management Qualification (essential)

•CSCS – Hold a relevant construction skills certification scheme card (preferable)

•IOSH Managing Safely – ensures you can assess and control risks and hazards and reflections on good practice. (preferable)

Due to the complexity of these roles, we require the successful candidates to commit to the full term of the contract (full Indemnity Insurance required)

Our client is looking to begin the interview process for these roles ASAP.

Interested and meet the requirements. Please send through your CV.

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