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Project Manager

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The University’ strategic ambition commits us to investing significantly in our staff, facilities and estate. We have developed our Estate Masterplan to promote student experience, facilitate collaborative learning and grow our research and innovation activities. The resources we will commit to achieving this plan will strengthen the brand and reputation of our University by providing an estate which both ourselves and our city can be proud of and which meets our current and future needs.

As part of this investment we plan to grow our Estates & Campus Services Projects Team and are seeking individuals with the relevant expertise to contribute to the delivery of the masterplan, which will see investment in excess of £400m in the medium term.

We are seeking to appoint a Project Manager to play a lead role in the delivery of the masterplan.  The role holder will lead the development, procurement and delivery of estate development and improvement projects, typically valued up to £10 million in value across the University’s diverse estate portfolio.

The successful candidate will have proven experience of leading and managing technically complex construction and property projects in a lead project manager role. You will have gained experience of new build and refurbishment projects and will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills as you will be required to successfully lead a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders through projects.  It is anticipated that you will hold a relevant professional qualification.

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who is keen to further develop their project management experience across a diverse variety of buildings and projects in a dynamic city centre environment.

For a confidential discussion and the full job particulars please contact our advisor Nick Coppard ( of The Management Recruitment Group on 07896079495.  The Management Recruitment Group has been exclusively retained for this campaign.  All direct and third-party applications will be forwarded to them.

Closing date for applications: 5th January 2020

Interviews late January

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and we encourage diversity in the workplace. We encourage and welcome applications from all candidates irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, or marital or civil partnership status.

Project Manager

Portsmouth, UK
Senior Manager
Competitive salary level plus excellent benefits

Published on 5 Feb 2020