About the Client: My client has been helping people to find and buy their dream home. Whether you’re a first-time buyer looking to get on the ladder, or you’re looking to find your next home, they have an exciting range of new build properties available in exciting developments all over London and the Southeast.

About the role: Our client will now work with the London Borough of Hounslow to bring forward a residential-led mixed-use development for around 350 new apartments across the site. The Project Manager will help to ensure that projects are handed over within agreed forecast timeframes, to a defined quality as demanded by our customers and to financial measures acceptable to our client. A very demanding but fulfilling role that requires excellent communication skills and an ability to manage multiple processes at once.

  • Lead, motivate and coordinate cross-functional project teams
  • Ensure cross-functional project team members understand their role and responsibilities and what is expected of them
  • Promote/encourage a ‘no surprises’ attitude to/from all those involved in project delivery
  • Empowered to drive projects forward at all stages
  • Promote and support awareness of, and adherence to, Taylor Wimpey Health, Safety and Environmental standards and policies for all project work
  • Complete Project planning for entire project and for individual stages
  • Monitor performance versus the above plans and update/refine through the project to ensure on track and to proactively address variances identified which may impact project timescales, financials, health, safety & the environment or quality
  • During all stages of all sites within own portfolio in the pre-development phase, be fully cognisant of project status, key risks and critical path at any point in time
  • Escalate promptly to Project Sponsor or Functional director according to the situation when you cannot resolve an issue or manage a risk impacting the success of the project

About the Requirements:

  • Strong knowledge of, and genuine interest in, Project Management and the application of Best Practice, having already achieved or with the desire to achieve APM PMQ or equivalent
  • High-level awareness and understanding of a typical end-to-end housebuilding process from identifying land opportunity through to delivery of units
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to work in a functionally impartial manner in a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Previous experience in managing processes and timescales, capable of developing a strong team ethos and motivating others
  • Willing to challenge the status quo and Business Unit Management Team, show persistence in getting to the root cause of a problem and delivering solutions
  • Highly motivated in organising self and teams, with strong prioritization skills
  • Forward-thinking and capable of adapting to specific project circumstances
  • Able to create and manage timeline schedules (programmes), in particular identifying and managing the critical path

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