Project Delivery Manager

Location York
Discipline: Project Management
Salary: £50k - £60k
Job ref: 007702
Published: 10 months ago

Reporting to the Head of Group Property to provide a comprehensive property development, project management and maintenance service within the UK and Europe to Portakabin and Shepherd Group.

Role Details 

  • Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per annum
  • Role based: York, YO32 9PT
  • Contract type: Permanent 
  • Annual leave: 25 days plus bank holidays 

Role Responsibilities

  • Ensure that all activities undertaken whether personal or as part of the role, comply with the health, safety & environmental standards of the Company.  Manage CPP’s, assessment and recording of RAMS.
  • Advise on the suitability of identified sites and buildings.
  • Undertake or arrange site surveys to cover structural, geotechnical, environmental, topographical, drainage, utility, planning and to provide professional comment on the findings.
  • Obtain planning permission and building control/warrant approval.
  • Create specifications, scope of works, budget estimates, tender list, tender evaluation and placing of orders for proposed developments.
  • Appraise tender submissions for commercial viability and compliance.
  • Project manage the developments liaising with both internal and external service providers.  To include site programming, contract management, site meetings, contractor co-ordination, valuation formation, final account, quality checks and processing of agreed payments.
  • Control site costs and progress ensuring jobs are delivered on budget.
  • Ensure compliance with all legal and statutory requirements.
  • Prepare and negotiate Schedules of Condition.
  • Negotiate or oversee Schedules of Dilapidations and remedial works at lease expiry.
  • To provide a support service to the existing hire operations for property related matters including but not restricted to site maintenance, additional site development, security and fire safety issues.
  • Adhere to all Quality Systems, Environmental Systems e.g., ISO 9001 and 14001:2015 and The Portakabin Standard.

Benefits & Opportunities

  • Option to buy 5 days of annual leave
  • Working flexibly principles
  • Contributory pension
  • Annual bonus
  • Company Car
  • Single Private Medical Insurance
  • A range of dedicated health and wellbeing services
  • A chance to give back to your community with an annual Volunteering Day Off
  • Fully funded professional qualifications and membership
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Benefits Program (Discounts at 100s of shops, gyms, restaurants and even holidays!)

There is also great opportunity for career progression within Portakabin!

Our Ideal Candidate

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Qualification in a building/construction subject – Degree/HND.
  • CSCS – Certification Project Management Level.
  • CITB – SMTS Construction Site Manager Training.
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Experience in preparation of building surveys and/schedules of condition
  • Project control of groundworks, Industrial building construction and industrial fit outs.
  • Contract management, QS & site measurement experience. 
  • Understanding of traditional construction methods, current building regulations and pre-construction phases including below ground and building services.

Even if you do not match all of our ‘ideal’ criteria we would still be very keen to receive your CV as we love developing our people and may feel that you could be developed into this role.

We are conducting interviews during, or before, the week commencing Monday 16th October 2023.

About Portakabin 

As innovators in the science of building, we provide modular buildings for hire and sale, as well as supplying refurbished buildings and construction site accommodation. We deliver building solutions for organisations of any size, in sectors ranging from manufacturing, education and health to transport, utilities and construction.

Portakabin remains in the ownership of the York based Shepherd family and now employs more than 2,000 people across ten European countries.

As an equal opportunities employer, Portakabin is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective colleagues. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and perspectives and hire great people to build talented and diverse teams.

We are committed to making reasonable adjustments throughout the application, recruitment, and onboarding processes for candidates that require additional support and/or adjustments to be made.