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  • Construction Project Manager

  • Business: Travis Perkins PLC
  • Sector: Property & Facilities Management
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: Competitive + Bonus + Benefits including Company Car/Car Allowance & Private Medical Insurance
  • Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 22-Aug-2019
  • Job reference: 21508

Job Description

We’re recruiting for a Construction Project Manager to join the Travis Perkins plc Property Team. Mainly working around the South East area, you will implement a programme of works for acquisitions, extensions, alterations and refurbishment projects across our estate (approx 2000 sites across the UK) using your experience of industry best practice and professional expertise to support our strategy and the day to day operations.

Confident and experienced in leading a team, you will utilise your strong organisational and great communication skills to ensure projects are managed effectively, efficiently and to budget. 

You will be responsible and/or accountable for:
  • The management of the construction and shopfitting element of the Capital Programme Project
  • Ensuring the delivery of all projects programmes to an agreed brief and specification within the development guidelines
  • The delivery of new branches, extensions and refurbishments to meet expansion, growth and strategy
  • Review ongoing project briefs to enable proactive resource planning and levelling identification of shortfalls as required
  • Driving improvements in cost efficiency by design, initiation, implementation and provision of proposals to ensure maximum value for money from suppliers and contractors. 
  • Leading an external team to a higher level of competence, to ensure that projects are achieved to cost, quality and time objectives
  • Liaising with senior stakeholders ensuring service level aspirations are met and maintained
  • Source and recommend the appointment of new contractors and suppliers
  • The tender, award and implementation of contracts on behalf of the company for the supply of equipment and services for all projects
  • Ensuring external parties perform to the brief and actively appraise their performance

We’re looking for someone with: 
  • Previous experience of managing/leading a team
  • Sound understanding of construction methods, shopfitting and refurbishment in a trade, leisure or retail based organisation
  • Awareness of Health and Safety and CDM Legislation
  • Experience of project management procedures and best practice
  • The ability to influence and negotiate at a senior level
  • The ability to manage and motivate external suppliers with purpose and authority

But what can we offer you?
As one of the UK's most trusted names in building materials and home improvements we believe in being the best at everything we do. Travis Perkins plc is a 28,000+ strong team, with c. 2,000 locations and market-leading businesses that include Travis Perkins, Wickes, Keyline and City Plumbing Supplies.

Recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers: offering you the opportunity to fulfil your potential in a forward thinking company that still believes in upholding family values - and putting our colleagues and customers at the heart of our growing business whilst ensuring we are making decent returns. 
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