Senior Project Manager | Belfast

What is the purpose of this role?

Reporting to the Partner of the Project Management team, your role is to run complex projects across a variety of sectors within the business and support the development of more junior members in the team.


Key Responsibilities

  • Preparing scopes of work, appointment documents, programmes, and communication strategies
  • Providing advice on procurement, contracts (JCT & NEC), logistics plans, construction plans and particular conditions
  • Preparing and evaluating the contractor and consultant selection process
  • Providing, understanding and commenting on documentation, including consultant appointments
  • Chairing client meetings, providing commentary to valuations, cost reports, drawings and specifications, programmes and buildability
  • Providing input into final accounts and insight into loss and expense and LAD claims
  • Running complex projects/assignments, delegating work to junior team members
  • Acting as a mentor to junior colleagues
  • Promoting and developing the Bruceshaw Project Management offering.


How will you know if you’re succeeding?

  • Clients are informed at all times of programme, cost and quality matters, and appraised of risk
  • Projects are delivered in a timely manner, to a very high standard
  • You will be respected by colleagues and clients, and are seen as a ‘go to’ person within the Project Management team
  • You will have built strong relationships with clients, Partners and fellow colleagues
  • You will take a key role and be actively involved in business development activities


What skills do you need in order to perform this role?

  • Demonstrate strong, in-depth knowledge of a Project Manager’s role, through well thought out work
  • Keep abreast of current business and industry news
  • Communicate clearly and concisely when dealing with clients, managing expectations effectively and sensitively
  • Manage own workload, to successfully run multiple projects at one time
  • Delegate project work effectively, in order to meet client objectives
  • Lead projects with limited supervision and guidance, delivering on time and within budget
  • Set a positive example to more junior members of the business
  • Have the ability to talk confidently and knowledgeably about Bruceshaw, and what differentiates us from our competitors
  • Actively engage in business development, seeking new ways to add value to the business


Previous experience and credentials

  • APM qualifications or equivalent
  • Chartership (MCIOB, MRICS or equivalent)
  • Post-Chartership experience across Residential, Commercial, Retail and Leisure sectors.
  • Experience of working as an EA (Employers’ Agent) would be advantageous


Key relationships

  • Working closely with the Project Management Partner and team
  • Project teams, including internal and external Clients, Designers, Architects, Suppliers and Contractors
  • The wider Bruceshaw team


Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Pension scheme