Jonathan Lee Recruitment are the retained partner to an independent primary and secondary school in their search for a Project Manager.
Highclare School is an Independent Day School organisation for boys and girls, operating three schools within Sutton Coldfield and the North Birmingham area. Our client is recognised as one the of premium educational establishments in the West Midlands are they are about to invest in a major building and refurbishment programme. This multi-million pound building programme will last several years and will cover all three schools sites as well as the recently acquired sports pavilion project in Sutton Coldfield.
Our services have been engaged as Highclare School wish to appoint a Project Manager with a proven background in construction projects to take sole responsibility for the project management of these programmes from cradle to grave. Your key objectives will be to deliver each project on time, within budget, to specification and with minimal disruption to the educational services of the school.
Reporting to the Highclare School Business Manager, this individual will create a project plan, assist with the formulation of the project business case, gain approvals from the school steering committee and other relevant stakeholders, identify sub-contractors, place contracts, obtain planning permissions, manage building contractors, co-ordinate CDM and Health and Safety on site requirements and provide general advice and consultancy on project development and progress.
Ideally we would be seeking applications from candidates holding a relevant degree or equivalent qualification and industry related accreditations. You must have had several years Project Management experience within the construction industry and a relevant Project Management qualification would be viewed advantageously. It is essential that his individual has a very collaborative approach with both Highclare School staff and external stakeholders. Whilst significant developments are planned for the schools this will be required to be delivered with minimal disruption to the teaching capabilities of the school and students.
This is appointment will be a permanent member of staff at Highclare School and will offer a salary up to £45,000pa dependant on experience, a good pension scheme, 25 days holiday per year plus stats, laptop, mobile phone and can offer reduced educational fees for family members. Due to the nature of this appointment the successful applicant will be required to clear a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check prior to taking up this post.
If you would like to discuss this Project Manager role in more detail then please call Les Hines on 01384 397555 or send your CV