Project Manager Birmingham

Asset Appointments
Up to £35,000 per annum Car or Car Allowance + Benefits
08 Aug 2017
19 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a long established UK Sector leader. They provide high quality, well designed, stylish furniture solutions fashioned and assembled within their UK upholstery and panelling production sites. Their flexible approach also encompasses, kitting out, logistics and installation, which their experienced project and interior contracting teams seamlessly deliver, allowing for true turnkey delivery of projects and rollout programmes.

They have built successful and ever growing customer relationships across Accommodation, Construction, Corporate, Defence, Healthcare, and Education sectors, and produce a diverse range of Products: including Desking, Tables, Screens, Task Seating, Multi-Purpose, and Soft Seating. Contract value range from tens of thousands to millions.

Due to continued growth, this new and exciting opportunity has arisen to compliment a successful project team.


  • The successful candidate will lead the delivery of projects, driving H&S, quality and communication between project stakeholders to ensure strong service delivery.
  • Communicate effectively with Clients and internal resources to ensure a smooth process from engagement through to completion and sign off.
  • Support sales team with tender details and presentations when required.
  • Be responsible for take ownership of, and co-ordinate multiple projects nationwide.
  • Deliver projects on time, within scope and budget.
  • Ensure that resource is available and allocated.
  • Manage clients expectations and relationships
  • Agree scope and agree time scales with client.
  • Communicate well to internal depts., external fitters and clients
  • Develop detailed project plans and track progress.
  • Report issues in good time and escalate to management as needed.
  • Ensure effective risk management, site H&S, and specific project risks, and produce RAMS for client.
  • Confirm access details, working hours, and complete full site surveys when required.
  • Accountable for project(s) delivery against internal and client’s service delivery KPI’s
  • Responsible for updating key project data to allow a robust revenue forecast for project delivery and business growth within existing clients.
  • Managing and reporting against project delivery targets (set out within tender), working closely with other functions to set and maintain the highest possible standards for client delivery.


  • Preferably PRINCE2 Qualified.
  • Good working knowledge/experience of MS Excel is essential.
  • Experience of MS Project is preferable, but not essential
  • CSCS is essential and SMSTS or SSTS would be preferable, but not essential
  • Experience of managing trades as a main contractor is essential.
  • Knowledge of H&S legislation and Project H&S auditing to drive safety standards
  • Ability to run and facilitate productive meetings
  • Strong Planning/programme management skills
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and problem solve
  • Can do attitude to participate in business change initiatives to drive improvement.
  • Responsible for own development/training to carry out the role effectively and be willing to flex across multiple client accounts and project types.
  • Full valid UK driving licence with no more than six points (will be validated)

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