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Project Manager

Job Title: Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: WG265
Job Published: March 05, 2019 14:05

Job Description

We have a rewarding opportunity for a Project Manager to join our Residential South team on our £28m Knowles House project producing 149 new homes in Brent. The focus of this role will be to provide visible leadership, insight, direction and foresight in the safe and profitable delivery of schemes, while also providing excellent customer satisfaction.


Key Accountabilities will also include:


Develop, control and ensure delivery against the project budgets including profit, preliminaries and procurements
Develop and implement detailed programmes and schedules which allow accurate monitoring and reporting of progress
Implement all statutory regulatory and company requirements for managing Health and Safety
Secure and manage the appropriate resources to deliver the project / scheme effectively and efficiently in a professional manner to ensure successful delivery within project constraints
Ensure there is a successful and smooth handover of the project, including support to customer/ end user throughout the handover process
Establish a communications plan and agree accountabilities for team members.

We are looking for a qualified and professional Project Manager who has the specific practical knowledge to fulfil the above requirements and can successfully lead and develop a team.


To be successful in the role you will be an effective communicator with a positive and engaging approach when supporting and educating the business.


A bit about us:


Wates Group is one of the largest and most successful family-owned private construction, development and property services companies in the UK.


Wates Residential is responding to the needs of its customers by developing mixed tenure housing schemes in partnership with both public and private sector organisations. Our business covers new-build and partnership housing development activities, reaffirming our long-term commitment to deliver more and better homes; helping to tackle the UK’s urgent need for new housing.


As a progressive and rewarding business we offer our people the opportunity to grow their careers whilst working together to deliver the promises we make to our customers.


Our company values of integrity, intelligence, performance, teamwork and respect for people, communities and the environment run through our business at every level and are at the heart of everything we do.


The wellbeing and safety of our people is our priority, therefore creating a zero harm culture and encouraging a healthy work-life balance is important to us.  Wates Group are a responsible and inclusive employer and are proud to have been recognized for this through accolades including C2E (Committed to Equality) and Investors in People (Gold).

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