Project Manager (NEC)

ChandlerKBS provides independent consultancy services across a wide range of sectors throughout the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe. We work with some of the largest private, public and utility sector clients. We take pride in delivering an excellent service.

We are seeking to recruit a Project Manager (3+ years’ experience) to join our team working on projects across Belfast and the UK . The role will be based in our Belfast office, with a flexible hybrid working approach. NEC experience is essential to this role. 

The role of a Project Manager includes the following responsibilities:

  • Supporting the use of the full range of Project Management Process.
  • Assume day to day responsibility for small-medium sized projects and demonstrate the ability to take on tasks with minimal supervision and supporting larger projects and programmes of work.
  • Support knowledge capture, sharing and innovation.
  • Seek advice on procurement and contracts.
  • Support preparation and evaluation of tenders, contractor/consultant selection and contract documentation.
  • Support risk and value management, including facilitation of workshops.
  • Contract administration for relevant contract provisions, monthly reporting and chairing project meetings.
  • Deliver all work outputs in an accurate and timely manner to a high standard of quality.
  • Delivery of work to a high quality standard and completed in a timely manner.
  • Undertake service delivery in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Practice, particularly Health & Safety and Quality Assurance.
  • Undertake service in compliance with client’s corporate governance procedures where applicable.
  • Achieve all objectives as required by the annual performance review process.
  • Communicating effectively with all stakeholders to ensure that all parties are kept informed on all relevant matters impacting and influencing projects.
  • Support Senior PM team as required.


Key Attributes:

The ability to: 

  • Deliver results in a client facing role.
  • Dealing with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Provide support to junior team members.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of integrity.


Qualifications / Skills:

  • Non-industry specific degree.
  • Working towards MAPM / MRICS other equivalent qualification or experience.
  • Supporting Project Management Qualifications such as PRINCE2 Practitioner / Certified Project Manager / MSP / Risk Management.
  • Some formal Leadership training.
  • 3+ years experience.
  • Good knowledge of construction industry technical matters.
  • Good experience of industry standard forms of contract, typically JCT and NEC.
  • Good technical project management skills and provide leadership to others on PM Processes: Risk, Opportunities and Issues, Planning/programming, Change control, Reporting, Stakeholder management and Communications.
  • Interpersonal and team building skills.
  • Developing interpersonal skills with both client and staff.
  • Interpersonal and team building skills.
  • Some experience of delivering multiple projects or programmes of work through the entire project life cycle.
  • Good understanding of HS&E legislation and planning to obtain formal training.
  • Strong oral and written communication and presentation skills.

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. As well as receiving a competitive salary, you will also have an opportunity to take advantage of our flexible working arrangements. Our core benefits include 24 days annual leave, private health insurance, critical illness cover, car allowance (subject to role), a generous pension scheme, annual professional membership fees and bespoke development plans. 

ChandlerKBS is an equal opportunities employer, an accredited Investor in People (IIP) and has an RICS approved APC programme.

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Alternatively, post to:

Chris Challis
Senior Internal Recruiter
ChandlerKBS, Chandlers House
Terra Nova Way
Penarth Marina
Cardiff, CF64 1SA

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