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Graduate Project Manager

Scheme at Ardmore

Graduate Project Manager

Scheme at Ardmore

  • LocationLondon, UK
  • Position levelScheme
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconApply by 29 Nov, 2018
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 10 Nov, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
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  • Competitive£ 27,000.0 per year

In just 40 years Ardmore has become one of the largest family owned construction groups in the UK. Although we work across the nation we're best known as London's Builder. Multi-phase regeneration schemes with dense urban housing to high rise developments, luxury residential projects and bespoke hotels are a few examples of our work.

Typically, our projects have values between £30m to £200m and all entail the provision of contiguous piled basements, multi storey RC frame construction with a variety of cladding façade finishes. Internally the projects are fitted out to high specification using natural stone, hardwoods and stainless-steel products, with a complex services package completing the fit out.

THE GRADUATE PROGRAMME

Graduates are placed on a 24 months’ structured development programme covering the whole lifecycle of a project from site possession, through to fit-out and reporting structures. The programme is rotational and designed to provide graduates with an insight of other how other departments work within our business. These include Design Management, Commercial, Civil Engineering, Pre-Construction, Supply Chain and Health & Safety.

Your aim is to run a medium sized project on your own within 4 to 5 years, and with ongoing support from your mentor, site team and a programme coordinator, you will work to achieve the level of project management competence progressing through a tailored programme. Your individual effort will be supplemented by a range of internal seminars, and reviewed quarterly so that you receive comprehensive feedback on your progression.

THE ROLE

Key Areas of Responsibility: Your primary role as a Graduate Project Manager will require you to carry out the following –

·Ensuring compliance with Health and Safety regulations

·Co-ordinating of all site disciplines

·Overseeing the procurement process with the commercial department

·Managing plant and materials

·Managing Design Teams - through the use of Information Release Schedules / RFI schedules

·Producing programmes - long term / short term / detailed including the ability to report against any slippages / gains

·Managing Subcontract and direct labour workforce

·Correct requisitioning of materials and subcontractors

·Project meetings -attending all client meetings and client facing in all aspects

·Monitoring and reporting on budgets and cash flow

·Contract administration

REQUIREMENTS

·Min 2:1 BSc in Project Management Construction Management, Civil Engineering or any other construction management related degree at BSc, PG Dip or MSc level.

·Proficient use of MS Office

·CSCS card

·Previous experience on site advantageous (work placement / summer placements)

In addition, you will–

·have a good understanding of team dynamics and will support people in the team to achieve shared goals

·be self-confident and articulate, with strong negotiating and influencing skills, and ability to build rapport both internally and externally

·be resilient and work successfully under pressure

·be self-disciplined, and organised with well-developed time management skills

RECRUITMENT PROCESS

At Ardmore we have a four stage process:

1.Screening

2.PPA Assessment - examines likely behaviours at work. This takes 8 minutes on average to complete.

3.Graduate Assessment Day

4.Final Stage Interviews

CLOSING DATE

The deadline for applications are Monday 31st December 2018.

UNSOLICITED CVS

In relation to speculative CVs received from providers without a prior assignment issued in writing by Ardmore's Recruitment team, no fee payable by Ardmore will apply. We do not use recruitment agencies for graduate level recruitment and therefore ask that unsolicited CVs are not sent to us.

Ardmore are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender, reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy or maternity.

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