Senior Project Manager (Development)

We are working with Medway Development Company to recruit a Senior Project Manager to lead on a wide range of new build housing projects; overseeing schemes from inception to completion.

The role of Senior Project Manager:

As Senior Project Manager you will ensure projects are completed on time, within budget and delivered to the highest quality and will also assist in the development of projects in the delivery pipeline.

This is a fast paced role which requires the post holder to be self-motivated, extremely well organised and able to lead and control projects efficiently and effectively.

Working in a small organisation you must be able to multi-task and be confident engaging with contractors, consultants, stakeholders, statutory authorities, RSL partners and council officers.

You will report directly to the Head of Operations and will be responsible for planning, organising, leading and controlling projects efficiently and effectively. As Senior Project Manager you will also assist the Head of Operations on the development of projects that are within the delivery pipeline.

The organisation

Medway Development Company is a private company set up by the local authority to deliver high quality private and affordable homes that will regenerate neighbourhoods and return profits to the council.

The company has exciting plans to deliver 700 new homes within five years and a Senior Project Manager is needed to drive forward the delivery of new, high profile schemes.

Senior Project Manager – Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Effectively project manage schemes and ensure projects run to budget, time, quality and design standards
  • Regularly report on progress
  • Supervise project delivery team
  • Monitor marketing strategy, sales and land purchase agreements
  • Coordinate stakeholder input and engagement
  • Monitor construction programme and opportunities for improved delivery
  • Conduct regular site visits and quality checks
  • Proactively identify potential problems and delivery issues
  • Oversee procurement processes and negotiate contracts and consultants as required.

You will need:

  • An understanding of the public sector and residential construction
  • The ability to work as part of a small team with demanding targets
  • A ‘can do’ proactive approach and attitude
  • An ability to resolve complex problems
  • Experience in compiling tender packages
  • An ability to communicate effectively
  • An ability to keep accurate records
  • An understanding of Design and Build forms of building contract, Development Agreements and Construction Management delivery approach.

Please click here to download a MEDWAY SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER recruitment pack with full details about the role.



How To Apply

To apply for the role please email your CV to before Monday 4 July 2022.

If you would like a confidential discussion about the opportunity or you have any questions about the role please call Ocean Edge Executive Search on 023 8000 1153.  Click here to download a MEDWAY SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER recruitment pack with full details about the role.

Ocean Edge specialise in recruiting to the housing sector. If you are thinking about your future career options please get in touch for a confidential discussion.

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