Client side - Capital Project Manager

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Construction and Development

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS

  • Contact:

    Peter Dawson

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Position: Project Manager (iQ Student Accommodation)

Location: Manchester with extensive travel

Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 plus bonus & benefits

Capstone Property Recruitment are privileged to be partnering with iQ Student Accommodation, a leading provider of PBSA in the UK, to recruit a Project Manager to form part of its Capital Projects team. Reporting into the head of the department this position will be responsible for developing and executing the delivery of project initiatives across a portfolio of residential assets.

Key responsibilities

  • Assisting with the development, coordination and execution of refurbishment and extension projects
  • Lead and manage the delivery process from inception through to completion including aftercare
  • Procure and manage consultants and design teams in developing refurbishments and new build developments
  • Manage and coordinate the design team throughout the project lifecycle
  • Ensure compliance with all statutory, quality and health and safety standards
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships, communicated collaboratively with operations, property, and asset management counter parts
  • Report on project progress and budgets, monitor consultant and contractor activity deliverables
  • Always be hands on, dealing with day-to-day activities

About you

  • A degree in a construction or real estate degree, accompanied by an industry related professional qualification
  • Minimum of 5 years post qualification experience in the construction industry
  • Experience in JCT and NEC forms of contract
  • Track record of project managing new build and refurbishment developments throughout the lifecycle
  • Ability to cope with a fast-paced refurbishment programme
  • Experienced and confident with main contractors during the delivery phase, monitoring progress, quality and safety aspects of the contract and dealing robustly with deviations
  • Financially savvy with commercial knowledge of residential developments
  • Experience of implementing innovative and best practice techniques and standards

If you are a Project Manager who is excited by the prospect of working for the UKs leading student accommodation organisation and you have the relevant experience to be successful in delivering major projects nationwide, we want to hear from you. Please reach out to Capstone Property Recruitments Project Management division on +44 (0) 161 327 0008 or email

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