Principal Project Manager


To lead a team of Project Managers and advise clients on the strategic management of projects and portfolios for Concertus Design and Property Consultants Ltd.


Team leader:

  • Lead the Project Management team, supporting the business, team and colleagues to achieve maximum potential
  • Manage the team effectively with adherence to commercial performance and resource management via productivity and time methods
  • Support the Associates and Directors, linking effectively and proactively with other teams within Concertus
  • Work proactively and flexibly to support delivery across the service with commercial and solution focus
  • Take ownership for own personal development


Customer service:

  • Provide an efficient and business-like point of contact. This includes responding to internal and external enquiries and (via face to face, telephone, email and virtual meeting platforms e.g. Microsoft Teams)
  • Deliver a consistent and professional level of customer service at all times to Clients, funding agencies, Contracting organisations and other practices within the industry
  • Provide initial point of escalation for issues both internally and externally to support the team, the business and the clients


Measures of success:

  • Feedback from team members and line manager
  • Directors feedback
  • Contribution to service delivery
  • Team performance
  • Accuracy and timeliness of support
  • Efficiency of system and processes
  • Feedback from stakeholders
  • Service delivered within budget and to agreed targets
  • Feedback from colleagues and managers across the business
  • Service delivery performance indicators
  • Effective delivery of agreed outcomes


It’s essential you have:

  • Significant experience as a Project Manager in the Construction and Project Management industry
  • Degree level qualified and preferably with professional qualifications e.g. MRICS, CIOB, RIBA or similar
  • Strong organisational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking
  • Experience of private and public sectors preferred
  • Project or Asset Management experience or qualification
  • PRINCE II certification is desirable
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including MS Project
  • Effective communication skills across a range of contacts
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure


Business delivery:

  • Pro-actively promote business development through professional networking and personal contacts
  • Responsible for ensuring adherence to the QA systems and maintaining quality of outputs across the team including review and checking of reports, tender documentation and Contract Documentation as required
  • Plan and manage projects in a robust and systematic way, taking ownership of all related issues ensuring resolutions are found efficiently
  • Deliver all projects on time, within budget and scope
  • Look at the bigger picture, and assist clients with managing their assets and delivering transactional elements
  • Co-ordinate internal resources and third parties for the execution of projects, ensuring resource availability and allocation
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress
  • Manage project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risk


Business strategy:

  • Lead the Project Management team strategy for the business
  • Develop and deliver a team business plan linked to the Concertus strategic business plan
  • To have a sound understanding of the Concertus strategic business plan, providing support accordingly
  • Cultivate new business clients and retain existing clients



  • Create a positive first impression of Concertus and deal with all contacts professionally
  • Manage the relationship with the client and stakeholders


BIM roles and responsibilities:

  • Ensuring Asset Information requirements and/or MIDP requirements set out in the Employers Information Requirements and delivered on a BIM project
  • Enable reliable information exchange through a common data environment
  • Enable integration and co-ordination of information within information model
  • Configure information for project outputs
  • Populate the information exchange format for the information model
  • Assure delivery of information exchanges
  • Confirm supplier’s ability to deliver information requirements
  • Co-ordinated delivery of all design information
  • Manage information development and information approvals
  • Confirm Design Deliverables
  • Direct the production of task information in compliance with standards and methods
  • Direct the production of task information using agreed systems
  • Oversee team to ensure compliance of their job responsibilities


How you act:

  • Professional, friendly and honest – Builds good relationships with colleagues, understands the importance of confidentiality
  • Attention to detail – Able to deliver clear and accurate information
  • Team worker – You work collaboratively with your team to achieve better outcomes for customers
  • Service deliverer – You focus on delivering a service that provides great outcomes for our customers.
  • Customer focused – you put the customer first
  • Shows initiative – you come up with ways of improving how we do things
  • Well organised – you plan and prioritise your work to ensure that deadlines are met. You have the ability to plan and multi-task and can work to strict deadlines
  • Willing to learn – you want to acquire new skills that will support you in your role
  • Flexible attitude – you are prepared to work flexibly to deliver the service

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