Project Manager

Recruiter
Vistry Group PLC
Location
Cheltenham
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 May 2024
Closes
01 Jun 2024
Job Title
Project Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Role overview

  • ID:
  • Entity: Vistry
  • Region: Vistry Cotswolds
  • Department: Technical
  • Contract Type: Permanent – Full Time
  • Job Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
  • Date Posted: 24.04.2024

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Project Manager to join our team within Vistry Cotswolds, at our office in Cheltenham. As our Project Manager you will will manage key information, engineering and working drawing packages to enable any given residential development to be built as intended and to obtain all necessary technical approvals.

We are pleased to say, this role can accommodate agile working arrangements.

  • Let's cut to the chase, what's in it for you
    • Competitive basic salary and annual bonus
    • Company car, car allowance or travel allowance
    • Agile working possible
    • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
    • Private Healthcare
    • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
    • Competitive contributory pension scheme
    • Life assurance – 4 x your annual salary
    • Share incentive schemes
    • Employee rewards portal with many more benefits
  • In return, what we would like from you
    • Behave in line with our company values – Integrity, Caring and Quality
    • Good level of IT literacy with experience of AutoCAD, Outlook, Excel and Word. Revit experience would be an advantage.
    • Excellent organisation and time management with ability to multitask.
    • Commercially aware.
    • Ability to make decisions within authority.
    • Able to lead and work effectively in a team.
    • Experienced in analysing problems and delivering solutions.
    • Strong mathematical ability.
    • Professional aptitude and appearance at all times.
    • Strives for continuous improvement for the benefit of the company.
    • Driven to achieve internal and external customer satisfaction.
    • Able to work under pressure, and accept criticism of work.
    • Good level of communication skills, with the necessity to liaise with internal staff and external bodies.
    • Be practical and methodical with good analytical skills.
    • Willing to work extra to meet deadlines as and when the business needs require it.
  • More about the Project Manager role
    • Manage sites as agreed with the Technical Director from design stage to post completion, in line with the delivery programme / key date schedule.
    • Review reports from Land department and manage associated requirements from design to completion.
    • Manage consultants to deliver the Civil Engineering designs, Structural Engineering and contamination remediation requirements.
    • Manage consultants to deliver the house type working drawings packs and liaise with key suppliers to provide ancillary drawing information for tender and construction.
    • Undertaking value engineering assessments and ensure buildability of designs.
    • Manage submission of designs and securing technical approvals for agreements such as S104, S38 and S278.
    • Following technical approval being granted, managing timely completion of legal agreements with external solicitors.
    • Manage progression of utility designs from land handover to initial mains laying onto site, ensuring legal agreements completed in timely manner.
    • Provide information for Housing Association contracts and attendance of progress meetings.
    • Manage the accuracy of information supplied by all departments to ensure no discrepancies.
    • Submission of all information to NHBC and obtaining approval of same, obtaining SAP Assessments together with PEA and EPC's, Secure by Design Approval and Robust Details.
    • Obtaining and collating all ancillary specialist drawings including heating and plumbing, kitchens, stairs, joists, trusses, lintels, pc ground floors and pc upper floors.
    • Attending Pre–tender meetings and briefing all departments on matters relating to the engineering and working drawings.
    • Manage information and liaise with Architects, Civil and Structural Engineers, ensuring consistency between various designs.
    • Prepare all drawings and documents for Pre–tender meetings in line with the Regional Key Date Schedule.
    • To monitor and report technical and development fees.
    • Resolve all technical related queries including conducting site visits as required.

Finally, let's tell you a bit more about us

We're Vistry Group, the UK's leading provider of affordable mixed–tenure homes. Our core values of integrity, caring, and quality shape all we do; our partnership–led approach helps us build sustainable communities where they're needed most.

You're probably familiar with our unmatched portfolio of brands: Linden Homes, Bovis Homes and Countryside Homes. We also have Vistry Works, our timber frame manufacturing operation, and Vistry Services, our support functions. Together, we build more than homes, so there's nowhere better to build your career. We're proud that our culture sees everyone treated fairly and respectfully, with diversity and inclusion a top priority and reasonable adjustments provided during the application process. Join us in making Vistry.

Benefits

Agile Working

Offers a flexible way of working.

Annual Leave

Enjoy 28 days' holiday plus all UK Bank Holidays. There are options to carry leave forwards and buy up to 5 days.

Pension with Legal & General

Eligible employees are auto–enrolled. You contribute 4%, we contribute 6%. Salary Sacrifice and options to increase contributions available.

Volunteer Days

With 2 paid volunteer days a year, you can give back to communities and charities.

Why Vistry

Joining Vistry is just the start of building your perfect career. In return for your passion and skills, we invest in your future, providing all the support and training you need to thrive in your career and realise your potential. Our work is rewarding in itself, but we also offer a range of financial, lifestyle, health and wellbeing benefits, plus plenty of recognition incentives. We value you and everything you help us build as we make Vistry together.

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