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Senior Project Manager

Queen Mary University of London - Estates & Facilities - Projects

Location: London
Salary: £46,489 to £51,899 per annum plus a Market Supplement and benefits package
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 11th September 2018
Closes: 23rd September 2018
Job Ref: QMUL16088

Salary: Salary will be in the range of £46,489pa - £51,899pa plus £12,000pa market supplement plus £3,000 enhancement on completion of 12, 24 and 36 months service (enhancement to be reviewed after 3 years) (Grade 6)

Closing date: 23-Sep-2018

Queen Mary, University of London is one of the UK's leading research-focused higher education institutions. With around 25,000 students, 4,500 staff and an annual turnover of £400m, we are one of the biggest University of London colleges. We teach and research across a wide range of subjects in the humanities, social sciences, law, medicine and dentistry, and science and engineering. Based in a creative and culturally diverse area of East London, we are the only London University able to offer a completely integrated residential campus, with a 2,000-bed student village at our Mile End home.

Capital Projects are responsible for the Master Planning and Development of all campuses forming the Queen Mary University of London estate.  The team manage a large capital programme from inception to completion, delivering projects on budget, on programme and to a high standard of quality.  The improvement in facilities supports academic research and enhances the student experience.

As part of the Estates and Facilities, Capital Projects Team and accountable to and working closely with the Head of Capital Development and Projects, the Senior Project Manager is responsible for the successful implementation for a portfolio of diverse projects including major construction, engineering and related projects at the University. This includes Development (both new build and refurbishment) Maintenance and Infrastructure.  The post holder will act as the QMUL client and deliver first class projects, forming the necessary links between all involved parties. The post holder will ensure effective and efficient programme management from project inception to completion, meeting or exceeding briefs, budget control and delivery of quality products.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent relevant experience in property, construction, engineering or project management, have thorough knowledge of construction project management, contract administration and the operation of building contracts, supported by substantial experience and proven and demonstrable experience in the planning and delivery of major construction and/or infrastructure projects in complex organisations. The successful candidate will also have demonstrable experience in residential development, ideally student residential development.

The post is full time and permanent. The salary range for this post is £46,489 - £51,899 per annum plus a Market Supplement and benefits package, which includes 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and an interest-free season ticket loan after a qualifying period.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.  Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

For further information about the Estates and Facilities Directorate, please see

For informal enquiries about the role please contact Richard Halsall Assistant Director Strategic & Capital Development via email

To apply for this role please visit and search for reference QMUL16088.

The closing date for applications is 23 September 2018. Interviews will be held shortly after the closing date.

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