This job has expired

Project Manager- Client side

Cobalt Recruitment
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£60000 - £70000 per annum
Closing date
24 Sep 2021

View more

Job Role
Project Manager
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Job Details

Project Manager

Property Developer

UK Based

£60k- £70k DOE

Cobalt are in collaboration with a leading provider of second and third year university accommodation in the UK. Our client offers stylish and contemporary properties with modern facilities in the best locations in 23 British cities. They are looking for a Project Manager to join the team who will be involved in the fit out of properties across the UK.

Our client acquires over 100 properties per year. Most properties require refurbishment. The successful candidate will specify the works required to repair properties and fit them out to highest standards, and manage contractors in the execution of those works, ensuring that projects are completed on time and on budget.

Scope of role-

  • Specify works, based on an understanding of the properties gained from site visits and pre acquisition surveys.
  • Understand HMO amenity standards and statutory compliance requirements to ensure that refurbished properties will comply with all relevant regulations.
  • Establish relationships with new contractors.
  • Work with our external advisors in the production of tender packs.
  • Analyse returned tenders and value engineer where required.
  • Work with the company's property maintenance teams to advise on larger reactive / proactive maintenance capex as required.
  • Attend weekly site meetings at sites across the UK to monitor contractors progress against program and budget, working alongside both the company's Development Managers and an external Professional Team (quantity surveyor and project manager).
  • Regularly report on project progress to the Development Team and senior management.
  • Work with contractors to identify opportunities to accelerate works if projects fall behind program.
  • Quality control of contractors works.
  • Ensure the smooth handover of refurbished properties to our property management team.

We are looking for someone with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, high levels of commercial awareness, as well as good understanding of the property development process and residential property management. The capacity to apply initiative and work hard under pressure is essential.

If you feel this role would be right for you, please contact Grace Duffy on 020747 82523 or email


Cobalt is a leading specialist recruitment provider to the Real Estate, Finance, Accounting & Banking, Construction & Engineering sectors. We recruit professionals from our offices in the UK, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific for clients ranging from large corporate organisations to niche entrepreneurial entities. Consultants at Cobalt have an impressive knowledge of their specialist sectors, often having been attracted to Cobalt directly from industry as well as from other recruitment and search consultancies.

Within Real Estate we recruit all types of professionals spanning the full property lifecycle, our Banking & Finance teams recruit Real Estate Bankers on the lending and restructuring side as well as Corporate Accounting functions and Management Accountants. The Construction & Engineering teams are technically and commercially focused, recruiting professionals in areas such as Costs and Project Management, Architecture, Town Planning and Facilities Management as well as a wide range of Engineering disciplines.

We recruit at all levels from recently qualified professional to Board Director through executive search, our market leading propriety database and advertising in leading industry publications for both permanent and interim opportunities.

Our in-depth market knowledge not only attracts top tier candidates, but also enables us to advise our clients on the most appropriate recruitment approach to take with complementary advice on remuneration and retention.

Visit our website:

Find Us
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert