Project Manager

Location London
Discipline: Project Management
Job type: Temporary
Salary: £380 - £400 per day
Contact name: Niamh Finnegan

Contact email:
Job ref: BBBH2396_1715766621
Published: 13 days ago

London - Construction Consultancy
£400 a day

An amazing opportunity has arisen for a freelance Project Manager to join a leading consultancy firm in London. This is an opportunity to work within the education sector delivering schools projects across the southeast.

We are looking for a MRICS qualified Project Manager with education sector experience in the UK who is looking for a long term freelance position.


  • The ability to take a leading role on project delivery, with advisory support from senior colleagues.

  • Managing the consultant team and monitoring programme through all RIBA stages to ensure successful project delivery.

  • Establish and maintaining a good client relationship.

  • Providing guidance and technical advice where appropriate to clients, consultants, and colleagues.

  • Preparing fee proposals and bid submissions.

  • An in-depth knowledge of how to financially manage a project.

  • Helping your clients define their programme and project objectives and effectively managing them throughout the project duration.

  • Providing excellent quality and consistent project management reporting.

  • Managing the client relationship and service delivery on a commission or project basis.

  • Manage the project team internally including resource management and wellbeing.

  • Having an up-to-date and developing knowledge of legal and technical matters relevant to the project work.

  • Applying the principles of quality assurance and environmental management in compliance with the organisation's Policies.

  • Building on their understanding of AtkinsRéalis service offering and promoting the benefits these bring to clients.

  • Assisting with developing new business opportunities and with generating repeat business.

  • Contributing towards/leading on project governance and fee management activities.

  • Understanding of the wider AtkinsRéalis business, including appreciation of activities outside their own team/region, overall services offered and strategic objectives.

  • Constantly pursue performance improvements.


  • Education sector experience

  • MRICS qualified

  • Ability to oversee a team on a commissions/projects/programme.

  • Previous experience working for a Project Management Consultancy.

  • Experience in delivering a range of building projects from inception to completion.

  • Client facing experience, including working with clients on a commission/project basis.

  • Knowledge of both public and private sector clients.

  • Experience in JCT and/or NEC contract administration.

  • Managing other individuals including undertaking performance and development reviews (PDRs) and mentoring and coaching less experienced colleagues.

  • Strong understanding and appreciation of programme and scheduling software.

  • Sound technical health, safety, and environmental knowledge, applicable to the business and wider construction industry.

  • Ability to form effective working relationships with colleagues and clients.

Aldwych Consulting values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.