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VAC4233 - Logistics Park Project Manager/Building Construction Manager - Client Side

Division Engineering
Location Essex, UK
Closing Date 08-Mar-2019
Purpose of the Role


The Logistics Park Project Manager is responsible for the delivery of the Logistics Park buildings, working closely with the Head of Civil Engineering, Property Development and Estate Managers and for managing and coordinating project delivery teams through external projects managers.  They will be required to manage multiple ongoing and new projects. 



Key Objectives and Responsibilities

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Project Manager to join our Engineering team in order to manage the project design and construction teams (architects/ engineers/cost consultants/contractors) and liaise with the planning, building, environment, commercial, engineering and other LG team members ensuring delivery of all buildings to London Gateway and JV requirements;

  • Procure and appoint, lead and manage the design teams for the park buildings and other associated park infrastructure work
  • Manage the tendering, procurement and subsequent construction delivery of park and some port buildings;
  • Ensure that all buildings are delivered to programme, budget and technical requirements;
  • Coordinate all park infrastructure interfaces with buildings and the like;
  • Technical point of contact with tenants for all aspects of the developments
  • Carry out master planning and feasibility studies of prospective buildings including preliminary programme, costings and design solutions
  • Manage the resolution of claims and other contractual items on projects;
  • Hold and maintain professional/academic qualifications or appropriate expertise;
  • Control expenditure to meet allocated budget;
  • Contribute to the development of policies and procedures related to functional expertise;
  • Drive technical and cost effective improvements in project specifications and project delivery;
  • Drive safety leadership within the function;
  • Meet customer and stakeholder expectations in line with agreed plan;
  • Monitor, analyse and report on performance;
  • Build and maintain relations with other elements and departments to ensure functional support;


Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Extensive industrial shed experience including refrigerated/ cold stores. Experience to be from feasibility/ masterplanning stage through design and end delivery to the tenant including tenants fitout
  • Ability to manage tendering and procurement process for various stages of projects;
  • Strong understanding of industry standard contracts and ability to deal with contractual items.
  • Strong engineering technical knowledge of similar facilities and roles skills including work in brownfield sites
  • Comprehensive understanding and knowledge of building projects life cycle;
  • Understanding the project and business goals and to help to meet them;
  • Understanding of financial information and reporting;
  • Strong persuasion and commercial negotiation skills;
  •  Ability to maintain strategic relationships with external consultancies and internal teams efficiently and effectively is essential;
  • Willing to listen to then have the ability to take the right decision;
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, as you will be dealing at all levels of business; internally and externally;
  • Collaboration/teamwork needed to facilitate change initiatives;
  • Ability to collate and relate facts;
  • Strong analytical skills and decision making acumen;
  • Collaboration/teamwork needed to facilitate change initiatives;
  • Customer focussed;
  • Enthusiastic, positive attitude/proactive, self-motivated.
  • Ability to prepare project reports and disseminate to various groups;
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
Education and Qualifications

Degree in Engineering (Civil, Structural, Architectural), Project Management, Construction Management.

Qualified by experience also considered


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