Associate Partner – Project Management

  • Devon
  • Permanent / Full Time
£60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Job ref: 8343_1659351097

Associate Partner – Project Management – Plymouth

We have an exciting opportunity for a Associate Partner level Project Manager to join a successful and established Consultancy in Plymouth. This national Consultancy have several offices throughout the South West and are currently considered one of the top Consultancies to work for in the South West.

A multidisciplinary Consultancy with sector works including, Health, Education and Commercial projects they have a wide range of project ongoing in the Plymouth area.

Although Primarily based in Plymouth, they run a hybrid working scheme and options to work freely when home when needed.

The role

To provide and assist with the provision of project management services; including technical advice, pre and post contact project management services.

  • Project Management
    • Programme management
    • Employers Agent and Development Monitoring roles
    • Project Initiation, Briefing and Project Execution Planning
    • Business case & strategy development
    • Consultant Terms of Appointment
    • Strategic procurement advice including OGC, OJEU
    • Set up, prepare documentation for, and manage projects in accordance with a range of standards forms of building contract including JCT, IFC, NEC
    • Gateway reviews
    • Occupational commissioning
    • Project audits and post project evaluation, lessons learned workshops


  • To be a senior member of the PM team and on behalf of a range of clients, deliver projects from inception to completion either as a sole PM or team leader, depending on the particular project.
  • Management of Project programmes, the controlled management of time and effective direction of resources.
  • Management of project Costs and budgets and reporting.
  • Management of the process of Change: alert, assess implications, stakeholder consultation, adopt or reject, track decisions and update Change Control register.
  • Management of Risk: in conjunction with stakeholders and the project team, lead the identification, evaluation, communication, avoidance and recording of project Risk.
  • Define Quality standards, prepare quality plans and instigate procedures to achieve set standards; delivering or improving upon the required quality.
  • People Management – lead and manage teams and stakeholders to achieve project goals, address shortfalls in performance and capability. Implement communication strategies.
  • Information Management – implement systems to control project information, coordination. Distribution/communication and quality. Utilisation of BIM.
  • Visit sites, attend meetings with clients, consultants, contractors and other professionals, undertake site inspections and reviews, prepare accurate records of such visits and associated actions, follow up actions as required to achieve required results.
  • Manage and develop client relationships. Identify opportunities and develop initiatives to grow services across all of its offices and regions.
  • Undertake such other activities as may be required to fulfil the requirements of the role.

Our ideal candidate

Qualifications, knowledge and experience:


  • MRICS qualification or equivalent professional qualification (e.g. CIOB).
  • A demonstrable understanding of project management.
  • Computer literate. (Being able to communicate by Email and prepare documents, use basic spreadsheets and prepare basic presentations using recognised software.
  • A demonstrable understanding of the principles of sustainable construction.

Skills and Abilities:


  • Analytical skills – the ability to analyse and sort complex data into an understandable form
  • Good interpersonal written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to compose and explain complex issues in a clear and concise way to different audiences.
  • Ability to be part of a team, through excellent inter-personal and team working skills, ensuring motivated and productive attitude.
  • Financial management skills – ability to monitor and manage complex and detailed budgets, along with the ability to analyse complex financial cost plans.
  • Ability to successfully manage contracts and contractors/consultants.
  • Project appraisal knowledge and skills – the ability to highlight the strengths and weaknesses of a project, and make judgments based on an analysis of information.

What’s in it for you?

Alongside the chance to work for an industry recognised company, a competitive salary and a working environment dedicated to nurturing their staff, we offer a range of further benefits including…

  • Salary of £60,000 plus dependant on experience.
  • 1x Professional Fees Subscription (RICS) paid annually
  • Life cover up to 3x times salary
  • 25 working days plus 8 bank and public holidays per annum

This position is being offered on a full time, permanent contract working 37hours per week, Monday to Friday.

Girling Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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