Interiors Project Manager

The Role

Managing projects that span across Development Plots, Built Plots and the Public Realm. The nature of the work means working with colleagues across all departments in the company.

Responsibilities and Duties

• Working with Interior Design consultants to develop interior concepts and designs for apartments, lobbies and resident areas
• Checking detailed contractor drawings submitted through the design stages to ensure compliance with Client brief – to include apartment layouts, kitchens, bathrooms, joinery items, lobbies, resident areas, etc.
• Writing briefing documents for internal and external use
• Lead co-ordinator role in the mobilisation of new sites
• Preparing furnishing layouts on CAD for tendering process
• Lead project management for fit out tenders including furnishing, window treatments and wardrobes
• Monitoring fit out works by contractors/suppliers to include snagging and sign off for stage payments
• Developing key supplier relationships such as appliances, flooring, brassware, etc
• Project managing wayfinding design and installation
• Project researching, costing, writing reports for the board, taking responsibility for leading specific projects from installation through to their on-going management. Examples range from retrofitting keyless lock systems to the installation of rentable storage pods for residents

Best Practice:
• Maintaining and developing personal technical knowledge
• Challenging the sector’s accepted norm
• Investigating new initiatives

Essential experience:
• Educated to degree level or equivalent
• Report and brief writing
• Setting up and managing excel spreadsheets
• Experience with CAD
• Aptitude with using contractor document management systems such as Conject, Asite, Dome
• Understanding of architect plans and construction drawings
• Experience of managing competing demands, with demonstrable relevant transferable skills
• Demonstrable success in customer service delivery and appraisal
• Excellent track record of performance
• Experience in Residential / Hotel / Student / Care Home – preferably large-scale schemes
• Preparing and running tenders for works with a value up to £5m
• Project management
• Cost analysis
• Good organisational and time management skills, with a proven ability to prioritise and manage large workloads in a demanding environment
• Ability to ‘manage’ relationships effectively to achieve targets and goals within given timeframe; upwards, within the team and cross functionally
• Able to present and effectively summarise the key messages for the audience
• Strong interpersonal skills: an able communicator, proactive in establishing and maintaining relationships at all levels of the organisation