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Construction Project Consultant

  • JOB TYPE: Permanent
  • REF: JH2927
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This is a one-off opportunity to work across the construction industry and charitable sector at the same time.  We are seeking a highly experienced construction professional who comes from a background as a Project Manager, Contracts Manager or similar for a reputable UK contractor or consultancy. Experience in refurbishment and new build projects are essential to be considered and be successful in the position.

Company profile for the Construction Project Consultant:

Our client is an established, innovative, professional organisation that operates in the charitable sector across the UK.  They have a wide range of supporters from the construction and property industry. Our client directly supports a wide range of charitable construction projects by providing advisory/consultancy services and materials. To find out more get in touch.

Duties for the Construction Project Consultant:

  • Direct contact with charities from the initial contact through the project lifecycle
  • Visit all the projects during application process
  • Analyse the construction project reports and ascertain suitability and potential supporters
  • Coordinate and engage with both the charities and the companies who provide advice and materials
  • Maintain all communication and administration regarding the projects, materials and grants
  • Attend all internal meetings and volunteer information on each project across the business
  • When projects complete, analyse the statistics and value donated to produce KPI’s and reports
  • Approach senior level construction professionals at partnering companies regarding potential projects
  • Develop new relationships via previous contacts, increasing the quantity of materials and expertise available
  • Build and maintain lasting relationships with partnering construction companies and develop the system of how they are nurtured
  • Deal with project openings and marketing similar events
  • Prepare quarterly reports for accountant and CEO
  • Take part in fundraising events on an ad-hoc basis

Skills and experience profile for the Construction Project Consultant:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the UK construction industry and process
  • Experience as a Project Manager / Contracts Manager or similar position
  • CIOB member or similar is desired
  • Excellent people skills – interacting and persuading key industry professionals
  • Analytical, detail orientated approach
  • Strong organisation and administration skills
  • Patience and courtesy
  • Team player who truly understands the value of shared information
  • Very hardworking, lateral thinker who has a good sense of humour
  • Ability to demonstrate exceptional communication skills
  • Good knowledge of all Microsoft packages (Excel/Quick Books is essential) and databases
  • A passion or interest in charitable work and helping people
  • Ability to travel across the UK

Package for the Construction Project Consultant:

Basic salary: circa £50,000 (depending on experience)

Holiday: 25 days plus bank holidays

Pension scheme

If you have previous experience as a construction Project Manager / Contracts Manager over many years for UK contractors or consultancies and you feel you can add value as a Construction Project Consultant, then please get in touch with James Hanson at Cherry Pick People Property Recruitment Specialists for a confidential chat.
Reference – JH2927

James Hanson
Director (Construction & Development)

Office: 0203 587 7687
Direct Line: 0203 587 7697

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