Role details

Retail Construction Project Manager F&B

London   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • F&B Construction Project Manager
  • High Autonomy Fast Paced

About Our Client

Retail Industry Leader in Food and Beverage, going through a period of expansion.

International operator based out of London.

FTSE 250 company.

Job Description

  • Ensures the production of drawings, budgets and programmes are delivered to the Project Owner at various stages of the Project.
  • Attends Drawing review meetings and ensures drawings are approved and signed off by MD, Project Owner/Operations Director and Brand Owner.
  • Provides advice to the Project Owner on design and build issues.
  • Ensures the advanced authority form is raised and signed off by the MD for professional fees prior to the detail design stage.
  • Arranges for all submissions of statutory approvals including Landlord and licensing.
  • Assesses legal implications and ensures that a draft Health and Safety Plan is prepared by the CDM Co-ordinator.
  • Provides the Project Owner with drawings, costs and programme for full Capex approval.
  • Ensures that the Till installation Manager is provided with appropriate drawings.
  • Agrees the Tender list with the Design Team or negotiates with a Contractor from the approved list.
  • Arranges for agreed tender package to be sent out and also agrees the location of the tender return.
  • Obtains tender report and analysis and recommends acceptance of the most appropriate tender to the Project Owner.
  • Undertakes cost cutting exercise if the tender is in excess of the approved Capex or allocated budget.
  • Provides justification for any additional expenditure to the Project owner and ensures the extra authority is signed off by the MD.
  • Ensures all approvals are in place prior to instruction of issuing orders to Contractors and Suppliers.
  • Advises Insurance department of contract details and cost prior to commencement on site.
  • Co-ordinates principle participants to attend pre-contract meeting.
  • Attends key meetings - pre-contract, snagging and handover.
  • Ensures meeting minutes documented and issued within 48 hours of the meeting.
  • Ensures that the Operating and Maintenance manuals are issued to the Project Owner/Maintenance Manager at handover of the Project.
  • Ensures equipment warranty schedule is passed to the Helpdesk
  • Authorises the issue of Certificate of Completion.
  • Arranges for a post contract site audit with in 6 weeks of handover. Records audit details and agrees action points with Brand Manager and Project Owner.
  • Ensures that the snagging for the 6 months defects liability period is completed and authorises the issue of Certificate of Making Good Defects.
  • Ensures that the project is financially consolidated.
  • Completes a Closing Notice and provides a Brand Cost Matrix no later than 28 days after the Project is handed over to operations.

The Successful Applicant

  • Relevant building qualification.
  • Preferably 2 years 'client or consultancy side' Project Management experience in a retail/catering environment.
  • Capable of controlling programme and budget constraints.
  • Ability to manage multiple Projects simultaneously.
  • Strong management and organisation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills at all levels.
  • Thrives in an exceptionally challenging environment
  • Enthusiastic team player.
  • Computer literate - word /excel /outlook

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Car/Cash
  • Bonus
  • Private health

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