Project Manager

Job description


Dandara was established in 1988 from the desire to provide innovative homes and commercial properties, which would offer real value for money without compromising on design, durability or quality. Today Dandara is one of the UK’s largest independent property development companies, with over 10,000 happy customers and more than 100 industry awards for design and quality – and it’s all thanks to the vision and passion of our dedicated team.

Our highly successful Dandara Living brand which has already delivered over 2,000 Build to Rent apartments across the UK, is now constructing a number of projects in Birmingham. After successfully delivering Aston Place on Suffolk Street Queensway our latest scheme will be the £20m Unity & Armouries site in Bromsgrove Street. Built up to 7 storeys and located on two plots of land to the south of Birmingham City Centre, Unity & Armouries is within walking distance of the major employment districts and leisure facilities such as the Bull Ring. Following the completion of this scheme in Dec 22’ there are further schemes to follow offering continuity of employment.

We are seeking to appoint a high calibre Project Manager to be based on this latest prestigious apartment development in the heart of Birmingham. The position will have responsibility for the overall management of all site operations as part of the site-based management team. Direction of all subcontractors, service providers, any direct labour force and the coordination of material suppliers will be required. The role will entail co-ordination, management and monitoring of the construction programme, design issues, cost implications, and responsibility for Health and Safety on site, whilst achieving the highest quality of construction attainable.

To apply for this role please email FAO our Head of Recruitment, Ross Davies.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

Reporting directly into the Construction Director your duties will be to Project Manage our prestigious new development whilst also managing a number of Site Managers, Foremen and Engineers. Ensuring Dandara’s strict adherence to Health and Safety will be paramount alongside consistently producing our extremely high standards of build quality and programme management.

You will be responsible for the following

  • Site Establishment
  • Site Management
  • Material Management
  • Labour Management
  • Subcontract Management
  • Safety on Site
  • Quality Control and management of internal Quality Control staff

About You

  • To be considered for this role it is an essential requirement that you have previous expertise in the mid to high rise (minimum 7 storeys) residential apartment field and have built a number of similarly large schemes for recognised developer/house builders.
  • A track record of management is an essential part of the role and you must be able to show a track record of managing managers to be considered for this role.

Note to Recruitment Agencies

No agency applications will be considered for this role. Any CV’s received from recruitment agencies will be considered a free gift.