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Senior Project Manager – Leeds or Manchester – Buildings

Job Details

  • Competitive salary
  • Permanent | Hybrid-Working
  • Leeds or Manchester (Location Flexible for the Right Experience)
  • Actively recruiting

The ins and outs –  

Walker Sime are proud to be working with a prestigious development real estate business known for its best-in-class approach to complex commercial residential schemes. With a strong pipeline of mixed-use and residential developments, we are committed to delivering outstanding results. Our collaborative partnerships with local thriving towns across multiple regions enable us to create transformative projects that positively impact communities. We are now offering an excellent opportunity for a talented Senior Project Manager to join our team and play a pivotal role in expanding our market share within the commercial real estate development sector. With full backing from the Walker Sime Senior Leadership Team, you will be given all the support you need to develop and grow a team within this sector! Come and excel your career to new heights with us! 

As a Senior Project Manager, you will be instrumental in leading and overseeing the successful delivery of our commercial residential development projects. Working closely with the Development team and Joint Venture (JV) partners, you will contribute to town centre master planning initiatives, shaping the vision and executing projects to achieve our objectives. With your expertise in managing complex schemes and your ability to collaborate effectively, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on our market presence and drive the growth of our service offering.

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    Your day to day –  

    • Project Leadership: Take ownership of commercial residential development projects, collaborating with the Development team and JV partners to ensure successful project delivery, adherence to timelines, and achievement of financial objectives. 


    • Town Centre Master Planning: Contribute to the master planning process, working alongside stakeholders to create visionary town centre developments that blend residential, commercial, and community spaces harmoniously. 


    • Stakeholder Management: Communicate across multi stakeholders and act as the third party liaison. Build and nurture strong relationships with clients, consultants, contractors, local authorities, and community representatives, ensuring effective communication and collaboration throughout the project lifecycle. 


    • Project Execution: Develop and implement comprehensive project plans, monitor progress, identify and mitigate risks, and proactively resolve challenges to ensure successful project completion. 


    • Quality Assurance: Implement rigorous quality control measures to ensure that our developments meet the highest standards of excellence, aligning with company values and industry best practices. 


    • Team Management: Lead and motivate project teams, fostering a collaborative work environment, and providing guidance and support to ensure project objectives are met. 


    • Community Engagement: Collaborate with local communities to understand their needs and aspirations, incorporate their feedback into project plans, and ensure that our developments enhance the quality of life in the surrounding areas. 


    Qualifications and skills – 

    • Proven experience in successfully managing and delivering complex commercial residential development projects within a construction consultancy 
    • Strong knowledge of town centre master planning and the ability to integrate residential, commercial, and community spaces seamlessly. 
    • Excellent leadership and team management skills, with the ability to inspire and empower others to achieve project goals. 
    • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, enabling effective collaboration with stakeholders at all levels.
    • Sound commercial acumen, with a deep understanding of the real estate development industry and market dynamics.
    • Strong problem-solving abilities, with the capacity to think strategically and make informed decisions in a fast-paced environment.
    • A results-oriented mindset, dedicated to delivering exceptional outcomes and exceeding client expectations. 


    Why Walker Sime –  

    This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious Senior Project Manager to drive the growth of our commercial residential development service offering. You will have the chance to work on high-profile projects, collaborate with local communities, and contribute to the transformation of thriving towns across multiple regions. By leveraging your expertise, leadership skills, and passion for excellence, you will play a pivotal role in expanding our market share and establishing Walker Sime as a leader in the industry. Join our dynamic team and seize the opportunity to grow your career while making a lasting impact on the built environment. 


    The Walker Sime Promise –

    For all your hard work we promise you a fun and positive place to work, excellent remuneration including a competitive salary, a discretionary bonus scheme, plus loads more benefits.

    We’re a progressive and flexible employer and we recognise the importance of a healthy work-life balance which is reflected in our commitment to providing a home-life friendly working environment.

    Diversity and inclusion goes way deeper than a tick in a box at Walker Sime. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation. It’s what make us such a well-rounded, well-grounded work family.