Graduate Project Manager (Construction)
Fusion Project Management Ltd
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Graduate Project Manager (Construction)

Fusion Project Management Ltd
  • Full time Position
  • Chelmsford (United Kingdom)
  • Published on August 18 2021
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Job description

Located in Chelmsford, Essex, Fusion are continuing to grow and are looking for an ambitious and dynamic team member to join as an Assistant / Trainee Project Manager. As an assistant project manager/ graduate project manager you will work closely with one of the Associate Directors/Directors delivering a wide variety of property related projects. Travelling in London and the South East will likely be required on a regular basis to serve the needs of our clients.

Key job role

Strategic Project Management

Assist with providing strategic project management services for all pre contract design stages including:

  • Assist in defining client brief with other team members
  • Prepare written client brief for agreement and sign off
  • Prepare project execution plan
  • Prepare project programme and maintain throughout project
  • Assist in preparation of business cases for funding led projects
  • Establish surveys requirements in consultation with design team
  • Procure and manage project surveys i.e site investigation / measured building survey
  • Work with the design team member throughout RIBA stages
  • Oversee planning applications and assist with the planning process
  • Work closely with project cost managers to ensure projects remain within client budget limits
  • Preparation of tender documents and coordination of tender information
  • Preparation of contract documents for issue to contractor (in consultation with QS)
  • Liaison with legal representatives on client behalf
  • Chase actions from design teams
  • Chairing of meetings and preparation of minutes
  • Attendance at client and board meetings
  • Develop and maintain project cashflow
  • Review and approve invoices correct for payment
  • Construction Project Management

    Provide assistance in the post contract stages delivering projects on site. Role includes:

    • Establish site setup plans with contractor
    • Communicate phasing details to client
    • Managing contractor works on site
    • Weekly progress review meetings and report preparation
    • Chase actions from design teams
    • Liaise with end user for access requirements
    • Chairing of meetings and preparation of minutes
    • Attendance at client and board meetings
    • Approving payments
    • Administering contracts - JCT / NEC3
    • Preparing payment certificates for approval
    • Contract administration
    • Preparing and issuing contract administrators instructions
    • Control flow on information to client
    • Manage procurement of fit out
    • Manage hand over and soft landing process with client
    • Maintain and update risk register on a regular basis

    What we are looking for

    • Graduate - some relevant experience beneficial
    • MS Office, MS Project
    • Full driving licence
    • DBS check (or willing to undertake DBS checking via Update Service)


    Construction or property related degree preferable
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