Building Construction Project Leader

Portsmouth, Hampshire

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On behalf of our client, we are seeking a Building Construction Project Leader o join them on an initial 12-month contract basis. As the Building Construction Project Leader you will be responsible for setting up and leading CAPEX projects from inception and feasibility, through to design and specification and final handover.

Role: Building Construction Project Leader
Pay: £39.55 per hour via Umbrella
Contract: Monday to Friday, 37 hours per week, 12 months
Location: Portsmouth
IR35 Status: Inside
SC Clearance: BPSS


  • Set-up and manage Multi-Functional Project Teams to deliver projects in accordance with internal requirements and compliance to procedures –
  • Lead MFTs through the detailed design of Building Services for a range of projects including major plant replacement and refurbishment works.
  • An awareness of the associated maintenance and operation of engineering services including condition surveys, service delivery audits and preparing plant replacement/life cycle plans would be a distinct advantage.
  • Application of industry standard design and calculation software
  • Liaising with clients, architects and other design team members.
  • Preparation of reports, drawings and specifications
  • Developing and maintaining excellent client relationships.
  • Project management of suitable projects, excellent communication skills
  • Monitoring/ Audit/ Validate progress of Professional Service Work Packages, and works on site and observance of technical compliance and H&S matters
  • Develop, update/manage and monitor a project delivery plan.
  • Identify and manage risks and opportunities.
  • Manage CAPEX business cases from preparation through approval to delivery and project close.
  • Develop detailed design briefs for Building Services design for a range of projects including major plant replacement and refurbishment works.

Essential Experience & Qualifiaction

  • Experience within FM in a PM role
  • Experience in Capital Investment Project management, and project delivery is required.
  • Ability to lead, motivate and manage a Multi-Functional Project Team (MFT) including –
    • external professional staff
    • contract managers
    • client
  • Previous experience ideally within FM as in a PM role
  • ONC / HNC or equivalent in a Building Engineering Services design-related discipline
  • Previous experience of Building Engineering Services Refurbishment in existing buildings with particular emphasis on delivering small to medium sized projects
  • Demonstrable experience of taking projects from inception and feasibility, through design and specification to site monitoring and handover.
  • Ability to develop client brief into construction requirements, including scopes for External Professionals, i.e. architect, structural engineer, systems designers
  • A good practical understanding of mechanical and electrical plant, systems and equipment In relation to engineering design, operation and maintenance across a wide range of sectors and building types
  • Previous experience working within a consultancy environment.
  • Hold relevant level of professional membership i.e. CIBSE, IMechE, IET
  • Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders.
  • Responsible for assuring safety, security and ethical compliance i.a.w. company requirements

Education & Training

  • ONC / HNC or equivalent in a Building Engineering Services design-related discipline


  • Possibility of hybrid working 3 days on site 2 days remote. Candidate will be expected to be on site fully when the project is in full construction or when required

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Natalie Dalkin at Line Up Aviation

Line Up Aviation is a specialist aviation and aerospace recruitment company that has been operating all over the world for more than 30 years. We work with some of the industry’s best-known companies and pride ourselves with working to the highest standard of service supported by an ingrained culture of honesty and integrity.

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