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Project Manager (Defects and Remediations Works)

  • Location:

    London, Greater London

  • Sector:

    Construction, Engineering & Design

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £55,000 - £69,000 per annum + discretionary performance bonus

  • Job ref:

    JN -032024-81550_1715347685

  • Published:

    10 May 2024

  • Expiry date:

    09 July 2024

  • Start date:


Cobalt Recruitment are working with an excellent multi-discipline, full service Design, Build, Fund and Operate company, that is dedicated to the Public Sector, to recruit an experienced Project Manager (Defects and Remediations Works). This permanent opportunity is paying £55,000-£69,000 per annum, depending on experience and qualifications, plus package. This hybrid role will report to the organisation's London office.

The successful candidate will support the successful delivery of the defect management from construction completion into the full operational phase of projects, whilst representing the SPVs interests in these matters.

You will have a relevant project or construction management degree with demonstrable and relevant experience of managing a large construction contractor in a post construction environment gained within a project, construction or contracts management role.

You will be able to apply strong contractual knowledge and understanding on construction matters including defect identification, notification and resolution or remediation, and a technical understanding of how design and build is contracted, administered, and delivered within a PFI/PPP environment.

Key duties include:

  • Implement a robust process for managing defects across the organisation's portfolio and maintain a schedule of key information relating to defect management including a schedule of practical completion dates.

  • Organise and manage surveys and inspections as required (including specialist or intrusive investigations) to ensure clear and accurate technical detail is provided.

  • Liaise with the organisation's site teams and other relevant technical teams to glean information on defects.

  • Liaise with internal legal and commercial teams to prepare well-articulated, contractually compliant notification and correspondence for issue to or in response of correspondence received from Building Contractors.

  • Liaise with legal advisers to obtain advice on defect notification and remediation including entering standstill agreements, settlement agreements, or progressing disputes / claim action (where required).

  • Undertake tendering, procurement and delivery of defect remediation or other capital works and related projects in conjunction with site teams, and contractors to ensure that all deliverables and meet the Employer's Requirements, Specification and contractual standards.

  • Oversee the production, review, and control of documentation including post-construction documentation (O&M's, warranties, asset register, drawings etc) relating to defect remediation or other capital works.

  • Prepare coherent and clear annual and monthly reports on defect progress and risk management, plus regularly undertake trend analysis and produce an annual report on lessons learnt.

If this is something of interest or you would like to have a more detailed conversation about the position, please apply for the role or contact Connor Humpage on 020 7478 2554 / 07714230479.