Care UK


Building Project Manager

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  • Building Project Manager

    Location: Majority of projects in Islington, London

    18 months FTC


    The Building Project Manager will report into the Head of Facilities within the Property team of Residential Care Services. The role will primarily support the delivery of three complex building related projects located within Central London, responsible for the delivery of all aspects of the scheme including stakeholder management, contract management, financial and variation control, and compliance. This is a challenging and rewarding role, integral in providing a safe and secure environment for over 200 residents and colleagues located over three buildings.


    Key Responsibilities

    • To manage delivery of c£4m worth of fire safety and refurbishment works within the homes and associated day centres.
    • Proactively manage consultants and supply chain to implement cost effective and compliant solutions
    • Develop robust programme for the works, keeping delays to a minimum
    • Proactively engage with Care UK and Council stakeholders keeping everyone updated in a timely manner on progress.
    • Coordinate works with other support functions to ensure smooth relocation fo residents in and out of buildings
    • Proactively engage with Care UKs H&S team, fire risk assessor and fire officers throughout the project.
    • Develop robust cost plans, manage budgets, validate variations and interim payments/final accounts, keeping expenditure within approved levels.
    • Organise and lead contract meetings, ensuring key points are noted and closed out in a timely manner
    • Manage and ensure suitable JCT contracts are in place covering T&Cs etc with contractors and consultants.
    • Manage and ensure RAMS and Insurances are in place and followed/complied with throughout the works.
    • Monitor works, address quality issues, manage snagging, sign off works and ensure all design and commissioning certificates/O&Ms etc are provided in both paper and electronic form on completion.
    • Promptly report breaches and issues to contractors, Head of Facilities, and consultants as applicable.
    • Where required ensure landlord consent, building regulation approval and planning permission is obtained at appropriate stages of work.
    • Understand and ensure the implementation of the Company’s Health and Safety policy, Emergency & Fire Evacuation Procedure and Disaster Recovery Plan. Promote and monitor safe working practice.
    • This list of key responsibilities is not exhaustive and the post holder may be required to undertake other relevant and appropriate duties as reasonably required.


    About us

    Established over 40 years ago, Care UK is one of the largest providers of residential care for older people, with over 12,000 employees and over 150 homes across UK and Scotland. We are the most awarded care home provider for the last two years, with more outstanding rated homes than any other provider.*That's why we're trusted by over 8,000 families. Our care homes provide a range of care services, from short-term respite care to nursing and specialist dementia care. We are committed to providing excellent care and have the highest quality ratings of the five biggest care home providers.

    We are growing, with an ambitious new build programme, having opened over 40 homes since 2013. We continue to grow and are building between six and ten homes a year, as well as continuing to invest in our older homes.

    *As rated by the Care Quality Commission in England and the Care Inspectorate in Scotland.


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Care UK is committed to ensuring that it employs people with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and will assess every applicant fairly regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependents, age, physical/mental disability or offending background. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from working with us, it will depend on the nature of the role and background of any offence.