Project Manager x 2

Job title Project Manager x 2

Department Estates

Salary Starting from £33,797, rising to £40,322 per annum

Grade Grade 7

Placed on Friday 16 April 2021

Closing date Sunday 09 May 2021

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference DD8239

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We are looking for two new Project Manager roles with the University of Bath to manage projects up to £1 million. These projects relate to alterations and refurbishments on the University’s estate on or off campus, either owned or leased, mainly linked to the delivery of the Condition Survey and Long-Term Maintenance plan that is funded at £10m per year for 10 years. 

You will work closely with Estates colleagues and construction and engineering professionals. As part of the role you will be responsible for procuring, contracting and delivering services either through in-house labour or through external contractors and: 

  • Lead the planning and implementation of projects ensuring that the University’s safety and project management processes are followed
  • Define projects' scope and goals and ensure that they are agreed and understood by stakeholders
  • Plan and schedule project timelines and deliver within them
  • Coordinate project staff including in-house resources, external consultants and contractors/ sub-contractors, procure (with the University Procurement team) and contract as necessary
  • Plan resources and allocation, including liaison with key stakeholders
  • Be familiar with and comply with all relevant legislation

Our ideal applicant will be:

  • Educated to degree level or an equivalent qualification in project management 
  • Chartered PM or Quantity Surveyor status

In addition, you will need to have an understanding of the legal and practical aspects of NEC and JCT contracts, asbestos, construction, mechanical/electrical service installations including, IT etc and managing projects effectively within the requirements

The University of Bath is ranked as a top ten university in The Guardian 2019 with a great variety of buildings used for teaching, research, recreation and accommodation. The role is based in the Department of Estates who are responsible for the strategic planning, development and management of the University’s lands and buildings. The Estates team provide installation, maintenance and repair of these buildings, contributing to the University’s exceptional student experience.

For informal enquires please contact Guy Gale, Long Term Maintenance and Small Works Project Manager, via email

What we can offer you:

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. 

We are:

  • a family friendly workplace 
  • open to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the University. 
  • recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent reward package 
  • encouraging of your personal and professional development

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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Further details:

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The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations.  We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Bronze Athena SWAN award, and we are actively working towards a Silver award. We are a family-friendly University, with an increasingly agile workforce. We are open to flexible working arrangements and we’re also proud to be a disability confident employer and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.