Project Manager (Restaurants)

Project Manager (Restaurants)

  • Location

    Leicester, Leicestershire

  • Sector:

    Built Environment

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  • Salary:

    £70000.00 - £76000.00 per annum + negotiable

  • Contact:

    Stephen Brandsma

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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About Our Client

Our client is a progressive and expanding multi-brand operator within the hospitality sector, running some of the countries favourite places to eat out. This entrepreneurial business has major growth planned and now seeks an high-calibre Project Manager to take the lead on the construction delivery of 15-20 new sites per annum.

Job Description

This exciting opportunity requires an experienced Project Manager who has worked within the hospitality arena delivering and improving restaurants, bars or clubs. Working very closely with the Property Director you will utilise an external supply chain to manage the delivery of new sites across the UK.

As Project Manager, your key targets will be:

  • Deliver the agreed new projects on time and on budget
  • Deliver agreed capital spend on existing estate projects on time and on budget

To do this you will:

  • Attend and formalize briefings on new projects and conversion sites
  • Work with acquisitions team on agreement of landlord's specification and works for new sites
  • Prepare and submit budget development cost plans for board approval
  • Mobilize external design teams in preparation of pre-construction design information
  • Manage the detailed design process including coordination with operators and landlords
  • Distribute information to contractors, suppliers and QS (where applicable) for pricing
  • Organize and chair pre-start meetings for design, contractor and landlord representatives
  • Manage health and safety works with principal designer and main contractor
  • Regularly inspect and manage on site works and provide updates and minutes to all parties
  • Coordinate handover to operations team
  • Manage post project snags and defects
  • Settle final accounts with all parties

The Successful Applicant

As the successful Project Manager, you will be:

  • Experienced in current restaurant sector projects
  • High level of energy, self-motivated and target driven
  • Strong awareness of market competitors' activity
  • Good knowledge of the UK's leisure and retail destinations
  • Excellent time & project management skills; able to work to tight deadlines
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Commercial; maintain and share industry contacts with team
  • Able to influence and build good relationships with people
  • Proactive team player

What is on offer?

On offer to the successful candidate is a total salary of up to £76,000 with the opportunity be at the forefront of growth within this ambitious and exciting multi-brand business.

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