About The Role

About this opportunity

This is an opportunity to join the newly introduced Built Environment Team which is committed to finding creative but feasible solutions for the public sector, centred on the unlocking and bringing forward of challenging and complex-built environment projects. The Built Environment Team has already secured a number of Local Authority and private sector clients appointed to deliver projects with a range of outputs, including residential, commercial, retail and leisure and media/film uses.

The Built Environment Team is currently made up of a Director, Project Director and Graduate support from the wider Project Management Service (to which the Built Environment Team sits).

Assisting Project / Programme Manager required to support the Built Environment Team in the delivery of projects and programmes.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Assisting the Built Environment Team in:

  • Delivering high quality services and ensuring that project management and/or programme management deliverables meet customer requirements
  • Delivering high quality services and deliverables in accordance with the business procedures
  • Administering contracts as contract administrator, employer’s agent or project manager
  • Producing and presenting to customers
  • Project set up and coordination of wider appointed Consultant Team (internal and external)
  • Preparing bids for services and supporting the Built Environment Team wider Business Development Strategy
  • Ensuring that all quantitative and financial information has been independently checked before issue, including maintaining evidence of independent checks (where required)
  • Remaining in the remit of your role

As a Gleeds team member, you will have access to:

  • Opportunities to develop and grow your career
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Our Global Travel Scholarship Programme
  • Flexible working arrangements


About You

Who we’re looking for:

Experience, Knowledge and Key Skills

  • Further post graduate experience in project management and/or programme management
  • Develop knowledge and experience in the following:
    • Project stages
    • Project management tools and techniques
    • Procurement strategies, including tendering and contract strategies
    • Specification and procurement of facilities supplies and services
    • Health and safety for facilities services
    • Contract administration and management
    • Authority processes (not essential)
  • Clear and effective communication skills – both oral and written
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to adapt quickly to changes
  • Sound problem solving, negotiating, financial management and numeracy skills
  • Competent ICT skills, with a high level of proficiency in MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work as part of a team


  • BSc Degree
  • Undertaking to attain professional membership – RICS, CIOB or APN or equivalent standard


About Us

Be part of the extraordinary

Every day at Gleeds, we influence the way people around the world live, work and travel. Delivering on the world’s most iconic projects for globally renowned clients, our teams solve complex problems that shape the future of the built environment.

One of the qualities we value in people, is the ability to think creatively about the solutions we offer to clients. With 71 offices spanning the Americas, Europe, MENA and Asia Pacific our ability to innovate and improve is a product of the varied backgrounds and experience of our people. We welcome new perspectives and ideas.

Above all, we believe that quality relationships sit at the heart of good business. We strive to be the people that seek to understand and bring people together. Wherever we are in the world, our aspiration is to leave a positive legacy for people and local communities, whilst living and breathing our three core values:

  • We’re committed to our clients and our people
  • We’re creative and realistic
  • We combine professionalism with personality

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications regardless of age, disability, marital status, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, transgender status, or gender.

We recognise the importance of work/life balance and agree flexible working arrangements to suit each individual.

Gleeds is a Great Place to Work certified employer.

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