Project Manager

Location: Kilmarnock, Scotland.

Salary: From £50,000-£60,000

Role summary

Our client is looking for a talented and experienced project manager to join their team. You will be responsible for delivering multiple on-going projects across Scotland, to the specified quality, including new venue/refurbishment construction on time and within budget. You will interact and work closely with their leadership team to ensure that projects are completed in a safe and timely manner.

About the company

As one of the Sunday Times Top 100 companies to work for, our client, which holds a portfolio of bars and restaurants across Scotland, is an award-winning company which is going places. With venues across Ayrshire and beyond, you will become part of their heritage and their success.

Key responsibilities

  • Construction Project Management - produce financial forecast, monitoring and controlling project costs and cost reporting

  • Deliver projects from design phase to completion including all handover documentation.

  • Review progress, budget resources and forward planning

  • Review work packages and ensure scope of work is clearly defined and understood

  • Chair weekly site meetings and ensure the production of accurate records of any discussions and actions

  •  Manage diverse Trades teams to ensure that they deliver on time and within budget

  • Build and maintain good relationships with suppliers and design consultants

Health, safety and environmental:

  • Ensure all HSE-related documents are kept up to date

  • Allocate HSE responsibilities and duties for site personnel, check understanding and provide training as necessary.

  • Ensure that all subcontractors take appropriate steps to follow our Client’s procedures and processes

  • Ensure that site waste management plans and site specific environmental risk assessments are produced and maintained

People Management:

  • Manage, coach and develop a high performing construction team that meets agreed objectives, and which delivers best practice results, added value and continuous improvement

Key requirements


  • Extensive experience of managing projects within a construction environment

  • Good working knowledge of contract conditions, CDM regulations, Design Management, Programme & Risk Management and cost control including forecasting, actual cost and value reporting

  • Excellent communication, people and team management skills, with the ability to influence, motivate and mentor

  •  Ability to challenge designs and resolve problems to conclusion

  • Ability to manage and deliver a successful project with minimal guidance

  • Problem solving and analytical thinking

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Current driving licence



  • Qualified Quantity Surveyor

  • CSCS managers card


  • NEBOSH Construction Certificate

  • Understanding of TS16949, IOSH/NEBOSH, ISO 14001