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Junior Project Manager

Salary: up to £30,000 (Includes Training Support where necessary)

Full time / Permanent 

Deadline for application: Friday 5th July

Are you ready to embark on a fulfilling career in project management within the bespoke housing market? Oakwrights, the leaders in crafting stunning oak frame homes, are seeking a Junior Project Manager who is self-motivated, disciplined, and enthusiastic. If you have a passion for construction and a keen interest in timber framing, we want you to join our dynamic team!

Oakwrights specialises in creating bespoke oak frame houses, turning clients’ dreams into reality. Our work is not just about building houses; it's about realising once-in-a-lifetime ambitions. As a Junior Project Manager, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the smooth delivery of our projects, managing client expectations, and protecting our commercial interests.

As a Junior Project Manager, you will:

  • Collaborate with architects, contractors, business managers, designers, carpenters, and site crews.
  • Follow and apply procedures in a constantly changing environment.
  • Record meetings, conversations, decisions, and instructions accurately.
  • Think logically and laterally to find solutions and communicate them clearly.
  • Understand and interpret contracts, architectural, and construction drawings.
  • Ensure the highest standards of work and safety on-site.
  • Survey sites before delivery and inspect work at key stages to completion.
  • Manage and communicate safe systems of work for our site teams.

Key Attributes: We are looking for someone who is:

  • Approachable and empathetic to clients’ needs, while maintaining professionalism.
  • A good team player, able to work effectively within our team and with external partners.
  • Positive and proactive in seeking practical solutions.
  • Flexible and adaptable to meet the demands of the role.
  • Self-motivated with excellent time management skills.
  • Honest, open, and responsible for their actions and decisions.

Technical Skills:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to read, interpret, and process technical information and drawings.
  • Excellent attention to detail and quality control.
  • Strong communication skills to explain technical information clearly to clients and colleagues.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Experience in Construction Management is preferable but not essential for trainees.
  • HNC (Construction) and SMSTS qualifications are beneficial, but we offer support to obtain these.
  • Interest in Green Oak Framing, Timber Framing and Modern Methods of Construction.

Training and Benefits: At Oakwrights, we believe in investing in our staff. We offer:

  • Support to obtain HNC (Construction) Level 4 qualification.
  • SMSTS qualification and training as an Appointed Person for Mobile Crane Lifting Operations.
  • A six-month probation period with mentorship from a senior project manager.
  • Profit share incentive / Income Protection Insurance schemes post-probation.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • 25 days of holiday per year plus 8 statutory bank holidays, with additional leave after 5 years.
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Interested?

If you are enthusiastic, dedicated, and ready to make a significant impact in the bespoke housing market, we want to hear from you. Apply now to become a Junior Project Manager at Oakwrights and help us deliver our clients’ dreams with excellence and precision.

Please send your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you would be a great fit for Oakwrights.

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