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Graduate – Building Project Manager

Building Services/Project Management.

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Estates Services is a diverse department providing professional Estates management to enable science. The department covers all aspects of Estates operations including handling the significant capital development programme, planned and reactive maintenance, asset replacement, site works projects and improvements. The Estates team consists of professional project managers, MEP design Engineers and core technical staff. The in house team is supported by 3rd party SME’s handled through service contracts.

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The role will be responsible for supporting the delivery of the Estates building programme; to include overseeing the successful delivery of assigned works to programme and within allocated budget. You will engage with and coordinate with DL stakeholders and connected third parties regarding Major Projects, including the capture of the “brief”, interpretation of requirements and preparation of Valued Engineered specifications, with the aid of the M & E Department and other specialists.

This role will see you take on some supervisory responsibilities for projects, and leading externally appointed professional teams and contractors.

Overview of our Graduate Scheme

The STFC Graduate scheme will give you the opportunity to really pursue your interests and passion early in your journey with us, supported by technical training and a broader programme of career support and training and development.

Our dedicated Early Careers Team will provide the right combination of challenge and support throughout, helping you achieve your ambitions. We know that professional recognition is also important to you too, so we will provide mentoring and expertise to help you achieve valued qualifications or chartered status in your chosen field.

STFC offers a benefits package crafted to provide an excellent work/life balance including 30 days’ annual leave, an outstanding index linked pension scheme, 10.5 public and privilege days, Christmas closure and flexible working hours. For more information on our full list benefits, please visit the STFC careers site.

Summary of Key Duties & Responsibilities

The role will include;

  • Handling and resolving requests for information from the contractor delivery team to the Estates client stakeholders
    Assist in the coordination of contractor works with building user operations, ensuring that CDM requirements and other site standards/policies are implemented
  • Proactively and strategically plan project construction activities to avoid impacting upon the scientific programme
  • Liaise with the client to interpret and define project requirements, scope and budget prior to works instruction
  • Prepare estimates, specifications and tender documents relating to Projects at Daresbury Laboratory
  • Teach, implement and lead projects using NEC4 processes and protocols.
  • Procurement and supervision of contractors with minimal impact to the site location, including works coordination, integration, Safety and Quality assurance
  • Project management of various projects incorporating all building fields, with assistance for M & E and other specialist trades
  • Ensure the Users acceptance and sign off the completion of Project works
  • Available for DL Call-Outs and weekend working when required
  • The above duties will require limited travel and may involve occasional overnight stays.

In order to apply for the role we are looking for the following:


  • You’ll need to have, or be on course to achieve, a minimum 2:1 degree, in a relevant field of study
  • Have the right to live and work in the UK at time of starting employment
  • Good inter-personal skills, particularly in communication, negotiating networking and team building, motivation and problem solving.
  • Good knowledge of UK building control and the application of current building regulations
  • Excellent numeracy skills.
  • Good ICT skills, including MS Office and CAD.
  • Able to work well within a team but also show excellent initiative alone and work independently.
  • Self-motivated


  • Knowledge of Health & Safety regulation, especially fire, asbestos and CDM regulations.
  • Post qualification experience of diagnosing building defects and specifying remedial repairs.
  • Approving contractors work quality.
  • Contract management.
  • Applying legal interpretation of standard forms of contract in particular NEC4
  • Commercial awareness.

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Job ID Number: 220000VL
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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: October 30th, 2022
  • Starting: September 2023
  • Starting Salary: £27,938 + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Warrington
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Building Services
  • Project Management

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