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Summer Placement Project Manager

Construction Management/Building Services.

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As the GRAHAM business continues to grow and develop, we are looking for an enthusiastic Summer Placement Project Manager for our Interior Fit Out business. The successful candidate will work on project(s) for out Interior Fit Out providing support to our existing Site Management Team.

Job Description

As a Summer Placement Project Manager, you will be working under one of our experienced Project Managers to assist in overseeing different aspects of our projects while developing your own understanding. The suitable candidate will be working towards a construction related degree and will demonstrate strong problem-solving skills and be able to work as part of a team.

The Summer Placement Project Manager role and responsibilities include:

  • Reporting to the Project Manager daily and assist in the daily running of the site.
  • Acceptance, implantation, and maintenance of the GRAHAM way of working
  • Implementation of Company Policy and Guidelines
  • Adhering to Health, Safety and Environmental legislation and is communicated to GRAHAM staff and sub-contractors.
  • Assist the PM with forward planning of the work on site.
  • Regularly liaise with members of the GRAHAM project team.
  • Assist with the development the quality plan for the project.
  • Provide administrative support and information recording.
  • Assist with supporting coordination between the GRAHAM team, consultants and trades.
  • Assist with the developing the strategy of project execution to meet the project targets
  • Assisting the PM with the Issuing, monitoring, and updating the Master Information Release Schedule
  • Planning and monitoring the progress of the works
  • Attending the weekly internal progress meeting
  • Contribute to procurement schedule is updated in line with programme
  • Servicing of plant, labour & materials
  • Establishing and maintaining systems for managing site staff and welfare facilities
  • Maintenance of good industrial relations on the project
  • Other duties as directed by the Contracts Director

This job description is intended to give the post holder an appreciation of the role envisaged for Summer Placement Project Manager and the range of duties to be undertaken.

It does not attempt to detail every activity. Specific tasks and objectives will be agreed with the post holder at regular intervals.

Personal Specification

Technical Competencies


  • Studying towards Construction Management/Project Management to degree level at university or technical college
  • Demonstrate an understanding of construction management practices
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills


  • Health & Safety Induction Including Management System CSR/SAFEPASS/CSCS Card

Behavioural Competencies


  • Commercial Awareness: understanding of business acumen combined with the creativity and vision to meet customer needs and GRAHAM business requirements.
  • Leadership skills: Communicates and gets involved in team commitment to a vision,
  • Effective Communication skills: Able to adapt communication to audience and create detailed written documents and reports. Able to maintain and manage communication links with a variety of stakeholders. Presents a professional image and promotes the Brand.
  • Customer Focus: Takes time to question and understand the real, underlying needs of the customer, beyond those initially expressed. Always works closely with customers, developing an independent view of their needs and acting in their long-term interest
  • Influencing: Identifies and builds relationships with those who will be useful now and in the future in achieving strategic business objectives.

Applications are now open for our 2022 intake and close on 31st March 2022. 

Job Benefits:

  • Be part of a healthy working environment that will support your development.
  • Opportunities to work across the UK and ROI.
  • Be subjected to a diverse range of work in a growing division of the company.   
  • Competitive paid placement.
  • Subject to your performance, be offered an undergraduate scholarship to support your studies and a position upon graduation.
  • GRAHAM support CPD that will be offered to you as you progress in your career with us.
  • Be supported by a mentor that will support your development and encourage you to embrace opportunities to enhance your experience.

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Opportunity Overview

  • March 31st, 2022
  • Competitive salary + benefits
  • All grades
  • 8 weeks
  • Leeds, Manchester and Northern Ireland
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Building Services
  • Construction
  • Construction Management
  • Infrastructure
  • Project Management

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