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Client-side Project Manager
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: VIC - Melbourne
Residency: Australian Permanent Residency
Job Reference: KF/1611076B
Starting Date: ASAP
Closing Date: 27-May-2022
Rate: $NEG
Duration: N/A
Contact: Abhinav Bidani
Description:  

About us:

At Knight Frank we're passionate about property, but it takes more than passion to make us the world's most successful privately-owned property agency and consultancy.

With a 125-year heritage, we are part of a global property powerhouse dedicated to providing our clients the best advice across commercial and residential property transactional and advisory services.

We champion a diverse and inclusive workplace, where people are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work and are proud to be the real estate industry's first WORK180 endorsed employer.

The role:

Knight Frank Australia are looking for an additional Client-side Project Manager to join a growing team in our Melbourne office. Sitting within a wider Project Management team, you will use your expertise in high-end project delivery to work alongside some of our most valued clients.

The successful candidate will have a breath of Project Management experience in the real estate industry, highly organised and deadline driven.

This fast-paced Client-Side Project Manager role will allow you to collaborate with other divisions within the business, which give our clients a holistic service.

Key tasks:

  • Provide a range of project management services to deliver capex and workplace projects
  • Procurement of project teams, including design consultants, certifiers, and others
  • Cost and budget management
  • Tender management
  • Contract development and management
  • involvement in all aspects of key service lines - project management, contract administration, make goods, budget costings
  • Working closely with key leaders to identify business development opportunities
  • Business pitching and client care

Who we are looking for?

  • Degree level qualifications or equivalent in a property related discipline
  • A member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) or equivalent - desirable not essential
  • Minimum of 5 years' relevant Project Management experience within the commercial property or construction sector
  • Proven ability to win new business and meet targets
  • Good understanding of relevant building legislation
  • Good understanding of financial reports, budget development and cost control
  • Good understanding of all procurement routes and ability to manage project delivery from inception to completion
  • Detailed understanding of Building contract, both in terms of drafting of them and administration
  • Ability to develop and maintain a network of contacts
  • Good presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Computer literate with key MS software (Word, Excel, Project and PowerPoint)
  • Excellent MS Project skills
  • Ability to uncover, understand and interpret client objectives

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Flexible working arrangements designed to suit individual circumstances and family needs
  • A generous 14-week parental scheme (including superannuation) for primary carers
  • Birthday and study leave
  • Two Wellness Days to allow you to focus on your own physical and or mental wellbeing
  • A workplace where you can purchase additional leave so you can take that extra break with family or friends
  • We applaud your need to give back to the community and give you 2 paid volunteer days each year to support one of our-affiliated charities
  • Because life can throw the unexpected at us, we help subsidise private health insurance excess, if you or an immediate family member requires hospitalisation

Join a team where individual uniqueness is celebrated, contribution is rewarded, and voices are respected and heard. A place where everyone has the chance to perform at their best.

Not the perfect fit? Apply anyway. You might have something we didn't realise we needed!

Applicants with Australian working rights need only apply. No Agencies please.

Please note, if you are successful in securing a role, you will be subject to police checks as part of our standard recruitment process

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