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Project Manager

Connaught House, Colchester, Essex



Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week

Based: National

Salary: Depending on experience

Do you share our values of Caring, Passionate and Teamwork?  Are you looking to develop your career within a multi award winning organisation committed to supporting your development? Join Care UK as a Project Manager.

We are looking for people to make a difference to residents’ lives every day. When you join Care UK, you’ll be joining a team who share the same values: caring, passionate and teamwork. You’ll have a strong desire to help people and put residents at the heart of everything you do.

The Role

  • Scope building works required, meeting contractors on site, reviewing proposals and instructing work.
  • Liaison with and agreement of works required with operational customers and approval by the Head of Projects.
  • Regular visits to site to review progress, check quality, instruct variations and sign off works as complete.
  • Preparation and management of snagging lists, issuing list to the contractor with responsibility for sign off of work as complete.
  • Ensure schedules of defects after handover are maintained and their rectification before the expiry of the defect’s liability period.
  • Where design standards are available, compare work carried out against the required specification and ensure that its consistency with the original.
  • Monitor the work on site in accordance with the Contractors method statements and construction health & safety plan.
  • Promptly report breaches and issues to Contractors, Head of Projects and consultants as applicable.
  • Maintain and issue weekly progress reports of all works under contract.
  • Understand and ensure the implementation of the Company’s Health and Safety policy, Emergency & Fire Evacuation Procedure and Disaster Recovery Plan. Promote and monitor safe working practice.
  • The list of key responsibilities is not exhaustive, and the post holder may be required to undertake other relevant and appropriate duties as reasonably required.

Here's what you can benefit from working with Care UK:

  • Wagestream - access your wages at any-time.   
  • Career development, training, and access to ongoing training and development schemes.
  • Hundreds of online and in-store discounts.
  • Annual purchase holiday scheme.
  • Wellbeing support.
  • Long service awards.
  • GEM Awards – we recognise colleagues who go the extra mile.
  • Award Winning Care Provider.
  • Pension Contribution.
  • Hybrid Working.


  • Flexible working approach with a 'can do' attitude.
  • Appropriate and relevant qualification and/or experience.
  • Experience of dealing with suppliers and contractors on a practical and day to day level.
  • Experience of managing and dealing with operational managers and their teams of a multi-site portfolio.
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal; confident dealing with people at all levels ranging from contractors on site to Exec level.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Uses their own initiative and manages their own workload.
  • An interest in property, design, and programme management.
  • Good at multi-tasking and juggling different work streams.
  • Understands the challenges of working in the care environment is desirable.

We see the potential in everyone, let us help fulfil yours. Click apply now.

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