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Commercial / Project Manager

PSD GroupRecruiter: PSD Group

Specialism: Project Management

Sector: Quantity Surveying

Job type: Permanent

Salary range: £75,000 - £99,999

Location: London

Commercial / Project Manager

£50,000 to £75,000 per annum | London | Date posted 12 Jan 2018


My Client is a progressive Leisure & Hotel operator with ambitious growth plans throughout Europe. They have an extensive hotel portfolio and a highly recognizable brand.  



The Role


Supporting the VP Technical Services you will provide

commercial, contractual and project management services

to the hotels throughout the UK / Europe.




You will be responsible for development and management

of commercial matters for the group along with

programme / project management of capital projects for all

assigned owned, JV and leased hotels.



Development support


• Develop & execute a strategy to coordinate the tracking and benchmarking of project information, contracts, budgets, forecasts and other project-related performance measures.


• Conduct competitor and industry analysis using relevant management tools and techniques and produce reports and recommendations to measure and enhance property asset management processes.


• Provide technical assistance and diligence for the selection and appointment of outside consultants, contractors and suppliers. Including the review of contracts, terms and conditions and scope of services for consultants


• Develop & maintain credible cost models for all brands in all key strategic markets.


• Monitor and report on a quarterly basis fluctuations / influencing factors in the market.


• Provide guidance and advise for all franchise disclaimers, Development and Architecture, Design & Construction team members.


• Ability to Asses condition of assets in accordance with Brand standards and develop Property Improvement Plans for renewing and change of ownership contracts.


• Oversee the implementation of Property Improvement Plans.


Capex Project & Programme management


• Project Management of company funded capital projects.


• Provide Project Monitoring / Advice for owner funded capital projects


• Monitor and deliver the programme of hotel allocated projects


• Establish priorities and coordinate work with team members (predominately outsourced consultants, contractors and suppliers) ensuring the optimum effectiveness is achieved.


• Arrange & lead programme & project meetings and other events to brief, approve, procure and deliver activities successfully.


Development Project Management


• Inspect hotels and develop Property Improvement Plans in line with Brand standards.


• Negotiate scope of works with owners and internal stakeholders


• Oversee the approval development of projects


• Coordinate the submittal and design approvals


• Support owners with the development of design, programme and costs.


• Manage the approval of works


Report regularly on the progress and risks of projects


What we’re looking for:




You will possess a commercial approach, excellent communication and negotiation skills working within a challenging environment to meet stretching but achievable targets, prioritising and adapting as the business evolves and responds to market changes.


A bright and credible professional, you’ll already have a role with a strong customer-led approach and an imaginative, forward-thinking mindset.


A QS/PM background within a client facing role would be a real advantage.


If you are team orientated, commercially astute and enjoy liaising with people from all levels, my client can provide you with an environment to prosper and a truly rewarding career.


This is a fantastic opportunity to move to a client side leading hotel business.


To apply please send a CV along with salary package information to

Closing date 9th Feb

Job benefits: Benefits package
Job ref: 16416330
Application deadline: 09 Feb 2018

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