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Project Manager, ISG Fit Out Agility, London

ISGRecruiter: ISG

Specialism: Project Management

Sector: Project Management

Job type: Permanent

Location: London

Project Manager, ISG Fit Out Agility, London

£Competitive | London | Date posted 24 Jan 2018

ISG is a dynamic construction services company, delivering robust and future-ready places that help people and businesses thrive.

Our 2,800 worldwide specialists in fit-out, technology, construction and development deliver not just buildings, but also an exceptional delivery dynamic and strong customer relationships built on mutual trust, collaboration, and open communication.

We blend our unparalleled track record, sound processes and proven delivery methods with a fast-paced and agile culture, ensuring we deliver thriving places that are as agile and resilient as their occupants.

Job Purpose

To deliver a quality service and product to our clients in line with the project goals by working with the professional team and applying Interior systems, procedures and culture.

Key Responsibilities

  • To take full responsibility for construction projects to a value of circa £5m+ value.
  • To manage multiple Agility projects simultaneously.
  • To identify problems and offer solutions during pre-construction and during the construction phase.
  • To suggest trade contractors, systems and manufacturers for team appraisal.
  • To review design and shop drawings in relation to the cost plan, the project programme and contribute where necessary.
  • To offer high level strategic thinking at project level (lower level strategic input only is required for the skills area).
  • To contribute information to the proposal team, and compile, attend and present at the “pitch”.
  • To be the central point of responsibility for the client and their team.
  • To be aware of the existence of marketing relationships with external professionals and clients.
  • To promote repeat business opportunities acting professionally with the client at all times.
  • To produce precise and succinct project reports.
  • To take responsibility for strategic control of the programme.
  • To offer buildability advice and value engineering solutions.
  • Promote and implement the Absolute Completion initiative.
  • To ensure health and safety is fully implemented by site team.

ISG Values

All our employees must be committed to acting in line with our core values. These are the guiding principles that determine our actions and behaviours at ISG:

Dream Smart – We encourage new thinking and bold ideas backed by knowledge, sound decision and first rate implementation.

Speak Frankly – We value clarity and honesty and we are open and straight forward in all our dealings. We never shy away from tough conversations.

Always Care – We take pride in the quality of our work and demonstrate respect and care for the wellbeing and health & safety of our customers, our people, and our world.

Never Stop Learning – We encourage and reward great ideas. We constantly strive to improve by seeking new knowledge and skills.


  • Competitive salary.
  • Car/Travel Allowance (Role dependent).
  • Competitive Family Friendly Policies.
  • Private medical cover (Role dependent).
  • Pension matching scheme.
  • Discount on selected retailers and gyms.
  • Flexible benefits such as; cycle to work, child care vouchers.


  • Recognised qualification in construction
  • Recognised form of health & safety training.

Person Specification

  • Must be able to build trust and confidence through open communications and informing colleagues about issues that will affect their role.
  • Must be able to able to develop relationships with key clients and consultants.
  • Must be able to use a range of communication skills and adapt these as necessary.
  • Must be able to participate, share knowledge and actively support colleagues.
  • Must be able to motivate a team to achieve one common goal.
  • Must be able to run effective and productive meetings.
  • Must be able to adapt management style to suit different individuals and situations.
  • Able to communicate clear expectations of performance and behaviour and act quickly to resolve issue.


  • Working with planning software: 5 years.
  • Working in occupied buildings: 5 years.
  • Managing the design stage of a project: 5 years.
  • Health & safely management: 5 years.
  • Fit Out projects with a value of £5m minimum: 5 years.
Job benefits: Benefits package
Job ref: Project Manager
Application deadline: 21 Feb 2018

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