Senior Project Manager / Associate Project Manager

This is an excellent opportunity to work as part of the growing Birmingham development and project consultancy team, providing high calibre project management services to high end commercial clients. You will deliver current workload, including investor led refurbishment, added value and new build schemes across commercial office, residential, retail and industrial asset classes, as well as build relationships with existing and new clients. This is an excellent opportunity for a senior project manager or for someone looking to make the step up to associate level to work with a people focused organisation and our enviable client list.

Key accountabilities

  1. Primarily working within the commercial sector, undertaking:
  2. Project management services on office, retail, residential (and other) new build, refurbishment, alteration, extension, and fit-out projects on schemes typically ranging from £2m to £30m, but with some far in excess of this.
  3. Contract Administration and Employer’s Agent Role
  4. Enhance TFT’s service offering for project delivery
  5. Good working knowledge of key JCT contracts, including experience in contractual issues such as extension of time, loss and expense claims etc.
  6. Building new business to support strategic growth objectives by securing repeat business through successful project delivery.

Performance criteria

  1. MRICS or MAPM qualified ideally from a Building Surveying or technical background (Architecture or Engineering for example)
  2. Strong relevant track record in project delivery (with large degree of autonomy)
  3. Ability to meet and exceed fee targets
  4. Building client relationships with positive outcomes
  5. Leading project teams and building trust

Skills and behaviour

  1. Business focussed
  2. Sought out by existing clients for repeat business
  3. Socially adept and networks at business development events
  4. Confident, client facing communicator both verbally and in writing
  5. Able to manage and lead others and project team
  6. Lateral mindedness – able to think creatively to develop the brief, assemble the team and drive them through the feasibility, outline, detailed and final proposals stages of the design.
  7. Organised and able to manage multiple key project issues to ensure projects remain on track.
  8. Commercially driven
  9. Comfortable as the key client contact for each project
  10. Must be a positive team player but able to work independently

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive salary and car allowance. Flexible & hybrid working.
  • Rewarding career with excellent career opportunities. We create personalised career development plans and promotion is based on performance and not time served.
  • Fee Plus bonus scheme, mobile phone & laptop, Personal Accident cover, Private Health Care (after 6 months), Life Assurance, 25 days holiday, annual wellbeing and volunteering day. Company pension scheme after 3 months.
  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle scheme on completion of probationary period.

We are BCorp Certified!

As TFT’s impact on the world has grown with the size of our business and the scale of our client services, we are determined that our future growth continues to be positive and sustainable. B Corp certification enables us to do just that, by recognising the highest standards of social and environmental performance and aligning our ongoing efforts with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.


At TFT we don’t aim to tick boxes and count numbers and percentages, we create an environment where anyone, from any background and life experience, can do their best work. We empower you to bring your full, authentic self to work. We are diverse by nature and inclusive by choice.

If you’re driven to perform, you’ll fit right in, we approach work fearlessly, learn quickly and improve constantly. A bright idea can come from anyone. We believe diversity drives innovation.

Our approach to diversity, equity and inclusion is simple – we welcome everyone. We wouldn’t approach a building survey in a one-dimensional way, so we don’t our people.

About TFT

TFT is the leading independent firm of Development, Built Asset & Engineering and Sustainability consultants. We place the wellbeing of people and the performance of buildings at the heart of everything we do.

We’re proud of our reputation for integrity and delivering work of the highest quality, blended with commercial pragmatism. We offer a strong track record across all commercial property sectors, advising investors, developers, occupiers and owners on maximising best property asset values. Diversity and strength in depth is important to us. Whether it be a technical thought leader with a career’s experience – or a recently qualified rising star – in today’s risk averse world you need people on your side with a reputation for diligence, transparency, intellect and commercial insight. Clients see TFT as large enough to provide the expertise and resources to get the best from their portfolios, and small enough for it to matter personally.

We have over 180 partners and employees operating from a network of offices in Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Cardiff, Dublin, Edinburgh, Guildford, London, Manchester, Leeds and Southampton.

TFT is passionate about people development and will provide you with excellent and progressive career opportunities and sponsored learning.

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