Senior Project Manager

Dependent on experience
Full Time

The Role


A Senior Project Manager is an essential member of the Muse development team who will take full ownership for the delivery of projects and report directly into a Project Director.

Being a Senior Project Manager for Muse is exciting, rewarding and challenging. A Senior Project Manager for is dynamic, intelligent, driven and has a passion for creating high quality, sustainable places. The ability to get on with people and successfully lead a team is essential.

A Senior Project Manager will work closely with the Project Director, Development Managers / Directors and New Homes Team to ensure the successful delivery of projects and continued growth of the business throughout the North West.

Experience in delivery of mixed use regeneration schemes is required and demonstrating the personal qualities set out below are essential.



The responsibilities for a Senior Project Manager are wide ranging taking responsibility for individual projects but reporting to the Project Director who would have overall responsibility for delivery of the development. Exact responsibilities will change dependent on the specific requirements of a project including:-

  • Preparation of bids for new developments.
  • Procurement and appointment of consultant team.
  • Agreement and management of consultant fees including authorising payment in accordance with agreed cashflows / approvals.
  • Establishing a client brief.
  • Manage design and procurement programme and relevant approvals.
  • Manage development budget ensuring the project proceeds within agreed costs.
  • Negotiation of third-party agreements, agreement for lease and funding agreements.
  • Ensure neighbourly matters (rights to light, party walls etc) are understood and progressed as required.
  • Manage procurement and delivery of any surveys and investigations needed.
  • Assist in marketing and branding of the development.
  • Ensure delivery in accordance with Muse protocols and gateway approvals.
  • Manage the procurement of main contractors and production of building contract documentation.
  • Procure the required insurances for the development.
  • Manage the approvals process to allow a start on site in accordance with Muse protocols.
  • Manage and monitor construction cashflow.
  • Attend site regularly and monitor construction quality and compliance with Muse’s brief.
  • Authorise payments under the building contract, drawdowns under funding agreements and manage cashflow expenditure.
  • Manage the completion and handover process.
  • Manage completion of any snagging / defects.
  • Provide progress reports for Muse board meetings and forecasts.
  • Attend and contribute to regular scheme reviews and quarterly forecast meetings.
  • Ensure lessons learnt from projects are shared with Muse colleagues.
  • Develop key relationships with partners and the regional property / construction market.
  • Build an understanding of general market conditions, challenges and trends and share with the Muse team.
  • Consider areas where Muse can innovate, carry out research and development and challenge our ways of working and procedures.


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