Project Manager, Estates x 2

Closing date

12 August 2018




Buildings & Estates

Required hours

Full Time


All three sites


£45,002 - £50,306 per annum

The Royal College of Art is the UK’s only entirely postgraduate art and design university. In 2017/18 the College has some 2,000 students registered for MA, MRes, MPhil and PhD degrees and over 400 full- and part-time academic, technical and administrative staff.

The College is located on three sites in central London, in Kensington, Battersea and White City. In 2016 the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced an unprecedented £54 million grant to support a major expansion at Battersea to create a flagship innovation campus, housing new research centres, knowledge exchange labs and additional space for the College’s highly successful business incubator, InnovationRCA. 

Reporting to the Head of Capital Projects, you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of various Capital and Minor Works projects. You will ensure the project deliverables are achieved to the agreed time, cost and quality standards. The main duties and responsibilities for the posts will be split across three categories, which are Project Planning & Development, Project Delivery, and Project Handover & Occupation. The daily tasks will range from coordinating all necessary procurement activities, engaging with key internal and external stakeholders, to making sure there is compliance with all relevant Health and Safety Legislations, and monitoring consultants/contractors. For further details, please view the full job description.  

It is essential that the successful candidates have extensive project management experience. Along with experience in procurement and tendering, contract management and budget management. The successful candidates will have strong interpersonal, communication and influencing skills, and the ability to multi-task when dealing with conflicting, time-sensitive demands. Furthermore, it is fundamental that the successful candidates have working knowledge and experience of using Microsoft Office programmes, Google Docs, and databases.

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The Royal College of Art is committed to equal opportunities for all and is a Two Ticks employer & Stonewall Diversity Champion. The College particularly welcomes applications from all sections of the community and would particularly encourage members of minority groups to apply.  

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