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Residential Project Manager

Posted: 6 Nov 2019 Closes: 5 Jan 2020
London Circa £70,000 per annum
Fixed term & Full time 761BR_1573046761

Residential Project Manager
Circa £70,000 per annum
Fixed term contract - 2 years
Flexible working considered
Closing date: 24th November
Are you an experienced and organised project manager looking for your next opportunity?

We're a global charitable foundation, both politically and financially independent. We support scientists and researchers, take on big problems, fuel imaginations and spark debate. Our funding supports over 14,000 people in more than 70 countries. In the next five years, we aim to spend up to £5 billion helping thousands of curious, passionate people all over the world explore ideas in science, population health, medical innovation, the humanities and social sciences and public engagement.

We have a £26 billion investment portfolio which funds all the work we do. This portfolio is managed by our investment team which is the sole provider of the income for the Trust. Within the investments team at Wellcome we have a £1.2bn residential property portfolio which requires regular refurbishments. We are also undertaking several large projects which will last for at least two years.
As a result we are now looking for an experienced project manager on a 2-year fixed term contract to take responsibility for the delivery of our residential refurbishment projects.
In this role you will:

Oversee our external project managers' successful delivery of all our residential property refurbishments to time, quality and budget.
Implement appropriate risk registers and effective risk management measures
Ensure compliance with regulatory frameworks
Communicate progress and any changes or decisions to the relevant stakeholders
Ensure all documentation Is in place and compliant
Review and approve licence applications from leaseholders and recommended by the managing agents

To be successful in this role you will have a proven track record of successfully leading complex residential refurbishment programmes from inception to completion and managing external teams, preferably in London. You will also be educated to degree level in a relevant area or hold a professional qualification such as RICS/RIBA.
To apply for the role please submit your up to date CV along with a cover letter of no more than one page outlining your motivations for applying for this role.
Diversity and Inclusion is a priority at Wellcome. We are committed to cultivating a fair and healthy environment, where everyone can be themselves and thrive. We are happy to discuss flexible working options for all roles. We work to ensure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible to everyone. This includes making adjustments for people who have a disability or long-term condition. If you would like us to make adjustments during the application process, please contact us at


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