Senior Project Manager (Laboratories) | Urban & Civic | Cambridge





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Senior Project Manager | Laboratories  | Wellcome Genome Campus, Cambridge | Urban & Civic

Macdonald & Company are delighted to be exclusively working with Urban & Civic on an exciting opportunity on Wellcome Genome Campus Hinxton in Cambridgeshire.

The Company 

Urban&Civic are wholly owned by Wellcome and delivering Wellcome Genome Campus (the Campus)  on their behalf.
Wellcome’s ambition for the Campus is to create an expanded science community, providing opportunity to live, work, learn and play in the most exceptional, stimulating and sustainable environment. The Wellcome Trust has committed to invest heavily to ensure the Wellcome Genome Campus can not only attract new bio-science companies to the campus but will also cement and forge its operations as leading best-in-class research campus for biodata and life sciences.
The first Gateway Buildings will be a landmark building for the scheme and exemplify the quality of product we want to bring to the market. The brief includes:
  • Incubator / Accelerator Space
  • CL2 Laboratories
  • Write-up space
  • Pub / café area
  • Basement
  • BREEAM, WELL, WiredScore and potentially others to the highest standards
  • Connection to a pedestrian/cycle bridge over the highway
The Role 

Working as part of a collaborative development and delivery team the Senior Project Manager will be tasked  initially with delivering the first Gateway Research and Translation building .

Responsibilities will include:
  • Procure & manage the consultant teams
  • Manage all aspects the technical design
  • Create and manage the project programme
  • Lead financial controls including formulating workstream cash flows
  • Contract Tender award and administration
  • Monitor construction activities
  • Provide accurate records and reporting
  • Lead junior members of the team
  • Manage H&S and Risk policies
  • Help ensure quality standards
  • Provide technical support and input to the development & planning team
The Candidate

Previous Experience:
  • Client and/or construction side delivery of laboratories including MEP and Structures
  • Represented a leading UK developer, consultancy, contractor or occupier in a Project Management capacity
  • Delivery of BREEAM, WELL and NABERS to a high market leading standard
  • Degree level academic qualification and professional body membership in a related field
  • At least 10 years PQE
  • Be a skilled communicator and stakeholder manager considered to be technical proficient, offering robust guidance and support

To Apply 

To apply email your CV  to  Steve Johnson on the details below or request a time for a confidential, opening conversation to discuss the role in detail.

All direct and third-party applications will be forwarded to Macdonald & Company for review.

T:  07814031466


Managing Director, Global Logistics Developer

We needed to make a number of senior appointments throughout the year and having briefed Steve on our requirements he diligently presented a series of shortlists that enabled us to appoint with confidence. He is clearly well connected and understands the sector but also took care to identify people that reflected our culture and values. I would highly recommend using Steve for your recruitment practices.

Steve Johnson


Steven Johnson


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