Mercedes-Benz Retail Group is the UK's largest official retailer of new and used Mercedes-Benz cars. Our expertise, which comes from being an official manufacturer-owned dealer group, allows us to deliver the very best service to our customers; something we take great pride in. We’re recruiting a Site Development Manager (FTC) to join the Corporate Real Estate Department on a fixed term basis to support with a range of exciting retail projects which aim to help provide modern environments for our customers, colleagues and cars alike.
Position: Site Development Manager (Circa 15 months Fixed Term Contract)
Location: Milton Keynes
Job Type: Full Time, Fixed Term Contract - 15 months
Salary: Circa £50,000
Benefits: As well as an excellent salary, and a bonus structure that rewards personal and business success, you’ll be able to drive your own Mercedes-Benz through our Employee Car Ownership Scheme. You’ll also be able to take advantage of great medical insurance options, our excellent retirement plan, and choose from a range of additional flexible benefits that include gym memberships, the option to buy additional annual leave, and many more. What’s more, you’ll have access to market-leading professional and personal development opportunities.
About the role:
This challenging, responsible role will cover all aspects of in-house construction project management with a real focus on the delivery of projects on time and within budget, whilst operating within a corporate environment and meeting the operational needs of a retail business. Based in Milton Keynes, you will report to the Group Development Manager and liaise closely with Legal, Operations, Procurement and Finance teams. You’ll have a real impact on driving and supporting our ongoing investment in our retail network.
You’ll manage the day to day construction project matters with a focus on controlling the construction project process from inception to operation and in line with CRE investment strategies whilst being responsible for the design and construction teams throughout. You’ll apply your expertise to create operational project briefs, working closely with senior management and the retail market area teams to ensure we reflect current and future business aspirations and achieve relevant approvals, including those needed from our Network Operations team. You’ll report on progress and control the change process, regularly providing reports and issuing copies of the programme, cash-flow and change order documentation to the Group Development Manager, CRE Director and other key stakeholders as needed.
- Experience in a similar role
- Degree educated and a qualified member of a property related Professional Body (surveyor, engineer, architect, project manager)
- Demonstrable experience in a commercial environment at a senior level
- Demonstrate experience in managing professional teams of consultants and capable of clear strategic thought and resolving complex business issues
- Negotiation and Leadership skills
- The position relies upon problem solving and crisis management so an ability to ‘think outside the box’ is required in order to respond quickly to issues
- An ability to carry out top level financial appraisals is essential along with first class Excel and PowerPoint skills
- Must be experienced in MS Outlook
You may have experience of the following: Project Manager, Site Development Manager, Site Manager, Project Management, Construction Project Manager, Surveyor, Engineer, Architect, Building Management, Operations Manager, Construction, RICS, RIBA, Quantity Surveyor, Building Manager, Construction Manager, etc.
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