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Senior project manager – contract
at BDP

BDP is looking for a senior project manager with NEC contractural experience to join its team in London.

Role: senior project manager – NEC contracts
Locations: London, Clerkenwell and Millbank
Hours: Mon – Fri 9am to 5:30pm
Contract: full time, permanent
Salary: £35k to £50k p.a. depending on skills, qualifications and experience plus BDP Benefits

BDP require a senior project manager to play a key role within its multi-disciplinary design team for the restoration and refurbishment of a prestigious historic building in central London. The role will be to support the project management team in delivering the project through all the design stages and to ensure that all contractual obligations are met.

The role comprises of contract administration duties and coordination of the BDP reporting to the employer including:

  • normal NEC3 PSC contract admin of head contract with employer
  • normal NEC3 admin of sub-consultants head contract with employer
  • coordinating the project reporting calendar and contributions for monthly principals, commercial and workstream reports
  • liaising with team and planners to co-ordinate the bi-weekly programme reporting
  • assign action associated with incoming contractual correspondence to BDP directors and task leads
  • attendance of reporting and contract administration meetings with client and sub-consultants
  • assisting with assembly of sub consultancies of task-orders
  • liaise with BDP directors and task leads to monitor the completion of BDP contractual deliverables to time
  • monitor progress of the works with the team and manage the contractual close-out of task orders
  • contribute to risk registers
  • support the process of negotiating and agreeing changes (EWNs, CEs etc)
  • assisting with assembly of sub consultancies
  • operation of the Conject portal
  • at times of priority, assist the wider design management and commercial team as required with applications, proposals and submissions
  • coordinate and contribute to responses to employers queries on reporting, commercial matters
  • general support to the BDP core team


  • previous NEC contract experience as a contract administrator or named NEC project manager
  • detailed working knowledge and demonstrable experience of NEC3 PSC
  • change management and compensation event experience
  • MS Office, Word, Excel, Project and Conject (essential), Primavera P6 (preferable)
  • data environments/portals Conject, ACONEX, Newforma, Sharepoint
  • design team experience preferable
  • high standards of numerical/analytical skills
  • concise, clear and accurate written and verbal communications
  • collaborative team contributor
  • this role is open to applicants from a wide range of professional backgrounds
  • wider experience of the commercial and management of design commissions would be advantageous but not essential

Additional requirement

Please note that due to the sensitivity of the project all successful candidates will be asked to complete a baseline personnel security standard pre-employment check (BPSS) and will be required to undergo various checks including identity, right to work; three years’ UK
employment/education history and criminal record.

If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

About us

BDP is a major international interdisciplinary practice of architects, engineers and designers working together to create outstanding ‘places for people’. Founded in Preston in the UK in 1961, we now have studios across the UK, Ireland, Netherlands, the MENA region, India, Singapore and Canada.

BDP has a leading track record in all major sectors and has over 1000 awards for design quality.

BDP offers

In return, BDP offers a great opportunity for your personal development with exposure to the full range of BDP’s skills and expertise, as well as an attractive remuneration package that includes a competitive salary, flexible pension allowance, private medical insurance, contribution towards professional subscriptions, a great working environment and excellent prospects for career advancement.

To apply

Please click here to apply and you will then be redirected directly to our vacancies page on our website. Please ensure that you complete the online application form and attach a cover note and CV to the application. Please include an indication of your salary expectations and notice period in your cover note.

BDP is an equal opportunity employer.

No agencies or third party applications please.

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