Construction Project Delivery Manager, South West in Sheffield

About The... The Property Project Delivery Manager, South will operate across locations from Sheffield to Brighton, providing professional leadership and direction to the project delivery team on new stores, fresh look...

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About The Role

The Property Project Delivery Manager, South will operate across locations from Sheffield to Brighton, providing professional leadership and direction to the project delivery team on new stores, fresh look refurbishments, modular, petrol filling stations, extensions, regional distribution and manufacturing, third party retail schemes and special bespoke projects. 

The Manager will lead the team to deliver quality projects, on time and within budget while adhering to the core values and governance of Morrisons. 

This is an amazing opportunity for a professional who is comfortable working across a large geographical area; overnight stays and travel will be frequent.

It would be preferable for applicants to reside in the South West, in areas such as Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire, Dorset, Cornwall, Devon or Hampshire, due to the travel requirements in this role.

A car driver with a full licence is required.

This is a permanent full time position which benefits from a ‘4 day working week’.


  • Deliver Morrison’s mission statement to improve the shopping experience to customers through ease of shop and improved product quality and availability

  • Effectively organise and implement extensions to existing buildings where complex solutions are required to maintain existing trading patterns; maintain an appropriate environment for colleagues working in store and customers

  • Scope projects; develop programmes and establish governance for reporting to ensure stakeholders and project teams clearly understand expectations of both programmes and their responsibilities therein.

  • Recruit and deploy internal and external stakeholder resources, in conjunction with procurement, to deliver successful projects

  • Lead and motivate the project teams, providing technical support to team on construction queries, store design and equipment specifications

  • Attend regular Design Team and Site meetings to monitor progress of the works, whilst upholding the interest of Morrisons and promote industry best practice across the team.

  • Direct and review architects procedures in developing planning applications that meet statutory governance for retail, Logistics and Manufacturing

  • Assure the technical drawings for off-site highway works and Section 278 ; that the design team comply with CDM legal requirements and that agreements are in place to allow works to complete in line with plan

  • Prepare construction reports for Property Services Director and Senior Construction Project Manager when required

About You


  • A construction related qualification to degree level and/or, membership of a recognised construction professional body (Such as RICS/CIOB)

  • Significant experience within Retail related industry with knowledge or a background within construction , building services, refrigeration, electrical and mechanical (desirable)

  • A proven track record of delivering Construction projects, preferably within retail, logistics and manufacturing businesses

  • A general understanding of building, planning and highway legislation and procedure , Health and Safety

  • Demonstrate the technical ability to promote a common purpose across diverse professional teams

  • Experience of working in a fast paced environment, adaptive to change

  • Tenacious approach, does not let setbacks detract from a positive approach

  • Computer literate, with analytical skills -  we use G Suite

About The Company

We design, build, develop and maintain all of our properties across the UK from our supermarkets and manufacturing sites to our distribution centres and Head Office.

Driving a variety of exciting property projects, we aim to provide the best shopping experience to our customers and great working environments for our colleagues.

From architectural design, construction and maintenance to project and asset management, we focus on quality and getting every detail just right. Constantly looking to do things even better, we listen to our customers to make their shopping trips easier and work closely with our colleagues to deliver hundreds of store refits every year.

The pace is fast. The projects are varied. And as we rebuild and strengthen our business, we’re creating all kinds of roles at every level for quantity surveyors, energy specialists, location planning analysts, property managers and more.

Our aim to offer more of what matters extends to our employees too. Join us and you can expect to enjoy great career prospects and a very competitive pay and benefits package. In addition to an attractive salary, we offer a discount card for you and two for friends or family members giving you 10% off your shopping in Morrisons. We also offer company share options, a highly competitive pension scheme, Life Assurance and more besides.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
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