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Project Manager (Global)



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London, UK
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023
Inspired Education is the leading global group of premium schools, with a portfolio of over 100 premium private schools spanning six continents which utilise proven educational practices from every corner of the globe, ensuring over 80,000 students receive a world-class learning experience from Kindergarten to Year 13. In addition, we are delighted to be recognised in the top 10 highest value private companies in the UK by Beauhurst.

In over 24 countries, Inspired schools are individually developed and anchored in the vibrant cultures of their respective locations. They collectively form an international family of schools that nurtures each student's academic and personal development in a progressive, dynamic, and innovative learning environment.

By joining our award-winning team of over 12,000 employees, you can work in state-of-the-art facilities alongside industry-renowned educators and leaders in some of the world's most desirable locations. We invest heavily in our team members who enjoy industry-leading professional development, exceptional career opportunities, and mobility across our group.


Reporting to the Global Head of Projects, the HO Inspired Project Manager, will assist with the management of delivery of our global projects. This role requires a strong leader with a track record of delivering varied-scale construction projects within budget and on time. The successful candidate will be expected to manage a team of professionals and subcontractors in various regions to ensure the highest quality of workmanship is delivered to international standards of excellence.


  • Develop and execute a comprehensive project plan that includes project timelines, budget, resources, and deliverables.
  • Oversee the project team where required, including architects, engineers, contractors, and subcontractors, to ensure project milestones are met.
  • Oversee the details relating to the tendering process for capital projects over a range of budget and size ($100k to $50M)
  • Work closely with the quantity surveyors and our internal Commercial Manager to control project costs, including contractor variations to ensure the project is delivered within budget.
  • Manage the construction schedule, ensuring that all work is completed on time and that any delays are identified and addressed promptly.
  • Ensure compliance with all building regulations, including health and safety requirements.
  • Develop and Manage project risk register and develop contingency plans to minimise any potential issues.
  • Act as the primary point of contact for Head office, providing regular updates on project progress and addressing any concerns.
  • Foster a collaborative work environment, promoting teamwork and communication among project stakeholders.
  • Ensure all project documentation is complete and up-to-date, including contracts, change orders, and project reports.
  • Work with regional PMs to establish priorities for the region and agree on scope of works to execute each year- within 5-year execution plan
  • Share best practice with other regional Project Managers to ensure delivery at the highest possible standard.
  • Manage Value Engineering processes and ensure that the design and other schedules are met to avoid delays.
  • Manage the full critical path for project delivery and retain ownership of stage gates.
  • Establish best practice reporting and systems of working; dashboards, weekly reports, monthly reports – tracking progress etc


  • International Project experience highly desirable
  • Bachelor's degree in construction or project management, engineering, or a related field. or an equivalent qualification such as NVQ Level 6 in project management. OR
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in project management in the construction industry.
  • Experience managing large-scale construction projects, preferably some in the education sector.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire team members.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage project budgets and schedules, ensuring projects are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Thorough knowledge of construction best practices, build sequence, and regulations.
  • Experience working with project management software like MS Project, ASTA or Primavera.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with various stakeholders, including clients, architects, engineers, contractors, and subcontractors.
  • RICS/CIOB or other project management certification is a plus.

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