Luminate Education Group

Construction Project Manager (Fixed-Term) (LUM540/990)

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£37,525 pa - £44,789 pa (based on experience and knowledge)
01 Mar 2024
17 Mar 2024
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

About the Role

This is a two-year contract role.

Working in a fast-paced office, you will be responsible for the delivery of capital & large revenue projects and support the creation of the initial brief, the construction phase to practical completion, and the final account stage. You will act as the key point of contact for all members of a construction project (engineers, architects, construction team) with the support and assistance of Capital Project Leads. You will establish and coordinate the formal and informal communication structure and procedures for the construction process. Prepare project execution plans and project initiation documents (PEP and PIDs).

What You Will Do

  • You will obtain permits and licenses from appropriate authorities and ensure all building projects comply with requirements in connection to planning permission, Building Regulations, CDM Regulations and all relevant health and safety considerations.
  • Engage colleagues in the Property and Maintenance Team so that they are appropriately informed and ensure that record drawings, Health and Safety files and operation and maintenance manuals are available at the completion of every project.
  • Participate in formal post-project reviews to establish the extent to which schemes have met their stated objectives, have been delivered in accordance with the agreed brief, have addressed internal stakeholders’ realistic expectations, and that future lessons learned have been identified.

About You

  • Degree or equivalent qualification or demonstrable experience.
  • Literacy and Numeracy at minimum Level 2.
  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role delivering projects from inception to completion.
  • Experience of or understanding of standard forms of building/engineering contracts.
  • Experience of the procurement and management of external consultant services.


There are plenty of benefits available to our staff members, here are just a few:

  • Annual leave entitlement - If you work full time, you'll get at least 27 days holiday plus bank holidays and up to 5 discretionary closure days at Christmas (pro rata for part time staff).
    • Support Staff 27 days (increasing to 32 days after 5 years service)
    • Academic 37 days
    • Senior Management 37 days
  • Generous Pension schemes
    • Teachers’ Pension Scheme 
    • Local Government Pension Scheme 
  • Memberships and discounts - employees can sign up to various membership cards and discount schemes such as TOTUM card (formerly NUS card). 
  • Travel and commuting - discounted travel available through Metro card, Northern Rail, First Bus, Arriva Bus and Cycle to work schemes.
  • Learning and development opportunities -  including staff development days
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Flexible and hybrid working opportunities - this will vary depending on role requirements

About Us

Leeds City College is one of the largest further education institutions in the country and is one of the biggest providers of apprenticeships regionally. 

We provide a vibrant and diverse learning environment, delivering excellent and innovative education which is supportive, inspiring and life changing. Leeds City College’s values put students first and are at the heart of everything the college does.

We are committed to lifelong learning and investing in our staff. You’ll have access to a broad variety of training and professional development designed to help you continually develop and grow. We offer a wide range of job vacancies, and our large size means there are always exciting opportunities to progress.

Join us on the journey to being the best that we can collectively be for our students, apprentices, staff and our stakeholders.


At Luminate Education Group we are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our students including children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow the Safer Recruitment requirements and best practice as set out within Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance. All successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory pre-employment checks which include an enhanced DBS check, online checks and must have two satisfactory references. Please be aware that it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children.


We recognise, value and champion diversity & Inclusion. As we engage with a diverse student population we want to ensure we reflect that in our staff population too. For us diversity is about building happy teams, full of people that want to learn and be inspired by each other, by our different experiences and backgrounds. It is important to us that both staff and students achieve their full potential. Diversity is important to us, but inclusion is equally, if not more important. It’s not just about having the representation but also providing the people we recruit with opportunities and valuing everyone’s contributions and perspectives.

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.

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