Senior Project Manager (Education Sector)

Are you a seasoned project manager with a deep experience in education sector projects and a strong understanding of preconstruction and construction stages? If so, we invite you to consider this exciting opportunity with Reds10.

We are an award-winning vertically integrated Offsite Construction specialist and an innovative force in the construction industry, driven by our purpose to help everyone live, learn, and thrive in amazing spaces. This goes beyond mere projects; we're passionate about creating positive impacts for our people, our business, our clients, their customers, and the communities where we live and work.

As a part of our vibrant culture, we encourage our people to be ‘Straightforward’, conveying information clearly and concisely. We value ‘Personable’ individuals who can build trust at all levels internally and externally. Our team is ‘Agile’, capable of swift problem-solving and innovation. We are ‘Restless’, continuously seeking improvement and development. And above all, we are ‘SMART’, goal-oriented and capable of multi-tasking efficiently. If these values resonate with you, we'd love to hear from you.

Your role

Based in our London HQ with required visits to various locations, you will operate as the Senior Project Manager for education sector projects. This role is client-facing, requiring effective leadership to manage relationships and ensure timely, high-quality outcomes.

You will oversee the preconstruction process from RIBA Stage 2 to 4, lead the planning process, engage with various external stakeholders, and negotiate the contract sum with the client. During construction, you will be responsible for maintaining client relationships, administering contracts, and providing support to the site manager.

  • Act as the main point of contact to the client and their advisors on the project
  • Oversee the preconstruction process from RIBA Stage 2 to RIBA Stage 4
  • Lead client and design team meetings. Understand the client brief and budget. Lead the external design team to develop a design that aligns with the client’s brief and budget
  • Negotiate fees with external consultants. Manage change control during preconstruction in accordance with the Reds10 process. Coordinate with the Reds10 Commercial Manager to update project cost plans and internal Reds10 project budgets
  • Coordinate with the Reds10 Commercial Manager to develop the construction procurement strategy, build the contract sum, and procure the construction phase, in accordance with the Reds10 process
  • Lead the Reds10 external consultant teams to prepare and achieve planning permission for the project, including discharging planning conditions

In addition to your project-focused tasks, you will also have the opportunity to work on bids and take on line management responsibilities, furthering your growth and career progression within Reds10.

Help us create a future where everyone can live, learn, and thrive in amazing spaces. Apply today to become our Senior Project Manager for Education Sector Projects. 



What can you expect from us?

  • A competitive salary with regular performance reviews.
  • 25 days of holiday.
  • Full access to internal and external training and development opportunities.
  • Monthly team socials.
  • Regular team events, including summer and Christmas celebrations.
  • Life assurance coverage of 4 times your salary.
  • Enhanced benefits after successful completion of probation: including enhanced pension contributions, private medical with BUPA, medical cash plan, cycle to work scheme, professional fees reimbursement, company sick pay scheme, and enhanced maternity and paternity pay (once eligible).

What we expect from you

We value individuals who embody our core principles - straightforward, personable, agile, restless, and smart. An exceptional candidate will be an experienced, commercially savvy project manager, comfortable in a client-facing role. You should be adept at managing preconstruction processes, overseeing planning, and cultivating relationships with various external stakeholders.


Key skills

  • Degree in Construction Management, Project Management, or related discipline/ or equivalent work experience
  • Member of APM/RICS/CIOB or equivalent professional organisation, or actively working towards membership
  • Established senior project professional, having worked as either a Project Manager at a consultancy, or as a Preconstruction Manager at a contractor. Construction Manager’s with strong preconstruction experience will also be considered, as will individuals from a client background
  • Experience of working throughout all project stages from inception through to the end of defects period




Head Office

129-130 Metal Box Factory
30 Great Guildford Street




To apply, please submit your CV to or speak to our recruitment lead Chris Bennett.

We eagerly await the chance to review your application and discuss how you can contribute to our team.

Reds10 is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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