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Store Development Project Manager/ Building Surveyor

Posted 22 August by Halfords Featured Ended

Things are moving pretty fast here at Halfords!  Have you got the pace, experience and career aspiration to move with us?

Halfords are currently undergoing a major store investment programme and as a result are offering an excellent opportunity for an experienced retail Project Manager/Building Surveyorto join the ‘Store Development’ team and develop their career within a dynamic, fast-moving and highly successful retail environment.  


Reporting directly to the ‘Head of Store Development’, your key responsibilities will include:

•Project management and delivery of the following project types from inception to completion:

oStore ‘Downsizes’ – Reducing footprint of trading stores in situ

oStore ‘Relocations’ – Relocating stores to new units

oStore ‘Refurbishment’ – Refurbishment of existing trading stores

•Accountability for annual budget spends - £100-£500k per store / Annual accountability c£4-5m

•As part of the above the successful candidate will be accountable for all key activities involved in the project delivery, inclusive of site surveys, scoping visits, cost estimates / management (in conjunction with partnering cost management consultant), value engineering, project tenders, management of core contractors / equipment suppliers, on site project management & H&S.

•Supporting the ‘Property Team’ with new site enquires the successful application will be expected to prepare construction documentation to support the ‘Agreement for Lease’.  Key activities include conducting / commissioning building surveys, carrying out specification negotiations, preparing construction specifications and compiling relevant construction drawings to support the AFL.

•Programme management of dilapidation roll out works such as roof and cladding repair schemes – inclusive of all required surveys, tendering and programming activities and general on site project management

•Supporting with delivery of store minor works activity 

•Overall delivery of projects on time, to required standards and budget

•Ownership and management of the key development programme for the ‘Head of Store Development’ inclusive of major projects, refurbishments, dilapidations, minor works and other roll out activity.

•Supporting with development and delivery of new store concepts as and when the programme dictates, both specification and construction activities

•Supporting with on-going value engineering activities to help drive down project costs, playing a key role in negotiations with supply base.

The position is field based, predominantly central and east locality, however the candidate will be required to travel to other UK locations should programme dictate.

Reference: 33019840

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