Trainee Project Manager, Jobs, 49495
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Trainee Project Manager

  • Salary: Competitive plus benefits
  • Type of work: Permanent
  • Location: Glasgow
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About the role

We’re looking for a new Trainee Group Estates Project Manager to deliver a range of capital works projects across the Group’s portfolio.

What we offer

  • 33 days’ annual leave
  • Flexible leave
  • Generous employee discounts
  • Private healthcare
  • Workplace pension
  • …and much more


Full time: Monday – Friday, 8.30am – 5pm (30 minutes for lunch)


The role is based in our Hillington Head Office. However, it will also require travel to all areas of Scotland and England.

About the role

Working within the Estates Projects team and reporting to the Head of Projects, the Trainee Project Manager will be responsible for assisting the scoping and delivery of a range of capital works projects across the Group's portfolio – from small refurb projects in showrooms, workshops and valet buildings, to major refit projects and new builds.

The Trainee Project Manager will assist with the management and co-ordination of input from our Consultant Design team members for projects and will liaise with multiple stakeholders within the Group.

The ideal candidate will be extremely organised and IT literate. Some experience of project / facilities management, sustainability initiatives and / or electric vehicle charging installation would be advantageous but not essential.

Most of all, we are looking for an individual who has bags of enthusiasm and excellent communication skills.

Day-to-day duties

  • Scoping up works for new projects and developing project proposals for approval and tender.
  • Setting up and appointing Design teams, while managing and co-ordinating their input to ensure that programme dates are achieved.
  • Working with the Commercial team to ensure the appropriate selection and appointment of contractors.
  • Reviewing the progress and quality of on-site work.
  • Preparation of regular project progress reports.
  • Ensuring compliance with CDM regulations.

Essential skills

  • Good experience of client-side construction project management
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • An 'informed client' understanding of construction methods and materials
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and run multiple projects simultaneously
  • Capable of working in a demand-driven environment

Full training on ACA project procedures and software management systems will be provided.

Arnold Clark is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We strive to create an environment where collaboration, unique perspectives and multiple approaches are celebrated. We care about our employees and our communities, we nurture talent and encourage ambition, and we are passionate about people who take pride in their work. Our employees are at the heart of everything we do – diverse in our make-up, united in our goals. To find out more about Life at Arnold Clark, visit our website.

Employment within the Arnold Clark Group is offered subject to satisfactory reference and disclosure checks.


Every Arnold Clark employee is entitled to a wide range of benefits, including:

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Discount on new and used vehicles

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Contributory pension scheme

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Private medical insurance

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Life assurance