Package Manager


Portview is a world class company. We deliver beautiful interior fit-out projects for the world’s top brands, combining style and substance to achieve The Perfect Fit. We are experiencing a significant increase in demand for our unique service, and to meet this requirement, we are now recruiting for a Package Manager. If you are a skilled construction professional looking for a new, challenging and high profile career move, then this may be the opportunity for you.


At the beginning of a project, you will assist the commercial team in selecting appropriate subcontractors to deliver the project requirements. Post selection, you will work closely with the inhouse design team ensuring the preconstruction information requirements of the subcontractor are clearly set out, aligned with the construction programme and integrated with all interfacing elements. You will stay involved through the submittals and sampling process ensuring all approvals are in place prior to anything going into production or installation on site. During the construction phase you will maintain a relationship with the subcontractor delivery team ensuring their work is sequenced and aligned with the construction programme.
You will integrate the subcontractor to the workings of the site and provide updates on quality and progress through the duration of the project.
Travel to site is essential for this role

Oversee subcontractor design progress against schedule and budget
Work closely with the inhouse design department ensuring all subcontractor design is implemented and coordinated with live information
Implement corrective measures for identified or potential issues
Coordinate and monitor status of subcontractor information and provide regular updates to the project team
Programme and document the release of subcontractor design and technical submittals
Facilitate resolving design / installation issues with subcontractor
Act as primary contact for all subcontractor work packages
Identify and timely communicate changes and deviations from the original bid with the Project Manager and recommend course of action for own packages
Lead a multi-discipline support team
Discuss technical requirements and quality issues with vendors and subcontractors in accordance with contractual requirements
Attend factory acceptance testing, inspection, construction and installation activities
Initiate technical constructability and installation ability reviews related to own packages
Assist designer on special research and technical projects
Ensure technical resources are managed effectively by working with the Program Manager and Project Manager to co-ordinate design resource
Ensure required quality checking/approval procedures are carried out
Ensure consistency with the other programme areas where appropriate
Escalate any potential issues to Design Department and / or Contracts Manager before they become problems, and work with them to resolve
Embrace the importance of Health & Safety in all circumstances and lead by example
Ensure technical deliverables are produced within the required timescales, costs are properly managed, change is tightly controlled and scope properly managed
Ensure relevant stakeholders are involved in design and the operational requirements are integrated into designs
Providing a pro-active input in trying to solve the design issues encountered as the design / project progresses rather than simply referring it back to the relevant member of the Client design team for them to solve
Trying to ensure a workable solution is presented at the time the problem is raised as this aid in making quick decisions and minimising impact on the programme
Anticipate possible problems and issues and have suggested solutions in place to mitigate their effects on the contract
Analysis with contracts teams after project completion to see what problems occurred and how they may be mitigated or minimised in the future
Development of subcontractor and supplier database and feedback on any continually poor performing sub-contractors


  • A proven track record in a similar role
  • Experience managing subcontractor supply chain
  • Degree, or equivalent, in architecture, construction management, construction project management, design management or architectural technology.
  • Experience of Construction/Fit-Out industry
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office software
  • Ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Strong attention to detail and strong problem solving ability.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build relationships with clients
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Working knowledge of MS Project

Company Benefits

  • Performance Related Bonus
  • Westfield Health & Surgical Choices
  • Flexible Benefits Platform
  • Death In Service Insurance
  • Income Protection Insurance

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