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Employed to act as the Client overseeing design and external PM/QS teams and consultants to deliver an ambitious rollout of Premier Inn hotels.

To act as Client direct Project Manager driving the design, direct supplier and external Project Management/Quantity Surveying teams to deliver the Premier Inn hotel extension programme across the UK. Also PM for Costa drive through in Coventry and oversaw prototype for new ZIP concept.

Managing the design portion of extension Projects which will satisfy Whitbread's internal occupancy, financial and impact hurdles so they can be constructed within challenging budgets and timelines. Driving the Planning and acquisition teams, overseeing tender processes, liaising with existing site Operators to begin works on site on time in order to hit the required end date, which was especially important as budgets are signed off based on what profit can be made between rooms going on line and the company's end of financial year date. Overseeing the construction from beginning to end to ensure every Project is delivered to Premier Inn's high standards.

Careful planning of every stage, constant communication with internal and external teams, along with understanding the requirements from an Operational perspective. Good knowledge of building and process along with the ability to cross over numerous sectors to ensure all parties understand what's required to get the best result.

Over 60 sites and over 1600 rooms UK wide handed over on time and within budget, ensuring every financial year end hit it's mark and Whitbread held it's room number promise to shareholders.