Construction Project Manager


London, GB, SE16 7FU

Contracted Hours:  39
Sport:  Any Sport

International. Lovers of sports. Team players. Stronger together through our love of sports.

At Decathlon UK, we are driven by our mission to move people through the wonders of sports. We are a part of the DECATHLON Group, one of the world’s biggest sports brands. 




Decathlon UK is looking for a new Project Manager to join the Property Team to move and inspire people through the wonders of sport. As a Construction Project Manager, you will ensure our construction projects are managed on time and within budget. This technical role offers an excellent opportunity to hit the ground running, working on exciting projects from the start.




Feasibility stage:

  • Produce cost estimates

  • Produce a high-level program of works

  • Produce Landlord/Tenant scope of works

  • Produce specifications docs

  • Negotiate with external parties

  • Manage external contractors and consultants

  • Keep the internal stakeholders informed as projects advance


Delivery Stage:

  • Manage and instruct the external contractors

  • Weekly follow-ups on site

  • Produce weekly reports to inform the Business of the progress

  • Manage the risks and produce action lists

  • Respect Insurance requirements

  • Responsible for successfully delivering projects to the agreed time, cost, quality, and health & safety parameters

  • Engage with the Operations team to ensure Group policies and best practices are considered for all projects



  • Contribute to the development of building and operation of more sustainable but cost-effective stores



  • Contribute to technical innovation in the areas for which you are responsible



  • Provide construction-related financial advice including but not limited to:

    • Management of project and capital investment budgets

    • Project cost plans, budget, and cash flow forecasts

    • Procurement


  • You are passionate about sports

  • University degree in Construction / Engineering / Architecture or related fields

  • Held a similar position in another company (experience in Retail fit-outs)

  • Familiar with CAD (2D)

  • Solid understanding of Brand and Corporate environments and operations

  • Experience in JCT building contracts and consultant appointments

  • Confident with Google Suite (Calendar, drive, docs, slides, sheets...)

  • Responsible and confident to take risks

  • Ability to work effectively with multiple teams

  • Autonomous and effective communicator

  • Have excellent planning and organizational skills

  • Have strong attention to detail

  • Passionate about sustainable development


Specific requirements/Work environment:

This is a hybrid role and would require the successful candidate to attend at least three days a week in our Office in London (Surrey Quays)



Get to enjoy the following benefits and perks:

  • Annual remuneration reviews

  • Healthy employee discount on all Decathlon products

  • Weekly Staff Sports/Activities

  • Cycle-to-Work Scheme

  • Intensive Learning and Development training via Decathlon Academy

… and many more



Headquartered in France, DECATHLON specialises in creating sports products and their distribution online and in stores at more than 1,700 locations in 61 countries. In the UK, it has over 50 stores nationwide and an e-commerce site that caters to nationwide delivery. Today, Decathletes across the world come to work to move people through the wonders of sports. 


Decathlon is dedicated to helping, inspiring and guiding you through your sports experiences. We believe that discovering new sports and being sporty – well, it’s an important part of life – and living well shouldn’t just be for a privileged few.

Decathlon is committed to inclusion and non-discrimination, and thus acts on a daily basis in favor of disability, a multi-generational workforce, social diversity, and equality between women and men. If, due to a disability, you require any special accommodations during the recruitment process, please let us know. At Decathlon, first and foremost, we are recruiting personality and character.