Project Manager

£43000 - £54000/annum
18 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
The Role:
To deliver multiple on-going projects, to the specified quality, the required programme and to the maximum commercial performance. The role also involves working closely with the Estimating Department, engineers and surveyors to ensure that projects are completed in a safe manner, whilst ensuring customer requirements and expectations are always maintained or exceeded.

Key Responsibilities:

General management
Produce financial forecast, monitoring and controlling project costs and cost reporting, and produce monthly reports to Contracts Manager on project performance, efficient team building and labour organisation
Deliver projects from design phase to completion including all handover documentation
Review progress, budget resources and forward planning
Review work packages and ensure scope of work is clearly defined and understood
Chair weekly site meetings and ensure the production of accurate records of any discussions and actions
Build and maintain good relationships with the customer, framework suppliers and design consultants
Develop and maintain construction programmes with the staff.
Co-ordinate and manage site investigations during the ongoing construction process.
Develop engineering solutions in order that a buildable cost effective construction solution is delivered that fulfils the client’s requirements. Ensure production and implementation of Project Plans, risk assessments, method statements, site waste management plans, and procurement of plant and materials are in line with company procedures
Ensure detailed site diaries/records are completed
Maintain commercial tension to drive out cost and challenge the status quo Prepare comprehensive estimates for additional work outside target costs Assist with estimating new tenders
Chase potential new clients Health, safety and environmental
By example, set the highest possible standards of leadership in promotion of HS&E procedures and best practice, ensuring compliance with Company procedures and legal obligations
Ensure all HSE-related documents are kept up to date
Produce monthly reports for HSE team
Allocate HSE responsibilities and duties for site personnel, check understanding and provide training as necessary.
Ensure that all subcontractors take appropriate steps to follow the Clients procedures and processes.
Ensure that site waste management plans and site specific environmental risk assessments are produced and maintained
Liaise with third parties to ensure compliance with HSG47, HAUC, NRSWA and Chapter 8 and other required regulatory standards.
Provide training and briefings to the team, in particular to lead cascade briefings, TBT’s, 3 Pillar Forums and general briefings

Be responsible for producing ITP’s and ensure they are signed off by relevant parties
Ensure that the QA File is produced and maintained.
Close out any technical queries.
Ensure as builts and O&M manuals are submitted to client on completion.

Key measures & targets:
The Clients monthly and weekly reporting timescales are met.
Contract timescales are met Adherence to Business Unit Objectives Ensure 3 Pillar KPI measures are met.

Key relationships:
Customers and stakeholders Subcontractors and suppliers Site team members and support departments Current and potential clients

Person Specification:
The successful candidate is likely to meet all of the following criteria:

Extensive experience of managing projects within a civils/water environment Good working knowledge of contract conditions, CDM regulations, Design Management, Programme & Risk Management and cost control including forecasting, actual cost and value reporting
Knowledge of the NEC contract including the Early Warning and Compensation Event mechanisms
Degree/HNC in Civil Engineering, or equivalent
CSCS managers card
NEBOSH Construction Certificate
Excellent communication, people and team management skills, with the ability to influence, motivate and mentor
Ability to challenge designs and resolve problems to conclusion
Ability to manage and deliver a successful project with minimal guidance Problem solving and analytical thinking.

Ability to use Primavera P6 software
Knowledge of JCT form of contract