Project Manager

From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
12 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Job ID: KMR/SONB/035 Job Title: Project Manager Hours: Monday to Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm Locations: Walthamstow Employer Keepmoat Regeneration Southern Job Type Permanent Closing Date: 07/11/2016 Keepmoat is a fast growing top 10 UK housing and construction company. We design, build, refurbish and regenerate places to improve economic and social outcomes for people. Each year we build more than 4,500 new homes and over the years, we have built or improved over one million homes, schools and Extra Care homes for older people. We have helped thousands of first time buyers get their foot on the housing ladder and have also built over tens of thousands of homes for housing associations and councils, supporting local authorities across England, Scotland and Wales. Keepmoat employs over 3,500 people across Great Britain, with 9% of its workforce made up of trainees, apprentices and graduates. Purpose of the role Achieve the target contributions by managing the contracts in accordance with the contract documents and programme.Responsible for ensuring that the project is delivered on time, within budget and to the agreed quality, whilst exceeding client expectations and maximising profit for Keepmoat Limited. To understand, implement and adhere to the company SHEQ policy/strategy and ensure all employees reporting to you do the same and being responsible for ensuring that SHEQ requirements are upheld to the highest of standards at all times. Key responsibilities Undertake programming, from overall project programme to detailed task scheduling, from inception to operation Provide change control procedure to maximum added value and minimise disruption to the project Provide structured approach to project planning to include health and safety, execution methods and quality Manage, train and develop all reporting staff · Identify critical success factors and KPI’s and feed back into monitoring and reporting systems · Provide project direction, focus and consistency across the project · Supervision of the Site Manager, including the following areas; · Health and Safety Issues · Be responsible for site safety · Ensure HSE requirements are met · Quality Control · Resource allocation and control (in liaison with the Quantity Surveyor) · Liaison with the client andcontract administrator on both a formal and informal basis · Ensure compliance and planning supervisor requirements · Application for all licences, permits etc and ensuring they are in place prior to contract commencement · Ensuring that site set up works is complied with · Co-ordination with sub-contractors and appointment of them in conjunction with the project surveyor · Attendance, preparation and reporting for all meetings in relation to the project · To have a clear understanding of the way the job is priced to enable us to take full benefit of any opportunities for variations, change is specification or scope of works to maximise profit · Ensure that all systems in place to ensure works are completed in accordance with the company’s values · Endeavour, wherever possible, to resolve difficulties in non-adversarial manner · Understand and communicate commercial aims of the project and business plan objectives · Identify key project commercial indicators and monitor / measure delivery · Be responsible for your safety and others around you · Make every effort to attend all mandatory courses related to your role · Comply with all the roles and responsibilities as set out within the SHEQ management system · Resource planning and team leadership Any other reasonable management request What we are looking for · Previous experience in project management in a new build environment is essential. · Up to date relevant knowledge of Health and Safety legislation. · Up to date relevant knowledge of building legislation. · Confident communicator able to communicate with all those who have a stake in the project. · Financial and commercial awareness. · Team commitment and the ability to work alone. · Demonstrates eye for detail and commitment to delivering excellent standards. · Excellent organisational skills. · Mentor and support others. · Ability to negotiate and influence. · Effectively manage time in order to meet deadlines. · Professional attitude and approach to work and well presented. · Ability to competently operate MS Office (Word & Excel). · To be self motivated, enthusiastic and flexible. Why work for us At Keepmoat we pride ourselves on being a great place to work. As the market leader in our industry we want to ensure that we attract, motivate and retain the best people who can deliver the best service for our customers. We offer you · Competitive rates of pay – We regularly check our pay against our competitors to make sure they reflect our position as market leader. We also review our pay every year. · Bonus Scheme – Our annual bonus scheme is linked to team and company performance. · Special offers for staff – We run a range of offers and discounts exclusively for our employees including holidays, health club memberships and days out. · Trust – We encourage you to come up with ideas and get the most out of your job with us. · Recognition – We have a scheme to reward people who go the extra mile for our company. · Development – we offer genuine development opportunities to progress your career. 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