Assistant Project Manager

Linear Recruitment Ltd
Elgin, Moray
£40000 - £50000/annum DOE + Package
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Provides functional assistance for all construction phase activities within the Project Teams promoting Health, Safety, and Environmental and construction best practice as well as coordinating construction resources across the projects in close liaison with the Project Manager. The role will involving the successful delivery of a major civil engineering project within the renewable energy sector

Main Responsibilities and Duties:

•Establish and promote best practice in health, safety and environmental matters in conjunction with the SHQE department.
•Assist with the overall management of project teams during the construction and installation phase of the project.
•Assist with the co-ordination of constructability input during solutions identification and development phase.
•Assist with the co-ordination of construction staff to projects ensuring that appropriate construction and installation staff are appointed to individual projects: based on experience, skills and knowledge.
•Liaises with the Project Managers to ensure that the construction resource pool is an appropriate size, with an appropriate blend of skill-sets, for the projected workload.
•Overall management of construction resources including Labour, Plant and Materials.
•Overall performance management of subcontractors.
•Ensures that the construction and installation teams are accountable for their performance against agreed schedules and man-hour budgets.
•Ensures that all construction and installation activities are carried out in accordance with Health and Safety Legislation.
•Ensures that the duties of the Principal Contractor are discharged in accordance with the CDM Regulations.
•Ensures that all temporary and permanent construction and installation activities are carried out in accordance with agreed quality procedures.
•Interfaces with the all other functional leaders within the organisation to facilitate successful development of the project from solution stage constructability through construction, installation, commissioning and handover to the client.
•Ensure regular input from the Project Manager is gained on third party, environmental and public relations issues.
•Participate in, and positively promote, the Murphy Culture Development Culture (leading to Zero Harm).

Qualifications / Training:

•CSCS Gold card holder or equivalent
H&S Management and quality training
Degree or equivalent in Civil Engineering or associated qualification

Skills/ Experience
•Knowledge of company policy and procedures including safety and environment related issues
•IT Literate
•Good commercial awareness, forecasting skills and budgeting
•Good change management skills, needs to be able to identify changes and progress through to completion
•Good planning and programming skills to motivate and communicate with the site team
•Mentoring and coaching skills to develop junior staff members
•IT literate and able to use Microsoft office and project
•Willingness to travel and work away from home where required
•Experience of Planning /Estimating. (Desirable).
Ability to confident liaise and negotiate with the client (Client Facing)
Experience in delivering civil engineering projects within the renewable energy sector would be desirable
•Proven ability to lead teams and coach on performance. (Desirable)