Mechanical Project Manager

Vertu FM
Glasgow, Glasgow City
£35000 - £50000/annum DOE + Excellent Package
13 Jul 2017
12 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Mechanical Project Manager - FM

Permanent Full Time

Salary Negotiable DOE


My client is one of the UKs most well known and reputable fm contractors in the UK covering full mechanical and electrical works to clients within the commercial sector. Due to expansion they are currently looking to recruit a new Mechanical Project Manager.

The Project Manager will operate across the FM clients in the Scotland and North of England managing allocated supervisors, technical employees and approved sub –contractors to ensure the successful delivery of mechanical and multi-discipline projects.
The Project Manager will work with the clients, the FM Operations team and support functions where required to ensure that each project is delivered in accordance with the Project Plan - safely, on time, within budget and to the required quality standard.
The Project Manager will be the focal point for managing Client expectations and will deliver all projects in line with the company's management systems, policies and procedures.


• Ensuring that projects are delivered to the correct specifications and required quality / industry standards
• Provide technical and operational support to FM projects team and wider FM team as appropriate.
• Promote zero snagging on all project works including the completion quality and H&S checks to ensure works are being completed in line with program, specification and CPP.

• Leading and motivating the team in accordance with company personnel policies and procedures
• Ensuring that all employees have the appropriate skills, knowledge, experience training and qualifications to fulfil their role
• Managing the performance of all direct reports on both a formal and informal basis including employee engagement, motivation, performance and absence management.

• Work closely with the nominated client counterparts to ensure all project works are being delivered in line with Contractual SLA’s.
• Work closely and in conjunction with wider FM team including administration, helpdesk, Operations managers and Building Services managers.
• Conducting continuous improvement activities in line with the client’s requirements, implementing corrective and preventative action where required
• Ensuring that communication with the client is established and maintained throughout the life of each project including attendance at meetings, provision of management information and progress reports.

Project Management / Planning & Organising

• Planning work in a way which ensures that key milestones and completion dates are achieved
• Setting up strategic planning controls covering the full scope of works for all disciplines including the procurement programme, technical proposals, construction method appraisal, value enhancement and risk analysis controls, tender event schedules, design management strategy, project planning and Project Management systems
• Monitoring and reviewing project requirements/achievements, Identifying issues which may impact on project delivery and escalating these where necessary
• Regularly reviewing the Project Management Plan and contractors methods of work to ensure they remain suitable for the task
• Management of external supply partners operational and commercial performance.
• Liaise with external consultants, suppliers, contractors, statutory bodies and internal clients as required.
• Ensuring suitable Commissioning, Inspection and Test Plans are in place for all work carried out.
• Work in conjunction with other Project Managers, Compliance Manager and Project co-ordinator to ensure that required building files / O&M records and assets database is continually updated.

• Accurately predicting cost to completion for allocated project works.
• Produce accurate estimates for works requested by clients. Estimates to be produced for sign off in accordance with FM authority levels.
• Producing and managing project specific costs to meet the client budget and programme
• Financial management within agreed budgets and targets to ensure agreed margins
• Managing WIP and producing accurate commercial forecast reports

Health & Safety
• Ensuring all employees are aware of their obligations under the Health & Safety Policy, and that work is carried out in accordance with the policy at all times
• Ensuring sub-contractors work in accordance with the Health & Safety policy
• Production of job / project specific Construction Phase Plans, Risk Assessments and Method statements to ensure that works are planned and delivered to the highest levels of safety standards at all times.
• Helping create and maintain a positive safety culture, leading by example at all times
• Ensuring that all health, safety and environmental incidents and complaints are reported and investigated and that action points arising from site safety surveys, audits, accident reports and other recommendations are successfully closed off

Experience Required:

• Educated to minimum of HND level in a mechanical discipline or an NVQ Level 2 or Level 3 or City & Guilds in Heating or Mechanical engineering qualification with 3-5 years post management experience.
• The candidate should either have;
3-5 years Project Management experience with a proven background in mechanical contracting.
3- 5 years Contract Management experience in mechanical R&M or small works including managing an operational site based or mobile team.
• Prince 2 or equivalent project management qualification is preferred.
• Either qualified / registered with Gas Safe for relevant ACS commercial and domestic qualifications and or with City and Guilds 2079 / CITB J11 Safe handling of refrigerants.
• Demonstrate an understanding of the legislative requirements that impact on the client’s property.
• Hold a valid CSCS card and have relevant H&S qualifications for the position (SMSTS, First Aid etc.)
• Excellent communication skills including presentation and written report writing.
• Good PC skills, including advanced Excel, Asta Power Project or MS Project programming skills.
• Disclosure Scotland Clearance.
• Full driving licence.

Alongside an excellent base salary, you will also receive a fully expensed vehicle, fuelcard, phone, laptop, annual leave, pension as well as excellent career progression with a market leading company