Project Manager

Recruiter
Now Careers
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£60000 - £65000/annum
Posted
22 Jul 2017
Closes
21 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A leading tier one main Contractor has a requirement for a Project Manager to be based in the regional office in the North West to oversee projects up to £30 million.

The Project Manager will have overall responsibility for the management and success of the project, including customer relations, pre-construction and bid process, health and safety, quality, environmental, programme and the cost/value of operations.

Project Manager Responsibilities:

• Provide support during the tender process by involvement in the preparation of programmes, methodology and development of quality/safety/environmental plans;
• Ensure that programmes for the construction phase, maintaining as-built progress and producing completion programmes for live projects are in place, used and are effective;
• Prepare Quality/Safety/Environmental Plans for any project they are involved in and ensure that these are updated, actions implemented and effective on any of their projects;
• Undertake the requisition and procurement of labour, plant and materials within tender allowances;
• Be aware of the commercial implications of decisions taken on a project and be prepared to fully justify these to all levels of management;
• Management of Project and Site teams as appropriate;
• Be prepared to implement effective delegation of tasks to team members and make informed decisions on behalf of the team in accordance with the accepted commercial and corporate rules for the business;
• Guide and ensure that the appropriate methodology selection, preparation of Method Statements, Risk and COSHH Assessments are being implemented to a high standard and in line with our business management procedures;
• Leadership and promotion of project compliance with the Specification and the Company Policies for Quality, Safety and Environmental issues;
• Financial overview of project in terms of: tender allowances; variances between tender and actual costs; preparation of cost to complete forecasts with QS team; ability to use financial feedback information to refine or develop methods and resources where practical to ensure a successful financial outcome for the project or limit the exposure to loss or reduced margin;
• Maintain and develop client relationships for ensuring a successful outcome on completion and enhancing opportunities for securing repeat work;
• Proactive approach to the environment and customer care of all the stakeholders involved in a project – promotion of positive image of the company name to protect and promote the brand name;
• Develop team culture to create an environment where motivation and morale is high and earn respect of team members to gain their commitment and support that ensures their optimum input in the project;
• Participate in team development for the benefit of the individuals and the company;
• Develop supply chain relationships with suppliers and sub-contractors for the benefit of the project and future contracts;

The Project Manager will have the following:

• Degree (or similar equivalent) in a relevant construction subject;
• Professional qualification (desirable)
• Experience as a Senior Site Manager, Site Agent, Project Manager running projects as a “number 1” up to £20 million.
• CITB level 3 safety course
• CSCS Card
• Technical experience and knowledge
• Strong leadership and people management skills
• Ability to plan and organise resources in order to meet tight deadlines
• Full UK driving licence