Senior Project Manager

Expiring today

Insite International
£40000 - £55000/annum
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Insite International are looking for a Senior Project Manager to start work in the South Yorkshire area as soon as possible.

Our client are a leading Civil Engineering company, with offices throughout the UK. They are looking for an experienced Project manager to look after sites around throughout the North of the UK on a permanent basis.

Key Responsibilities
- To efficiently manage safety, quality, cost, programme performance on a medium to large sized project or on a number of projects.

- Assist estimating department with method statements, programming and construction methods as and when requested.
- Attend Pre-start and Site Agents briefing meetings to gain understanding of project requirements, cost/time/contractual/SHEQ risks and allowances for plant, labour & materials.
- Read and understand contract documents, drawings and specifications
- Produce construction programme and materials take-offs.
- Manage production of method statements and risk assessments for Health & Safety Plan
- Manage planning and implementation of site set-up in accordance with CDM2007 and company procedures.
- Manage efficient mobilisation of resources to site including applying for road opening notices, road closures etc.
- Manage pre-commencement surveys and formally issue to client
- Manage site induction and toolbox talk process in accordance with company procedures including issuing method statements and checking operative’s safety certificates.
- Enforce Company policy on PPE with all operatives, sub-contractors and visitors.
- Oversee site security.
- Carry out monitoring and up-dating of construction programmes.
- Manage production, up-dating and issuing of risk assessments and method statements during currency of project.
- Liaise with statutory utility companies regarding diversions, location of existing mains and/or installation of new mains.
- Manage health, safety, quality and environmental issues on site in accordance with CDM2007, current legislation, regulations, Codes of Practice and Company policies.
- Interpretation and implementation of Company Management Systems – ISO 9001 Quality Management System; ISO 14001 Environmental Management System and ISO 18001 OHSAS Occupational Health & Safety Management System.
- Manage plant, labour and materials usage to minimise overuse, via reconciliations and good site control.
- Manage key time, quality, financial, environment and safety risks to success of project.
- Liaise with clients representatives/consultants on site in a professional manner.
- Manage plant and material deliveries to ensure the smooth running of the works.
- Manage negotiation and procurement of day to day materials in accordance with company procedures, as agreed with Contracts Manager.
- Manage sub-contractor programme and quality performance via notices to start, instructions, non-conformance reports, etc.
- Manage quality of work on site to ensure compliance with specification.
- Manage recording of changes via RFI's, early warnings, NCE’s and CVI's and notify the QS of effects.
- Place notices with clients, informing of any delay and/or disruption to our works.
- Protect company position via contractual correspondence, as agreed with Contracts Manager.
- Represent company at progress meetings in a professional manager, including presenting progress reports and updated programmes.
- Manage recording of site records via Site Database system and provide information to QS to produce cost/value reports.
- Liaise with QS to allow production of monthly valuations, keeping him/her informed of progress and additional works/delays.
- Manage reporting of accidents/near misses/service strikes to H&S department.
- Manage recording and submission of as-built information, including surveys, test results, CCTV surveys and video surveys.
- Manage materials/workmanship testing and submission to client
- Produce and submit wage/bonus payments for directly employed staff to Contracts Manager for authorisation.
- Produce and submit s/c payments sheets for labour only subcontractors to Contracts Manager for authorisation.
- Manage training/development of junior site staff.
- Cancel all utilities in writing (with copy to accounts supervisor), on vacating site.
- Manage snagging/handover process to ensure no defects at completion
- Keep photographic/contemporary records of progress/delays/extra work/unusual occurrences.
- Provide information for post contract review meeting - lessons learnt good and bad, plant, labour, materials usage – actual vs budgeted.
- Manage discipline/grievance of site staff and directly employed operatives on site in accordance with company procedures.
- Provide assistance to QS as required, to help produce most financially beneficial final account value.
- Maintain the H&S Plan throughout the contract and assist with the production of the H&S File.
- Ensure all as-built drawings are completed and submitted in a timely manner.
- Ensure material reconciliations are carried out.
- Assist the Contracts Manager with the production and update of the cost plan.
- Ensure that all actions arising from SHEQ audits are closed out.
- Endeavour to find ways to provide best practice and value engineering.

Person Specification
- First Aid
- CSCS Black card/Management card.
- We are looking for an experienced manager with extensive experience of roads, drainage, groundworks, earthworks and structures.
- Good communication skills
- Able to manage operatives, machine operators and sub-contractors
- Team Player
- Commercially aware
- Able to set high standards of quality and health and safety
- You will need to provide 2 x verbal references

Job Specifics and Package
- This is a permanent role, starting as soon as possible, following interview.
- Competitive salary, up to £55k per annum, depending on experience
- Hours of work vary depending on site and company requirements, but usually 7.30am-5.30pm
- Company vehicle (model and allowance subject to status)
- Pension and Life Assurance
- 26 days Annual Leave, plus bank holidays of which 7 days must be taken at Christmas, in accordance with the industry shutdown.

If you are wishing to speak more about this position, and to apply, please send your CV to and call Becky Verity at Insite International on (Apply online only)