Project Manager - West Sussex

Recruiter
BCT Resourcing
Location
Crawley
Salary
£38,000 per annum
Posted
09 Feb 2017
Closes
09 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Project Manager
Location: West Sussex, Field Based
Package: C£38,000 plus Company Car / Allowance, 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, Life Assurance, Flexible Benefits, Pension, Laptop, Iphone.

Location of work: This role is intended to cover the South/South West of the UK. Although home based, the ideal candidate will live in the Crawley area to allow reasonable commuting time to where our client sites are.

Staff for which post holder is directly responsible:
Field Based Operational Teams
Purpose of job :
Reporting to the Delivery Manager you will assist in the operation and management of installing and maintaining monitors.
An important aspect to this role will be developing relationships/generating new business with customers. The candidate would be expected to spend at least 2-3 days out meeting clients, potentially working at co-located premises.
This job description summarises the work content and nature of the post and its role in the organisation. It does not specify every aspect of the job in detail and broad headings covering only the primary responsibilities of the post have been used. It is to be understood that all the usual associated routines and duties are included and that the staff will work flexibly.

Duties and responsibilities:
Responsible for the Health, Safety and welfare of the department staff, implementation of company health and safety policies and procedures.
Support the Delivery Manager in the timely and profitable delivery of projects ensuring all departmental targets are met, both financially and otherwise, and customer SLAs and KPIs are adhered to.
Provide guidance and support to the business unit on contracts and operational best practice.
Ensure that policies and procedures are developed to ensure efficient operation of the business unit.
Strive to continually improve the quality of service provided to customers and ensure all systems and procedures are adhered to.
Support the recruitment, training and development of staff through coaching, performance management and implementation of best practice.
Contribute to the management of equipment and field resources to ensure that project timescales are met, and problems are resolved within the contracted service level agreements (SLA’s) whilst managing costs and resources appropriately.
Develop and implement continuous improvement ideas for the department to reduce costs and improve productivity.
Prepare and submit invoices.
Effective project administration including method statements, risk assessments, handover packs
Preparation of quotes for low-value works; assist the Management Team with Pre-qualification and Tender submissions as necessary.

Essential professional/technical skills/qualifications
Project Management experience (at least 3 years).
Previous experience of working unsupervised in a demanding role.
Good leadership skills and be able to work within a high pressure environment.
Computer literate with experience of regularly using Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word.
Desirable professional/technical skills/qualifications required before employment:
Previous experience of telemetry sewer monitoring, instrument maintenance contracts or other wastewater industry experience.
Previous experience of developing new business.
Understanding of financial aspects of managing a business unit.

Essential personal attributes:
Strong communication, planning and inter personnel skills.
Self-starter who has the ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
An effective organiser with good supervisory skills.
Flexible and proactive in approach to work – a ‘Can Do’ attitude
Accurate, methodical and efficient.
Can work on own initiative
Time management and prioritisation skills
Teamwork ethic
Attention to detail
Ability to follow instructions,
Ability to liaise with all members of hierarchy and external clients
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times
Experience of working to deadlines

Desirable personal attributes:
Approachable, personable, adaptable, professional, methodical and a desire to achieve high standards.

Additional Information
Benefits
Car, Pension, Car Allowance
Key skills

Telemetry sewer monitoring, instrument maintenance contracts or other wastewater industry experience, and at least 3 years Project Management experience.