Senior Project Manager / Lead - Civil Engineering - Major Projects

CDM Recruitment
London (Greater)
12 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Blue chip civil engineering contractor who have a high reputation within the civil engineering throughout the UK are looking for a Senior Project Manager / Project Director to work on projects ranging from £30m – £80+ projects in the South East predominantly.

This role will have you working from Tender through to completion on site and will have you working firstly on a major £50m+ bid for a key client within the South East


As a Project Lead you will be involved throughout the whole process which include tender, ECI onto delivery.

As the Project Director you will have overall co-ordination across all functional teams to ensure that the project is delivered on programme exceeding approved profitability projections and in managing key risks to project profitability.

You will be responsible for the master planning and early development phases, taking projects through the various stages to completion and final handover. Your remit is to develop a clear and progressive development plan taking into account a cohesive and strategic asset management for the projects.

This is a lead role, therefore your remit will be to direct and manage all internal & external stakeholders including funders, Sub Contractors and the Governing Board. You will have management responsibility for the entirety of the project and under your guidance, the team will work effectively to link the commercial, design and contractual elements of each project.

Your target will be to successfully deliver these complex schemes against the agreed budgets & timescales and to the highest of standards.

The Role:

·Prepare detailed project plans.

·Establish key relationships with the State DOTs, Government Authorities and other key stakeholders.

·Set up and chair regular progress meetings and report on weekly project and financial progress.

·Ensure projects/programmes are kept up to date.

·Establish and monitor appropriate project operating procedures and systems, specifically ensuring management plan is being followed and adhered to.

·Take responsibility for ensuring safe project working practices are adhered to for all projects.

·Manage, monitor and co-ordinate all key aspects of the project, including but not limited to, cost, value, risk, logistics, neighbour relations, safety, quality, design and environment.

·Ensure close out and practical completion schedules are completed and issued.

·Represent the company in a presentable and professional manner

·Provide financial reports (forecasts, budgets, income, fees etc)

·Ensure a market leading service package is delivered to clients and contractors.

Key Requirements:

·Proven track record in delivery of £30m+ project

·Degree educated in engineering discipline is preferred but not necessary

·At least 15 years' experience

·Proven experience in Financial Management.

·Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

·Ideally experience within work winning

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