Project Office Team Leader

Ideal Personnel and Recruitment Solutions
Milton Keynes
09 Apr 2017
09 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client operates within the construction sector and has a vacancy for a Project Office Team Leader to lead a team of Project Office Technicians and produce high quality and cost effective design proposals for customers.

Key Tasks

  • To lead and/or contribute to customer meetings (internal or external) to providing solutions, explanations and recommendations to issues presented.

  • Manage customers questions/enquiries relating to, but not specific to, company products, standards and regulations commonly known as 'building physics’.

  • Answer email and verbal technical queries concerning standard system applications from fabricators and employees.

  • To produce drawings and bespoke designs to meet customer requirements.

  • Review customers’ general arrangement drawings with respect to standard systems principles and recommendations.

  • Assess applications for oversize windows and doors which are outside of standard recommendations for approval or rejection.

  • Production of special extrusion and/or fittings detailed to meet the demands of specified projects.

  • Undertake preliminary static calculations.

  • Produce thermal calculations.

  • Ensure all tasks of the Project Office are carried out in a timely and effective manner meeting all internal KPI targets.

  • Monitor departmental KPIs, taking action to achieve, maintain and improve target levels.

  • In conjunction with the Technical Manager provide day to day supervision of the departments activities and Project Office Technicians.

  • Identify and review training needs that support personal growth in line with the business needs liaising with L&D/HR on any requirements.

  • Manage Project Office diary, allocating and/or escalating tasks to technicians as appropriate.

  • Identify ways in which to improve methods of working and support continuous improvement initiatives within the department and with other departments.

Essential Skills

  • Proven experience in a managerial or supervisory position.

  • Engineering qualification and/or degree level.

  • Highly proficient in CAD; specifically AutoCAD.

  • Practical knowledge and experience of Revit and BIM.

  • A clear understanding of the principles relating to the workings of; window, door and curtain-walling systems.

Due to the large number of responses we receive it is not always possible to respond to every application. We will only contact those candidates short-listed for this role. If you have not heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If you wish to apply for further roles please do so. We will retain your details on file and contact you should a suitable vacancy become available.