Highway Project Manager

Recruiter
Carrington West
Location
Aylesbury, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
01 Sep 2019
Closes
05 Sep 2019
Ref
1239817354
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
As a Highways Project Manager, you will be required to develop, plan, design and manage the delivery of maintenance/improvement projects to meet organisational and customer /stakeholder requirements and to manage the staff assigned to them. The Project Manager will be responsible for ensuring that the projects are developed and delivered on time, at the required quality and to budget, together with delivery of communication and consultation requirements of the scheme.

RESPONSIBILITIES

To manage staff assigned to them to deliver capital funded maintenance and improvement projects through inception, feasibility, design, consultation and construction stages.
To co-ordinate and integrate resources to deliver a project or programme, utilising internal staff, shareholder resources, external consultants and contractors as required.
To engage with key stakeholders in the development, design and implementation of projects or programmes of work.
To establish and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders, internal staff, shareholder resources, suppliers and supply chain partners and work with them to establish new and improved ways of working ensuring that value for money is delivered.
To work with Local Area Technicians (LATs) and Area Managers to ensure all works take account of their local knowledge and they are fully informed with regard to the progress of schemes.
Ensure that all relevant programmes are prepared, maintained and updated.
Have responsibility for ensuring supply chain partners deliver to agreed standards.
To assist the Team Leader with the submission and agreement of Target Costs and PIDs.
To assist the Team Leader with the accurate management of budgets, including monthly financial, progress and Client reports.
To ensure that all requisitions are raised with appropriate supporting information in a timely manner to allow purchase orders to be raised in advance of work commencing on site.
To ensure the requirements of the Traffic Management Act are adhered to including the provision of TTROs, road space bookings and Permits.
To ensure all necessary quality management and health and safety documentation is prepared and adhered to.
Assist the Team Leader in ensuring supply chain partners develop safe systems of working and that they are adhered to.
Assist the Team Leader in ensuring construction works are managed and administered in accordance with current policies.
Assist the Team Leader in ensuring appropriate inspections and record keeping is carried out in order to verify compliance.
To ensure appropriate Certificates are prepared and completed for each activity associated with the annual programme of works.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Experienced scheme/project manager with a good understanding of project management methodologies and systems.
Proven excellent written communication skills.
Excellent planning and organisational skills, to manage a range of complex activities and to achieve given targets and objectives.
Excellent time management skills to manage a complex workload prioritise and set deadlines and cope with changing demands.
Expert knowledge and understanding of the systems, policies, procedures, professional guidelines, legislation, best practice and emerging developments within the scope of the service area.
Budget and contract management experience.
Experience of preparing and assessing tenders / contracts.
Full driving licence.
Degree or equivalent qualification in civil engineering, structural engineering or other relevant subject.
FOOTNOTE:
If you feel that you are right for this job technically, but the salary, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for jobs very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.

Even if you are happy in your current job for now, we always welcome calls from Civil Engineering professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 70+ years' experience in this market. Please call Adam Butler at Carrington West on (phone number removed) for more information.

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