Principal / Associate Project Manager (Construction)

Recruiter
White Young Green
Location
Easton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Oct 2019
Closes
26 Oct 2019
Ref
1285984563
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Principal / Associate Project Manager (Construction)WYG is a multi-disciplinary practice with several UK and international offices. We are keen to speak to Project Managers who are experienced in delivering large construction projects: Building / Infrastructure / Residential Development, to join our P3M division. Located in the South West, Wales or the Midlands you will be supporting and leading projects in the region, being part of our strategic growth. Work will be site and office (Bristol, Cardiff, Birmingham) based.WYG is looking to grow our offering in project delivery, and you will be an important lead in this venture. As such, your background will be underpinned by sufficient experience in delivering +£50m projects.Whichever office you are based out of you will be located on a multi-disciplinary floorplate and will also work closely with design teams based nationally. Region
UKJob type
Project ManagementLocation
Bristol,
Birmingham,
CardiffDiscipline
Management & SurveyingFixed term
No
Ref No

13375
Your RoleYou will act on behalf of our clients to provide successful delivery, by the Contractor, of various projects. You will be expected to:Forge strong working relationships with clients and become part of their integrated project teams.Strategically manage and deliver a range of projects.Work on a portfolio of development opportunities, ranging from small scale projects to those in excess of £100m, from feasibility / assessment stage to completion / occupation.Liaise with the wider, multi-disciplinary team to make sure that WYG remain leaders in our chosen markets.Deliver a contemporary project management service, focused on client satisfaction.Be at ease using modern management techniques to deliver projects successfully to quality, time and budget.Your duties will include:Working with the Project Director and NEC Site Supervisors, you will manage the delivery of Project Management commissions.To provide effective reporting to the Framework Director and Client.Making sure that the required levels of quality are met; the project is delivered on time, and to budget.Chair and attend required meetings to cover progress, take detailed notes, assign actions, issue minutes, and close out actions.Responding to Contractor RFIs in a timely manner and with undisputed close-out.Forging strong relationships with key stakeholders and members of the multi-disciplinary team.Being the principal point of contact between WYG and the Client, Contractors and other Key Stakeholders.Demonstrate leadership, by example and direction and mentoring the site teams.Taking responsibility for the training and development of the site teams; making sure all qualifications are kept up to date.Taking overwatch responsibility of H&S on site, working with the teams - Contractors, Client and WYG - and CDM Advisor(s).Manage and review the project programme - liaising with the contractors regarding changes, having investigated and advised on mitigation.Managing the change process through the EW and CE process.Agreeing design changes between the Contractor and Client.Providing the interface between the Contractor and the WYG design team for coordinating design development and solution.Management of tender documents, appraisals and negotiations with Contractors and internal teams.Quality control of design changes and on-site delivery.Coordination of WYG design teams in responding to Contractor design requirements.Reporting, internally and externally, on CTC and EVM - managing a monthly dashboard of risks, issues and opportunities.Use and advise on Risk management and reporting tools to the Client.Lead on Value Management and Engineering, to make sure the client / user receives Value for Money from the design and materials.Advising the client on forms of contract, routes to market and methods of procurement, including advice on Contractors who may be considered for initial consideration.Strategic thinking, with the ability to convey ideas both verbally and in report form to clients, external stakeholders and the design team.The ability to adapt strategies in line with changing priorities.Manage of a Contract Event Management and Reporting System.Essential requirementsExperience as a PM on high value (>£50m) construction projects.Excellent communication skills; balancing diplomacy with the need for achieving results.Full UK National holding a UK passport.Holder of a current CSCS card.Clean driving licence.Demonstrable working knowledge of Design coordination (clash detection), pre-construction approvals, building methods/systems/components and technology - proven and emerging.Demonstrable ability to manage one or more complex projects at any time, as a part of a Programme or Portfolio, across different clients, sectors and geographical areas.Management of all phases of projects / disciplines / consents / regulations from planning consent to handover, including snagging.Management of other Project Managers and support staff.Preferred QualificationsDegree qualified, ideally in Project Management/ Construction Management/Engineering or Architecture.Or an MSc in a Construction or PM field.Chartered Status with the RICS, CIOB, RIBA, ICE or other equivalent institution.APM Membership preferred.PRINCE 2 or PMI.MSP or P6 experience.NEC3 / NEC4 Accredited PM.About YouYou should be a well driven individual with a willingness to succeed and take pride in your work. A career minded individual who would like to progress in a Project Management career path. Someone who can be set tasks and be able to prioritise their own workload to hit agreed deadlines and work efficiently within a team and on their own. Who has a keen attention to detail and an analytical thought process.You should have experience / appreciation of working on construction projects throughout their whole lifecycle and have knowledge of various types of construction technology. This will allow you to create programmes from "first principles", using best practice. You should have a good working knowledge of all commonly used forms of contract, specifically NEC3, but additionally JCT and ideally NEC4.You would be degree-qualified or a Member of an appropriate professional body. Ideally you will have an engineering background; C&S or M&E, either Civil or Military, and have practised in the civilian construction world. Experience working as a Main Contractor may be advantageous, but several years' experience as a consultant, managing Contractors in the delivery phase, will have provided equal commercial understanding.Given the nature of our clients, both Civil and Military, MoD Security Clearance is required; MoD Developed Vetting (DV) will make you more employable over a wider portfolio, whilst MoD Check SC is a minimum. Therefore, you will probably have worked on sensitive projects e.g. HMG, Nuclear or MoD, currently or recently.About WYGAt WYG we develop, design and deliver interdisciplinary projects that support a sustainable future; from technical solutions to complex challenges. Our teams connect across a project lifecycle, creating tailored programmes that address client needs and manage risk.We work alongside clients to develop their strategies and plans providing the services they need to unlock opportunities.We design for outcomes that realise value for clients and make a difference in communitiesFrom single projects to large-scale programmes of work we deliver against our client's objectives and are adept at working in complicated or highly regulated environmentsWYG is now part of the Tetra Tech group, a leading provider of consulting, engineering, programme management, construction management, and technical services. As part of the Tetra Tech team - 20,000 people in over 450 global locations - we can achieve more for our clients, through a wider alliance of services and industry expertise across our markets.RewardsA rewarding future is yours at WYG. We are committed to supporting your personal aspirations and, with clear career paths and a wide range of opportunities, your goals will always be within reach. Our blended learning experience will help you to develop all the skills and qualifications that you need to succeed. Fantastic flexible benefits and personalised rewards make up an excellent package.WYG is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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