Jackson Hogg are excited to be supporting an exciting and successful design and manufacturing company in the North East in their search for a Project Manager.
As the Project Manager you would be required to liaise with the client on specification, quotations and requirements as well as ensure projects are controlled through design, manufacture, delivery and installation stages in full compliance with the clients order. The project manager will also be responsible for ensuring all projects are delivered on time to client expectations within the prescribed quality, cost and time restraints.
Roles and responsibilities include but aren't limited to:
Account Holding - The Project Manager will receive orders from the Sales Department who will be constantly dealing with new clients and require the jobs to be managed or direct from existing customers who are regular clients and require the Creative Project Manager to deal directly with them.
1) To develop continuous dialogue with existing clients and grow the account where possible.
2) To be proactive in chasing clients' drawings, enquiries and programmes.
3) Ensure all clients' enquiries are estimated and quoted and supply correct information for this process, following up on enquiries once issued.
6) Agree specification with clients when dealing direct and ensure all drawings and designs are signed off by the client.
7) Arrange site meetings and surveys if requested.
8) Obtain official orders prior to release of the file to Production and ensure any contractual obligations are adhered to.
9) Ensure planning and landlord approval has been obtained where necessary.
10) When job is complete, check file to ensure all the information is correct, any extras have been costed or any alterations have been allowed for before submitting for invoicing.
12) Understand the relevance of ISO 9001 and 14001 to your role and the application of the standards to your activities.
13) Ensure commercial awareness is applied to all decisions made, ensuring procurement procedures are adhered to and budgets managed.
Managing the Contracts
1) Hold a handover meetings of all new contracts with the Sales Person understanding the project completely, the installation date agreed, any special hours of working on site, the costs estimated and any purchasing required of specialist products.
2) Prepare a full works order including material requisition based on the details of the clients order and the information on the sales release. There should be sufficient information included to ensure the design, procurement, fabrication and fixing processes are carried out in accordance with the project requirements, providing regular reports to Senior Management.
3) Ensure all works are completed within estimating times including materials, manufacture times and fixing times.
4) Hand over works orders to Production. Be present for morning production meetings
5) Ensure that client is issued with all relevant information, ie: health and safety, risk assessment and method statements prior to installation.
6) Ensure regular communication with the client throughout the project lifecycle.
Organising the Installation
1) Ensure that the planned fixing crews have the correct skills for the job required, liaise and agree with your colleagues which crew to use.
2) All fixing crews must be briefed fully before attending site and given a complete file showing the job requirements including the method of agreed fixing.
3) All crews must be informed of the hours allocated to the project and any additional hours must only be agreed if it is in the prepared budget.
4) Installation hours compared actual against budget and all travel and accommodation monitored against vehicle tracker systems.
5) Ensure the site is ready before sending an installation crew.
6) Ensure all fixers have relevant PPE, plant and equipment for the project.
7) Ensure any special access equipment required is on site and is only used by trained certified operatives.
8) Ensure that all fixers are fully aware of Health and Safety regulations and hold the relevant required certificates.
9) Ensure all sub-contractors are audited on a regular basis.
10) Ensure that any sub-contract crew used have all the necessary qualifications and the cost is fully covered under the quoted price.
11) Ensure all fixers are supplied with copies of method statements and risk assessments for each site attended.
12) Ensure final photographs are taken at end of each project and filed in the designated folders accessible by all relevant staff.
13) Debrief all fixers and ensure you get a signed satisfaction form from site.
14) An NCR form must be completed on any job that (a) was non-conforming, (b) product damaged (c) product not fitted. All NCR's to be costed before being re-made or if clients fault then cost to be agreed with client.
-Willing to travel overseas and UK.
-Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as Microsoft Word, Excel and Email
-Ability to successfully manage a project from creation to installation
-Excellent communication skills with clients, contractors, colleagues, sub-contractors and suppliers.
-Extensive knowledge of manufacturing materials and techniques
-Ability to interpret technical drawings and extract relevant information from data provided
-Ability to control and minimise costs
-Design background with a minimum of 5 years' experience
-Full knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite