Project Manager - Construction (Airports)

Alexander Fisher Recruitment
12 Feb 2018
18 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job DescriptionConstruction Project Manager

Due to workload our Clients are seeking another Project Manager to join their airport division. The Project manager will successfully manage allocated multidisciplinary projects from conception through to completion, delivering work which meets project requirements, customer satisfaction and in accordance with our clients standards.
Main Duties
Oversee the successful delivery of projects to scope, target cost, quality, programme and completion encompassing engineering, construction, handover and commercial aspects ensuring perfect delivery is achieved.
Implement a full risk and value engineering management process where all risks and cost savings opportunities are identified and actioned.
Ensure that project specific requirements are clearly communicated and understood throughout the project and to others, as appropriate.
Provide direction, motivation and leadership to both internal staff and partner contractors engaged in providing technical support activities to the project.
Responsible for all safety, health, environment and quality matters including driving excellence and championing continuous improvement.
Advise the project team on project planning activities and initiatives and present recommendations and project delivery status updates to key customers and stakeholders.
Review financial spread sheets, provide financial updates to the commercial team, and consider commercial improvements where appropriate.
Lead, review and challenge project budgets and forecast to ensure a consistent, challenging but deliverable approach is adopted.
Deliver all projects demonstrating a thorough understanding of associated processes and technology.
Develop and manage key customer relationships, through regular reviews of contract performance with customers, understanding and managing needs and gaps.
Proactively deliver a quality installation to the satisfaction of our customers.
Implement the appropriate management, monitoring and control mechanisms, policies and procedures to ensure compliance and adherence to statutory and legal requirements and manage the projects risks and opportunities in line with company procedures.
Be accountable for, and deliver, high levels of performance in key areas of health and safety, environment, sustainability and quality and champion continuous improvement and best value, ensuring compliance with the quality systems.

Manage the appropriate costs within the contracts, ensuring maximum utilisation of resources.
Coach and motivate the project team and lead by example.
Ensure dissatisfactory team performance is recognised and handled appropriately.
Improve and develop mutual supplier relationships.
Continually review suppliers performance and share information.
Ensure all services and installations are installed and certified to the required standards and that all functions are carried out in appropriate manner.
Ensure that project costs are rigorously managed and expenditure is recorded accurately at all times.
Review and approve project management plans, health and safety plans, environmental work package plans, and safe method of work plans.
Implement the business plan for the contract works, managing and reviewing performance of contracts against financial and operational targets
Seek opportunities for business growth both within and outside the existing contract base.
Support bid development as required including planning bid strategy, resourcing optimal skills sets, overseeing solution development and planning, leading negotiations and tenders.
Ensure efficient management of the Company's resources; employees, suppliers and subcontractors.
Contribute to the development of new projects staff.

Skills & Experience

Degree or HNC/HND qualified and professional qualifications in a relevant technical discipline are highly desirable.
Knowledge of contractual procedures and responsibilities. A working knowledge of the NEC 3 contract is highly desirable.
Proven experience of working with and managing contractors within a traditional construction project.
Sound understanding and experience in the application of safety legislation and corporate safety procedures, including CDM.
Good understanding of commercial issues affecting project performance and experience in assessing value / evaluating variations of construction works undertaken.
Good management skills, with the ability to motivate self and colleagues to achieve high standards of compliance
Good operational planning and time management skills; able to manage projects simultaneously without compromising on standards and quality.
Ability to ensure standards and specifications are met.
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels.
Sound knowledge of construction practices and standards.

PLEASE NOTE - these responsibilities are not exhaustive and you should undertake any other duties as reasonably requested by the Company.

The salary is negotiable depending on relevant experience, please send your CV in the first instance thank you.

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