Construction Project Manager

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Brentford
Salary
40000.00 - 40001.00 GBP Annual + GBP40000 - GBP40001/annum Car Allowance
Posted
29 Aug 2017
Closes
24 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is looking for a Project Manager with Construction to join their growing team. They will also require a strong background in managing contractors. The Project Manager has full responsibility of project managing the construction, development, installation and upgrade of the Company's analogue and digital advertising structures, ensuring projects are delivered on time, to budget and within specification.

Responsibilities for the successful Project Manager will include:

Start up

• Supporting the Development and planning teams on design, feasibility studies and budget estimating.
• Appraising new project proposals.
• Liaising with other departments to ensure all aspects of build are covered (H&S, Development, and IT & Operations).
• Creating of the Project Initiation Document (PID).
• Procuring pre-tender investigations and conceptual designs for assembly of tender.
• Tendering process (produces and contributes towards project tenders, ITT to contractors, tender receipt and evaluation).
• Working with the companies Corp Team in France to confirm product choice.
• Budget creation and confirmation

Delivery Management (Construction Phase)

• Reviewing project programme and report internally.
• Managing the design process (engineering & aesthetics) to correct standards.
• Troubleshooting landlord issues during construction and ensure landlord relationships are well maintained.
• Gaining approval to build (internal & external).
• Tender awards, designer and contractor appointments.
• Managing all aspects of the build including H&S, CPPs, CDM compliance, contractor performance and ensuring satisfaction of stakeholders.
• Ensuring contractors perform their contract & project duties.
• Be confident and clear in risk / variation escalation.

Construction Site Health & Safety Duties

• Reviewing Construction Phase Plans and RAMS for compliance to specification and methodology. Forward to H&S for their approval and manage the process until the CPP is fully approved.
• Ensuring contractor H&S resources meet company, project and legislative requirements.
• Conducting construction site inspections.
• Ensuring all contractors are regularly inspected and audited for compliance with Company policies and to ensure best value is delivered at all times
• Liaising with Operations supervisors/managers to improve overall H&S efficiency and ensure all operational practices comply with current health & safety regulations.

Handover to Operations & Project Closure

• Managing completion and acceptance of H&S file in line with CDM regulations.
• Managing approval and handover to operations.
• Live service acceptance (IT performance & CCTV monitoring etc).
• Bringing Project to close on time and publish lessons learnt.

Relationship Management

• Developing relationships internally and externally with the key stakeholders.
• Assembling design teams (external and internal).
• Assisting in identifying opportunities for cost reduction through design, construction methods, materials and volume discounts and with any ad-hoc projects.
• Attending regular team meetings and action issues raised by acting upon minutes taken.
• Conducting regular performance reviews with all contractors.

Finance

• Negotiating with contractors on best price before placing orders.
• Agreeing payment schedules for projects in line with Company policy.
• Managing project variations, track & control costs in line with agreed business plans.
• Receipting all purchase orders in line with Finance deadlines.
• Accounting for cost control and budgets as Projects typically range in value from GBP50k to GBP2m.

The Project Manager must:

Proactive approach

• Innovative and self-motivated; good time-management
• Strong planner with excellent organisational ability
• Investigative and analytical skills

Knowledge expert

• Proven project & contractor management.
• Construction knowledge.
• Strong awareness of safety and quality principles.
• Understanding of CDM Regulations 2015.
• Conversant with H&S Management systems and aspects of risk management in a multi-site environment.

Communication and interpersonal skills

• Accomplished communicator at all levels with excellent presentation skills
• Ability to persuade and influence across all levels

• Fully conversant with Microsoft Office
• Flexible approach as extensive travel of the UK portfolio required
• Full clean driving licence

Qualifications

• Degree in Engineering, Construction or Project Management
• PRINCE2 foundation or practitioner.
• Qualified in occupational health and safety to IOSH and/ or NEBOSH Certificate or equivalent an advantage