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Job Title: Project Manager - South East
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK - England - South East England
Industry:
REF: 42090
Contact Name: Tom Collins
Contact Email: tcollins@allen-york.com
Job Published: 8 months ago

Project Manager - South East

 

Our client are involved in some of the UK’s most complex and stimulating projects that are diverse and technically demanding. They have an enviable reputation in the delivery of high profile schemes and are working closely with blue chip clients in the Water, Power, Rail, Aviation, Highways, Environmental, Nuclear, Pharmaceutical and Energy sectors to deliver their most important projects, which include:

  • Commercial and Procurement Services to Network Rail Infrastructure
  • Highways England Commercial Division
  • National Grid, UK Power Networks and Business Advisory for UKPN

Job Description

 

Responsible for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, control and closure of a project

 

Requirements

  • Supporting the Project Sponsor or client in the development of the business case, defining the project scope, benefits, and objectives
  • Planning and defining the project scope necessary to meet the project objectives
  • Planning and sequencing activities required to deliver the project scope and developing the project schedule
  • Developing Resource Plans and ensuring each Project Team member’s full involvement during the development of the project
  • Establishing the cost estimate for the project in line with the budget expectations including setting an appropriate level of risk provision or contingency
  • Assessing project risks and the development of response and mitigation actions
  • Developing project management documentation necessary to achieve funding approval and communication of the project plans to those involved in the project, including upkeep of the Project Files, meetings records and correspondence, and maintaining the Project Controls information
  • Leading and motivating the project team to achieve the project objectives, managing conflict and day to day welfare and performance of the Project Implementation Team members.
  • Co-ordination, scheduling and reporting of activities related to stakeholder management, benefits management, business change management and project communications as agreed with the Project Sponsor. 
  • Co-ordinating activities related to the application for approvals, consents and regulatory requirements
  • Ensures that all appropriate technical standards are applied during the project implementation
  • Monitoring, controlling and reporting on project progress including providing regular, timely, accurate, progress reports, cash flow and cost of completion forecasts to the Project Sponsor 
  • Co-ordinating design reviews and approvals between owner and contractors
  • Ensuring safety, security and environmental aspects of the project are clearly understood and adhered to, including ensuring the project is compliant with CDM regulations and other application health and safety legislation
  • Defining the contract strategy, the selection and coordination of contractors and suppliers and ensuring that the execution of the project is in accordance with contract and the job specification
  • Record keeping of works undertaken and working with asset managers to ensure accurate as built records including health and safety information are created

Qualifications/Experience

  • Relevant degree and membership of relevant professional institutes / bodies 
  • Competent in the use of the Microsoft suite of products
  • Strong knowledge of best practice project management methods and techniques
  • Experience in civils/building and/or Mechanical and Electrical project delivery
  • Up to date HSEQ knowledge and experience 
  • Good Commercial Management and financial management skills
  • APM, chartered surveyor or chartered Engineer 
  • NEC3 contract familiarity 
  • Ability to engage with stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently
  • Track record of successful project delivery 
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