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Project Manager

London , United Kingdom

Ref#: 9677247096

Date published: 13-Jan-2020

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Job Title:Project Manager
Business Unit: Project Management
Reports To: SPM Line Manager

The Project Manager will manage key client projects for projects in the UK and abroad. Project management responsibilities include the coordination and completion of projects on time within budget and within scope, oversee all aspects of projects according to Clients processes, set deadlines, assign responsibilities and monitor and summarize progress of project, prepare reports for upper management and Client stakeholders regarding status of project.

The successful candidate will work directly with clients to ensure deliverables fall within the applicable scope and budget. They will coordinate with other departments to ensure all aspects of each project are compatible and will hire new talent as needed to fulfill client needs.

The successful candidate will have previous experience delivering MEP specific projects and show advanced learning or bachelor's degree to support this talent. The candidate should have 3 years minimum of experience in the MEP Project Management field or in a related area, familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices and procedures. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. They will typically report to a manager or head of a unit/department, enhance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Duties and Responsibilities

Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
Ensure resource availability and allocation
Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress using MS Project as a minimum.
Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques (incl. Key Performance Indicators KPI’s)
Report and escalate to management as needed
Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
Perform risk management to minimize project risks
Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
Meet with clients to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project
Delegate project tasks based on junior staff members’ individual strengths, skill sets and experience levels
Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals
Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis
Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with clients as well as other staff members
Use and continually develop leadership skills
Administer the Construction Contract (JCT/FIDIC or other)
Ability to procure consultant appointments including scope of services
Ability to procure building contract including scope of services
Good Understanding of statutory approvals (Building Control, Planning, Landlords etc)
Ability to advise on procurement route for the projects
Chair Client and Construction meetings and provide robust set of minutes
Good Understanding of contracts and liability.
Ability to manage designers and consultants to ensure design deliverables are issued.
Close Out projects (incl Handover, Defects etc)
Attend conferences and training as required to maintain proficiency
Perform other related duties as assigned
Develop spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document needs

Person Specification:
Proven working experience (minimum 3 years) in MEP project management
Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate field of study (MEP) or equivalent work experience
Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
Project Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II certification is a plus