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Project Manager

London , United Kingdom

Ref#: 9677247356

Date published: 10-Jan-2020

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We are looking for a Project Manager with construction site experience, who would like to make the move into Corporate Occupier Programme Management and Project Management services, also known as PJM. The Project Management role will be based within the PJM part of the business that focusses on delivering construction services from a consultancy based environment whilst continuing to provide clients with professional services.

The Project Manager will facilitate the delivery of construction services via individual projects or roll out / multi-site programmes.  The role will also be required to be versatile in the nature and scope of services to be undertaken whether it is in a programme, project, or contracting capacity.  

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 and to the quality and specifications that are required according to ISO 9001 and 14001 standards and industry standards, codes and practices
Oversee and allocate resources for any number of construction projects
Working closely with architects and engineers to go over plans and blueprints, making timetables for the project, determining material and labor costs
Negotiating with and hiring subcontractors and workers, scheduling workers on site, gathering permits and making sure everything is up to code.
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 neede
•       Prepare periodic reports for clients and line management regarding project status.
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
Create consultant scopes of services and procure members of the professional team
Ability to procure building contract including scope of services
Good understanding of statutory approvals (Building Control, Planning, Landlords etc)
Understanding of contracts, liability and allocation of risk
Ability to advise on procurement route for the projects
Administer the building contract (JCT or other)
Chair Client and site progress meetings and produce robust meeting minutes
Ability to manage designers and consultants to ensure design deliverables are met
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
Prepare Project Execution Plan
Produce and review logistics plans
Risk assessments and method statements
Manage the construction site on a day-to-day basis, including supervising the labour force, monitoring subcontractors, checking materials, inspecting work and overseeing quality control
Carry out inductions, tool box talks and ensure all site activities are delivered according CDM regulations. promote and maintain health and safety, including site inspections to ensure safety rules are being followed
Produce scopes and programmes for individual packages of work
Manage subcontractors during delivery stages
Lead works package / trade progress meetings
Challenge subcontract reports and prepare project reports
Check and collate as-built information and O&Ms

Requirements:
Proven working experience in construction and project management
Analytical Skills: Good at planning for large-scale, multi-step fit- out projects.
Decision Making: Able to take lots of decisions and work under pressure, such as picking subcontractors, materials, paints, and more.
Management Skills: lead their teams and keep them motivated and focused on the job.
Communication: Good writing and speaking skills are needed when communicating with employees, writing proposals, subcontractors, procuring materials and dealing with clients.
Technical Skills: must know construction methodologies, read blueprints and understand other technical aspects of construction.
Time-Management: Deadlines are crucial in construction. Making sure that everything is on time and moving smoothly is a critical part of the job.
Excellent client-facing and communication skills
Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
Knowledge of construction planning tools
Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience in related area.
SMSTS, First Aider, UKATA Asbestos Awareness will be an advantage
Project Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II certification is a plus