My client is an established, leading Regional Civil Engineering Company.
They are presently seeking to appoint, on a permanent basis an experienced Project Manager to focus on projects in the following sectors; Water & Waste, Highways, Structures, MOD Works, Coastal Engineering, Groundworks.
Ensure projects are delivered successfully, relationships with our customers are enhanced, project teams supported and priorities achieved to meet the business objectives.
This role will have autonomy to deliver complex, higher valued projects for the business.
Attend tender handover meeting to understand the project deliverables, including contract obligations, project scope & methodology, identified customer priorities (win themes) and risk & opportunities.
Organise and attend customer meetings, throughout the lifecycle of the project to ensure identified targets and expectations are being met or exceeded.
Manage pre start meetings of subcontract packages in line with programme and build requirements.
Develop, monitor and evaluate a risk and opportunity register for the project, ensuring site teams are focused on these priorities.
Ensure our brand is portrayed positively taking into consideration our company guidelines.
Lead the site team to adopt the approach outlined in the Right Work Code, creating a safe environment in which to work with an uncompromising attitude towards achieving quality.
Lead the planning of the project to ensure the effective use, resourcing and control of equipment, manpower, materials and transport is achieved.
Review the project and target programmes with the site team to ensure activities are aligned to the planned sequencing of works, and an awareness of lead times for design and procurement is in place.
Oversee implementation of works to programme requirements.
Work closely with the commercial team throughout the project, to establish and monitor a contract performance forecast and obtain an accurate picture of projected value and forecast costs. A Risk & Opportunity schedule should identify where we can add value and reduce cost, as well as identify risks requiring mitigation.
The forecast should achieve, but ideally exceed, target gross site margins and where not possible an analysis submitted to the Divisional Director.
Drive the performance of your site team, supporting their development and maximising their potential and effectively manage our subcontract relationships.
Develop a defect avoidance strategy and take responsibility for its implementation through the duration of contract including the Making Good Defects period.
Degree or equivalent in Civil Engineering or another relevant subject matter
Extensive and varied experience of Civil Engineering projects
At least 7 years experience with a Civil Engineering Company (ideally)