Highways Project Manager

Job Type:
Job Sector:
South West
£35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Carrington West
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Position: Highway Project Manager

Location: Exeter

My client is looking to recruit a Project Manager. The main purpose of this role is to assist in the Project Management of the delivery of highways schemes in the South West Design Services. This includes day-to-day management of a portfolio of projects with respect to scope, schedule, finance, risk, quality and resources.

�Management of forecasts and accruals monthly on company systems.
�Financial management of the programme.
�Responsibility for ensuring accruals and forecasts are accurately reported.
�Monthly project progress reports are produced in an accurate and timely manner.
�Project programmes (Microsoft Project) are monitored.
�Frequent and accurate reporting to line management on all aspects of a programme.
�Attendance at monthly client design liaison and progress meetings.
�Co-ordinate, manage and lead the successful day to day delivery of the projects.
�Plan and define project steps, scope project risks and issues, establish programmes, review milestones and priorities.
�Capturing project requirements, in terms of scope, programme, budget and risk
�Developing and implementing a management plan for the project from handover to completion.
�Maintaining communications with stakeholders and the project organisation: ensuring that relationships are developed and maintained, thus enabling productive, two-way communication with all key stakeholders.
�Managing the risks, issues and changes on the project;
�Recording and communicating decisions
�Financial management including cost control, accruals and forecasting.
�Prepare project and programme reporting information for all key stakeholder groups
�With manager, maintain and improve programme information management system to enhance control and confidence in delivery of the programme and budget.

Essential Criteria:
�A good level of numeracy
�Good degree of computer literacy – Microsoft Office packages especially excel
�Experience in the use of spreadsheets
�Able to engage effectively with staff at all levels and with different technical understanding.
�Ability to prioritise in order to meet tight deadline.Well-developed interpersonal skills such as leadership, communication and conflict management.
�Strong change management ability to deliver successful outcomes for internal change projects.
�Excellent interpersonal skills.

Desirable Criteria:
�Experience in programme management
�Use of Microsoft projects
�Experience in lean techniques
�Include Efficiencies at all stages in the development of a project and record the outcome
�Willingness to learn


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Contact Details:
Carrington West
Tel: 02393 876 030
Contact: Tony Hutt

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