Project Manager / Senior Project Manager

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Engineering
Region:
South East
Location:
Epsom
Salary:
£30,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted:
04/02/2020
Recruiter:
Matchtech
Job Ref:
EMP451079

This role can be based in Tunbridge Wells, Epsom and Chichester offices, servicing highways and infrastructure projects in the South East region. The ideal individual will possess experience in the management of design of infrastructure/highways projects and construction using NEC 3/4 contracts.

There is potential for rapid career progression for the right candidate. This role provides the opportunity to work on a range of infrastructure projects and to develop the Infrastructure team in the South East.

We are looking for a collaborative, engaging and adaptable individual to:

Provide effective delivery of project management services regionally across the infrastructure, highways and civil engineering sector.
Build successful working relationships with local and national highways authority clients
Provide support to the regional management team in the growth of the sector regionally, and collaborate effectively with other regions to share knowledge, best practice and opportunities.

Responsibilities:
Responsibility, under minimum supervision, as NEC3/4 Project Manager for larger, more complex projects relating to highways and infrastructure; including pre and post project controls.
Awareness of statutory processes/requirements outside of direct Construction (design, planning, road orders, land, statutory undertakers etc.).
Having leadership skills necessary to direct and manage the project team ensuring the quality and timeliness of service delivery
Being a good ambassador for Faithful+Gould, your profession and the professional institution to which you belong.
Providing guidance and presenting technical advice to different stakeholders, including effectively chairing meetings.
Actively broaden your experience and expertise in line with the core competencies.
Participating in relevant internal/external training initiatives.
Applying the principles of quality assurance and environmental management in compliance with the organisation's Policies.
Developing your understanding of the organisation's Policy and arrangements for managing your own personal safety while at work.
Complying with the Project Management toolkit.
Act as Highways and infrastructure account manager for clients, providing service delivery, demonstrating your role as a key stakeholder and first point of contact.
Understanding the clients' programme and project objectives.
Playing an instrumental role in generate repeat business, winning new work and developing business opportunities. Including fee proposals and bid submissions.
Enhancing your communication skills, particularly with customers, to reflect the organisation's values.
Manage and take responsibility for commercial aspects of commissions including governance, fee management.
Manage workload and resources
Building on your understanding of the companies offering and promoting the benefits these bring to clients.
An understanding of the wider business, including appreciation of activities outside your own team/region, overall services offered and strategic objectives.
Consciously monitoring how you interact with others, in accordance with the organisation's values.
Line management duties
Mentoring trainee, assistant and graduate colleagues.

Requirements:
Member (or working towards membership) of a professional body, ideally in a highways related field (e.g Chartered Engineer), other professional memberships will be considered.
Active involvement on several commissions/projects as Project Manager under the NEC form, utilising the various options.
Established knowledge and understanding of the component parts of a project and overall project management techniques
Competent knowledge of a range of available procurement options
Effective review of contracts documents including familiarity with contractual obligations, breaches and remedies.
Good understanding and appreciation of programme and scheduling software. Forensic programming skills desirable but not essential.
General knowledge of current legal and regulatory developments in respect of construction and associated law.
Possess sound technical health, safety and environmental knowledge, applicable to the business and wider construction industry.
Sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office and other role related software packages.
Reliable mathematical ability and accuracy in all your work, and good standard of literacy and presentation skills.
Client facing experience, including working with clients on a commission/project basis in conjunction with senior colleagues.
Ability to form effective working relationships with colleagues and clients
Ability to oversee a team on commissions/projects/programmes
Confident, outgoing, with the drive to succeed and develop.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

Contact Details:
Matchtech
Tel: 01489 898138
Fax: 01489 898290
Contact: Natasha Jones
Email:

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