Project Manager - Diversionary Works

Employer
Vector Recruitment Solutions
Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
£40,000 to £50,000 per year
Closing date
2 Jun 2022

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Sector
Consultancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager

Project Manager - Diversionary Works / Fibre/ Utilities/ Telecoms

We are on the search for a Project Manager - Diversionary Works who has experience in the fibre and civils sector.

You will be project managing diversionary schemes on our client's networks throughout the United Kingdom. Based in North London you will be expected to travel and attend project meetings around the UK.

The ideal candidate will have a good knowledge of both civils and fibre, have commercial experience in estimating and demonstrable knowledge of the NRSWA 1991 and the Code of Practice for Diversionary Works. You will be adaptable, with high levels of initiative and a keen eye for detail and process.

You will be an integral part of the Planning Team, working with the Operations Managers, Project Managers and Contract Quantity Surveyors to manage our clients' diversionary works projects and enquiries. This will be done through the implementation of best practice, developing procedures and undertaking tracking and reporting for continuous improvement.
You will provide a first-class service at project management level, ensuring diversionary projects are delivered on time, within budget and to specification, whilst promoting a positive image of the company and our clients. Your key tasks will be to manage diversionary works enquiries from the C3 budget estimate stage to C9 reconciliation whilst remaining compliant with current legislation.
Reporting directly to the Senior Project Manager - Diversionary Works, you will manage our clients' diversionary works from C3 to C9 stage according to the Code of Practice for Diversionary Works.

The ideal candidate will have a wide experience of telecoms civils and cabling utility works, together with project management skills and commercial acumen.
You will be able to demonstrate:

  • A proven track record in telecoms planning or utilities construction.
  • A comprehensive knowledge of NRSWA and CoP for Diversionary Works legislation and its application.
  • The ability to liaise and maintain good relationships with clients, Local Authorities, 3rd parties and operational staff.
  • Good organisational and time management skills.
  • An ability to work proactively, accurately and methodically under pressure and to strict deadlines and be able to be reactive to changing situations as and when they occur.
  • A thorough understanding of health, safety and quality practices and procedures.
  • PC literacy with a sound knowledge of MS Office and MS Project.

Previous experience of managing utility diversionary works is preferable. Training will be provided.
The appropriate candidate must be assertive and confident when liaising with Developers, Project Managers, Local Authorities and other stakeholders. You will be a team player and be able to demonstrate proven team leadership /management skills and the ability to motivate co-workers.

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