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Project Manager - Landscape Construction

Employer
Fresh Horticultural Careers
Location
London
Salary
40000.00 - 50000.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Sector
Construction / Built Environment
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager

LOCATION: EAST LONDON

As Landscape Project Manager you will be:

  • Working closely with Commercial Manager, site supervisors and cross discipline team members to promote and encourage a good and safe working environment.
  • Liaising with main contractor regarding site progress and health and safety matters, including attending daily/weekly meetings as required and feeding information from these back to head office management.
  • Creating and monitoring Requests for Information (RFIs), sending these to the client and feeding information from these back to head office management.
  • Liaising with Project Co-ordinator and Commercial Manager to establish requirements and specification; purchasing material when it is confirmed by head office.
  • Producing a regular programme of works to keep Principle Contractor, Directors and head office informed of progress and anticipated finish. Updating/managing programme to reflect site progress, handovers and working closely with Principle Contractor, Directors and head office.
  • Liaising regularly with Directors and attending head office meetings as required. Informing the head office of complaints during head office meetings or via internal communication.
  • Ordering materials, managing storage space with Principle Contractor and co-ordinating deliveries with Project Co-ordinators, Site Managers and Site Supervisors whilst attempting to maximise cost-efficiency and setting appropriate delivery deadlines.
  • Ensuring Plant & Tools are in place to carry out works and efficiently monitoring and managing requirements.
  • Managing and regularly reviewing costs with financial team.
  • Allocating Site Managers, Site Supervisors and assigned work force to working areas. Monitoring and adjusting as necessary work force and working hours to meet programme ensuring minimum cost to Company.
  • Directing the Site Engineer of which measurements to prioritise for valuation; collating these measurements and sending to the commercial manager before the valuation deadline. Collating & managing information from the Site Engineer and purchase department. Producing mark-ups as required, quantifying variations, recording progress & materials delivered to enable the completion of monthly valuations including a 10 day forecast.
  • Keeping a log of variations or instructions and ensuring these are communicated to the Commercial Manager and Project Co-ordinators.
  • Ensuring that weekly returns of health and safety paperwork, employee timesheets/holiday request forms, and any other relevant paperwork is approved and sent from site to the head office. Manage staff issues including pay rises, wage adjustments, working hours and disciplinary procedures.
  • Completing a monthly health and safety report to be sent back to the head office.
  • Ensuring staff are inducted as per clients procedures. Ordering and distributing personal protective equipment (PPE) and any other necessary health and safety materials to site operatives as necessary and keeping a log of PPE use.
  • Organising regular tool box talks to maximise awareness of health and safety procedures and company expectations.
  • Providing a report of quantity and quality of work to Commercial Manager.
  • Chairing a weekly meeting for all supervisory and managing operatives on site.
  • Coordinating the works of subcontractors in tandem with Site Manager and head office, evaluating the level of quality of a subcontractors work and submitting a subcontractor evaluation form to head office for future reference.
  • Sending customer surveys out to relevant person if requested by head office; informing the head office of generic customer satisfaction information received informally at head office meetings or via internal communication.
  • Attending post-completion meeting at head office to discuss project and potential future improvements.
  • Establishing the requirements of a site office in tandem with the Site Manager, and ensuring that the upkeep of site office is maintained to a high standard.
  • Ensuring that the site office is well stocked with utilities via communication with the head office.
  • To undertake additional or other duties as necessary to meet the needs of the business.
  • To sign off subcontractor works by completing Subcontractor Evaluation form.

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