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Senior Project Manager

Thorn Baker Construction
70000.00 - 77000.00 GBP Annual + Package (Vehicle ect)
Closing date
9 Apr 2024

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

Job Type: Full-time Permanent

Location: Portsmouth

An established Mechanical Contractor is seeking an experienced, client-facing Senior Project Manager to be based on-site in Portsmouth. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to manage projects within the water sector for a company that is a leader in the field. With a diverse portfolio of water programmes and projects, this role presents an exciting opportunity for career development. The company has an impeccable reputation and offers excellent opportunities for progression and personal growth.

Senior Project Manager Responsibilities:

  • Act as the primary point of contact for clients, taking ownership and responsibility for the successful delivery of projects
  • Ensure projects are delivered within budget and on schedule, administering the contract and overseeing the commercial performance of the projects
  • Manage the change control process by documenting early warnings, preparing variations and change requests, and negotiating and implementing changes with the client
  • Create and maintain design programmes, identifying key risks, dependencies, and resources
  • Identify and monitor project risks and opportunities, assessing and implementing mitigation measures as needed
  • Administer projects under various forms of contracts, such as NEC
  • Implement quality management processes for project activities and outputs
  • Effectively manage stakeholders, taking into account their levels of influence and specific interests to achieve desired project outcomes
  • Lead multidisciplinary teams across the business
  • Oversee subcontractor and supply chain performance
  • Build strong relationships with clients and members of the cross-functional team
  • Manage bid processes for design tenders for both standalone projects and framework contracts

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Experience in managing the delivery of projects in water engineering
  • Strong collaboration and coordination skills with teams, clients, and stakeholders
  • Excellent commercial awareness, with experience in monitoring and controlling engineering budgets and managing change processes
  • Experience in bid management and preparation of design fee proposals
  • A degree or equivalent in a related engineering subject

What's in it for you?

  • Company vehicle/allowance
  • 25 days of paid holidays per annum, increasing with length of service (excluding bank holidays)
  • Length of service awards
  • Private medical insurance
  • Free and confidential Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life assurance and accident cover
  • Subsistence allowance paid when requested to work away from home
  • Auto enrollment into the company pension scheme
  • Recruitment referral programme

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