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Project Manager

Employer
AM Recruitment
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
5 Apr 2024

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

Project Manager

Purpose

Apply extensive and comprehensive knowledge of the organisation s work processes, business practices and the roles and functions of assigned project team members to plan, organise, direct and control all activities on assigned project(s). Works closely and effectively with customers, vendors, and subcontractors. Ensures adherence to quality and/or safety standards. Performs work and makes most project related decisions independently. While accepting responsibility for all phases of the project, recognises that the various department managers have ultimate responsibility, through the assigned managing and lead project team members, for the technical adequacy of the work and may, therefore, monitor the work related to their discipline at any time.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Accepts assignments as directed by the Project Director / Project Sponsor / General Manager. Reports to the more experienced Project Manager or Project Director when so assigned for scope, schedule and budget guidelines and assumes overall responsibility for the phases(s) of the work assigned.
  • Accepts assignments as Proposal Manager as directed. Assignment as Proposal Manager includes detailed review of ITB, execution planning, estimating support, proposal reviews, technical proposal input and/or client presentations, as needed.
  • Prior to commencement of the work, meets with the Proposal Manager for the "handover" of documentation generated by the organisation and the client during the presentation of the proposal.
  • Organises the project team and, with the department managers, arranges for the selection of the lead project team members, as necessary, for adequate staffing and support facilities in accordance with the project scope and budget.
  • Organises the internal kick-off meeting with key team members.
  • Develops and plans the general execution of the project and establishes project policies. Responsible for the preparation of the project execution plan. Supervises and directs project related activities of the project team members within scope, schedule and cost guidelines. Promotes cost & schedule awareness among team members.
  • Advises project team members of the scope and any special requirements of the project and assures that information required from the client is made available to the project team members.
  • Administers project changes and negotiates them with the client, where applicable. Assures preparation of all budgets and schedules for the project and approves the same and obtains approval of the necessary department managers through the assigned lead project team members and advises these personnel of budget and schedule requirements.
  • Ensures that the project risk management plan developed during the proposal phase is incorporated into the execution plan. Performs periodic review and updating of the risk management plan throughout the project.
  • Becomes familiar with, applies and requires application by the project team of applicable procedures, methods and practices developed by the various departments consistent with project execution requirements
  • Functions as the organisation s primary contact with the client in matters pertaining to project execution and keeps the senior management advised of client concerns and relations
  • Emphasises, applies, and requires application of "team concept" principles in project execution. Encourages direct communication between project team members while requiring formal procedures to be followed, as required. In general, provides the leadership and management skills to motivate the project team through personal interest and enthusiasm to achieve the planned objectives
  • Monitors performance of the project team against the established scope, schedules and budgets. Reports significant actual or anticipated delays, non-standard performance or unusual problems to the Project Director or Commercial Manager as well as the involved project team members
  • Initiates and monitors corrective action on these issues
  • Determines the subcontracting scope in conjunction with the assigned Project Construction Manager, who develops the construction execution plan, as required. Participates in subcontract negotiations and approves awards, following established practices
  • Advises the administration, legal, insurance, tax, and accounting departments of the project requirements
  • Performs or requires the preparation and issuance of specific documents required for the proper execution of the project such as: coordination procedure, budget(s), schedule(s), manpower loading plan, procurement & expediting plan, shop inspection plan, construction execution plan
  • Approves monthly progress reports, critically reviewing input from others
  • Manages cash flow on assigned project(s). Establishes the basic billing practice and assures that invoices are issued to the client on time. Expedites and tracks receipt of payments. Approves all vendor/subcontractor invoices for payment
  • Participates in the preparation and review of cost forecasts and other project control reviews with the appropriate project team members
  • Reviews and approves bid tabulations prior to purchase order award
  • Makes periodic visits to review construction progress. Becomes fully responsible for construction execution when it is part of the organisation s contract and is prepared to become resident at the jobsite when conditions so warrant
  • Assures that lessons learned from previous projects are communicated in a timely fashion for implementation on the project and assures the capturing of lessons learned for the present project
  • Assures the project is properly closed-out including hardcopy and electronic archives
  • Assures preparation of the "Close Out Report"

Key Behavioural Competencies

Self-Motivation / Self Development

Flexibility / Adaptability

Problem Solving

Communication

Strong Leadership Skills

Organisational Skills

Computer-literate

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