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Project Manager

Employer
HAYS
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
19 Apr 2024

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Sector
Construction / Built Environment
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager
Project Manager - Utilities - Perm - East of England

Your new company
Our client is a leading provider of utility services nationwide. With a strong focus on delivering high-quality projects in the energy sector, our client plays a crucial role in the region's infrastructure development. They are currently seeking an experienced Utilities Project Manager to join their team. This is a fantastic opportunity to manage diverse projects and contribute to the continued growth and success of the organisation.
Your new role
As a Utilities Project Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing and managing a variety of projects nationally. This role offers the flexibility of remote work, with site visits required 1-2 times a week. You will play a pivotal role in ensuring projects are delivered on time, within budget, and to the highest quality standards. This position offers a stimulating and varied experience, working on projects involving civils, mechanical, and electrical works within the energy sector.
Responsibilities:

  • Manage and lead utility projects, from initial planning and design stages through to project completion.
  • Develop project plans, including timelines, budgets, and resource allocation.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and other stakeholders to ensure project objectives are met.
  • Conduct regular site visits to monitor project progress, track key milestones, and ensure adherence to schedules.
  • Maintain effective communication with clients, providing regular updates on project status, risks, and opportunities.
  • Implement and enforce health and safety regulations on-site, ensuring compliance with industry standards.
  • Oversee quality control procedures, ensuring compliance with project specifications and regulatory requirements.
  • Manage project budgets, monitor costs, and implement cost control measures.
  • Identify and manage project risks, implementing appropriate mitigation strategies.
  • Resolve any issues or conflicts that arise during project execution, facilitating effective problem-solving.
  • Ensure all project documentation is accurately maintained and archived.
  • What you'll need to succeed
  • Previous experience in Civil, Mechanical, or Electrical projects is essential.
  • HNC or degree in a relevant field within the industry (e.g., Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Project Management) is required.
  • Proven experience in a similar project management role, demonstrating the ability to successfully deliver projects on time and within budget.
  • A valid driving licence is essential for this role.
  • Strong knowledge of project management principles, methodologies, and best practices.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with clients, contractors, and project teams.
  • Sound understanding of health and safety regulations and building codes.
  • Proficiency in project management software and tools.
  • What you'll get in return
  • Exciting opportunity to manage a variety of utilities projects nationally.
  • Remote work flexibility, with site visits required 1-2 times a week.
  • Competitive salary package with additional benefits.
  • Permanent role with a reputable and established company.
  • Opportunity to contribute to the growth and success of the organisation.
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment.
  • What you need to do now
    If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Fiona on now.
    If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.
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