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Project Manager

SER Limited
Closing date
31 Jul 2024

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

Project Manager

Hybrid Adlington

Circa GBP50,(Apply online only) - GBP65,(Apply online only)

25 days Holiday + bank holidays, pension scheme, annual bonus, employee assistance program, onsite parking, employee discounts / benefits such as cinema tickets and gym membership discount, contribution towards eye test and glasses.

Start date ASAP

We are an engineering and projects delivery business specialising in design, installation, project management and consultancy of turnkey processing plants and bulk material handling systems across several sectors, including quarrying, ports, cement, renewables, tunnelling, and aggregates.

Due to growth within the business, we are looking for a Project Manager who will be responsible for overseeing the full project lifecycle and delivering the scope as per the agreed budget and schedule, whilst ensuring the target margin is realised.

They are a key figure within the business, driving progress across several different departments to ensure our projects are executed in line with our company policies, processes and objectives.

The Project Manager monitors progress, leads project reviews, drives completion, and summarizes project status into internal and external project reports. They are also the main point of contact for the client.

Candidate requirements

  • HND in a technical or engineering discipline.
  • Formal project management qualification (PMI, APM)
  • Demonstratable experience with projects within a construction environment.
  • Demonstratable experience of delivering projects under both standard and non-standard contract terms.
  • Project Controls experience, including planning, monitoring and reviewing of both schedules and cost.
  • Ability to understand engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Confident decision maker and able to work well under pressure.
  • Ability to resolve conflicts effectively and in a professional manner.
  • Able to coordinate work carried out by different people/departments and organisations.
  • Strong computer skills including experience with MS Project/P6 and cost control software
  • Additional hours may be required to be worked in line with business requirements.
  • Be prepared to travel / stay overnight to carry out role & responsibilities.
  • Right to work in the UK.

Desirable experience

  • Project management experience in heavy engineering (large lifts, heavy steelwork etc)
  • Understanding of conveyors or bespoke, engineered, technical solutions
  • Relevant costing knowledge of conveyers/similar industries
  • Experience of working with NEC3/government infrastructure projects
  • Degree qualified in a technical or engineering discipline.
  • Professional registration and/or membership in committees and/or technical societies.
  • Accredited Leadership & Management training.

Major duties

  • Provide input and support into project proposals during the bid and pre-contract stage.
  • Review all project and contractual documents on assignment of contract to ensure all project and contractual requirements are understood and documented.
  • Develop a Project Execution Plan to reflect the companies project management procedure and in line with client requirements.
  • Identify criteria for completion of contract and develop actionable plan for closing out contract.
  • Develop and maintain project cost tracking, assign budgets for all elements of works, and approve project spend. Escalate overspends prior to commitment as required.
  • Develop and maintain project programme, both internal and external, monitoring progress and identifying impact or opportunities against progress.
  • Develop and monitor a project cashflow projection throughout the life of the project. Identify any negative cashflow or areas of risk and report to the business.
  • Develop and lead internal and external project kick-off meetings, and ongoing Project progress meetings as required by client and project status.
  • Coordinate all project work activities and actions to achieve project schedule. Driving and expediting engineering, supply chain, manufacturing, logistics, installation, commissioning, and handover.
  • Develop internal project summary reports and communicate project progress to the business monthly, or as required.
  • Complete external project progress reports, and programme updates as required by contract or client.
  • Attend client meetings, either virtually or on site as required by contract or client and provide project progress and status updates.
  • Review and approve invoices for purchased, manufactured, subcontract or other items prior to payment of invoices.
  • Identify, log, and manage Risks and Opportunities throughout the life of the project.
  • Identify all changes to contract scope, raise Early Warning Notices (EWN), develop variations or compensation events (CE), in line with contract requirements timeframes and procedures.
  • Log and manage quality throughout the project including any non-conformances, or quality issues identified.
  • Formal closure of each project including final cost & margin position, time reporting, commercial and contractual issues, ensuring any lessons learned are fully investigated and documented and briefed to the business.

In return

My client is paying up to approx GBP65,(Apply online only) along side an annual bonus and a range of employee benefits! This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established, thriving company.

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