Electrical Project Manager

City of Bristol
Competitive Salary
12 Apr 2018
12 May 2018
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Servest Arthur McKay is a leading M&E projects specialist. With nearly 60 years of experience in this field, focus has been to continually offer a leading M&E service portfolio. This portfolio now spans heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, plumbing, lighting, power, communications and security. Our focus is to always safely complete M&E contracts to the highest possible quality, from small re-wires to major projects (ranging from just under 50k to a little over £20m).

Substantial growth has seen us open new offices in Bristol and we have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Electrical Project Manager to lead our new team within our Projects Department.

Reporting to the Operations Director, the role will involve working with the client, operations teams, Operations Manager / Director and associated support functions to ensure that each project is delivered in accordance with the Project Plan - safely, on time, within budget and to the required quality standards.

This is a broad-ranging role which will see the Project Manager responsible for delivering design and build projects in liaison with internal and external design consultants; project planning; client liaison; team and resource management and ensuring rigorous financial control.

We are seeking highly competent Project Managers with demonstrable experience of successfully managing multi-discipline projects. Suitable candidates will require a background in Electrical Engineering with relevant occupational competencies and technical certification, including a black CSCS card. Our preference is for candidates with a working knowledge of Microsoft Project, CDM awareness and a relevant subject-specific qualification in construction or project management. Individuals with a PRINCE 2 and IEE Regulations qualifications are highly desirable.

Primary duties and responsibilities, include but are not limited to:

Ensuring that projects are delivered to the correct specifications and required quality / industry standards and within budgetDelivering design and build projects in collaboration with design consultants, the wider project team and contractorsTeam management, to include: Leading and motivating the team; ensuring adequate team training / level of qualification; Undertaking HR people-related process, including performance review; ensuring compliance to all personnel policies and proceduresClient liaison, to include: Working closely with the client counterparts and their agents throughout the lifecycle of the project; Conducting continuous improvement activities in line with the client's requirements, implementing corrective / preventative action where required; Implementing opportunities for innovative cost reductions; Ensuring that communication with the client is established and maintained throughout the life of each project; Meeting or exceeding client KPI's for each projectProject management, planning and organising to include: Planning work in a way which ensures that key milestones and completion dates are achieved; Setting up strategic planning controls covering the full scope of works for all disciplines including the procurement programme, technical proposals, construction method appraisal, value enhancement and risk analysis controls, tender event schedules, design management strategy, project planning and Project Management systemsMonitoring and reviewing project requirements / achievementsIdentifying issues which may impact on project delivery and escalating these as necessaryUndertaking an assessment of all risks relating to health, safety, environment and quality of productRegularly reviewing the Project Management Plan and contractors' methods of work to ensure they remain suitable for the taskCompleting snagging and updating clients on progress and monitoring works to ensure compliance with agreed systems of workEnsuring suitable Commissioning, Inspection and Test Plans are in place for all work carried outCommercial & financial controls to include: Accurately predicting cost to completion; Financial management within agreed budgets and targets to ensure agreed margins; Managing WIP and producing accurate commercial forecastingCollaborative teamworking, to include: Working closely with the Operations Manager, Quantity Surveyor, Design Team and Procurement Team to develop the procurement, cost, design and project management plans; Effective cascade of safety, health, sustainability or quality communications received through Team Talks, Briefings or bulletins to the project teamResource Management, to include: Ensuring an efficient flow of materials to all projects; Ensuring optimum labour on site at all times, utilising agency labour where required; Managing staff to maximise efficiencies; Controlling supply chain partners, including sub-contractors and recruitment agencies; Managing internal supply chain / support services where required Managing plant off-hiresHealth & Safety responsibilities, to include: Ensuring all employees / sub-contractors are aware of their obligations under the Servest Arthur McKay Health & Safety Policy, and that work is carried out in accordance with the policies; Ensuring risk assessments and method statements are completed where required and that toolbox talks take place on all proje

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