Project Manager

VGC Group
London (Central), London (Greater)
£70,000 + Benefits
07 May 2019
07 Jun 2019
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

The Project Manager will deliver a complex and of high value project, to the specified HSEQ standard, to the maximum commercial performance and client satisfaction. The role also involves reviewing bids produced by the Estimating Department.


General Management

Lead efficiently a large team of agents, surveyors, engineers and site support functions

Produce financial forecast, monitoring and controlling project costs

Administer the project in line with the Contract

Review monthly CVR reports ahead of submission to Contracts Manager

Deliver projects from design phase to completion including all handover documentation

Review budget, progress, resources and forward planning

Ensure the contract is defined and understood by the team

Chair weekly site planning meetings and ensure production of accurate records and plans

Attain good relationship with the customer and supply chain

Develop, update and optimize construction programmes with support of planning team

Review construction methods developing engineering solutions where necessary

Review and procurement schedules for plant and materials in line with company procedures

Review and manage Sub-Contractors in line with their programme

Ensure detailed site records are completed

Maintain commercial tension to drive out cost and challenge the status quo

Ensure comprehensive estimates for additional work outside target costs

Review submission of new tenders


Set the highest possible standards of leadership in promotion of best HSEQ practices, ensuring compliance with Company procedures and legal obligations

Ensure production and implementation of HSEQ documentation including CPP, RAMS, ITP

Allocate HSEQ responsibilities and duties for site personnel, check understanding and organize training as necessary

Ensure that all subcontractors follow company procedures and processes

Liaise with third parties to ensure compliance with required regulatory standards

Key measures & targets:

Monthly and weekly reporting timescales are met

Contract timescales are met

Adherence to Companies Objectives

Ensure KPI measures are met

Key Relationships:

Customers and stakeholders

Subcontractors and suppliers

Site team members and support departments

Current and potential clients

Person Specification

The successful candidate will have experience on managing Rail projects also the candidate is likely to meet all of the following criteria:



Minimum 3 yrs experience (or equivalent) managing Rail projects in UK

Proficient in ICE and NEC3 (Opt A&C) including change management

Experienced in Design Management

Programme & Risk Management

Production of CVR, incl cost control, forecasting and value assessment

Degree/HNC in Civil Engineering, or equivalent


Excellent communication, people management skills, ability to influence and mentor

Ability to challenge designs and resolve problems to conclusion

Ability to manage and deliver a successful project with minimal guidance




Primavera P6 software

CSCS Black card

NEBOSH Construction Certificate

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