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Nottingham, East Midlands
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06 September 2018
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We are currently looking for a diligent Project manager for one of the largest public sector organisations in the UK. You will be tasked with managing minor projects up to a value of £500k from inception to final account. Coordinating the design, funding, contractors, consultants and dealing with the client throughout to ensure a high quality end product is delivered. If this is something you have exposure within we would love to hear from you.


* Location: Nottingham (some travel involved so access to own transport is preferred)
* Salary: £13.06-£19.13 OR £25,450-£34,183 (pro rota)
* Contract Length: 6 months

Job Purpose:

Manage capital schemes & new work schemes across Nottinghamshire as well as the management of consultants and contractors as required.

Key Responsibilities:

* Assisting with the overall direction, control and motivation of both consultant and contractor staff in order to ensure the required delivery of effective, responsive and quality schemes to internal and external stakeholders
* Promote positive team skills, energy and commitment to the active promotion of new cultures, e.g. quality systems, client focus initiatives, intended to ensure a forward looking service geared to modern concepts.
* Ensure effective communications
* Assist in the development and maintenance of an accurate computerised estate database including the use, manipulation and interpretation of the Department's CAD system, CONCEPT suite of programmes, or such other software as appropriate.
* Production of budget estimates and feasibility's studies and design proposals.
* Development of brief from non-technical clients.
* Ensure that contractor's equipment, methods of work, and service installations are provided and maintained with maximum consideration for the health, safety and welfare of staff, patients and visitors.
* Ensure that all work is executed in full compliance with statutory requirements relevant Codes of Practice, Health Technical Memoranda, Department of Health guidance/recommendations and Trust policies/procedures. In particular with the Capital Investment Manual and Concode guidance.
* Co-ordination of works with all other disciplines including any necessary liaison with Facilities colleagues and/or representatives of other clients/Directorates both clinical and corporate.
* Undertake scheme cost control, the certification of accounts, completion of office records (particularly those relating to contract administration) in compliance with Standing Orders (SOs) and Standing Financial Instructions (SFIs).
* Assist with the effective delivery of block capital funded works and their strict financial control.
* Ensure the maintenance of an efficient archive computerised drawing register.
* Work to the Directorate's environmental quality procedures in order to ensure the retention of its BS EN ISO 14001 accreditation.
* Undertake work on the CAD in the preparation of in-house drawings and to ensure these are produced to the current in-house standards.
* Lead and develop the minor new works process appertaining to required key performance indicators and desired customer satisfaction
* Undertake overtime where suitable notice is given dependent on individual circumstance

Desired Criteria

* Knowledge of Estates and Facilities services and their delivery.
* Knowledge of CAD systems.
* Knowledge of Microsoft Office packages, working knowledge of Excel, data bases and Word.
* Knowledge of contract supervision utilising building contracts.
* Knowledge of legislation and guidance appertaining to engineering services.
* Good knowledge of building construction and project management.
* Good level of knowledge in relation to building construction and project management.
* Degree level or minimum HNC/ONC in a Building Surveying discipline and/or with relevant experience.
* Good communication skills (oral and written).
* Customer focused.
* Experience in the project management of small and medium projects.
* Experience of using CAD.
* Experience of working as part of a team.

Applicants will be considered until 14th September when this role closes. Project and target start date for this role is October 1st

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.