project manager in wakefield

27 November 2018
brad lawson, randstad cpe
job type
£ 45,000 - £ 55,000 per year
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wakefield, yorkshire and the humber
construction & property
sub specialism
civil engineering
job type
working hours
£ 45,000 - £ 55,000 per year
reference number
brad lawson, randstad cpe
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job description

My client are working with clients across the UK water sector helping them to solve their AMP6 challenges. Their business in Yorkshire is seeing strong growth on the back of successfully delivering a number of projects as part of a number of long term Framework agreements with Yorkshire Water, and as a result we are looking to recruit new talent.

My Client has a unique offering, providing services from feasibility and design through to offsite fabrication, installation, construction and commissioning whilst supporting clients with operations and optimisation of assets. This means you will have the opportunity to develop solutions and see them delivered, working closely with our site teams. So, if you're looking for a new challenge, working for a different type of organisation during a period of exciting growth, then read on about your new role.


* Company Car / Car Allowance
* Pension Scheme
* Share Ownership Plan
* Life Assurance
* Gym Discounts
* Phone
* Laptop
* Childcare Vouchers

Skills and Experience

* Experienced Project Management Professional
* Ability to motivate and inspire teams to achieve successful outcomes
* MEICA background with experience of working with in the Water Industry (Non-Infrastructure)
* Leads by example for Health, Safety & Environmental Controls
* Experience of NEC suite of Contracts
* Strong sub-contract management experience
* Commercially astute with demonstrable experience of delivering good P&L and Cash outcomes
* Excellent programme management skills - ability to delivery ahead of completion dates including project completion and close-out documentation
* Quality management - experienced in the use of Inspection and Test Planning and Reporting
* Excellent communication skills
* A positive and enthusiastic approach to work
* Good organisation skills
* Flexible and willing to contribute in delivery of projects if required
* Ability to work well under pressure
* Have good IT skills

The Role

The Project Manager will be responsible for the successful delivery of non-infrastructure, multi-disciplined projects predominately within the water industry across the Yorkshire Region, ranging from £100k to £5m.

One of the primary responsibilities will be to interpret contract commitments and to manage stakeholder expectations. The role will also include upward and downward reporting within the business and to the client providing clear and precise direction at all levels.

As Project Manager you will be responsible for the key deliverables within each stage of the project are being administered to the highest quality. You will ensure that the proper interpretation of the design briefs are established and the delivered solutions meet and exceed the expectations of internal and external stakeholders. Collaboration will be key to enable the most efficient and cost effective approach in delivering outstanding projects while maintaining the highest standards of health, safety and quality.

The Project Manager is accountable for all commercial aspects of the project. Assisted by the Commercial team you will develop strong contractual and financial controls to deliver rigorous cost control and cash management for each of your projects.

Other duties include: -

* Promote strong H&S behaviours, leading by example.
* Ensure all necessary Health, Safety, and Environmental management documentation is produced, is appropriate, communicated and understood by the project team.
* Manage the design process utilising our in-house professional services team
* Develop a robust baseline construction programme, with critical path analysis, ensuring it is frequently maintained and communicated with the client.
* Identification and allocation of project staff to
* Identification and management of contract change, utilising the necessary contractual mechanisms within the prescribed timescales.
* Utilise management tools to drive procurement and TOTEX savings.
* Supply chain and sub-contract management including agreement of monthly valuations and final accounts.
* Accountable for Project cost, forecast cost to complete and cash to ensure commercial and financial targets are achieved or exceeded.
* Development and implementation of Inspection and Test Plans and repots to ensure all installation work is to standard and specifications as set out by the contract.
* Provide day-to-day management for allocated project engineers, site managers and graduate engineers
* Build trust with customers and stakeholders, keeping them updated on progress and acting upon feedback
* Empower others to innovate and drive continuous improvement
* Make sound, evidence-based decisions, assessing risks and identifying opportunity
* Encourage commercial challenge at all times
* Utilise collaborative planning tools to drive outperformance
* Ensure compliance to Internal and client system & procedures

If you think that this role is well suited to you and you meet all of my clients requirements please don't hesitate to apply and use the button below.

Office - 0113 245 6161 Mob - 07849527696

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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