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Projects Manager

Job description

JOB TITLE:      PROJECT MANAGER
 
REPORTING TO:          CONTRACTS MANAGER
 
RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
 
PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
 
Working on a number of specialist off-site design and build projects ranging in value from £1m to £8m, undertaking works as principal contractor / specialist design and build contractor, across multiple sectors.
 
The role will work closely with the Contracts Manager and take an active role in the pre-construction and planning phase of contracts and manage the construction phase from inception to handover.
 
ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience Project Managing Education projects
  • Experience in Design and Build Contracts
  • Strong communication skills
RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES INCLUDE:

Manage projects to programme/budget
  • Managing key sites. Managing site specific projects with the site managers.
  • Review, update and baseline contract programmes regularly to manage actual v programme.
  • Provide regular progress reports to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Ensure all activities on site are managed in line with the costed Preliminaries Schedule for the specific project.
  • Ensure Site Instructions are received for works additional to Caledonian scope of works.
  • Attend site progress meetings with client/customer representative(s) as required.
  • Liaise with commercial department with regard to variations and cost issues.
Complete projects incident and injury free
  • Ensure that the Caledonian H&S Manager visits regularly.
  • Ensure adequate H&S training for Caledonian site managers.
  • Identify H&S issues when visiting sites.
  • Ensure adequate PPE provision on sites.
  • Ensure all work carried out is in line with the relevant method statements/risk assessments.
Complete projects to agreed specification and quality
  • Inspect quality of work as sites progress.
  • Feedback to factory to improve quality/level of work achieved prior to delivery.
  • Ensure benchmark set for site management to achieve.
  • Liaise with client in determining quality and snagging regime.
  • Feedback issues to enable design and quality improvements.
Manage and co-ordinate subcontractors to achieve the above
  • Appraise sub-contractors of programme requirements.
  • Ensure contractors complete work in line with their method statements/risk assessments.
  • Ensure adequate resource available to achieve all programme requirements.
  • Appraise contractors’ performance for programme/quality and feedback for future contracts.
  • Discuss performance with site manager(s) to assess competence.
  • Inspect quality of work for all contractors during progress of their works.
  • Agree benchmark with client/customer representative(s)
  • Ensure feedback to Caledonian Operations Manager regarding defects upon delivery to improve quality/level of work achieved in the factory.
  • Ensure feedback to Caledonian Operations Manager regarding design defects for continual improvement.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
  • Good understanding of developing project programmes using MS Project software
  • Production of risk assessments and production of RAMS
  • Good understanding of managing health, safety, welfare and environmental issues throughout the project lifecycle
  • Strong customer facing skills and communication with the client and all team members throughout every project
  • Experience in demolition works
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
This job description is not exhaustive
 
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer
 
 

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