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Construction - Senior Project Manager

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Job Description

*this is a permanent vacancy*

Our client are one of the UK's leading construction and development contractors with a history of delivering large scale projects including Student Accommodation, Hotels and PRS schemes with values ranging £20m-£100m+.

They currently have a requirement for a Project Manager who has experience of high rise, mixed use PRS developments (or similar schemes e.g. student accommodation or hotels) to join their team ahead of a new project beginning in early 2022 in Woking, Surrey.
This scheme is a 27 storey RC frame tower, consisting of circa 350 private apartments and associated amenities including 10,000 sq ft of commercial space and 8,500 sq ft community space.

The site team arrive on site in early 2022, to begin a 5 month demolition phase, before main construction begins and runs through until quarter 1 2025.

The scheme will be overseen by a strong team of long-standing operational and commercial staff including a Senior Site Manager, Site Managers and Engineer alongside technical and commercial teams. They now require an experienced Project Manager to oversee and head up the scheme, reporting to the Construction Director.

As Project Manager, you will be responsible for the attainment of the required quality, safety programme, profitability, co-ordination of site works and management of sub-contractors resulting in a successful project completion.

Main responsibilities;

* Overall responsibility for construction, through to the completion of the building, to the agreed programme.
* Ensuring key pre-construction items are closed out to allow a successful on-site start.
* Formulating and agreeing main contract programmes.
* To set the agenda for the construction process and the design/ information co-ordination to achieve that process.
* Single point of contact for client.
* Liaise with all departments regarding information needed to progress and complete the project successfully.
* Formulate and present progress reporting structure both internally and to the client.
* Ensure site team manage the project adhering to the Health and Safety, Security and Fire policies at all times.
* Attend pre-start meetings with on-site operatives and sub-contractors.
* Managing the subcontractors appointed on the project and ensuring they each deliver on time and within budget.
* Liaise with client, architect, structural engineers, Building Control, NHBC and other organisations as required.
* Ensure site team set up and work to main site filing system.
* Produce monthly management / client reports on the contract status for the directors / client.
* Assist with contractual correspondence and distribution of information.
* Formulate and present progress reporting structure both internally and to the client.
* Encourage and develop communication methods employed by staff and nurture positive supportive approach to developing staff.
* To discuss, support and advise team members on a regular individual and team basis and where necessary liaise with Human Resources for additional support.
* Conduct, chair and minute weekly team meetings with subcontractors and management and distribute to senior management.
* Monitoring plant usage on site.
* Produce site reports.
* Complete project on time or ahead of time and within budget.
* Arrange and ensure meetings with quantity surveyors regularly throughout contract.
* Liaise with quantity surveyor and sub-contractors to discuss possible damages and time loss immediately as they arise.
* Ongoing discussions of site issues and progress with construction director.
* Oversee preparation and issuing of Operating and Maintenance manuals.
* Attend post hand over review meetings.
* Liaise with customer care department in relation to defects, to be able to successfully obtain making good certificate at the end of the defect liability period.
* Other relevant tasks as required.

Knowledge, skills and experience required;

* NVQ Level 4, HND, Degree or equivalent qualifications or relevant significant high-rise experience
* Member of Chartered Institute of Building or working towards - desirable
* Good knowledge of contract law
* Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word & Excel
* CSCS Card, SMSTS & First Aid certification, as standard
* Good communication skills
* Assertive and strong persuasion skills
* Strong time management skills
* Good management and leadership skills

Please get in touch today with our Consultant Alex Marsh on 01695 556800 for more details on opportunities available, or apply below with your CV.

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Required Skills

Senior Project Manager, Project Manager

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