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Project Manager - Highways

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Job Description

Our Client, who is a leading multi discipline construction contractor specialising in Civils and Highways, are looking to appoint a Project Manager/Senior Site Agent to manage a prestigious highways project in Cheshire.

The role is offered on a full time permanent basis, and the successful candidate should have a strong background in Highways projects and a demonstratable track record in delivering high value projects.

Key responsibilities include:

* Manage the site and ensuring the work is completed safely, on time, within budget and to the required quality by effectively organising and managing the site activities
* Support the business in building and operating a team to achieve company objectives by assisting the Senior Management in the formulation of contractual strategies and ensuring that such strategies are implemented
* Carry out 'toolbox talks' in line with the work areas programme and maintain records
* Monitor reportable accidents and ensure correct paperwork is submitted to appropriate personnel
* Identify the need for Risk Assessments / Safe Systems of work and implement in your area whilst maintaining records
* Manage and implement H&S procedures including the weekly audit process and ensuring all registers and documentation are entered correctly and in a timely manner
* Deliver changes to current working practices and procedures to provide service improvements through negotiation and consultation with recognised employee representatives, whilst ensuring effective employee relations
* Understand budgets, valuations and costs whilst recognising contractual requirements
* Control and monitor the use of all resources including sub-contractors to maximise efficiency and minimise costs
* Ensure the timely delivery of MI, project reporting and forecasting
* Support the procurement functions in the selections of sub-contractors and suppliers and provide performance feedback
* Ensure that adequate site records are maintained including but not limited to Site Managers reports, daily diary, weekly labour, plant, materials and goods returned, progress photographs, site inductions, and health and safety records

Skills and experience:

* Extensive Highways experience leading structures teams
* Previous site management experience is essential
* Proven track record in successfully managing a project
* Leadership skills (control and management of employees)
* Commercially aware with excellent organisational skills
* Excellent communication skills and customer focus
* Literate and numerate with good IT skills
* Self-motivated and ambitious

Required Skills

project management. civils, GROUNDWORKS, HIGHWAYS, INFRASTRUCTURE,

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