|Job Ref:||EMP374784||Employer:||Matchtech Group plc.||Country:||United Kingdom||City:||Bristol||Address:||Post Code:||BS5||Salary:||£45,000 - £65,000/year||Post Date:||11/10/2016 21:29|
My Client is one of the leading consultancy providers to the infrastructure sector. They are currently recruiting for Project Managers and Senior Project Managers to be based out of their Bristol office, to undertake duties on a range on infrastructure projects. They are keen to hear from candidates with experience in the nuclear, rail, highways or water sectors who are familiar with the NEC form of contract. |
MAIN PURPOSE OF ROLE:
- To lead and co-ordinate project activities, ensuring good communication and adherence to governance processes.
- To understand, anticipate, inform and deliver great outcomes for our clients, every time, everywhere.
- To drive exceptional delivery, health & safety, commercial, risk management and quality performance on infrastructure projects throughout the project lifecycle.
Project Managers handle commissions of varying sizes, depending upon the complexity of the project, etc. Typically, projects fall within the £1m to £100m range as a standalone project or as part of major programmes of work.
Project management discipline, to include:
- Helping to establish the overall success criteria for the project, including time, cost, technical and performance parameters.
- Identifying and ensuring that the appropriate line manager is aware of quality, safety, health and environment issues.
- Establishing effective project governance, processes and systems to be utilised throughout project.
- Project planning, including producing the detailed project plan.
- Advising upon the procurement of resources.
- Leading and facilitating the overall cross-functional project team.
- Monitoring and applying performance management techniques.
- Managing the change control process.
- Monitoring and advising upon project finances.
- Managing the flow of project information between the team and the client, through regular meetings and written communications.
- Preparing formal project progress and other reports.
- Taking a leading role in interfacing with the client and other consultants, at all project stages.
Marketing and business development, to include:
- Identifying opportunities to develop new business with existing clients and reporting such opportunities to the appropriate line manager.
- Assisting in the production of bid documentation.
- Ensuring that project case study, photograph and project CV files are kept up to date.
- Identifying ways in which project management products and services can be improved and referring ideas to the appropriate line manager.
Internal management accountabilities, to include:
- Knowledge management – Ensuring that key information and learning generated from each project is input into the company’s internal database.
- Financial management – Ensuring prompt client invoicing and utilising FMS in order to monitor a project’s financial status.
- Process improvement – Identifying ways in which internal systems and processes can be improved and referring ideas to the appropriate line manager.
Depending upon context, a Project Manager is likely to report to a Senior Project Manager, Area Manager or Associate Director.
A Project Manager will in part be judged by the extent to which:
- Projects are managed to the right quality standards and are completed efficiently, on time and to budget
- Project delivery meets the client’s objectives and is in line with the conditions of appointment
- The project team is led effectively
- Good relationships are developed with clients and members of the cross-functional team
- Opportunities are identified to develop new business with existing clients
- The internal financial status of all projects is effectively monitored
- Key information and data is effectively cascaded and appropriately retained