Experienced Senior Project Manager required by this busy division of a larger main contracting group to manage the construction of a £40m new build school in Hayes, Middlesex.
You will be responsible for managing this project through the late second stage preconstruction development, to financial close and start of the construction works on site later this year; Thereafter you will manage your construction delivery team on site through the construction phase to handover in late 2022.
This is a project secured on the DfE framework. The project includes part demolition of an existing building, construction of a large new build school, sports hall, plus second phase demo plus hard and soft land scaping.
Reporting to a visiting Project Director, you will lead your team holding ultimate responsibility for client liaison, the smooth and timely progress of construction on site, and financial control of the project throughout. You will be responsible for all issue resolution and progress reporting.
Duties will include:
*Client liaison throughout preconstruction and construction phase;
*Control of design development and liaison with consultant design team;
*Financial control working closely with commercial team;
*Construction methodology and programming of works;
*Input to procurement; Scope of works; Sub-contract packages;
*Review and selection of sub-contractors;
*Management and development of your site team, plus recruitment where necessary;
*Health and safety; Ensuring safety of work force at all stages of the construction process;
*Quality control; Ensuring delivery of scheme on specification according to Employers requirements and agreed contractors proposals and contract terms;
*Delivery to programme Ensuring and driving pace of works to meet key milestone and deadlines to handover on time;
*Regular liaison with Project Director and Operations Director to report on progress;
*Client meetings; Maintaining positive client relationship and reporting on progress;
*Proactive issue resolution.
About the Company/Client/Project:
This role is with the busy regional office of a larger national main contractor, based in North Hampshire with an annual turnover of £100m, and secured workload in the commercial, leisure, further education and retirement and scientific sectors; Projects range in value from £15m to £40m in value, covering both new build and refurbishment.
Workload is secured on a mixture of competitive tenders, negotiated projects with repeat client, plus national and regional frameworks covering the education, MoJ, MoD and Local Authority sectors.
Geographical patch typically covers the Hampshire, Berkshire, Surrey and South/West London areas.
Requirements including certificates and qualifications:
You will be an experienced Senior Project Manager or ambitious Project Manager with a proven track record within a major contracting organisation, able to deliver schemes up to £25m+
Key attributes will include excellent communication and client facing skills, design team and site team management ability, technical, contractual and commercial knowledge, plus focus and drive.
High standards, attention to detail and the drive will be very well rewarded with excellent salary, benefits, promotional and development prospects
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