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Sector: Construction | Job Type: Permanent | Salary: Excellent Salary & benefits package

Project Manager Construction - Swindon - High Spec Residential   My client is an established main contractor -base din London and very busy across the capital and Home Counties - due to continued growth - looking to add a project manager on a large, private refurbishment project in Swindon.     Candidates must have stable employment history, and refurbishment experience in the prime residential and grade-listed building sectors:

  • Main contractor background with minimum 15 years’ experience predominantly in high end residential
  • Energetic, methodical, organised, precise and decisive with excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to lead, manage and motivate effective project teams and subcontractors
  • Develop, manage and maintain highly effective relationships with client project team
  • Highly numerate with demonstrable financial management and excellent negotiation skills
  • Proven track record of delivery and ability to manage multiple profitable projects
  • Detailed knowledge of all aspects of construction from groundworks to finishing
  • Detailed understanding of temporary works
  • Fully conversant with industry standard programming software packages such as Project Commander and Microsoft Project, including critical path analysis
  • Excellent analytical skills to understand and interpret complex technical specifications, drawings and documents and formulate work programmes from them
  • Full working knowledge of standard construction contracts, HSE and building regulations
  • IT literate and excellent communication skills
  • Highly professional, well presented, reliable, punctual and responsible

Key Responsibilities:

  • Overall responsibility for the management and delivery of the agreed projects specification, programme and budget
  • Overall responsibility for pre-commencement programming and contract negotiations
  • Overall responsibility for site management and project progress
  • Negotiation of sub-contract terms and conditions, ensuring all terms are back-to-back with the main contract
  • Management, control and mitigation of all risk, both contractual and construction related
  • Control of costs and pro-active management of project profitability
  • Maintenance of accurate and timely project documentation at all times
  • Lead and manage a highly organised, well-motivated and disciplined project team
  • Manage all client, client team and sub-contractor relationships ensuring provision of timely full and final information as required by the information release schedule
  • Responsibility for all site Health & Safety
  • Ensure all personnel on site are operating as a fully co-operative, focused team with one common aim to complete the project to the highest standard, on time and within budget

Detailed Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all projects are properly organised, budgeted and planned as per site procedure manual
  • Provide a detailed project programme prior to the commencement of the project and ensure site management fully understand logic and basis
  • Source and appoint key subcontractors, agree contract terms, agree project programme prior to commencement and obtain collateral warranties as required
  • In conjunction with No. 1 Site Manager, monitor and manage all works to ensure quality of workmanship is of the highest standards at all times
  • In conjunction with No. 1 Site Manager and subcontractors, identify and resolve construction challenges
  • Monitor and manage all health & safety requirements to ensure full compliance with HSE regulations
  • Manage project budget, control margin delivery and submit monthly valuations in conjunction with QS
  • Manage production and review of project progress reports with No. 1 Site Manager and pro-actively identify, manage and resolve any issues arising
  • Manage and lead relationship with client and client project team to ensure all design information is provided in a timely and efficient manner
  • Hold regular meetings with client team to review progress, identify obstacles to delivery and agree and document solutions
  • In conjunction with Operations Manager, QS and Site Manager, maintain accurate document records including up-to-date drawings register, AI’s, CSI’s, RFI register, RAM’s, labour work sheets and requisition orders
  • Identify, document and manage all extension of time applications in conjunction with QS & Site Manager
  • Provide all relevant information to the QS to facilitate all contractual correspondence under the main contract and sub-contracts
  • Maintain a pro-active Client friendly approach at all times
  • Assist Directors with business development and securing new project opportunities
  • Assist with recruitment for vacant positions or releases from service as necessary
  • Develop further subcontract contacts to ensure adequate resources are available to the company at all times
  • Maintain accurate and concise records regarding the performance of subcontractors and suppliers
  • Prepare specific sub-contractor tender lists
  • Commitment to continuous personal development
This is a permanent (PAYE) role, with excellent salary, benefits package and career progression   Project Manager Construction - Swindon - High Spec Residential

0207 609 7769


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