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Sector: Construction | Job Type: Permanent | Salary: Negotiable


The Senior Project Manager will typically lead large and technically challenging project(s) to a value of circa £30-60m, or on a Major project will take responsibility for the delivery of a large section of works. Reporting into the Project/Regional Director, will be responsible for planning, coordination and management of all aspects of the project/section in line with the PEP aligned to the overall business strategy. Has overall responsibility for Delivery, safety, environmental, quality & profit & loss. Maintains a close working relationship with the client, his/her representatives and other project stakeholders. Manages the relationship at a Senior level for all the supply chain involved in the project. Ensures work is executed in accordance with the relevant standard procedures and will discharge the duties listed in the company Safety Policy. The Senior Project Manager is responsible for ensuring that the team is cohesive, communicates well together and operates as a single unit. The Senior PM will adopt and communicate the company vision and values and embed them with their teams and the supply chain.



• Prepare the programme, method statements, prelims and submission document

• Chair start-up & internal meetings

• Prepare the Procurement strategy with the QS and Prequalification of key supply chain (early awards)

• Prepare a preliminary Risk Register and mitigate/manage any risks for the duration of the project

• Work with the SQS to prepare a prelim procurement schedule and track same

• Ensure that the Health, Safety & Environmental plan and project resources reflect the project scope and programme, including temporary works

• Agree Site Layout, logistics and organise implementation of same in accordance with company guidelines

• Advise statutory authorities & key stakeholders of site start date

• Agree employee resource plan with the Regional Director

• Responsible for setting the design strategy, including BIM, DRM, and scope of novated services (If part of project scope)


Construction & Design


• Manages (through others) consultant and subcontract design as required by the contract including delivery of the BIM strategy

• Manage S/C including S/C progress meetings and S/C pre-order meetings

• Manage employee resources, including cover for site when staff are on annual leave or training

• Manage Info requests, movement, storage and accessibility

• Chair Internal Team Meetings/attend and chair Subcontractor meetings

• Attend, update, and ensure accurate comprehensive minutes are issued from Client/Design Team Meetings

• Detailed understanding of the critical path(s) on the project • Manage information flow and information required schedules

• Prepare contract reports, manage Prelims in accordance with PEP and prepare applications for extension of time with SQS/QS

• Review constructability and identify methods of execution with commercial or programme advantage where possible

• Monitor overall site progress against programme (PEP). Agree programmes with subcontractors and monitor progress with the SM

• Manage and control the operating budget and weekly/monthly progress reports for both internal and external stakeholders

• Implement the Quality Cycle through package owners

• Take the principal responsibility for driving all aspects of the HSEQS plan and it’s implementation, including driving the full Quality Program

• Present status to Management at Monthly CVR/CRM Meetings

• Implement BIM Strategy on the project/oversee the management of design including Temporary Works as appropriate

• Manager the role of “Builder” under the Statutory Compliance regulations.

• Obtain a punctual Practical Completion Certificate

• Lead the PDP process for all project team members and emphasise the importance of development & continuous improvement/learning


Post Construction


• Ensure aftercare service is in place for the client • Ensure any post-handover commissioning adjustments are made

• Support the SQS in the preparation of any loss and expense applications and in the provision of information for Final Accounts

• Complete the project data sheet and gather reference from the client

• Protect clients contractual position by ensuring that the Client & Design teams are satisfied (I.e. build strong relationships for the future)

• Obtain the defects list and remedy any items to obtain the Certificate of Making Good Defects. Timely engagement with client


Required Qualifications/ Training

• Academic and/or Professional qualification in construction related subject. Ideally chartered

• SMSTS, CDM/PSCS Awareness, BBS, Root Cause Analysis & S5 & Q10 internal workshops.

• CVRs • PEP

• Team Building and Leadership

• Planning and Temporary works

• Commercial & Contract Awareness Desirable Qualifications/Training • NEBOSH Cert

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