Project Leader - Construction

  • Location

    Stevenage, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £30.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Mark Cunliffe

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Project Construction Lead required to be responsible for delivering an array of projects as part of the Buildings and Construction Team. Working closely with the design teams, procurement and the appointed contractors the successful candidate responsibility is to ensure that all projects produce the required standard of quality, within the specified constraints of time and cost and meets all regulatory and code of practice deliverables. We are looking for a confident, polished professional who will be able to lead the multifunctional team to meet the customer requirements, at the same time liaising with other functions to ensure handover is completed and information is shared and communicated.

The successful candidate will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:

Liaising with the team project team members to ensure compliance to SQCDP (Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery, People) Target Conditions

Plan and monitor the project status by liaising with the Project Team to assure the overall direction and integrity of the projects

Manage the risks, including the development of mitigation plans

Takes responsibilities for overall progress of projects and use the necessary resources and initiates corrective actions where necessary

Be responsible for change / variation process control and liaise with team members to ensure compliance to the approved budget

Agree technical and quality strategy with appropriate members of the Project

Identify and obtain any support and advice required for the management, planning and control of the project

Advise the Head of Business of any deviations from plan and recommend corrective action and help prepare any appropriate Exception Plans

Maintain and ensure the maintenance of team files or folders

Ensure that all identified risks are entered on the Risk Register and Managed

Prepare the End Project Report via customer feedback and supplier performance

Undertake a Lessons Learnt with the team when the project fails to meet the agreed standards or target conditions

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience of the following:

Degree Level qualification in Civil or Mechanical and Electrical Engineering

Proven ability to deliver results under pressure

Extensive experience with a project delivery position and construction knowledge

Excellent communication and IT skills

Proactive and tenacious in character

Experience working in Clean Rooms Design and Delivery would be advantageous

Strong communication skills

Experience of managing large complex projects in a production environment

Recognising the RESTRICTED nature of the work, suitable candidates will be SC cleared or eligible for this level of clearance