Project Manager

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  • Location

    Blackburn, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Building, Construction and Infrastructure

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    Vital Bristol Technology

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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Our client is an integrated facilities management services who provide the solutions, support, and facilities management services and they are currently looking for a Project Manager to be based in Blackburn and Preston.

Job Purpose:

  • To design, estimate & deliver individual or multiple building services related major projects within allocated budgets and defined programmes of work. The role includes fulfilling the duties of Clients Representative, Principal Designer and Principal Contractor and a range of projects fluctuating in value and complexity.
  • Hours: 8.00am - 4.30pm / 1 hr lunch / 37.5 hrs

Duties: List the main aspects of the job, with an emphasis on duties and responsibilities for junior roles, and accountabilities and deliverables for more senior roles. * Prepare specifications briefs in consultation with staff * Tender works in line with our Procurement Policy * Manage quotation submission to client and gain approvals / purchase orders * Prepare budget costs and ongoing budgetary control * Appoint and manage consultants and other specialist contractors * Attend regular approval meeting with Client interface * Manage work through to effective completion and submit for invoicing * Ensure all works are managed in accordance with standard operating procedures and Health and Safety regulations * To ensure a weekly housekeeping check is completed of the building and grounds where it is your responsibility ensuring all the areas are in a safe condition and are hazard free * Must be willing to undertake company standard internal training workshops and courses if applicable * Respond to requests made via the Helpdesk * Ensure all RAMS are suitable and sufficient whether work is subcontracted or delivered by an in house team and are in place and adhered to * Liaise with the helpdesk administrators regarding organising any out of hours or weekend working including the control of sub-contractors and ensuring both site security and the client are aware of any out of hour's works. This work includes the inspection of permits to work issued to sub-contractors and ensure they are operating correctly. * Take full responsibility of forecasting project milestones and ensuring effective delivery * Manage projects from input to design specification, tender, installation to commissioning, practical completion, handover and invoicing * Co-ordinate the procurement and resource planning within the requirements of the contract needs * Ensure that all quality control systems and procedures are implemented and maintained * Ensure appropriate record keeping in maintained and available for Client audits * Develop and maintain good working relationships with clients, colleagues, subcontractors and suppliers * Manage all Health and Safety matters (CDM) in accordance with procedures and current relevant legislation

Personal Specification:

A technical qualification or apprenticeship in a craft skill or engineering discipline would be an important pre-requisite of the role * Sufficient experience in management of Design and Build work packages with the ability to design building services with minimal support. * Strong appreciation of all other building trades * Educated to HNC / HND Standard (or equivalent) * Operational and technical experience with demonstrated potential * Ability to chair professional meetings with large attendances * Proven experience in Project Management of projects or work packages over the value of £1million. * Ability to plan and organise their work effectively to meet changing environments and needs * Proven track record to the successful delivery of multi task building services related projects * Ability to liaise with and supervise contractors * Minimal H&S qualification to IOSH / SMSTS level * Demonstrable skills in dealing and working closely with internal and external customers and suppliers on complex and interrelated issues on an ongoing basis * Experience in industrial engineering and commercial property refurbishment under GMP contract agreements is essential * To be able to communicate at all levels, with excellent written and oral skills * To be self-motivated and to be able to motivate others, to be reliable and to be able to act with responsibility * IT skills required with specific reference to the Microsoft suite of packages * Hold sufficient Health and Safety (CDM) experience that allows the effective running of projects. * Must hold a minimum professional qualification in Project Management to HNC / HND, APMP or PRINCE2

If you do not hear from us within seven days, then your application has not been successful on this occasion. We may however keep your details on file for any suitable future vacancies and contact you accordingly.