3 months ago
Job Description - Project Manager
As Project Manager you will work alongside our real estate and facilities management teams and be responsible for the planning and delivery of a portfolio of projects to meet customer and business requirements.
Typically these projects will be related to new build or the refurbishment of existing facilities and building services systems. The role covers the whole project lifecycle from initial inception and business case development, through the design and procurement process and onto the delivery and commissioning phase.
You will be responsible for defining, planning, managing and delivering assigned projects to meet both customer and business requirements.
You will provide single point accountability and reporting responsibility on assigned projects.
This role is an exciting opportunity to imbed within the RES team and interact with a range of people and be part of a dynamic operating environment.
The construction value of assigned projects would typically be in the range of £250k to £2.0m each and travel will be required within the UK to other BAE Systems sites.
While this role is initially on a contingent contract basis there may well be opportunity in the future to become a full time employee of the company.
Your main responsibilities as a Project Manager will involve:
Take responsibility for the successful delivery of projects to cost, schedule and quality
Develop and maintain project schedules by monitoring project progress, coordinating activities and resolving problems to ensure technical objectives are met
Management of the technical aspects of design, procurement, implementation and close-out of project activities
Monitoring and reporting of project performance for schedule, technical, financial and quality objectives
Clearly communicate expectations, milestones, risks, status and changes in scope to team members, stakeholders and project sponsors
Maintaining customer and supplier relationships and ensuring regular communication and managing expectations
Management of project change to achieve project objectives
Identify, track and mitigate project risk and realise opportunities to enhance project performance
Be responsible for compliance with corporate governance and management of health & safety to the appropriate standards.
Your skills and qualifications:
Project management experience with a background in construction and or refurbishment of facilities and their building services installations
Experience in managing multiple projects and a varied workload
Ability to think logically and problem solve both in initial planning and as the need arises during the project life cycle
Formal project management qualification such as APM and PRINCE2
The ability to apply good project management governance with the practical application of project management tools and techniques
Experience and practical application of the Construction (Design & Management) Regulations
Understanding of statutory requirements, current regulations and approved codes of practice relating to buildings and facilities
Ability to manage budgets and interpret financial information
Excellent stakeholder management skills and able to collaborate with key stakeholders including colleagues, suppliers and customers
Understanding of commercial contracts and procurement routes such as NEC3 and or JCT
Good IT skills, proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint, with experience of Microsoft Project
Knowledge of building services including mechanical and / or electrical installations
SHE qualification, e.g. IOSH, NEBOSH or equivalent
Recognising the RESTRICTED nature of the work, suitable candidates will be SC cleared or eligible for this level of clearance.