Project Manager

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  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Building, Construction and Infrastructure

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  • Salary:

    £350 - £450 per day

  • Contact:

    Scarlet Wilson

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Our client is a large Engineering Consultancy who are actively seeking Project Managers for their new commissioned project for a market leading telecoms and internet service provider.

As a Project Manager you will ensure the programme is delivered in line with the plan, budget and standards (engineering, quality, safety) required.

Duties are to include;

Build Phase Management:

  • Proactive review of Build Phase activities and performance to required schedule
  • Driving proactive resolution of build phase risks and issues - working with BP and project level resource from relevant CAs to remove issues
  • Collaborative working with Planner and Change Control resources to manage and
  • communicate changes to project schedules
  • Ensure proposals to improve programme performance are reviewed, accepted and implemented when necessary

E2E Schedule oversight:

  • Proactive review of key project inputs and dates prior to build phase to help drive end-to-end schedule performance
  • Review schedule issues with end to end owners to drive schedule adherence, escalating where inputs falling behind schedule if required

Reporting and Governance:

  • Review and approval of relevant project and programme reports
  • Support Reporting and Risk resources to proactively identify, manage and communicate any delivery issues through internal governance arrangements.
  • Attend and contribute to relevant governance meetings to support in a common understanding of programme performance.

Health Safety and Quality:

  • To work collaboratively with the HSQ Manager resources to drive Build Partner HSQ performance
  • Undertake site visit (expected 1 per week) to provide oversight on HSQ, and working with HSQ Manager to agree relevant focus of review
  • Establish strong working relationships with Build Partner supervisors to support the Build Partner in delivery to required standards
  • Knowledge Sharing
  • Share best practice across fellow Delivery Managers and other resources to support a continuous improvement culture

The right candidate will have;

  • Proven experience in Project Management of small value high-turnover projects
  • Experience within civil engineering, utilities or power projects.
  • Hold, or be working towards, a recognised project management qualification (e.g. APM, PRINCE2)
  • Track record of collaborating with Client, Customer and Contractor resources to achieve results
  • Experience of operating and delivering within a constrained schedule and budget
  • Evidence of ability to influence and resolve conflicts
  • Able to analyse and interpret schedule and delivery performance data or narrative and when data is incomplete, use judgement
  • Understanding of NEC and SLG, NRSWA requirements to allow execution of oversight
  • Ability and experience of driving proactive resolution of build phase issues
  • Experience and working style that supports collaborative working
  • Strong stakeholder management and communication skills with evidence of this with clients, contractors and colleagues.
  • Experience of Project Management role in the telecoms or utilities sectors
  • Valid, clean UK driving licence

For more information on this role, please contact Scarlet Wilson on 01617071516.