Senior Project Manager Programme Delivery UK

 

Project Manager, Programme Delivery and Senior Project Manager, Programme Delivery
Contract type: Full time
Type: Programme delivery
Locations: Almondsbury, Bristol, Birmingham 
Closing date: 1 Sep 2017
This is a fantastic opportunity to join our growing Programme Delivery team, based at our head office. We also have a vacancy for a more senior position based in our Birmingham office.
Our Client is a fast-growing multi-disciplinary engineering practice with offices across the country. We have specialisms in ground engineering, structures and civils, infrastructure, M&E and transportation and many others. We also provide specialist remediation services for land and water quality improvement. Our client list is growing quickly and includes many familiar names from house builders to energy providers, to commercial developers and contractors. As a result, we are looking to recruit new Project Managers (PMs) and Senior Project Managers (SPMs) to manage projects, co-ordinate design activities, develop proposals and deliver on time and on budget, a service that our clients value.
As well as coordinating in house design activities, there is the opportunity for Project Managers to provide embedded project and design management services within some of our key client’s teams. The projects and opportunities available are varied, to suit your skill set and development needs.
Skills and qualifications:
We are looking for ambitious Project Managers (or engineers looking to move into Design and Project Management) with ideally around 3-6 years’ design experience in the construction industry or a construction/Design related education for the PM role and 5-10 years’ experience for the SPM roles. Candidates will also need the following skill set:
An understanding of planning and design processes
Proven organisational skills and a demonstrable ability to manage multiple tasks with competing priorities while maintaining quality
Experience of managing project budgets and schedules
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project 
Good written, verbal communication and inter-personal skills
Ability to communicate in a calm, professional manner with internal departments and clients
Ability to pro-actively identify issues, risks and opportunities and recommend appropriate solutions or actions
A technical background would be desirable.
Core job functions:
Working within the Programme Delivery team to manage delivery of project budgets and quality; delivering projects on-time and within budget
Ensuring that internal project controls are achieved and reported on
Present all deliverables, scope, budget and timeline in relation to projects in delivery 
Prepare agendas and take minutes at both internal and client facing project meetings
Quality assurance of projects
Preparation and submission of fee proposals
Account/framework management
Contract management and control
Engaging 3rd party suppliers
Cost control and invoicing 
Identify and pursue opportunities to promote services with existing and new clients
Embedded project and design management services to key clients (if desired and suitable).
A great place to work, as evidenced by our success of being placed within the top 30 of the ‘Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For’ awards for three consecutive years.
If you feel you would enjoy the challenge of working with us, and you have real drive and enthusiasm to develop your career, we would be delighted to speak to you. If what we do resonates with you please submit your CV and a covering letter saying why you want to work for us and how you could add value to our future operations to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
We offer a competitive salary and an attractive benefits package including 25 days holiday and a variety of optional flexible benefits.
An Equal Opportunities Employer.