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Project Manager

  • Location:

    Ipswich

  • Sector:

    Building & Construction

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tom Francis

  • Contact email:

    tfrancis@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    TFR416_1631117896

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-08

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Project Manager
Ipswich
£40,000-£45,000

Job Role
To advise clients on the strategic management of projects and portfolios.

Team worker:

Participate as a member of the team, supporting colleagues and working collaboratively to support the business
Work flexibly to support delivery across the service
Take ownership for own personal development

Customer service:

Provide an efficient and business-like point of contact. This includes responding to internal and external enquiries and via face-to-face, telephone, email and virtual meeting platforms e.g. Microsoft Teams
Deliver a consistent and professional level of customer service at all times to Clients and other practices within the industry, and provide advice to various clients we service in both the private and public sectors

Business delivery:

Plan and manage projects in a robust and systematic way
Deliver all projects on time, within budget and in accordance with agreed scope
Look at the bigger picture, and assist clients with managing their assets and delivering transactional elements
Oversee the production of feasibility studies and management of the Client Engagement Process
Co-ordinate the tender documentation and produce all relevant notices for the tender process
Provide advice on the economics of design at the early stages of a project
Develop project scopes and objectives, including effective stakeholder engagement to ensure solutions are robust and viable
Create and maintain project documentation, including the formation of project plans to track progress
Undertake reviews of the submitted tender documentation to ensure this is analysed, scored and awarded inline with procurement processes and within the agreed timescales
Produce the Contract Reports including monthly client updates, highlight reports, end of stage reports, cost status reports etc
Control all post contract procedures to ensure the project is correctly administered under the contract including preparing and issuing Contract certificates including payment certificates, completion certificates, making good defects certificates, CAI's, assessing extensions of time etc
Project manage various schemes, plan, set objectives, provide direction, programme, monitor, control and advise on related matters including issue progress reports and in post contract reviews
Undertake Project Management techniques to satisfy planning, interface with designers, agencies and all stakeholders, implement and maintain quality control requirements, financial management and project reporting requirements
Advise on contractual procedures and financial regulations
Apply and report on the principles of risk management
Ensure that customer requirements are identified and agreed with the client. Collect all feedback information and monitor, particularly in conjunction with the SLA and client requirements
Ensure the delivery of quality assured, client focused products and services to meet the agreed requirements of the customer
Contribute to the operation and development of the Business Management System to ensure the continuous improvement of quality assured services/products for clients
Carry out professional research projects
Assist in the investigation, reporting and recommending the implementation of new procedures and techniques
Take responsibility for the delivery of an initiative, commission or groups of commissions
Ensure the implementation and compliance of all the company policies, procedures and guidelines including the companies Health and Safety Policy
Carry out any other duties that may reasonably be required by your Principal line manager, and represent the team as required and appropriate

Measures of success:

Feedback from team members/line manager
Contribution to service delivery
Team performance
Service improvements suggested
Accuracy and timeliness of support
Efficiency of systems and processes
Service delivered within budget and to agreed targets
Feedback from staff and managers, key stakeholders and clients
Service delivery performance indicators

It's essential you have:

Between two and five years experience as a project administrator in the Design, Surveying or Construction industry
Degree level qualified and working towards professional qualification e.g. MRICS, CIOB, RIBA or similar
Understanding and hands-on experience in Construction or Property Management
Strong organisational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking
Experience of private and public sectors preferred
Project or Asset Management experience or qualification
PRINCE II certification is a plus
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including MS Project
Effective communication skills across a range of contacts
Ability to work effectively under pressure

Communication:

Create a positive and professional first impression of the company
Deal with all contacts professionally
Communicate with all staff efficiently
Knowledge of the complaints handling procedure

BIM Roles and Responsibilities:

Ensure Asset Information requirements and/or MIDP requirements set out in the Employers Information Requirements and delivered on a BIM project
Enable reliable information exchange through a common data environment
Enable integration and co-ordination of information within information model
Configure information for project outputs
Assure delivery of information exchanges
Confirm supplier's ability to deliver information requirements
Co-ordinated delivery of all design information
Manage information development and information approvals
Confirm Design Deliverables
Direct the production of task information in compliance with standards and methods
Direct the production of task information using agreed systems
Oversee team to ensure compliance of their job responsibilities

How you act:

Professional, friendly and honest - builds good relationships with colleagues, understands the importance of confidentiality
Attention to detail - able to deliver clear and accurate information
Team worker - you work collaboratively with your team to achieve better outcomes for customers
Service deliverer - you focus on delivering a service that provides great outcomes for our customers
Customer focused - you put the customer first
Shows initiative - you come up with ways of improving how we do things
Well organised - you plan and prioritise your work to ensure that deadlines are met. You have the ability to plan and multi-task and can work to strict deadlines
Willing to learn - you want to acquire new skills that will support you in your role
Flexible attitude - you are prepared to work flexibly to deliver the service