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Project Manager- Construction

  • Location:

    Dudley

  • Sector:

    Built Environment

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £23 per hour + £23/h negotiable

  • Contact:

    Eszter Katona

  • Contact email:

    ekatona@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    RQ419843_1622101458

  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-06-26

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Project Manager- Dudley Met Borough Council
£23/h negotiable on experience

To support on the management and delivery of Project Management services for major regeneration projects including managing external multi-disciplinary project teams and external contractors to deliver projects on time, within budget, project plans, milestones, interdependencies, project risks and post project evaluation.
* To work with internal and external partners, the council's senior leadership team and elected members on the co-ordination and deliver of major projects
* To monitor and manage funding of major projects where DMBC are the funder and/orthe guarantor
* Under the direction of the Head of Service (Projects & Delivery) to provide PM support on key regeneration projects, leading on, project plans, milestones, interdependencies, project risks and post project evaluation.
* To support on the management and co-ordination on the development and delivery of construction projects from initial scheme conception through to completion.
* To ensure the effective project management of major and complex capital spend programmes, ensuring they are delivered on time, to budget, demonstrate value for money and acheive agreed performance standards.
* Manage project team performance to ensure that programme and budget are being acheived.
* Lead, manage and co-ordinate multi-disciplinary project teams for major capital contracts and work programmes, leading and managing teams through project life; to include project concept, delivery and feasibility, internal and external Architectural Design, Quantity Surveying, Contract Administration, Mechanical, Electrical, Structural Engineering and specialist consultants (Ecologists, Geologists) and others as appropriate.
* Preparing and engaging with external organisations, senior Leadership and Elected Members as necessary ensuring that complex and technical data can be clearly explained and understood; including attending meetings as necessary.
* Developing and preparing the business cases, briefing papers,options and appraisals to acheive desired outputs and outcomes.
* Ensuring the Council fulfills its statutory requirements to comply with a range of Health, Safety and Welfare requirements including the CDM Regulations, liaising with, and / or acting as Principal Designer as appropriate.
* Work with partners to identifying, manage assessment of project and service risks.
* Liaising with statutory undertakings to ensure necessary applications are made to statutory authorities for utilities and services connections, determining the need and requirement for statutory notices ensuring where appropriate they are served correctly and appropriately
* Support Head of Service on project finances, project expenditure and budget control, preparing and providing full budget estimates and regular cost reports, reporting variances and reasons verbally and in writing.
* Chairing and attend any meetings as required.
* Ensuring a culture of continuous improvement and development is maintained across the delivery of a wide range of varying construction contracts.
* Arranging for the undertaking of full project review and appraisal on completion, reporting cost and qualitative outcomes and outputs, assessing and reporting on variances, lessons learnt and recommendations for future projects.
* Maintaining a full and proper understanding of the latest construction methods, and technology including any changes in law, contracts and health and safety.
* Update and record all information as appropriate.
* Managing individual and team performance, ensuring service continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.
* Where required by the Head of Service, investigating and responding to complaints in relation to Council services.
* Making a positive contribution to the future direction and management of the service including the instigation, research and delivery of service transformation and improvement activities