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Project Manager – Wigan

  • Location: Wigan, North West England
  • Position: Project Manager
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Date posted: 23rd May 2018
  • Vacancy type: Permanent

The Role

Award-winning construction company Jones Bros, has an excellent opportunity available for a Project Manager, experienced in highways/structures schemes, to join their team in the North West of England.

As Project Manager you will be site based and directly reporting to the Contracts Manager or Contract Director. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and delivering the project. The Works Managers and Site Agents on the project will report directly to the Project Manager.

Jones Bros is a dynamic and forward thinking organisation employing over 300 people. With over 60 years’ experience, our teams deliver high quality environmental and civil engineering solutions, safely, for a diverse range of projects and clients. Our flat management structure results in a flexible organisation where self-motivated, practical, problem solvers will thrive. Working in a team, the successful applicant will be given plenty of exposure to a variety of matters in a supportive working environment to develop knowledge and experience.

The role’s responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring a “safety first” attitude underpins all operations undertaken for the Company to ensure the health and safety of the company’s personnel and any other people working or visiting site.
  • Ensuring all activities are completed safely in compliance with the company’s health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring any environmental protection matters are identified and implement the mitigating procedures and systems where appropriate.
  • Ensuring company procedures and systems on quality, health & safety and the environment are implemented and complied with on site.
  • Preparing quality, environmental and H&S construction plans in a timely manner.
  • Liaise with and maintain existing client relationships and develop new where possible
  • Planning, measuring, monitoring and reviewing the progress of contracts throughout the project’s lifespan and ensuring compliance with project’s budgets and programme
  • Managing the project delivery team to ensure adequate plant, labour and subcontract resources are available in a timely manner to comply with project timescales.
  • Interpreting engineering drawings and specifications and ensuring the accurate construction of the works in accordance with client requirements.
  • Ensuring adequate plant, labour, subcontract and material resources are available in a timely manner to comply with the project’s timescales.
  • Interpreting engineering drawings and specifications and ensuring the accurate construction of the works in accordance with client requirements
  • Ensuring the timely procurement and payment of suppliers and subcontractors in accordance with company procedures and monitoring and reporting their performance, including financial, throughout the project.
  • Preparing and submitting weekly reports on progress for review by the Site Agent or Project Manager, for inclusion in the project’s financial CVRs and forecasts to completion
  • Identifying potential problem areas, and financial impact, in sufficient time to ensure adequate provisions have been made within forecast accounts
  • Implementing solutions to resolve operational issues arising on a project.
  • Actively resolve contractual issues with both clients and suppliers while also maintaining a good relationship.
  • Ensuring the timely submission of interim and final accounts and releases of retentions and performance bonds with associated completion certificates.
  • Mentoring and guidance for your team and operatives to fully develop their construction competencies.

The role is for permanent employment.

Pre-requisite qualifications and capabilities

To be considered for this Site Engineer role the following qualifications and experience are required;

  • HNC or Degree in Civil Engineering or Equivalent
  • Proven experience as a Site Civil Engineer within the Construction industry preferably on highways and structure schemes.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, listening and negotiation skills.
  • Computer literate with good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Project 2000, Project Costing Software, CAD and Terramodel surveying packages.
  • A high level of written and verbal communication skills to write and present reports, prepare business management documents, and present information and responses while participating in meetings with clients and other parties.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in both mathematical or diagrammatic form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Package

  • Competitive starting salary
  • Bonus
  • Company contributing pension scheme subject to meeting eligibility criteria.
  • 21 days holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Support through professional training if required.

Closing date: 31st July 2018

 

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