Project Manager

Location Manchester
Discipline: Project Management
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Contact name: Niamh Finnegan

Contact email: niamhfinnegan@aldwychconsulting.com
Job ref: BBBH888_1715763436
Published: 13 days ago

Are you an ambitious Project Manager looking for a progressive opportunity? Interested in joining an industry leading company who can fast track your career? Then keep reading!

A professional construction consultancy firm are seeking a high-calibre Project Manager to join their successful infrastructure team in Manchester!

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who likes a challenge and for someone who likes to benefit from a development programme designed to enhance your career. You will have the opportunity to work in a client-facing role working on complex projects within the rail, highways, aviation, water, utilities, energy and nuclear sectors!

We are looking for a collaborative and sharp minded Project Manager to:

  • Provide support to the Controls and Assurance team on complex multi-faceted projects to identify opportunities for value realisation and project improvements, leading to greater efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Interface with the programme manager, commercial managers, risk consultants and planners to deliver professional and competent advice and support meeting the required reporting deadlines.

  • Develop and execute effective execution strategies including developing the Project Execution Plan (PEP), defining how the project will be managed, organised and executed.

  • Work with the Project Planners to track against milestones, activities and report to stakeholders.

  • Manage and resolve any issues within the contract. Identify risks and facilitate the resolution of the issues. Manage the update of the schedule and budget.

  • Collate relevant information and produce status reports. Presenting these to project boards and attending progress meetings.

  • Proactively head and develop Client relationships and accounts.

  • Articulate construction industry knowledge and technical excellence to Clients and colleagues.

Requirements of the Project Manager:

  • A recognized diploma or degree or be qualified by experience.

  • A professional membership (or working towards) of a recognised professional institution (MRICS, MAPM or equivalent).

  • A positive, collaborative, and innovative approach able to work on your own initiative.

  • Effective leadership skills of project management services in a Client facing role.

  • Sound technical project management knowledge demonstrating established experience and aptitude.

  • Experience of the project and programme lifecycle. (e.g. Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation/Commissioning processes).

  • Experience of building positive & cooperative Client relationships and business networks.

  • Experience of leading multi-disciplinary teams & delivering successful projects through a recognised project management methodology.

  • Sound technical project management knowledge demonstrating established experience and aptitude.

  • Experience of administrating contracts, e.g. NEC3/4; IChemE; FIDIC, and ability to advise on appropriate procurement routes.

  • Effective client interface skills and experience with the ability to offer project advice.

  • Good report writing and presentation skills.

  • Good IT skills.

  • Working knowledge of relevant Health and Safety legislation.

The right Project Manager:

To do well in this role you'll need to be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Involvement and experience of Project Management in a Project environment, to deliver outputs/outcomes to agreed time, cost and quality requirements.

  • A confident and professional manner, coupled with excellent communication skills, with clients and colleagues alike, to ensure clarity in all situations and to effectively influence.

  • An assertive, methodical and analytical style of thinking, being able to show initiative and examples of creativity.

  • Self-motivation and able to work well on your own initiative.

  • Being highly organised and able to prioritise.

  • Ability to collaborate and build relationships across the wider teams.

  • Ability to work well under pressure and proven ability to deliver to deadlines.

  • The ability to motivate yourself and teams, deal with conflict and create a collaborative team culture to meet client requirements.

  • A willingness to travel within the UK and to work flexibly with occasional out of hours work to accommodate project and client requirements.

  • Applying the principles of quality assurance and environmental management in compliance with an organisation's Policies.

  • The highest levels of leadership and commitment to Health, Safety, Environment and Security.

  • Working with integrity in a collaborative manner within a project team.

Aldwych Consulting values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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