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Lead Project Manager

London

Portview is a world class company. We deliver beautiful interior fit-out projects for the world’s top brands, combining style and substance to achieve The Perfect Fit. Restless and energetic, we champion innovation, creativity and quality delivering iconic spaces and locations across a range of sectors. Operating initially on a high-value, world-class, high-profile project, you will be joint-lead in leading, managing and supporting the delivery team whilst building strong relationships with the Client and other external representatives gaining and building trust and ensuring a high level of client satisfaction.

Responsible for the entire supply chain you will be commercially strong as you deliver the project on time and in budget with a close eye on cost savings and value engineering. Providing leadership, motivating your team to achieve goals and project milestones you will work creatively and analytically in a fast-paced problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence.

With extensive project and program management principals methods and techniques you will define success criteria and disseminate these to all relevant parties throughout the project lifecycle. Understanding the interdependencies between technology, operations and business needs you will provide status reports regarding project milestones, deliverables, dependencies, risks and issues communicating effectively with all parties. You are a proven leader with demonstrable high end project experience, where you have coached, mentored, motivated and managed the project and program team. You’re driven and accountable, experienced at presenting to clients and stakeholders, and thrive in a dynamic environment. An excellent communicator you can influence and facilitate change and enhance performance within a cross functional environment.

Role

Provide leadership for the Project Team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones
Promote safe working practises throughout the performance of the works, with particular emphasis on promoting safe working practises amongst the various contractors.
Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools, and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for Portview
Review tender costs with the Commercial Team, ensuring aspects of delivery characteristics are considered allowing effective procurement
Procure adequate resources to achieve project objectives in planned timeframes
Manage the day-to-day project activities and resources and chairs the project management team meetings
Monitor staff performance and complete performance reviews
Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverables, dependencies, risks, and issues, communicating across leadership and clients
Understand interdependencies between technology, operations, and business needs.
Demonstrate a functional acumen to support how solutions will address Client goals while maintaining alignment with industry best practices
Manage project scope and changes
Manage ongoing quality control and participate in quality issue resolution
Support formal/informal schedules to manage the engagement contract
Define the Statement of Work and Specifications for the requested goods and services
Develop and manage all aspects of project and program engagement from planning, external vendor relationships, communications, resources, budget, change, risks and issues
Set and continually manage project and program expectations while delegating and managing deliverable with team members and stakeholders
Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel
Monitor, track, and control outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies and critical path deliverables
Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations to various audiences, including project team, Client and key stakeholders
Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project and program team, analyse results and troubleshoot problem areas
Identify and develop trusted adviser relationship with project and program stakeholders
Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project and program team.
Ensure that projects and programs are proceeding according to scope, schedule, budget, and quality standards
Continue professional development to keep abreast of emerging technologies, methods and best practices
Extensive understanding of project and program management principles, methods and techniques
· Management and maintenance of all permits, licences, authorisation necessary for the construction

· Performance reviews and staff development

· Monitor the performance of staff

· Providing the Contracts Director with support to include the reporting of progress, support for claims for extension of time and or costs, feedback of data installed on the equipment and quality issues on site

Who?

  • Extensive Project management experience
  • Able to work creatively and analytically in a fast paced problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation, and excellenc
  • Proven success in providing on site leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones
  • Knowledge and understanding of all the trades required on site, the codes of practice relating to them and the requirements for them, to be able to quality control works ensuring that they are completed to the required standards
  • Strong understanding of H&S and to be able to apply all H&S requirements
  • Commercial approach to project management, to be able to identify cost savings and understands budget issues
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Strong at organising and prioritising competing demands
  • Demonstrable leadership & motivational skills
  • Knowledge of building regulations, legislation and compliance
  • Contractual knowledge (JCT, NEC, D&B etc)
  • Current and appropriate site H&S card

Company Benefits

  • Performance Related Bonus
  • Westfield Health & Surgical Choices
  • Death in Service Insurance
  • Income Protection Insurance
  • Flexible Benefits Platform

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