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Project Manager

London

To manage fit out contracts on-site, liaising with the Contracts Manager, client, sub-contractors and other trades, co-ordinating all aspects of the works so that the project is completed in line with the requirements, within budget and on time. You will have a commercial understanding of the project, advising and implementing cost savings at all times, and represent the company in a professional and proactive manner in all dealings with those associated with, and affected by, the building project. This role is based in London.

Role

Overseeing the activities of the project’s appointed subcontractors from notice to proceed, commissioning to full commercial operations.
Management and maintenance of all permits, licences, authorisation necessary for the construction
Providing the Contracts Manager 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
Maintaining the budget and ensuring the project is completed within budget and on time
To perform all duties with a strong emphasis on health, safety, quality and environmental compliance and continuous improvement
Promote safe working practises throughout the performance of the works, with particular emphasis on promoting safe working practises amongst the various contractors
Manage the interfaces between contractors and provide innovative solutions to schedule conflicts to minimize project delay and cost
Work closely with the Contracts Manager to plan the project effectively, by ensuring that the project requirements, specification, design drawings, health and safety proposals are all read, understood and agreed, and that a project programme is in place.
Set up an emergency plan and general site facilities for the project, ensuring that these are in line with the health and safety proposal.
Form and maintain the storage facilities and manage stock planning so that stock, materials, plant and tools are organised to meet the timescales for the project.
Form a secure site, including access and egress.
Formulate a material schedule for the project, including take off from issued drawings and specifications, and produce requisitions as far ahead of programme periods as possible to enable best prices to be obtained by the Purchasing Department.
Produce a labour schedule in conjunction with line manager and project surveyor to ensure sub-contractors packages are placed in time to meet the programme. Maintain the schedule and track progress, keeping records on file and copying weekly records to line manager/ office.
To manage contracts on-site, liaising with the Contracts Manager, client, sub-contractors and other trades, co-ordinating all aspects of the works so that the building project is completed in line with the requirements, within budget and on time.
Have a commercial understanding of the project, advising and implementing cost savings at all times, and represent the company in a professional and proactive manner in all dealings with those associated with, and affected by, the building project. Health, Safety and Security
Provide first aid facilities, ensuring there is a first aid area (kept clear), first aid stocks/facilities are kept clear
Ensure safety to public, site visitors and staff on site at all times, ensuring that preventative measures are taken, including personal protection, following safety instructions and following all aspects of the health and safety proposal for the site.
Maintain security of completed works, perimeter barriers, stored materials and plant, at all times during the project Ongoing Management
Supervise and manage all site based operatives, overseeing all aspects of their work, to include; carrying out safety inductions; tool box talks; controlling quality of work; ensuring method statement and order fulfilment; cleanliness & tidiness; the use of plant and tools, waste reduction; upkeep of plant and facilities; use of personal protection equipment/wear,
Ensure that all works carried out are undertaken within current codes of practice e.g. for brick work, plastering, carpentry etc. and that works are to the required standard
Check that all materials used, including those used by sub-contractors, are compliant with technical and quality specifications.
Keep photographic survey of all site operations and works and forward to the office via line manager.
Maintain and track deliveries, ensure that stock and materials are deployed properly, off load/check all deliveries to relevant storage facilities, and manage stock issue, adhering at all times to operational needs and with due regard for health, safety and security.
Communicate effectively at all times with the client, client’s representative, project architect, project engineer, local authorities, residents (if applicable) and all persons affected by the project, representing Portview with professionalism, integrity and honesty.
Liaise daily with the project surveyor and line manager.
Attend and takes notes of any meetings relevant to the project, either on site or in offices. Paperwork/Administration
Maintain accurate and up to date records for site attendance, site induction, tool box talks, accidents, good received, weekly site records, site safety inspections, plant register records, scaffold report records and all staff related forms / administration.
Produce TQ sheets and resolve these with the relevant person, ensuring directives are undertaken and also maintaining records of these items, including site instructions receive

Who?

  • Substantial experience of the full life cycle of a number of high end fit out projects, involving the supervision of the project and the staff working on it
  • CSCS card (Management level)
  • Knowledge of CDM regulations
  • Experience in the co-ordination and installation of services
  • Analytical skills to be able to understand and interpret complex technical specifications, drawings and documents and formulate plans from them
  • Good IT Skills to enable flow of information between those involved in the project, particularly Microsoft Outlook
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings using AutoCAD
  • Construction Management HND/Degree or equivalent

Company Benefits

  • Performance Related Pay
  • Westfield Health Cash Plan
  • Flexible Benefits Platform
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Death In Service Insurance

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