Project Manager

Brighton & Surrey

Permanent opportunity – £55k to £65k (depending on skills and experience)

Main Contractor

Highfield Professional Solutions are working with a Main contractor to recruit a Project Manager for sites in the Brighton and Surrey area. Reporting to the Contracts Manager, you will be responsible for successfully leading projects (usually up to £15m depending on size and complexity) in collaboration with Healthcare, Education, Commercial and Residential. The desired result is to produce good quality products on schedule, safely and profitably, resulting in satisfied clients.

Your duties will include but are not limited to the following:

  • To provide regular project performance reports
  • To achieve the net profit agreed
  • To work within the time frames scheduled in order to achieve the agreed cash flow
  • Understand and deliver contracts within the agreed contract conditions
  • To sustain the Company’s reputation with its existing client base
  • To recognize and develop business growth opportunities with both existing and new clients
  • Line management of Site Managers. Providing leadership, direction and guidance, ensuring training needs are met
  • To provide a link and share knowledge between site staff and other Project Managers
  • To ensure that the management of the various processes involved in running the project comply with all Westridge policies and procedures
  • To ensure diligent pre-contract planning is carried out
  • To liaise with materials and sub-contract procurement teams and labour manager to ensure the correct resources are available
  • To prepare internal and external progress reports
  • Planning of the works in conjunction with the site team
  • Direction of resources including both direct and sub-contract staff
  • Establish and implement safe and proper working practices
  • To interpret and implement company style and ethos
  • Set realistic targets and monitor progress against them to ensure projects and sections are completed on time
  • Provide support and assistance with tender preparations and submissions
  • Promote technical awareness and good practice
  • Set agendas and hold regular team meetings

Qualifications required

  • Construction related Higher National Certificate, Degree or equivalent
  • CIOB
  • Previous project management experience of at least 5 years

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

  • Results driven
  • Excellent planning, organisational & prioritisation skills
  • Good at problem solving & decision making
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Customer Focused
  • Knowledge of building, material components, building regulations and H&S
  • Management skills – programming, planning and multi-tasking
  • Microsoft Office, ASTA Powerproject
  • Knowledge of contractual procedures and responsibilities
  • Good negotiation, influencing and communication skills; well-spoken, articulate and personable; able to get on with diverse personalities
  • Strong analytical, numerical, literacy and reasoning abilities
  • Good attention to detail
  • Confident, resourceful and practical
  • Maintains a professional, consistent and fair approach
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work alone or within a team
  • Ability to motivate and manage staff
  • Driving license holder with own car
  • Personal commitment to equality and diversity

To apply, Please contact Courteney at Highfield Professional Solutions on 01489774010 or email your CV to [email protected]