Job Title: Design Project Manager
Our client is looking for a Design Project Manager to join their Highways & Civils team in Huddersfield and support their expanding client base.
Our client is a dedicated, high-quality consultancy specialising in a range of construction industry sectors. With core principles of cost, time, and quality management at the foundation of their Project Management service, our client prides themselves on great communication, the development of long-term working relationships and finding ways to improve service.
Services include Highways Engineering and Programme Management supported by a dedicated Project Management Service.
This role is a client facing position progressing infrastructure schemes from inception through to handover and ongoing maintenance. Role involves design and project management of highway improvement, car park works and associated infrastructure projects to ensure optimum, compliant schemes are delivered on time, within budget and in accordance with company quality standards and procedures.
·The role involves the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of highways and car parks to ensure safe and cost-effective transportation of people and goods for a varying client base.
·The role of Design Project Manager involves looking at all areas of development, from inception to delivery, of various Construction / Retail related projects around the UK.
·It requires communication across all levels of management, to develop and establish a brief for the project that clearly defines all objectives.
·It also involves the setting of measurable objectives and timelines of all elements within the projects; and managing other consultant disciplines and contractors to ensure delivery to cost, time and quality standards.
·It is expected of this role to maintain records and work folders - ensuring all work is checked and appropriately approved for distribution.
·The job required the managing of all retail construction / redevelopment projects in a live environment.
·The management of other design teams, cost management consultants and contractors is required to ensure timely completion within company budget and timelines, as well as those of the client.
·Knowledge of Highway Design Standards
·Experience in use of AutoCAD
·Experience in Project Management/ Strategic Planning
·Ability to read and understand 2D drawings
How will I succeed?
·Operate under own initiative and share ideas for making process improvements.
·Deliver consistently high-quality work within budget constraints to meet our customer expectations and business needs.
·Show confidence to challenge bad practice.
·Consider the conflicting needs of the client, stakeholders, and the client's customers and colleagues in all decisions.
·Deliver high quality work to exceed customer expectations.
·Effective and timely communications with clients and contractors.
·Work collaboratively with all colleagues and contractors to deliver operational excellence.
·Maintain professional and effective working relationships with our clients and contractors to deliver operational excellence.
Benefits include flexible office hours, 25 holiday-days, paid bank holidays and the opportunity for funded training.
Further benefits include:
·Perkbox (free cinema tickets, Nero coffee, Health Assured (Employee Assistance Programme)
·Life Insurance cover (3 times salary), includes Smart Health (24/7 virtual GP, mental health support, a health check, a nutritionist consultation, expert second medical opinions, and personalised online fitness programmes), Bereavement counselling and probate helpline
·1 paid days leave to conduct a community or charity day per year
·Professional fees paid
·Cycle Scheme available
·Tech Scheme available
If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the salary, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest growing in the country, our specialist team has a combined over 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Adam Butler at Carrington West on 07889 214 154 for more information.
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