Project Manager

Posted 15 August 2023
Salary £425 per day
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration18 Months
DisciplineWater & Environmental
Contact NameSam Bevan

Job description

Role: Project Manager
Location: Stafford (Occasional Office visitation in Birmingham)
Duration: 18 Months+
Rate: £425 per day - Inside IR35
Sector: Wastewater
My client, a leading contractor on multiple UK water authorities frameworks across the UK is seeking to bolster their project team in the Telford & Stafford region for their AMP7 Severn Trent Water Framework.
They are seeking an experienced PM who has a background in the UK water sector, to carry out  development projects to existing non-infrastructure assets across the region.
In this Project Manager position, you will be attached to projects with values up to £5m and accountable for the successful delivery of these schemes. Projects will be run out of the Client office in Birmingham.
You will be expected to travel across the Severn Trent framework, primarily in the West Midlands as and when required, which is geographically the largest Water Authority in England, so Please note long periods of travel may occur.
You can claim mileage fro travel out side of the client's birmingham office.
Candidates Ideally have experience working on schemes of a similar value, we can consider candidates from any specialised background, not just engineering/technical as long as you have worked on projects on behalf of a UK Water authority.
You won't need to be qualified in an engineering skill set if you have a strong Track record as a Project Manager in the Water/Wastewater sector.
·Ensure a safe workplace environment mitigating risk to health - safe people, safe place.
·Ensure that all Health & Safety policies, procedures, rules and regulations are adhered to.
·Complete all mandatory training related to Health & Safety
·Lead site teams and sub-contractors to maintain the highest possible standard of safety performance at all times and ensure safety is the number one priority of all members of the team.
·Implement management and monitoring procedures to cover all aspects of design, procurement, manufacture and installation of components on and off site.
·Responsible for SHEQ and CDM compliance, working alongside  Health & Safety Team.
·Responsible for Commercial and Programme Management of Schemes.
·Chair and minute internal and external meetings including but not limited to - site progress, safety, team, design and sub-contract meetings, dependant on size of scheme.
·Support commercial team with selection and procurement of sub-contract packages.
·Identify and manage third party involvement.
·Produce all necessary reports for internal and external functions.
·Motivate and support the site team and sub-contractors to deliver all targets and objectives.
·Provides development opportunities through delegation and enthusiastically supports training and development activities.
·Resolve and close out all complex issues quickly and effectively.
·Work with Framework Manager and other team members to develop and secure new work streams.
·Pursue personal development of skills and knowledge necessary for the effective performance of the role.
·Comply with Company rules, policies and procedures at all times.
·Carry out any other reasonable tasks which may be required from time to time and to enable the company to remain adaptable to changing markets and needs.
·Relevant industry qualification preferred, e.g, ONC, HNC, Degree.
·Technical knowledge of Civil, Electrical & Mechanical Water & Waste Water Operations.
·Possess strong Planning Awareness and Abilities
·Industry experience in a similar role.
·First Aid at work.
·Appropriate IT skills including the use of company software packages.
·Communicates with colleagues and clients in a warm and persuasive way both formally and informally.  Alters style and method to suit audience.  
·Role model the values of the Group - Trust & Integrity, Quality, Talent, Respect and Reliability - in all activities and interactions with employees, clients and stakeholders
·Be approachable, trustworthy and maintain confidentiality at all times - personally credible
·Present a positive image including personal appearance, punctuality and reliability etc.
·Understand and play to own strengths with confidence
·Self-motivation - taking personal responsibility for making things happen - driven to deliver
·Ability to accept feedback and a willingness to learn/develop own skills, knowledge and behaviours
·Display assertiveness and persistence by reacting positively to set-backs
·Ability to manage conflict and maintain team-working
·Works effectively and inclusively with colleagues, clients, stakeholders, customers, teams and individuals both within and outside of the organisation
·Focusing on results for the business including strategic awareness
·Effective thinking and decision-making/problem-solving
·Presenting information and arguments convincingly and persuasively
·Taking a personal pride in achievements and giving recognition to others for their part