Project Manager

Posted 21 February 2024
Salary £400 - 450 per day
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration6 Months
Discipline Water & Environmental
Contact NameSam Bevan

Job description

Role: Project Manager
Location: Exeter (Hybrid Working)
Duration: 6 Months+
Rate: Up to £450 p/d
Sector: Water/ Wastewater
Are you a skilled Project Manager with a strong background in the UK water sector? Join an innovative team as we embark on the initial stages of planning and delivery for early AMP8 work that the South West Water Framework are releasing, driving transformative projects across the region's Wastewater Non-infrastructure schemes. This is a chance to be a key player in a leading contractor's project team, contributing to the success of high-value projects up to £30m.
The scope of works being released by South west Water is part of their ambition to reduce and remove phosphorus from the WWTW discharge back into the environment. Their are a range of sites within the portfolio across the Devon region.
You will be leading the Tier 1 contractors delivery team, engaging and working alongside the client's PM, Design Team and supply chain.
Key Responsibilities:
1. Leadership and Safety Advocacy:
·Lead site teams to maintain the highest safety standards, ensuring safety is the top priority.
·Implement robust management and monitoring procedures for design, procurement, and installation.
·Champion Health & Safety compliance, collaborating closely with the Health & Safety Team.
2. Commercial and Programme Management:
·Manage SHEQ and CDM compliance, taking responsibility for the commercial and programmatic aspects of schemes.
·Chair and document various meetings, covering site progress, safety, design, and sub-contract meetings.
·Support the commercial team in sub-contract package selection and procurement.
3. Project Delivery and Team Motivation:
·Motivate and support site teams and sub-contractors to achieve targets and objectives.
·Resolve complex issues promptly and efficiently, ensuring smooth project delivery.
·Provide development opportunities through delegation and support training initiatives.
Qualifications and Skills:
·Relevant industry qualification preferred (e.g., ONC, HNC, Degree).
·Technical knowledge of Civil, Electrical & Mechanical Water & Waste Water Operations.
·Strong planning awareness and abilities.
·First Aid at work certification.
·Proficient in IT skills, including company software packages.
·Excellent communication skills with the ability to adapt style to different audiences.
Desired Behaviours:
·Role model the company's values: Trust & Integrity, Quality, Talent, Respect, and Reliability.
·Approachable, trustworthy, and maintains confidentiality.
·Demonstrates self-motivation, taking personal responsibility for successful project outcomes.
·Open to feedback and committed to continuous learning and development.
·Effectively manages conflicts and fosters team collaboration.
·Strategic awareness and a focus on achieving results for the business.
Join us in shaping the future of water infrastructure! Apply now to be part of our dynamic and innovative team.