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Project Manager

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Buildings & Construction

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £20 - 25 per hour

  • Contact:

    Claire Shinar

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 031

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  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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A 6month contract is available for a Project Manager who will be a member of a multi-disciplinary team that is responsible for leading and managing a wide range of improvement projects relating to buildings and the environment up to £2M in value.
As a Project Manager in the Revenue team the post holder will be expected to take on larger projects, assist more junior team members in delivery of simpler projects and to manage relationships with external partners and consultants.
The role requires day to day leadership of work programmes to ensure the integration and delivery of project(s) for faculties and professional services across the estate.
The post holder is responsible for monitoring cash flow in line with agreed programme throughout the year and amending the programme as necessary with the Head of Estates Projects to ensure the delivery of key works. 
Programme Management
·Assist the Head of Estates Projects to forecast the annual budget.
·Assist with managing the live budget with regard to project delivery and cash flow to ensure the budgets are expended in line with agreed limits.
·Monitor and remain accountable for delivery in line with the agreed work programme throughout the year, informing the Head of Estates Projects where delivery paths change.
·Assist the Head of Estates Projects in establishing and retaining positive relationships with key faculty stakeholders including senior academic staff, facilities staff and other staff in order to support the team in delivering work with a positive output.
·Maintain responsibility for the day-to-day leadership of nominated projects, ensuring that as far as possible all projects are delivered on time, to cost and to agreed quality standards.
Project Management
·Represent the Client's, Faculty's and University's interests for the duration of the nominated project, providing advice on the management of the same and ensuring the aims of the project and quality standards are met.
·Agree project objectives for nominated projects, develop and prepare project feasibility proposals to include option appraisals and recommendations for senior staff.
·Plan the delivery of the project at hand, ensuring stakeholder sign off and project control at agreed intervals.
·Monitor cost, programme and quality for the duration of the project, ensure objectives are met.
·Organise and manage the professional team working on a project including consultants, contractors and sub-contractors.
·Contribute to the design process and design reviews.
·Ensuring relevant statutory consents are obtained as and when required.
Health & Safety Management
·Ensure compliance with all relevant health and safety legislation particularly CDM (Construction Design Management) Regulations. Ensure that the University effectively discharges its duties under all such legislation.
·Ensure that all relevant project documentation is completed and that Health & Safety procedures are complied with across all projects within the team to ensure compliant delivery of projects.
·Ensure that nominated team members liaise, as necessary, with local authority, government officials and insurance inspectors to ensure compliance with all relative statutory requirements, legal requirements and insurers recommendations.
·Ensure that nominated team members are aware of and applying Construction Design Management Regulations (CDM) 2015 to projects, including the assuming or out-sourcing of the role of principal designer, as required, to ensure the University is fulfilling relevant duties.