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Senior Fire Safety Project Manager

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Senior Fire Safety Project Manager

  • Location:

    Islington, Greater London, England

  • Sector:

    Buildings & Construction

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £30 - 40 per hour

  • Contact:

    Chelsie Purling

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 062

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Are you experienced in managing Fire Safety works for housing in a public sector environment?
If so, a fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Senior Project Manager to join a Local Authority in North East London.
What will you do?
To deliver, from conception through to completion, large and complex building projects remaining on schedule and within budget.
The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for leading and co-ordinating a Project team of professional and technical staff.
The works will generally be undertaken by a contractor appointed under a bespoke NHF contract . However, works may occasionally be procured by means of traditional competitive tendering using JCT forms of contract.
·Be responsible for all aspects of Project Management for a number of projects and co-ordinate the work of other staff relating to those projects. Ensure that projects are delivered on time, to budget and to the required quality.
·Carry out the full duties of Lead Designer during pre-contract phase and that of a Contract Administrator once works start on site. Lead risk management and value engineering exercises.
·Ensure that all the information required by Islington Council in relation to a project is provided in the form and at the time required.
·Ensure that projects are effectively co-ordinated with any other planned works taking place on the same block or estate
·Ensure appropriate development of project briefs and feasibility studies.
·Provide advice for the Group Leader regarding changes needed to project briefs, where appropriate
·Ensure the highest standard of design, budget control and contract management on all projects, paying regard to health and safety, accessibility, energy efficiency, sustainability, and maintenance in accordance with the Council's procedures.
·Provide advice and guidance as appropriate concerning contract procurement, design and preparation of schemes, specifications, estimates, selection of materials and equipment, contract, and project management matters.
·Monitor progress of duties against project programmes and targets.
·Examine tenders, invoices, accounts, and claims rendered by contractors and respond appropriately.
·Monitor fees as required; take corrective measures as necessary and ensure that work is completed within their time and fee allocations.
·Ensure work is conducted in a cost effective and competitive manner.
What are the benefits?
·6 month rolling contract.
·Work from home and site visits.
·£30 - £40 per hour (experience dependant), umbrella, inside IR35.
What will you need?
·FDIS, IFE, FRA qualifications or equivalent is essential.
·Experience of managing fire safety projects.
·Previously worked in a council, housing association, fire service or similar.
What to do next?
We are expecting a huge response to this exciting opportunity so if you do not want to miss out, apply now, or get in contact with Declan Bacon on 023 9387 6045 or I look forward to hearing from you today.