MEP Project Manager

Posted 05 March 2024
Salary £80000 per annum
LocationWest Midlands
Job type Permanent
Sectors Rail
Contact NameDavid Lyons

Job description

Senior M&E Project Manager (Birmingham / Oxford)
Circa £80k + Package
Network Rail project experience essential.
A specialist MEP contracting company has secured a direct to end client contract with Network Rail in the West Midlands as well as a project running concurrently in Oxford.
Focused on fixing issues left over from the construction phase along with Asset Replacement work, our client needs a commercially focused Senior M&E Project Manager to lead the project from the PCSA period through to commissioning and handover.
Although technical expertise will be needed, particularly electrically, we really need a Senior M&E Project Manager who is focused contract management, client relationship management & maximising profitability through all construction phases.
You will have a full team of managers, supervisors, testing & commissioning operatives along with technical support staff.
Key Responsibilities
  • Providing leadership and project management in all facets of the project activities to deliver the project to meet cost, time, and quality requirements.
  • Developing and managing effective communication and liaison with all relevant internal and external stakeholders to ensure that requirements are identified, assessed, and appropriately integrated into the project.
  • Working with the client and reporting to the sector manager, responsible for helping to establish the strategy and delivery for the project.
  • Working in a client facing role, responsible for leading other team members, developing the clients’ strategy, through to assisting in the appointment of the extended professional team of local consultants and contractors.
  • Developing the clients brief, delivering strategy, and leading the design management, procurement and execution of the scheme.
  • Supervising and developing a high performing team that strives for quality, safety, cost and schedule improvements at every opportunity with all delivery partners, challenging and seeking to improve the project deliverables.
  • Overseeing that the highest standards of health and safety are considered as a priority through all stages of the project.
  • Coordinating, planning, and managing internal and external meetings in relation to the project.
  • Driving the procurement of services and works required to deliver the project.
  • Providing input into client system safety and project risk assessment and management process.
What we are looking for..
  • A degree qualification in related subject or equivalent is preferred.
  • Professional memberships of a relevant professional body or working towards membership is an advantage.
  • Significant experience in managing clients, contractors and coordinating stakeholders
  • Ability to manage and motivate a team
  • Ability to carry a quality inspection and generate onsite solutions to site coordination issues as they arise.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a good team player.
  • Managing budgets and forecasting expenditure.
  • Key project processes such as design principals and management, construction processes, procurement, and tendering.
  • Excellent IT skills.
  • Strong project management and organisational skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, using a flexible pragmatic approach.