Project Manager

Posted 11 June 2024
Salary £55000 - £64000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Sectors Built Environment
Contact NameJacob Montague-Day

Job description

Role: Fit-out Project Manager
Location: Surrey Area (Various Sites around Surrey)
Package: Up to £64,000 plus car allowance, pension, private healthcare

The Project Manager will be responsible for overseeing and managing construction projects from initiation through to completion, ensuring compliance with the NEC (New Engineering Contract) framework. This role involves coordinating with various stakeholders, assessing risks, and ensuring projects are delivered on time, within budget, and to the required quality standards.

Client: A large facilities management company who work across the UK and Americas. This role is to work with and on behalf of a local authority. The construction work will be refurbishment and fit out of offices, local authority spaces including libraries, schools and more. The value of the projects will range from £100,000 - £5 million.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Establish business requirements and review timelines.
  • Communicate potential projects to the Directors (Facilities, Capital Works, Reactive) to identify any other projects in the same location.
  • Undertake businessfocused risk assessments and establish project criticality ratings.
  • Complete initial project requests and notify stakeholders.
  • Assess the level of feasibility study required and appoint a preliminary project team.
  • Arrange and attend initial project meetings within the business.
  • Identify roles and responsibilities and set up a project location folder on SharePoint.
  • Research existing records and save information to SharePoint.

Project Planning:
  • Provide scoping documents and business cases
  • Provide approximate programs to the QS team for budget forecasting.
  • Produce a risk register and RACI (Responsible, Accountable, Consult, and Inform) matrix.
  • Assess health, safety, and fire risks.
  • Establish the project on Planon and notify stakeholders of funding approval.
  • Issue Project Execution Plan and RACI matrix.
  • Organize design team and stakeholder site inspections.
  • Commence feasibility studies and instruct surveys on Planon.
  • Develop cost plans and update project briefs.
  • Review procurement strategies and issue highlevel master programs.
  • Identify and review design and project health and safety risks.
  • Review asbestos registers and issue risk registers.
  • Notify health and safety regulatory bodies and submit feasibility reports.
  • Project Approval and Design:
  • Obtain SLT approval for business cases, including budget, scope of works, and project risk assessments.
  • Engage stakeholders and commence scheme design.
  • Ensure building surveyors issue design information to the team.
  • Update cost plans and value engineering.
  • Implement change control processes and update programs.

Qualifications and Skills:
  • Proven experience as an NEC Project Manager or similar role.
  • Strong understanding of NEC contracts and construction project management.
  • Excellent risk assessment and management skills.
  • Proficient in using project management software (e.g., Planon, SharePoint).
  • Strong communication and stakeholder engagement abilities.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.
  • Familiarity with health, safety, and fire regulations in construction.
  • Strong organizational and documentation skills.

If you are interested in this position please reach out to Jacob in our London office.