JOB TITLE: Senior/Project Manager - Consultancy

Industry : Construction & Civil Engineering Job Location : London
Job Reference : 6611GM Job Category : Building and Construction
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 07/05/2010
Salary & Benefits : £45000 - £55000 per annum
Experience Required : See Job Description
Education Required : See Job Description

Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

Our Client is looking for a Project Manager for Flood Alleviation & Coastal Management projects.

Job Description

The Client

Our client is a leading international construction consultancy company providing services across three fully integrated business lines: Infrastructure, Environment and Buildings. They work diligently to deliver successful solutions that meet client objectives and to realise their vision to inspire extraordinary environments.

In Infrastructure they primarily work for clients in the transport, water and energy sectors enabling them to achieve their goals by providing solid cost, programme and project management consultancy services.

About the Role

Act as the Project Manager for Flood Alleviation & Coastal Management projects, undertaking contract administration in accordance with the conditions of the contract which will under the NEC process.

Duties under the contract include:

- early warning regarding increased costs, delay in completion, delay in meeting, impaired performance of the work
- early warning of risk, and seeking solutions
- early warning of ambiguity or inconsistency, or illegality of documentation
- to accept particulars of the design of equipment or reasons for non-acceptance
- to accept proposed conditions of subcontractors or reasons for non-acceptance
- to assess costs incurred in test or inspection after defects are found, and arrange to be corrected
- to assess the amount due for payment at each assessment date and be responsible for certifying
- to notify of compensation events which arise from changes and manage the compensation process
- to issue termination certificates and to certify final payments

About You

The suitable person for this position will be client facing. There will be pressure to meet deadlines in an environment containing unexpected interruptions and problems. Communication and people skills are important aspects of the job. The suitable candidate will be self-starting, influential, persuasive and self-confident. Independence and mobility are also factors for this position.

You will be an experienced Project Manager who has acted in a similar role and sector before; specifically with experience using the NEC form of contract and with extensive client facing exposure. Preferably you will have some form of industry qualification and accreditation such as RICS, APM, etc.

Your Skills

Working knowledge of the NEC form of contract
Project Management and Team Leadership abilities
Academic & Industry Qualifications Preferred
Flood Alleviation & Coastal Management sector experience

Job Keywords

Senior Project Manager, Consultancy, Flood Alleviation, Coastal Management, Contract Admin, Construction, London

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