JOB TITLE: Head of Project Management


Industry : Construction & Civil Engineering Job Location : Manchester
Job Reference : 8567 Job Category : Building and Construction
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 01/06/2012
 
Salary & Benefits : £50000 per annum + 25% performance Bonus, 10% travel
 
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

We are currently looking to recruit a head of projects management offering 50k per annum, plus 25% performance based bonus, and 10% transport. The role will hold Overall responsibility for the delivery of development, construction and refurbishment of Group projects to the requirements of internal and external stakeholders, including institutional investors, funds and banks.


Job Description

We are currently looking to recruit a head of projects management offering 50k per annum, plus 25% performance based bonus, and 10% transport. The role will hold Overall responsibility for the delivery of development, construction and refurbishment of Group projects to the requirements of internal and external stakeholders, including institutional investors, funds and banks.

Duties will include the additional development of supply chain and specification, management of in house and external design team members to support and manage the commercial success of the department and creation of new contacts relevant to proposed projects.

Key Tasks:

*Management of the PM team
*Overseeing new site development projects in line with agreements with stakeholders - setting parameters for this and managing external parties
*Improvement of our specification both on a project by project basis and on a Group basis.
*Management of the panels of PQS and Architects to work on agreed company framework agreements
*Increasing our pool of contractors in different parts of the country and of diff sizes
*Setting project budgets and control of capex & fees from site identification through to completion
*Ultimate responsibility project cost and timely delivery
*Pre acquisition construction and property due diligence including identifying costs of remedy, necessary surveys and reports required.
*Procurement of Surveyor's reports to obtain funding approvals including commercial negotiation of content
*Development and management of supply chain members, principal contractors, subcontractors and consultants in order to achieve set objectives to quality and cost.
*Control of main contract tendering processes, contract inclusions, procurement methodology, contract administration and building contract content. Including advanced commercial procurement routes.
*Liaison with internal and external stakeholders to provide appropriate reports, ensure milestones feedbacks and meet overall kpi objectives.
*Management of legal requirements in line with development agreement, facility agreements and any others.
*Assisting the Director of Acquisitions and Project Management in the execution of special projects or any other team tasks or projects

Qualifications
*Minimum of degree in Quantity Surveying, Building, Project Management
*Must be a Chartered member of RICS / CIOB or other related institutions
*Project & Construction Management, Measurement & Specification, Tendering and Contract Administration
*5 years experience

Skills
*Capable of managing teams of internal and external consultants and motivate them to achieve goals
*A strong commercial awareness of building contracts, contract administration and claims.
*A solid understanding of building technology and construction process
*Proven track record of dealing with multiple stakeholders and delivering institutional requirements.
*Ideally, commercially established within the construction procurement sector with key construction and consultancy contacts.
*Strong negotiation skills and capability to influence others.
*Proven track record in sourcing, vetting and appointing contractors
*Exposure to leading development/professional teams and driving projects forward
*Proven track record of delivering multiple projects on time and budget
*A working knowledge of current building and construction management legislation is important
*Strong numeracy skills and the ability to manage cashflow requirement

Attributes
*Strong communicator with the ability to influence
*Motivated and target orientated
*Well organised with the ability to prioritise effectively
*A team player
*Excellent IT skills and familiarity with current cost management/project management software
Positive attitude and ability to work with little supervision .

Bluefire Consulting is an employment agency working on behalf of our client and we welcome your application


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