Project Manager, London

Our client is looking for a new Project Manager to join their successful and busy team in the heart of the city.

Role description:

– Build good relations with client and project team
– Ensure all aspects of the build process are satisfactorily completed on time, within budget and to the highest possible standard
– Carry out perfect delivery and produce snag free jobs
– Be able to run more than one contract at a time at varying stages
– Liaise with construction teams, landlords and clients
– Management of site manager and site teams on your projects
– Oversee all aspects of build process and monitor build quality on site
– Co-ordinate contractors and designers, bearing in mind specification and costs
– Visit each live site at least once per week
– Have a clear understanding of standard work practices / relevant BS standards and codes
– For each project you will complete pre-contract work including the following – building survey analysis; Building Control / Section 20; design coordination; dealing with all aspects of tender submissions; producing budget from detailed costings; master programme; executive summary cost / per sqft price; issue landlords submission pack; cover off all aspects of Health & Safety plan; issue planning applications; test costs via sub-contractors; deal with all contractual issues and produce contract pack.

Health & Safety
– Maintain perfect site set up standards at all times
– Ensure compliance with all statutory Health & Safety requirements in conjunction with the Group Health & Safety Manager Pre-Contract
– Produce pre-contract and construction programmes
– Produce outstanding works / finishes schedule / micro programming

– Tendering and negotiation and procurement of all trade packages to ensure most cost effective solution
– Budget control on contract
– Valuations
– Variations – prepare, issue and agree variation orders for client sign-off
– Preparing project cash flow forecasts; maintaining positive cash flow on every project
– Cost reporting – issuing full financial statements to clients on a weekly basis
– Improving the gross profit on the contract and reporting GP updates to Directors
– Controlling the debtors and chasing payments in advance of due date
– Mitigating overspends
– Ensuring final account is agreed at practical completion

Administration / Legal
– Organise, chair and minute sub-contractor and client meetings
– Coordinate O&M documentation and certifications in conjunction with Contracts Secretary
– Understand standard contract terms, JCT, etc, and the provisions made within a contract
– Deal with defects at end of the defects / liability period
– Ensure PC Cert is issued and filed on the system at end of job

Skills/attributes required:
– A relevant degree
– Ability to work to tight deadlines; excellent time management skills
– Previous office interior construction experience
– Strong attention to detail, the ability to prioritise workloads, work under pressure and to your own initiative
– Ability to communicate and work effectively with colleagues and clients
– Ability to use MS Excel, Word, AutoCAD, SketchUp and Project

Job title: Project Manager
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Core hours: 9.00am – 6.00pm, Monday – Friday
Location: London
Reporting to: Managing Director

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