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Senior Project Manager

  • Job reference: 914516
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: GBP55000 - GBP70000 per annum + Car/allowance, Pension, Private Healthcare
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction Management, Construction & Infrastructure
  • Date posted: 07/12/2017

I am currently recruiting for a Senior Project Manager to be based in Aberdeen to work for a major Main Contractor on Projects valued between £2m and £60m.

Job details as follows:

Regular liaison with clients and design team
Working closely with the Project Quantity Surveyor, providing the necessary input for reporting purposes
Developing the main logic of the works programme and to monitor and drive weekly progress
Develop method statements and risk assessments in conjunction with the safety plan
Providing leadership and support to staff
Sourcing labour and maintaining high productivity and quality workmanship
Day to day operational planning and problem solving
Checking and correcting allocation and time sheets
Ensuring compliance with the company Quality Procedure and Manual
Attending meetings as required
Hold, chair and minute sub-contractor meetings
Preparing reports
Answering correspondence relating to the project
Reporting contractual risk situations to Senior Management Team
Supervising the quality of works throughout the project and handing over a snag free building

Requirements for this role as follows:

Significant managerial experience within the commercial sector of the construction industry
Experience of construction in a variety of sectors and managing high value projects
Varied project history and good knowledge of the sub-contractor base
Evidence of continuous professional development throughout career
A strong understanding of technical issues and trends in the construction sectors
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to build strong relationships at all levels
Acute analytical, planning and organisational skills
Strong leadership and decision making skills and the ability to respond to change
Client focused approach
Proactive, flexible, motivated, enthusiastic
Valid CSCS card (level 5)
SMSTS 5 day course
First aid and Health and Safety training
Highly proficient IT user (including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

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