My client is a site investigation contractor with a large fleet of drilling equipment. It is further supported by a fully accredited UKAS laboratory and together with the Geosciences division. Due to an increase in workload they currently have an immediate need for an experienced Project Manager to oversee a wide range of ground investigation activities with regard to programming, procurement, managing resources and financial support to geologists and engineers.
This interesting position will be based from our Cheshire office however travel is expected anywhere in the UK supporting contracts at the other offices.
Ensure tender handover is completed and contractual obligations are understood.
Create and deliver project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
Liaise with engineers and geologists to identify resources and assign responsibilities.
Manage day-to-day operational aspects of the ground investigation project(s), including the monitoring the progress of contracts and contractual compliance..
Competent in require project methodology and understanding of management hierarchy.
Ensure project documents are completed in a timely manner, current, and appropriately stored.
Work closely with company staff resources and relevant external stake holders to ensure effective and efficient implementation of the project(s).
Understand the financial requirements and P/L; meets financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing a contract budget; scheduling expenditures; analysing variances and initiating corrective actions.
Submit contract progress status reports to senior management and external stakeholders; reviews problems; anticipates and reacts to change.
Develop Health and Safety plans, along with undertaking site specific risk assessments.
The ideal candidate will need to be able to demonstrate a good understanding, and experience of the Health and Safety requirements within the site investigation industry and have a strong skill set in:
Active Listening, Coaching, Decision Making, Interpersonal Communication, Judgement, Management of Financial Resources, Monitoring, Persuasion, Resource Management, Time Management, Vision
Experience of managing a project team.
Qualifications: BSc(Hons) Project Management, Construction Management, Quantity Surveying, Civil Engineering/ Geology/Geotechnical Engineering an advantage but not essential
Other project management qualifications would also be useful such as Prince2 and a membership of a professional body.
Salary and Benefits
depending on experience
Contributory Pension Scheme and Company Life Assurance
A flexible benefits programme including childcare vouchers and private health care
Regular training and development