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Project Manager vacancy in Longstanton and Northampton (230ww)

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Location: Longstanton and Northampton
Region: Midlands, North East
Salary: Competitive
Vacancy type: Permanent
Sectors: Engineering, IT/Telecoms, Management, Project Management
Placed by: Ex-Mil Recruitment
Role: Project Manager 230ww
Reporting To: Head of Client Delivery
Department: Operations Delivery
Location: Longstanton and Northampton
Salary: Competitive

Our Client provides strategic knowledge and project management and delivery solutions needed to help our business partners successfully grow their infrastructure footprints across Telecoms, Utilities, Highways and Civil Engineering infrastructure sectors.
Working predominately in the public sector and blue-chip private markets, with an increasing involvement into private and developing markets including residential, education and commercial development.

Our Client is looking to employ a Project Manager for an ongoing project in Longstanton and Northampton and join their fast-growing team.

Overview of Role
• The Project Manager is responsible for the management and coordination of planning, staffing, scheduling, budget management including P&L, quality control, safety and overall delivery of their allocated project(s).
• The role is focused on ensuring communication is maintained between all stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle.
• The project manager will deliver the project scope in accordance with commercial requirements and client needs ensuring delivery is on time, of high quality and in line with commercial expectations. They will ensure all work under the project is carried out to a high standard whilst observing all relevant safety, environmental and management procedures.

Professional Qualifications/Training
• Degree educated – in an engineering discipline – advantageous.
• APM - advantageous
• MSP - advantageous

Key Responsibilities
• In collaboration with the Resource Scheduling Manager, coordinate and organise crews for your assigned project.
• Oversee the project site including yard and back office. Ensure equipment is stored correctly and safely.
• Plan and control finances by means of accurate estimation, forecast to complete and strong monitoring and control of spend. Agree costs and sign off invoices in line with the agreed budget.
• Ensure any slippage/risk is identified and remedial or mitigating actions are suggested and implemented balancing delivery with commercial impact.
• Be responsible for the P&L of the assigned project, assist in generating monthly/weekly financial reports and ensuring the contract is profitable.
• Line manage assigned project team, ensuring performance appraisals and support. Be responsible for ensuring crews are working efficiently, safely and aligned to the company values.
• Participate in project decisions regarding technical approaches, cost and scheduling.
• Establish and maintain governance arrangements for the delivery of the project, defining clear roles, responsibilities and accountabilities across all stakeholders with regular monitoring to ensure roles/responsibilities are being fulfilled as expected.
• Provide weekly and monthly project reports for directors and clients ensuring they are accurate, provided in a timely manner and presented in a professional format.
• Manage the day-to-day operational client interface to deliver satisfaction of client needs whilst maximising business value. Liaise proactively with clients on progress of jobs.
• In conjunction with procurement, ensure maintenance of adequate stock and material levels with sufficient forward planning.
• Be the point of contact for customer complaints, respond quickly and proactively to resolve the issue as presented, escalating to the Head of Client Delivery as appropriate.
• Carry out surveys and audits in a timely manner to ensure the project delivery is being done safely and to a high standard.
• Organise vehicles and ensure vehicle logs and paperwork is completed.
• Interact with operational shared services teams to ensure adequate support is provided around noticing, resourcing and admin support.
• Work closely with other project managers to ensure standardise process, best practice and continuous improvement. Take a proactive approach in sharing learning to improve operational processes across the Group.
• Take responsibility for overall health and safety on the project, coordinating and completing risk assessments and other documentation where needed.
• Apply the performance management processes consistently across members of staff you are responsible for ensuring performance appraisal set clear expectations of performance and is adequately supported with training and development.
• Collect information as required for processing of team member wages, overtime, holiday, sickness and medical information by required deadlines.
• Ensure your work and that of your team is undertaken safely and in compliance with JHG policies and procedures.

Key Skills
• Project management experience with strong team leadership skills
• Good commercial acumen with an understanding of delivering client satisfaction whilst maximizing business value.
• Self-motivated and able to operate autonomously.
• Highly methodical and conscientious, meticulous at planning and breaking down a plan into day to day, step by step tasks with clearly identified critical points for delivery.
• Numerate and able to deal with spreadsheets, data and used to managing budgets.
• Excellent relationship building skills. Able to use knowledge to instil confidence in internal and external parties.
• Confident people manager and able to assert authority when required. Good at dealing with a variety of people and personalities.
• Strong written and oral communication skills, able to work with a wide range of systems and experienced with writing and analysing reports.
• Delivery focused, resilient to the end.
• Lateral thinker with the ability to provide solutions to complex problems.

• Strategic Management
• Business & Commercial Awareness
• Holistic View
• Performance Management & Team Integration
• Interpersonal Effectiveness
• Change Initiation & Drive
• Integrity & Influencing
• Stakeholder Management
• Planning

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