As a Project Manager within TMT, you’ll be responsible for ensuring that projects to which you are allocated are completed safely, within an agreed timeframe and to the allocated budget. Managing the technical and commercial aspects of the build contract from proposal of contract terms through to execution and completion, you’ll work closely with Clients, Client Agents, Contract Administrators, other Project Managers, Legal Advisors and other building professionals to ensure the successful planning and delivery of the project.
In ensuring the project is delivered successfully, the contracts manager will manage all aspects of the contract’s administration including assessment of variations, management of time, milestone achievements, award of practical completion, making good of defects and final completion. You may oversee a number of small projects a whole site, part of a large-scale complex project or individual contract packages depending on the project’s needs.
Support the identification of resource needs and staff required to fulfil the contract requirements.
Proactively manage the construction contract ensuring all contractual conditions are being met and to provide early warning of conditions at risk of delay or of not being achieved.
Ensure the project is delivered on time and on budget by monitoring programme performance, identifying potential for delays and opportunities for programme improvement.
Check proposed design changes and or contract variations with architects, surveyors and engineers to identify potential conflicts, identify contract and cost implications and advise TMT Directors and Site Managers accordingly.
Promote and maintain exemplar health and safety standards by leading from example, use of Stop Work Authority, taking part in H&S tours and promotion of the TMT PACE principles.
Where required to do so, maintain regular communication and attend meetings with clients and their representatives to inform them of progress on the project, i.e. stakeholder management
Write and or contribute to any reports needed to promote or otherwise communicate the position of the project at any time during the construction phase
Communicate with any consultants, subcontractors, supervisors, planners, quantity surveyors and others involved in the project as necessary
Provide leadership and act to address any unexpected problems that may occur during the project
Ensure that any accidents, incidents or near misses are reported to the TMT Safety Helpdesk.
Daily site working hours will generally be as required by the construction programme and agreements with the Client and planning authorities. It is not expected that Contract Managers will work in excess of 40hrs per week however on occasion overtime, out of hours (Night) and weekend working may be necessary.
Project Managers are expected to ensure that Site Managers are present on their sites at all times that works are being undertaken and or construction workers are present.
DESIRABLE KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS
HND/HNC in a relevant subject or BTEC with equivalent experience
Member of relevant professional organisation (CIOB etc)
Experience of managing JCT/NEC and other types of commercial construction contracts
Full Driver’s Licence
PTS and other Safety Critical Certification when required to go Trackside
PEOPLE SKILLS & ABILITIES
Strong communication skills for liaising with a wide range of clients, professionals and workers on site
Leadership skills and an ability to motivate your team to ensure a high standard of work
Excellent planning and organisational skills for writing and monitoring project plans and schedules and utilising time and resources effectively
Resilience and problem-solving skills to overcome unexpected challenges during the construction process
An ability to make decisions under pressure so that the project can progress
Strong attention to detail for managing complex contracts
An awareness of health and safety procedures and legislation to run a safe construction site
Sound commercial awareness to allocate and manage the contract effectively and to understand client concerns
Maths and IT skills, including knowledge of relevant building methods and project management software to manage information
At least 5 years of construction & rail experience at Project & technical management level with significant exposure to people and management issues.
If this sounds like something you’d be interested in, send us your CV and covering letter using the apply button below. We’d love to hear from you!