Project Manager

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 Role

As the Project Manager you will be responsible for the effective management of the project from initial client contact to project handover and thereafter to end of warranty period, ensuring projects are completed to cost, programme, quality and safety standards.

In conjunction with Management and the project team you will be responsible for the execution of various stages of a project as follows:

 Phase1- Project Start up

  • Schedule and chair handover of project from estimating department to construction team. 

  • Liaise with the Operations Director/ Contract manager in relation to resources for project. 

  • Validate project and in doing so develop business plan, cost control system, cash flow and billable schedules, etc. 

  • Produce procurement plan, drawing / design plan, construction programme

  • Liaise with client and design team on procurement and design issues. 

  • Develop project safety and quality plans. 

  • Mobilise sub-contractors and labour in accordance with business plan. 

  • Mobilise site establishment. 

  • Development Project measure prior to commencement of Construction in line with the agreed project programme 

  • Ensure projects team familiarity with the Projects contract requirements  

Phase 2- Start Up

  • Arrange and manage handover of project from estimating department to construction team. 

  • Liaise with the Operations Director / Contract manager of the project regarding staffing for the project. 

  • Validate project and in doing so develop business plan, cost control system, cash flow and billable schedules, etc. 

  • Produce procurement plan, drawing / design plan, construction programme

  • Liaise with client and design team on procurement and design issues. 

  • Develop project safety and quality plans. 

  • Mobilise sub-contractors and labour in accordance with business plan. 

  • Mobilise site establishment. 

  • Development Project measure prior to commencement of Construction in line with the agreed project programme 

  • Ensure projects team familiarity with the Projects contract requirements  

Phase 3 - Project Running

  • Agree a training plan for staff and operatives particular to your site in conjunction with the operations Director

  • Manage your site team: 

  • in the effective day to day running of site activities 

  • to ensure the delivery of the project within the given constraints of time and cost.  

  • Ensure compliance with programme, materials deliveries, and design, quality and safety issues. 

  • Ensure compliance with Contract requirements  

  • Attend meetings with client. 

  • Hold weekly progress meetings with sub-contractors and ensure that safety and training are discussed. 

  • Hold monthly team meetings to discuss project progress against milestones 

  • Ensure effective cost and sales control in conjunction with Q.S & design.

  • Advise client in good time of current sales plan. 

  • Ensure productivity at work face is measured on a weekly basis also maintain project progress control. 

  • Submit regular timely reports to the Operations Director/ Contract manager as required

  • To minimise company exposure to risk on the project. 

  • Manage and coordinate installation of the project. 

  • Ensure compliance with all relevant technical aspects within construction industry standards and local authorities’ requirements if applicable 

  • Manage labour and subcontractors ensuring compliance for installation in accordance with the project’s specification and contract documentation 

  • To ensure that all health, safety and welfare obligations associated with the project delivery are met. 

  • To create and execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements. 

  • To ensure that relations with the client and all stakeholders in the project are maintained and managed to an appropriate level. 

  • To apply the client’s methodology effectively and enforce project standards. 

  • To ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately. 

  • Audit and prepare on-site quality plans 

  • Monitor & maintain site EHS requirements 

  • Establish an effective material stock control and storage system 

Phase 3 – Project Completion

  • Understand the requirements and actions to be taken to test, commission and handover the project prior to the commencement of the commissioning period 

  • Ensure testing and commissioning is carried out in accordance with the Quality Plan and projects specific requirements. 

  • Ensure final design audit (if applicable) is carried out by the ED. 

  • Complete and certify all ‘life systems’ in good time for handover date. 

  • Ensure all systems are demonstrated to Client and projects Building control officer. 

  • Issue O&M manual format’s for approval prior to final submission  

  • Handover O&M manual and record drawings. 

  • Prepare final account with the QS, submit and agree with client in line with company objective. 

  • Demobilise site team and establishment in conjunction with the Operations Director. 

  • Produce a project close-out report and submit to the Operations Director. 

  • Archive project server and EHS files in accordance with DEL’s requirements. 

  • Maintain contact with client for warranty period and thereafter when retention monies are collected. 

  • Undertake a lessons learnt review on the project and present these findings to the Operations Director.  

  • Post contract completion i.e. clearing site/archiving/financial & practical review/installed drawings and manuals/secure disposal of confidential information and system

People Management

  • Ensure all project teams have the required EHS training  

  • Providing a positive contribution towards your team’s performance and development by: 

    • setting objectives at the start of the year 

    • monitoring progress against specific objectives/ KPIs throughout the year 

    • discussing progress against these objectives at performance reviews 

    • acting as a mentor and advising on training development opportunities 

 Requirements

  • Degree/ Diploma in a Construction related discipline

  • Provide Leadership & take Ownership  

  • Extensive knowledge of building technology and construction processes      

  • Ideally degree qualified with a Minimum of 3 years +’ experience with Main Contractor in Ireland or the UK as a Project Manager working on projects valued at between €/£5 million- €/£10 million

  • Motivated individual with excellent negotiation/communication skills, confidence to “think on your feet” and hold a strong commercial awareness

  • An exemplar ambassador for the company and its values; integrity, dependability, safety, pride, quality 

  • A positive, “can do” approach, determined to succeed 

  • Ability to coach and inspire your team  

  • Gives regular feedback and acknowledges strong performances

  • Generates a sense of energy and urgency 

  • Remains calm under pressure 

  • Build trust and maintains excellent working relationships 

  • Demanding of self and others  

  • Acceptance of responsibility and accountability 

  • Sound, balanced judgement 

 Extraspace Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer