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Mace is an international consultancy and construction company, offering integrated services across the full property and infrastructure life cycle.
Our experts in programme and project management, construction delivery, cost consultancy and facilities management thrive within our collaborative and entrepreneurial culture, constantly striving to find better solutions to complex infrastructure and property challenges.
Project Manager - Utilities
We are currently recruiting for a project manager to join our growing utilities team. The project manager is responsible for the successful delivery of projects within the designated work stream.
Project managers may be appointed to deliver cross work stream projects and may be moved between work streams in accordance with the programme requirements.
To undertake this challenge the project manager will have management responsibility for themselves and a number of assistant project managers along with access to commercial, planning and technical engineering resource including process, electrical, and software disciplines.
Working as an integral part of the overall delivery team, the individual will have leadership and management skills.
Your roles and responsibilities will include :
Managing the projects in accordance with the current published project management system, current client procedures, statutory standards and regulations, ensuring that all safety and quality requirements are satisfied.
Being the primary point of contact for the client with respect to specific project matters and ensure that the client remains fully informed of project status at all times.
Producing the forecasts of resource requirements to satisfy the needs of the project programme, the quality objectives and the requirements of the client.
Working in conjunction with the project team define and agree the responsibilities of personnel performing activities affecting the execution of project works.
Recording, evaluating and processing any variations to the scope of work of the project.
Ensuring compliance with the requirements of the project environmental, health and safety plan, procedures and statutory legislation and undertake regular reviews, inspections and audits.
Promoting communications between those under the control of the project manager and other groups within the organisation in order to ensure the project is executed in an efficient and effective manner.
Understanding the project deliverables and ensuring that sufficient and suitable progress reports are produced in a timely manner.
Producing monthly cost reports accounting for committed spend and budget forecasts considering both basic contract costs and variations to allow the client to make sufficient funding available to support the programme progress.
Ensuring compliance with rules / regulations, permit systems and safety requirements being site specific, and to promote those disciplines throughout the project team.
Implementing and managing a project administration system to control formal documentation site records and timely production.
Managing the contractors to ensure that execution of projects is undertaken to the full expectations of the client.
Promoting best practice through process improvement and continuous development of processes, procedures and documented working practices.
Undertaking third party liaisons as required to support and maintain the project programme.
Managing value engineering and value management processes.
Carrying out post project appraisals.
Producing and reviewing health and safety documentation to allow works to be undertaken where necessary.
Undertaking any other reasonable instruction or specific responsibility as instructed by line management.
Complying with safe working practices.
Undertaking safety and quality audits as instructed by the line manager
Working within levels of financial authority for capital projects of £10k and above.
Performing any other duties required by the senior project manager or delivery manager.
Your experience, knowledge and skills need to include :
Previous working experience in a similar role.
Experience working in a construction or consultancy industry is preferred.
Experience in the management of delivery against the programme.
Experience in interfacing with utility companies.
Strong knowledge in utility asset construction methodology review.
Knowledge in design procurement and technical review.
Understanding of common water industry processes is required.
Strong effective and timely decisions.
Sharing knowledge within the team.
Ability to carry out the mission statements and initiatives of the company.
A degree qualification is preferred but is not essential.
Professional memberships are an advantage but are not essential.