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Vistry Partnerships is a market leader in the high-growth partnerships housing sector. The business works closely with Governmental bodies, housing associations and local authorities across its 10 regional offices.
We have established a hard-earned reputation for delivery, quality and sector knowledge across all housing tenures.
In a Nutshell :
We have a great opportunity for a Project Manager to join our team at Vistry Partnerships North West, at our Rochdale, Lancashire site.
The main purpose of this role is to Control and delivery of construction projects. Also, to oversee and support the control and delivery of construction projects to meet client specifications (safety, quality, cost, time, etc.
such that all budget, risk, specification, project timescales, customer and business objectives are met in full.
What we would like from you :
Key Responsibilities -
Responsible for the safety and welfare of the general public, staff and supply
chain within their control under the strict observance of the Vistry safety policy
Drive delivery of continuous safety improvements
Overall responsibility for the successful safe completion of the project : quality, time, procurement, client interface and to lead by example in all that they do
Management of internal / external design team / consultants to meet project deadlines
Encourage and coach team members to develop their skills, giving regular feedback and providing challenging learning experiences
Ensure employees feel motivated and engaged to deliver excellence
Recruit and promote the best people available to meet business needs
Manage liaisons, interfaces and contacts with customers and stakeholders such that positive and ongoing customer relationships are maintained
Manage all correspondence related to the project
Ensure that detailed plans are developed commensurate with the overall project plan such that material, resources, and supply chain can be procured and scheduled
Chair site meetings; progress meetings, design meetings, safety meetings and project reviews with all stakeholders as appropriate
Ensure that all additional work is identified, fully costed, and agreed with the client
Understand and appreciate the commercial implications and drivers within the construction process and incorporate these within decision making
Strategically produces and regularly reviews the project programme (including procurement & Design & Build) to ensure completion on time
Ensure Vistry processes on site are adhered to
Ensure all team members are fully inducted and carry out role specific requirements, identifying opportunities for improvement
Ensure team members understand any sustainability practices relevant to their role, and encourage continuous improvement
Valid SMSTS Certificate
Experience working on new build multi storey projects & extra care schemes.
Experience in the management of Health and Safety
Ability to analyse & manage technical and commercial aspects of developments and apply solutions in terms of time, cost, quality and best use of available resources.
A proven operational, team player who can set direction and delivery within challenging market conditions.
Excellent interpersonal skills
Creates a positive environment which drives a culture of respect and mutual support within their team.
Creates consensus through influence and persuasion with the ability to inspire others.
Reputation for integrity, maturity and sound business judgment and be totally comfortable leading and working in a team environment.
Valid First Aid at Work Certificate
NVQ Level 3-4 BTEC diploma in Building Construction or similar
Valid Scaffold Inspection certificate
Valid LOLER certificate
Qualified to the required CIOB Grade applicable at the time in accordance with group policy
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Project, and Asta Team plan
Managing all aspects of the build process
Good working knowledge of the JCT D&B contract
Up to date knowledge of Health and Safety obligations and building legislation
A good understanding of the considerate contractor’s requirements to achieve high scores.
The Good Stuff :
Vistry Partnerships is a fast paced and exciting place to work. We offer our employees multiple opportunities to learn, develop and nurture successful careers with us.
Some of our key benefits include
Competitive salary and package
28 days annual leave plus bank holidays, and the option to buy or sell up to 5 days per annum
Company Contributory Pension Scheme
Company car, car allowance or travel allowance (role and geographic dependant)
Support with a professional membership