An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Project Manager - Property and Facilities to work on a Permanent basis for our client SHB Vehicle Hire, a market leading national vehicle fleet management company.
This position will be based in Romsey working on a national scale.
To oversee the general daily management of the property portfolio.
To specify and manage a diverse range of infrastructure and facilities projects e.g new acquisitions, refurbishment, disposal etc.
from inception to successful completion, ensuring that they are managed in line with appropriate standards of quality, timeliness, safety and financial probity.
To support the Head of Operations in the administration of project-related data eg maintaining accurate records of projects, suppliers, charges, warranties, health and safety RAMS etc.
Your duties as a General Manager will be to :
Manage, programme and deliver projects safely, on time, at the agreed cost and to good standards of workmanship
Carry out regular site inspections to identify site improvements and / or maintenance requirements
Record results of site inspections and provide accurate and succinct reports as a basis for decision making
Research options and design suitable schemes for new or remedial works Draw up plans and prepare detailed project specifications
Identify cost effective project inputs, buy products and ensure timely delivery and safe storage at project sites
Source and vet suitable contractors in compliance with SHB's supplier procedures
Submit project specifications to selected contractors, review quotations, negotiate contracts and present costed options to management
Engage with all parties to a project and ensure strict compliance with appropriate legislation, particularly health and safety and CDM regs
Write risk assessments and method statements, and communicate these effectively
Inspect works at key stages, review progress against specifications and targets, and redress issues to ensure satisfactory outcome of projects
Authorise payments for works in accordance with SHB's payment procedures
Maintain accurate records of works carried out, charges, warranties etc
Submit monthly reports detailing status of works in progress
Carry out minor works as may be required from time to time at SHB's depots
Essential Skills :
Degree, or equivalent, in a building / construction related discipline with experience of project management.
Working knowledge of building trades and building construction, including M&E and security
Clear understanding of health and safety and CDM regulations
Excellent organisational, time management and planning ability
Good communication skills, both orally and in writing
Confidence in problem solving
Practical, hands-on, approach to getting things done
Strong commercial awareness and ability to work to tight budgets
Tenacity and great attention to detail
Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook), and a drawing package (preferably MS Visio)
Commitment to working to high standards, and motivating others to do so
Prepared to travel and stay away on a regular basis
Full clean driving licence