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Mechanical Project ManagerLocation: Medway TownsSites: Located across the SE of EnglandSalary: £55,000 - £60,000 plus package

Overview of role;

  • To carry out the overall management of the mechanical and electrical building services delivery teams
  • To carry out the overall management of the procurement, working in co-junction with the estimating and design team
  • To ensure teams are adhering to applicable statutory legislation, client specific policies, and company health and safety
  • Programming and resourcing labour, sub-contractors, and materials
  • Site management, progressing works & liaising with clients, including variations & remedial works
  • Ensuring compliance with company procedures and reporting to the Board and senior management

Duties:

  • To assist in developing and maintaining project management tools which ensure the efficient on-time execution of the designated projects
  • To prepare and circulate concise project reports which accurately reflect the status and issues of the current projects
  • To ensure that all projects are delivered correctly to the specification, current British Standards, and budget constraints
  • To ensure timely highlighting and resolution of project technical queries
  • To maintain accurate and up to date resource plans
  • To ensure satisfactory and timely resolution of client queries/requests and complaints
  • Ensure that all client complaints are logged and resolved to the satisfaction of the management team
  • To liaise with clients on project schedules and priorities to ensure consistent on-time performance
  • To proactively establish relationships with clients, suppliers & sub-contractors
  • Identify and develop opportunities for profit performance improvement
  • To closely liaise with management and staff to ensure appropriate capacity planning
  • To liaise with the service department for provision of site service attendance in accordance with contract requirements
  • Select, monitor, and report on performance of product and service suppliers including sub-contractors
  • To set objectives for individual team members and in conjunction with management monitor and provide feedback performance against these objectives, helping to identify development needs and implementing project related training solutions where appropriate
  • Provide full support to all operatives, directors and clients when delivering the projects assigned

The Person:

  • HND in Building Services or similar
  • NVQ level 3 Heating & ventilation or similar
  • High level of knowledge in commercial and contractual issues in a project environment
  • Ability to manage complex projects, determined by budget, technical variance and managed by third parties
  • Ability to initiate and create project plans
  • Promotes and reinforces attitudes and actions that are based on continuously improving client satisfaction and service levels
  • Results orientated and practical
  • Setting and managing department internal budgets
  • Possess good business negotiating skills
  • Good IT skills including Microsoft Office, Hevacomp, Autocad & MS Project
  • Ability to use complex calculations to solve technical problems
  • Ability to motivate both directly employed and sub-contract labour
  • Generates and considers a range of options when deciding on the way forward and how to resolve problems and issues
  • Seeks and responds positively to regular performance feedback from other people
  • Provides constructive feedback to others to help improve performance
  • Sees the need to work co-operatively with others and does so
  • Supports team/group decisions, even if not in complete agreement
  • Involves appropriate individuals in working actively together to resolve issues and develop new ideas, as appropriate
  • Structures meetings/contact with others (in groups or one to one) to ensure that goals are achieved
  • Gives credit for good ideas within the teams
  • Leads by example; re-enforcing the Company's values in all aspects of the role
  • Will require pricing and estimation knowledge
  • Where possible must always look to value engineer with suppliers
  • On larger projects produce progress reports for internal use and to issue to clients
  • Ensure all variations are recorded and issued to the client
  • Be flexible to both commercial and domestic projects and undertake all work to suit the businesses requirements

Interpersonal skills:

  • Willing to take on more responsibility to improve performance and service
  • Smart & well presented
  • Ability to work independently using own initiative
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral
  • Is courteous and shows consideration for the needs and feelings of others
  • Listens and responds with empathy and understanding to the needs, views, and concerns of others
  • Remains self-motivated even when things are not going well e.g., when ideas are rejected, or work is behind target
  • Works well with a team and offers help and support to other team members
  • Mentor and support project engineers and supervisors

Rob Pearson, Director at PW Construction Recruitment is managing this vacancy.

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