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  • West Sussex, UK
  • £50,000 - £65,000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • Civil Engineering
  • Reference: CS - PMWS
  • Consultant: Carl Smith

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My client is looking to recruit a Project Manager for long term schemes in West Sussex. They are looking for a Project Manager with strong leadership skills, a commitment for delivering excellence and solid experience delivering complex civil engineering schemes. You will play an integral role in directing a multi-disciplinary team to ensure that each stage of the project is safe, progressing on time, on budget and to the right quality standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create a safe working environment;
  • Continue to develop the 'Collaborative Behavioural' culture and 'One Team' approach;
  • Ensure that the principles of CDM are applied and relevant legislation is complied with;
  • Ensure Health, Safety and Sustainability standards are complied with;
  • Engage with the Designer to ensure a safe, buildable and efficient Detailed Design is produced and in a timely manner to allow efficient delivery of the Scheme;
  • Engage with the Commercial Team to ensure selection of the best Supply Chain partners;
  • Ensure all pre-commencement Planning Conditions are discharged prior to commencement on site;
  • Plan and prepare for the delivery of the Scheme prior to commencement on site;
  • Ensure all Temporary Works requirements are understood and designed prior to commencement on site;
  • Plan, prepare and oversee the establishment of the site offices and compound;
  • Champion the use of innovative technologies and techniques;
  • Engage with the Risk Manager to actively manage risks and opportunities;
  • Engage with the Commercial Team to manage costs, and maximise cash flow and profitability and ensure any Changes in scope are captured and managed;
  • Ensure any incidents/accidents are thoroughly investigated, closed out and learnings implemented;
  • Ensure systems are in place to ensure that the quality of work is to the required standards;
  • Manage the Construction Teams and Supply Chain partners to ensure delivery of the Scheme in line with the agreed Budget and Programme;
  • Plan and coordinate staff and operative levels that are sufficient to undertake their respective workloads;
  • Ensure all internal and external reporting is completed at the prescribed intervals; and
  • Monitor and review individual performances, providing encouragement and discipline as and when required.
  • Ensure Risk Assessments and Method Statements (RAMS), Permit to Work systems, site inductions and safety briefings are correctly carried out.
  • Resolve any unexpected technical difficulties and problems that may arise.
  • Ensure and maintain strict quality control procedures.
  • Ensure site team keep site diaries up to date.
  • Effectively lead and manage direct reports ensuring appropriate competence is maintained, including annuals PDR's.
  • Monitor capability of staff and contractors to undertake current and prospective workloads and report to senior management.
  • Identify/assist in introducing new process, techniques and innovations on site.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • HNC Civil Engineering
  • CSCS
  • Experience in managing civil engineering schemes

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