Project Manager (Highways Major Projects)

West Midlands
£35 - £40 per hour
21 Feb 2017
21 Mar 2017
Curtis Sanderson
Contract Type
Full Time
Role and Duties of the Project Manager

* To act as Project Manager during the Design, Tender and or Construction phase as described under the NEC3 ECC or other form of contract. Undertake Project Start Up, Programme and Risk Management, Commercial Management, Contract Management and Project Closure. Manage the contract through NEC CCM Contract Change Management service or similar.
* To administer the terms of the NEC 3 ECC Contract with the Contractor on behalf of the Employer and lead negotiations.
* To ensure Pre Construction Information is established with necessary surveys, reports, and test results prior to start of detailed design and construction works and regularly review information requirements. Receive all test certificates and forward as appropriate and include them in the Tender and Contract documents.
* To manage and monitor the preparation of detailed design, statutory procedures, and construction throughout the project.
* To prepare, monitor and maintain a programme, cost plan and a comprehensive risk register for the project and the contract.
* Advise as to how project and contract risks could best be managed and establish a risk allowance.
* To prepare realistic cost estimates for the project and advise the Employer on planning and controlling the budget estimate.

Essential Experience Required:

* Experienced in leading and project managing major highway projects including statutory procedures, design, construction and maintenance.
* Experienced in cost and risk and management and a proven record of delivering major projects to time and budget.
* Experienced in managing different types of NEC3 ECC or other forms of contract on a variety of projects.
* Experienced in the application of CDM and Health and Safety legislations.
* Experienced in undertaking the management and co-ordination of Statutory Utilities.
* Experienced in working within a local authority environment and having an understanding of local authority governance and procurement processes.
* Experienced in in the preparation and presentation of Full Business Case reports.
* Experienced in leading and managing project team members.
* Experienced in commercial management and in dealing and resolving contractual issues/ queries and disputes.
* Experienced in responding to and working with members of the public, Councillors and Ward Members.
* Experienced in working effectively with numerous partners / stakeholders in the development and delivery of projects in Birmingham.Experienced in using Building Information Modelling (BIM).

Qualifications Required for the Role of Project Manager

* Chartered Membership of an appropriate professional institution
* PRINCE2 Certification.
* Up to 10 years’ experience in a senior project management role managing complex civil engineering projects.
* CSCS Manager card or equivalent.
* Hold valid UK driving licence.