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Project Manager

  • Location

    Brent, London

  • Sector:

    Construction

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £400 - £450 per day

  • Contact:

    Kyle Ward

  • Email:

    kward@astutetechnical.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH14676_1572275464

  • Published:

    17 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

  • Expiry date:

    2019-10-27

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Project Manager - Capital projects
Brent
Rate - £450/Day
Contract - 3 to 6 Months

Introduction
We are recruiting for a Project Manager to support the Commercial Manager, in bringing forward and delivering a number of housing development opportunities. The Project Manager is responsible for overseeing the construction side of the council's housing development programme, ensuring contractors are delivering as promised on site by challenging the construction programme, materials used, methodology and the quality.

Reporting to the Commercial Manager the key responsibilities will include:
· Oversee and help manage a portfolio of housing projects on site within the Department in alignment with both departmental and corporate aims and priorities.
· Bring forward investment opportunities for investment decision making and delivery, including writing concept papers, business cases and Cabinet reports.
· To be responsible for delivering the construction quality on capital projects in the housing development programme, working alongside the development team.
· To lead in compiling regular progress reports and identifying and managing project risks/issues.
· To collaborate with stakeholders to develop solutions in response to issues/risks and to manage and control project changes in line with established protocols.
· To be able to make a full comprehensive report after completing site visits. Commenting on; labour and plant records, general site reports, site progress, progress against programme, quality control and health and safety issues.

Essential Skills

· Experience working on Capital Projects for a Local Authroity

· In depth knowledge of project management techniques, including governance, dependency management, risk management and financial management.
· Relevant professional qualification - appropriate construction/surveying and/or project management background.
· Experience in bringing forward investment opportunities.
· In depth knowledge of project management techniques, including governance, dependency management, risk management and financial management.
· Understanding of local government, finance and experience of managing complex budgets, undertaking financial appraisals and generating income.

To apply please contact Kyle Ward on 02393 911 227 or alternatively, send a copy of you CV to Kward@astutetechnical.co.uk

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