Project Manager

Posted 7 April by Conrad Consulting Featured

Conrad Consulting are pleased to be supporting an award-winning new build developer who are looking to recruit an experienced Project Manager to join their successful construction team on a permanent basis based in Maidstone.

In this role you will be working alongside their already established building team and other members of the Construction division on a day to day basis and play a key role in the continued achievement in meeting customer expectations

The Successful candidate will have a proven track record gained from working within a construction team on residential new build projects.

Brief Description

. Ensure a current traffic management plan is live and in use at all times. Approve all site safety documentation received from subcontractors. Prepare method statements and risk assessments for all work not covered by either the Company generic assessments or by subcontractor's assessments. Ensure compliance with all the above. Induct as appropriate all operatives and visitors before allowing access to the site.

·Plan and organise the site in accordance with the constraints agreed to achieve optimum efficiency. Arrange temporary accommodation, welfare, services and facilities to provide a set up that complies with statutory requirements, company presentation requirements, build sequence and sales constraints. Produce and issue the main programme along with 12-week detailed short-term programmes covering separately substructures, shells and finishing's. These are to be issued to subcontractors and are to be kept live.

·In conjunction with the Surveyor, take a leading role in subcontractor procurement, advising Construction Manager on possible placements.

·Ensure all workmanship and materials conform to the quality standards set out in the higher of, the Company specification, Building Control, NHBC Standards, roads, drainage or other authority or manufacturers requirements. Ensure materials are ordered and delivered to suit the agreed programme, that they are stored and handled in such a way to prevent unnecessary waste and damage. Ensure a high level of house-keeping and cleanliness is maintained at all times.

Act as main point of liaison with contacts from Local Authorities, Statutory Authorities, HSE, Police, etc. over any matters relating to the site. Accompany the Company Health & Safety Advisors on their regular visits.

·Organise and prioritise the work of the site team. Control and co-ordinate the attendance and number of subcontractors on site. Resolve queries, problems and conflicts at site level. Hold regular site meetings with subcontractors to monitor and appraise key company objectives.

·Ensure the efficient running of the site and completion of the administration functions. Prepare weekly reports and input stages into the computer system. Ensure variations are recorded, issued and actioned by appropriate subcontractors and suppliers. Advise the Surveyor regarding sales instructions. Review the monthly build cost reports for the site and understand expenditures. Control wastage, daywork payments and claims to achieve value for money.

·Attend weekly site meetings with the sales consultants to achieve a higher level of customer satisfaction. Ensure compliance with the stage 4 and handover procedure without any deviations. Co-ordinate all statutory bodies and certification processes. Assist to ensure the rectification of all post-handover defects via the allocated Customer Care Operative within the agreed time frame.

·Prepare and present to the Construction Director a detailed analysis carried out during a pre-planning process on the full concept of each new project, covering all aspects of safety, quality, presentation, sales and cost.

·Be fully aware and understand the Build Cost Estimate and monitor cost variations and forecasts.

·Convene and chair the Customer Care handover meeting when the completed site is passed across to the Customer Care Department.

This is an excellent opportunity to join and established business with a good reputation locally who have a healthy pipeline of future projects.

To find out more on this exciting opportunity and to discuss this position in more detail, please contact Stuart at Conrad Consulting with an up to date CV.

Application question

Do you have previous residential new build experience?

Reference: 34851704

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