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Senior Project Manager

Senior Project Manager

Senior Project Manager

To £90k + Benefits

West London – Multi Storey New Build Residential and Commercial Offices 15 Storeys +

This Senior Project Manager role is with one of the industry's leading, top 10 main contractors.   

You will be working on an exciting range of multi-storey residential and commercial office projects in the South East (mainly London) with values between £10M – £60M.  As Senior Project Manager, you will be required to have pre-construction and tender experience and work alongside the pre-construction team from the tender stages through to completion. Experience of delivering high rise multi storey residential/commercial buildings of 15+ storeys is key for this role.

Your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring that the site is organised and that it is always in good order
  • To assists and lead on with the various disciplines within the construction processes
  • To communicate to the construction team and direct members of the team
  • Give direction and instruction to managers and challenge if necessary
  • Ensure compliance with Group Safety Policy and Health and Safety Regulations
  • To direct the necessary labour, plant, staff and equipment to achieve both plot and project completion on time, to specification and within budget
  • Ensure that staff and operatives are managed and led effectively by developing the skills and attitudes of managers leading to provision of a working environment that engenders high morale
  • Train and develop team members of the team to meet current and assessed future requirements
  • Manage site teams by monitoring performance against contract targets and instigating any necessary corrective actions
  • Monitor that the Buying team and Surveying department order the correct materials and sub-contract services in good time to meet contract objectives
  • Establish that staff training and development has occurred as plan at annual appraisal and appraisal review stages
  • Achieve maximum marks on the twice monthly Health and Safety audit

Health, Safety & Environment

  • Understand and communicate the Challenging Beliefs Affecting Behaviour culture within the company
  • Enforce and abide by the standards that have been developed by the company through their processes and procedures
  • Have or working towards an Environmental understanding, through in house or external training
  • Can risk assess a situation and to be able to review RAMS and communicate any issues
  • Be involved in the SSER audits and can close out the issues that are raised, if any
  • Undertake the pre-start safety processes eg. package pre-start health and safety meetings
  • Deliver toolbox talks and safety briefings
  • Communicate site safety inductions and briefings
  • Register operatives on the biometric induction processes
  • Communicate safety alerts and near miss/safety observations and resolve any issues rising from this process
  • To undertake accident investigation and recording of incidents and accidents
  • Reporting accidents and incidents to relevant parties
  • Enforcing site rules and developing the rules on sites where required
  • Informing senior management of training requirements and items of safety training that is required to carry out daily duties
  • Review and comment on construction practices and report to line manager and communicate with team members
  • Can formulate a Construction Phase plan
  • Can formulate an Environmental Plan
  • Draft a logistic methodology 
  • To complete a Construction Management Plan
  • Involvement with CCS and other schemes such as CLOCS, etc
  • Involvement with neighbours and surrounding stake holders

Programmes and progress reporting 

  • Can build and develop a construction programme 
  • Can read and understand a construction programme
  • Can develop a target programme from the work process and integrate within the main contract programme.
  • Understand labour loadings and resource attached to programme 
  • Can read a design and procurement programme schedule to report on progress on the relevant progress.
  • Create a package programme for a sub-contractor with their input
  • Install a drop line on a programme to record progress on a weekly basis

Package (sub-contractor) Management

  • Ensure that you have either attended or seen and understand the Pre-Order Meeting minutes
  • Ensure that the pre-start safety meeting has been held
  • Ensure that they have pre-qualified on the Builders Profile system 
  • Issue a notification to commence 
  • Have a quality plan in place prior to commence of the package 
  • Have a ITP from the contractor and that GTB have developed a ITP to ensure hold points etc are in place
  • Hold weekly meetings with contractor and record in minutes of meetings 
  • Issue NCR’s or defects reports to contractor
  • Ensure that Technical submissions have been signed off for their materials and plant
  • Ensure that they have a installation, procurement and manufacturing programme
  • Are they sub-contracting the works, if so this needs recording and investigating
  • Sign off completed works and handover procedures.
  • Recording progress on schedules and integrating into main project reporting
  • Reporting on sub-contractor’s performance and communicating this to others
  • Communication with contractor’s supervision and establishing the competency of the on site management
  • Understand the content of the works that have been procured

Cost management 

  • Understand the cost management process and be involved in the process
  • Can place orders with buying department for plant and materials 
  • Update and monitor the on-hire plant 
  • Issue instruction with back up information when required
  • Work with commercial department on monthly valuation 
  • Understand and assist on variations to the package orders 
  • Value or option engineer where possible

Technical knowledge

  • Have an understanding of the Building regulations, basic knowledge on various sections
  • Have an understanding on BREEAM and the management inputs into the assessment
  • Have an understanding of the NHBC regulations (on residential developments)
  • Have an understanding of Code for Sustainable homes
  • Have an understanding planning procedures and the importance of discharge of conditions
  • Have an understanding on S106 arrangements
  • Have an understanding of Secure By Design
  • Have an understanding of British Council of Offices requirements


  • Be able to devise a project quality plan
  • Devise a ITP for areas of management
  • Record and communicate defect and snagging items 
  • Understand the interface details on packages and control 
  • Manage quality issues with external parties

 Experience and Qualifications:

  • Applicants must have significant experience of working on d
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£80000 - £90000 Per Annum Car or Allowance, Pension, Healthcare and Bonus
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