Project Manager (Construction - Civil Engineering)

Freyssinet UK
West Midlands, England
Apr 30, 2022
May 16, 2022
Position Type
Project Manager
Organization Type
Since its inception in 1950, Freyssinet has been at the forefront of providing specialised civil engineering technology, consultancy and installation for projects large and small. Freyssinet forms part of the Soletanche Freyssinet Group, a name that is respected worldwide for delivering innovative solutions and pushing the envelope of civil and structural engineering achievement.

Originally a specialist in bridge components and post-tensioning, Freyssinet has successfully expanded its portfolio of products and services into repair, protection and strengthening of structures: specialising in diagnostic surveys, repairs, refurbishment, bridge bearings, expansion joints and cathodic protection to reinforced concrete in the building, civil and marine sectors.

In 2007 the Freyssinet Group adopted the ‘Sustainable Technology' tagline. Its products and services offer high value-added solutions which are synonymous with sustainability, our aim is "to do more with less materials and energy", setting us apart from conventional solutions.

The Opportunity:

An opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to progress to the next stage of their career, covering projects around Central England.

Job Purpose / Summary:

To ensure the safe and effective delivery of Projects; from involvement during initial pre-contract award, through budgeting, planning and procurement stage to construction-phase delivery, finally collating project Handover file and supporting the closing of Final Account.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensuring site safety is managed to Company and legal standards across all projects and through visible management commitment supporting the safety culture within the company
  • Working closely with the Contracts / Operations Manager to plan, manage and deliver project tasks and outcomes in accordance with scope and contract, including authoring of Risk Assessment Method Statements.
  • Project life cycle cost control; from pre-start budget, construction phase cost reporting and forecasting.
  • Establish the initial budget (Bo) for the project
  • Implement cost control and monitor physical progress
  • Support the commercial team during the monthly cost and revenue exercise including preparation of forecast costs
  • Monitor payment of invoices
  • Reviewing and validating plans and drawings and interface with design engineers and draftsmen to ensure accuracy and buildability
  • Application of technical and engineering expertise to the project
  • Engagement and management of sub-contractors, ensuring safe systems of works are in place and complied with, inductions completed, and work standards / schedules are being adhered to.
  • Ensure client's needs are clearly and correctly understood and communicated between all relevant parties
  • First level identification of issues or contractual changes to the SOW that require remediation and/or escalation
  • Management of Site Supervisors & Site Engineers
  • Assisting with preparation of all project QSE documents
  • Maintain accurate as-built records & production schedules, accurately monitor physical progress against pre-defined measures, programme and cost plan
  • Writing and executing Inspection and Test Plans (ITP's), quality assurance and coordinating sub-contractors on a day to day basis
  • Assisting with project close outs and project reporting as required
  • Carrying out weekly site safety inspections

Knowledge & Experience:
  • A degree in civil engineering or equivalent in a relevant construction discipline
  • Professional Health and Safety Qualification (CSCS Black/White card & SMSTS Minimum)
  • Experience of operational management of projects gained from a TIER 2 specialist contracting environment
  • Experienced with Project Planning software
  • Multi-disciplinary knowledge gained from some (or all) of the following:

Jacking & Propping

Bearing Replacement

PT Civils

Structural Repairs & Strengthening

Carbon Fibre Replacement

Structural Inspections / Surveys

Expansion Joints

Cathodic Protection installation

Skills & Attributes:
  • Demonstrate best practice Safety Culture and promote and instill amongst project team
  • Project management experience from a contracting environment; Leading via example and endorsing Company values
  • Experienced with controlling costs throughout life cycle of project; budgeting project from handover, developing cost plan and accurately reporting costs within each period, forecasting / controlling costs to completion. Working closely with commercial counterpart to ensure accurate billing and reporting.
  • Good working knowledge of the NEC suite of contracts
  • Excellent organizational skills and time-management ability; able to adhere to work programmes, plans and goals, to ensure effective delivery of projects

£competitive plus annual bonus; car or car allowance; private healthcare; income protection insurance; life assurance; company pension; company share scheme.