SSA Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Project Manager to join a leading commercial landscape contractor operating on a national basis. Established for over 15 years, the company are a top 5 contractor in their sector delivering award winning schemes for local authorities and building contractors. The company skills include hard landscaping and groundworks, soft landscaping and external works. Their turnover is £75m per annum approx. They are currently looking to find a project manager with experience in the hard landscaping industry to join their team for London based projects.
This client has a high staff-retention rate due to the way their staff are developed in-house through training schemes and management support from the leaders of the business. This support is what enables the company to repeatedly complete these schemes for their loyal client-base safely and how they are able to adapt effortlessly to these clients' demands.
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Project Manager in the field of hard landscaping to join one of the best companies in London. This would suit someone from a Civil Engineering background and with previous experience working on similar projects. The successful candidate will be a lead project manager working on this interesting project.
Skills & Experience of the Project Manager :
1 years' experience in a similar role (minimum)
Strong knowledge within Civil Engineering
Experience managing various projects
Knowledge of Microsoft Office - Word, Outlook and Excel
Strong time management skills
Hard working and ambitious
Researching and advising on the best engineering solution to meet with our Client's needs and budget
Supervision of the Setting out and checking works as required for the project
Managing personnel on site in order to drive project through to successful completion on time, within budget and finished to the highest standards
Maintaining a daily site diary with required information recorded and where all manpower levels for each Sub-Contractor are recorded
Managing all engineering procurement including the ordering of concrete and site bulk materials
Responsible for supervision, quality and measurement of all concrete pours
Overseeing the keeping of the concrete cube register and other relevant quality checks by the Junior Engineer
Facilitating the flow of information between the Design Team and the Construction Team
Attending weekly management team meetings.
Maintaining, tracking and scheduling the daily and weekly work programmes and reviewing weekly progress reports from the master construction programme
Assisting with the control of plant and equipment on site
Organising the delivery of materials, plant and equipment needed for the project
Preparing engineering calculations where required for the design of projects and supervising the drafting
What the Project Manager will need
Degree in Civil Engineering or related discipline
5-7 Years proven experience at Senior Level, working on similar High End Civil/Hard landscaping type projects
Technical competence in the use of all setting out instruments is essential
Ability to effectively manage site programme and associated schedules to required deadlines
Excellent record keeping skills coupled with the ability to effectively deal with design issues
Thorough knowledge of computer and database applications such as Microsoft Office and Project/Powerproject