Location idverde UK, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
Hours per week 40
Application Deadline 30-07-2021
Job Type Full-time

Job Description

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB

Responsible for the operational management of project activities. Taking responsibility for financial resources for project activities, focusing on achieving financial targets, ensuring the delivery of first class levels of service, and driving the new business activity in the region.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

Projects

  • Display innovation when carrying out project mobilisation ranging from; analysing drawings, putting programs together, sourcing and verifying sub-contractors and programming
  • Responsible for carrying out contract interpretation and be prepared to mount commercial challenges with the aid of QS
  • Focus on managing resources on numerous projects at a time to ensure that the projects are running on time and according to budget costs and margins

Health & Safety

  • Understand the law relating to Health & Safety and understand and focus on implementing the company’s Health & Safety policy
  • Health & Safety responsibility for all projects within remit – ensuring site safety and people safety meetings required company standards
  • Responsible for understanding and implementing risk assessments and COSHH
  • Understand and work with integrity to agreed company procedures, in particular, operating within the Company quality system
  • Responsible for selecting the correct machine for the purpose, understand the maintenance required and have systems in place to ensure maintenance takes place
  • Show a rigorous concern for the security of company buildings, vehicles, machinery and materials

Customer Focus

  • Responsible for being the principle contact for clients of projects within remit, keep communication channels open, mitigate any risks and provide constant updates; also managing design and build projects
  • Create a positive impression with clients, presenting a professional and respectful attitude
  • Focus on building strong, long term relationships with customers to ensure repeat and follow-on work
  • Focus on actions required to maintain effective client relationships across all projects
  • Take the lead with clients’ requirements for changes to the service or its budget, ensuring that contractual changes do not erode the level of profit achieved at the contract and are formally documented with integrity

Growing the Business

  • Work collaboratively with Business Development regarding tenders in progress and mobilisations of secured work

Planning

  • Ensure that all project admin has been established according to best practice and a system is in place for maintenance
  • Take responsibility for establishing and reinforcing standards of resource management within own project teams e.g. process for sign off of sub-contract orders
  • Understand the precise needs and expectations of clients and focus on achieving them

Financial Performance and Control

  • Take full responsibility for the financial control at each project, including management of budget, correct ordering procedures and cost control
  • People and sub-contractor management, focusing on cost control

Leadership and People Management

  • Provide leadership and direction to a team of sub-contractors/colleagues
  • Focus on the performance of all contract staff and assist in development
  • Be respectful of colleagues by giving them the opportunity to discuss their work, problems and aspirations
  • Focus on Company procedures when recruiting and selecting contract staff
  • Manage any employee relations issues, utilising support from HR, focusing on parameters of Company policies
  • Manage the payroll inputting process to ensure timely and accurate payment to staff

KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

  • Deliver improved profitability year on year
  • Ensure repeat business with existing clients/contractors
  • Develop relationships with the Business Development team
  • Complete all project activities to contract schedule
  • Keep accidents and other H&S incidents to a minimum by implementing good working practices, training and adhering to company H&S policies

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Operational manager with experience in Civil Engineering, Public Realm and Associated Landscaping
    IOSH or SSSTS or equivalent Health & Safety qualification
  • Experience of working with local authorities, the commercial section and managing operations with a turnover of up to £6 million
  • Full breadth of project management experience within external works
  • Resourcing and managing of people (direct or sub-contractors)
  • Experience of principle contract and sub-contractor
  • Proven track record of multi contract management within the sector
  • Strong relationship building skills
  • High level of numeracy and financial knowledge
  • Excellent IT skills (Finance system, Excel, Project Management)

PERSONAL QUALITIES

  • A fast paced and proactive individual capable of driving performance on projects
  • You will be a confident communicator with the ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively as part of a team
  • You will have the ability to work professionally, respectfully, focused and organised
  • Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Self-motivated with a high level of enthusiasm

What’s in it for you?

  • A salary to match your experience
  • 25 Days holiday plus statutory days
  • Company Car / Car Allowance
  • Pension scheme
  • A range of flexible benefits, including Cycle to Work, retail discounts etc.
  • Plus much more

If this sounds like you and you would like more information then get in touch at recruitment@idverde.co.uk

Benefits

  • Competitive pay to match your skills and experience
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Generous Holiday Allowance
  • Access to our idverde Benefits Hub
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Plus much more