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Senior Project Manager

Location: Hereford
Company: Balfour Beatty
Contract type: Permanent
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Balfour Beatty has an exciting opportunity for a SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER to join our Living Places business unit to work in Hereford.

What you'll be doing

You will have the following accountabilities:

  • Monitoring and implementing the key contractual elements of the project against budget and programme, being Client facing with regards to programme/progress/design issues and responsible for the integration and dissemination of design changes and reporting on programme implications
  • Creating clear and attainable project objectives, building the project requirements, and managing the triple constraint for construction projects, which are, cost, time, and scope. Also by ensuring the project is executed in a Safe Manner that complies with CDM, H&S Legislation and our clients requirements
  • H&S Chairperson Chairing the regular H&S forum, Black Hat Supervisors forum and Monthly Workers Coordination meeting, including the dissemination of the actions arising
  • Oversees the development, execution and presentation of proposals
  • Oversees and monitor team based relationships.
  • Tracks leads via partner relationships and referrals in business development capacity
  • Coordinates with Legal/Risk regarding policies relating to teaming, contracts and pursuits
  • Attends functions in a relationship building capacity
  • Helps establish and manage client and team member expectations
  • Supports best value bid process with bid day activities and oversight
  • Participates in the decision process for blending partners into winning teams.
  • Oversees global project team during project pursuit
  • Training and staff development
  • Assists as needed with purchasing
  • Develops design deliverable schedule and be responsible for progress
  • Monitors risk and budget as well as the contract deliverable schedule
  • Reviews and approves deliverables
  • Verify agreements with strategic partners, draft contracts to execution.
  • Informs Director and BUL of issues and status
  • When assigned, manages design build process, serves design manager role and LLC staff
  • Encourages employee growth by mentoring and managing development plans
  • Develops documents and maintains the delivery process and coordinate same with SOP
  • Identify, hire and create development plans for individuals
  • Participates in trade organizations
  • Builds effective relationships with customers, design team, subcontractors, suppliers, and user groups that reflect and support company core values and meets or exceeds the customers expectations
Who we're looking for

You will have the following qualities and experience:

  • B.S. in Construction Management, Engineering, or related field preferred and extensive experience. Depending upon the project size, scope, and complexity the years of experience may var Demonstrable leadership skills with ability and willingness to face challenges, solve problems, and motivate others, while maintaining effective relationships with customers by meeting or exceeding their requirements and expectation
  • Able to supervise and develop direct reports while prioritizing and delegating significant responsibilities to others
  • Able to manage essential functions effectively by consistently driving for quality, profitable, safe, and timely results on the assigned project
  • Experienced and familiar with team based delivery, contracting and the design-build process
  • Demonstrates solid presentation skills and verbal/written skills.
  • Able to demonstrate proficiency using a personal computer (PC) and company communication tools, such as email, internet, and Microsoft products (e.g., Word, Excel, Office, Outlook)
  • Customer Focused
  • Ethics and Values
  • Functional and Technical Skills
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Able to deal with Ambiguity
  • Good business Acumen
  • Conflict Management skills
  • Developing Direct Reports
  • Ability to motivate others
  • Planning skills
  • Problem Solving skills
Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver amazing projects in challenging conditions; developing, managing and maintaining the vital infrastructure and public spaces that modern economies, societies and communities rely on.

About us

The way we live our lives is changing fast: where and how we live, work, travel, shop, relax and socialise. The evolving nature of our society means we all need to shape our environment to meet a complex array of individual and collective needs.

Living Places works in partnership with Local Authorities to consult, finance, design, build and manage the essential place infrastructure that local communities and national economies need to prosper and grow.

We are right at the heart of a dynamic place shaping agenda that brings Local Authorities, local communities, Central Government, and the Private Sector together to create safe, sustainable, flexible and dynamic public spaces geared to community social need, economic growth and personal well-being as well as being environmentally sustainable.

The provision of maintenance services for highways is only a small part of what is really needed. Our focus has moved beyond the road to deliver the potential of the street: a dynamic public place that connects and combines local community and business needs, encourages social interaction and helps pedestrians, motorists, bus riders, and cyclists to coexist safely. Building great public spaces with resource efficient assets enables functional, flexible and inspirational places to be at the heart of the community.

At Balfour Beatty we are committed to creating a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential, not only because this is the right thing to do, but because it makes us a better business. To ensure we deliver on this commitment, we have a UK Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan which sets out the wide range of targeted, proactive, measurable steps we are taking to make this a reality. You can read our UK Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan in full at www.balfourbeatty.com/value_everyone

To help and support us with our desired commitment to create an inclusive culture we are members of WISE, enei, Business Disability Forum and Women into Construction. In 2020, we signed the Audeliss and Involve Open Letter to demonstrate our commitment to taking key long term and sustainable actions on Black Inclusion. Balfour Beatty is also a Gold Award holder in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

As a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to working with people who have disabilities and long-term health conditions to remove barriers for them in obtaining employment. We are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview if they meet the minimum requirements for the role.

Further information on Disability Confident can be found at: https://disabilityconfident.campaign.gov.uk/

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