Mechanical Project Manager / Contracts Manager
- Job Title: Mechanical Project Manager / Contracts Manager
- Job Type: Permanent
- Start date: October 2022
- Industry: Construction Professional Cheltenham
- Location: Gloucestershire
- Salary & package: £50,000-£65,000 + Car / Car Allowance + Package DOE
The role & about the client:
On behalf of our client, ITS Building People (Cheltenham) are searching for an experienced Mechanical Project / Contracts Manager to join a renowned M&E Contractor who have delivered an extensive portfolio of distinctive and responsible commercial projects ranging from industrial refurbishments to large scale commercial new builds. This is a rare chance to grow your career with a leading Contractor and progress internally when ready. All the locations of the sites are within an hour radius, operating within the Gloucestershire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire, Bristol and Wiltshire.
Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
This role involves overseeing the planning and delivery of construction projects, ensuring that work is completed on time and within budget. Taking on responsibility for organising logistics, delegating work, and keeping on track of spending. As a project manager, you will be expected to use good communication to liaise with clients and construction professionals to arrange schedules and direct activities.
Good time management and organisational skills will be invaluable to help keep projects on a realistic timescale and budget. This involves selecting and leading a project team, whilst ensuring you are aware of all details so you can keep the client up to date. The role demands an in depth understanding of construction processes and guidelines for effective planning of work schedules and site management.
Proficient IT and mathematics skills will be essential for determining building material quantities and costs and operating site within budget. Verbal communication skills will be needed for providing progress reports to clients via phone, email, or meetings and well as negotiating with vendors, suppliers, and subcontractors. Utilise excellent problem-solving skills to devise solutions to site challenges, such as weather delaying construction.
High levels of attention to detail will prove important particularly in creating benchmarks used to evaluate and determine project health. Other responsibilities include being able to perform risk management; identifying and responding to potential issues throughout the life of the project to minimise potential negative impacts and help ensure the safety of the workers.
The ideal candidate
They require a candidate with excellent analytical, numerical, presentational, and interpersonal skills, who should be willing to take responsibility, build strong client relationships and demonstrate a real enthusiasm for the role.
You will have a true passion for development and design, be energetic and able to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. You will be able to influence and manage external consultants in a professional manner and be capable of working in collaboration with the wider team. You will show initiative to get things done, will actively manage your personal development, seek opportunities to progress and learn and share your experiences with your team.
Essential Qualifications/ experience required/ specific requirements for the role:
- Construction-related qualification such as construction management.
- Mechanical Background
- First Aid
How to apply:
Please send an up-to-date CV in strict confidence or contact the office and Nick on 01242 220300