Principal Project Manager Ref: AM09515

About Amey

Fundamental to living our core values is having great people in our business. That’s why we believe that Amey is only as great as the people we employ. We place great value on our people and the contribution they make to our business, that’s why we aim to offer a competitive benefits package to all of our employees. Working for Amey you will receive a competitive salary and will be able to join our contributory pension scheme. In addition you will be entitled to Company sponsored life assurance and a generous holiday entitlement. You will also be invited to join Amey Choices which offers a range of flexible benefit options and offers additional benefits available throughout the year. Amey is an equal opportunities employer.

What is the purpose of this role?

To manage a portfolio of major multidisciplinary or large single discipline projects in accordance with the requirements of the Project Quality Plans. The role will have full responsibility to deliver or exceed the Company’s agreed financial expectation for the projects portfolio in terms of value, margin and cash.

What will this role involve?

Work with Associate Director and Technical Directors to develop annual business objectives, plans and budgets for business area
Maximise operating efficiency, so that projects portfolio is delivered in compliance with the Project Control System to agreed standards and targets Implement quality improvements when opportunities arise Deliver revenue within agreed budgets
Act decisively to rectify any adverse circumstances that threaten the delivery of the quality and programme agreed with the client
Define and manager programme of projects, update regularly and ensure that activity managers have sufficient capable resources to meet deadlines
Maintain regular liaison with all stakeholders and employees on the progress of projects.
Forecast and monitor the financial performance of the projects portfolio, providing regular (minimum monthly) detailed reports, comparing actual and forecast performance to plan expectations and explaining variations
Ensure compliance with Health, Safety, Environmental and Assurance regulations. – Ensure that all team members operate according to Amey principles and have a clear understanding of systems and processes
With support of commercial team, ensure that contracts are in place before work commences including sub contracts and purchase orders for suppliers and sub consultants
Approve expenditure to the level specified for Band D post holders
Manage, develop, coach and motivate employees in the project team and recruit staff within the agreed project budget
Maintain and develop key client contacts to maximise future business opportunities
Assist Associate Director with development of new business by involvement on key client management process, tendering and winning work
Assist Associate Director with the preparation and administration of Client Relationship Management Plans

What are we looking for?

First degree or higher level qualification in suitable Engineering discipline
Membership of recognised engineering / project management institution
Computer literate and thoroughly conversant with MS Office suite and experienced in the use of project management software – MS Project, Primevera Knowledge of financial and contract management control systems
Extensive experience on engineering projects with significant experience in the senior management of multidisciplinary teams
Previous experience in related industry sectors is essential
Understands and upholds Amey values
Demonstrates ability to implement and meet targets Supports and contributes to continuous improvement
Effective leader able to take and be accountable for decisions
Has a clear understanding of contract and related market dynamics
Able to implement and support a customer-centric approach Able to manage, develop and motivate a team Demonstrates developed communication and influencing skills
Flexible worker, as the position is office based, but may require visits to clients, suppliers, third parties and work sites as required
Work on site during weekday nights, at weekends and bank holidays will be required occasionally
IOSH managing safely -IOSH working safely- Environmental awareness -Tool Box talk

What makes this role unique?

You will act as a bid manager on tenders for significant bid opportunities, and carry out line management duties and Deputise for the Associate Director, when required.

Publicada el 11-04-2019

Área funcional: Consultoría

Swindon, Sudoeste, Reino Unido

Tipo de contrato: Permanent