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Senior Project Manager - New Build Residential

Sittingbourne, Kent
£75,000 to £85,000
Job Type
22 Mar 2021
General Duties:

To be responsible for the site, health, safety and the environment, as contained within the H&S Management System.

To actively lead by example at all times ensuring that all working relationships with internal and external customers are consistent and to the highest standard

To ensure that the company gets the best out of its subcontractors and suppliers, by proper selection and management in conjunction with the project team.

To work with the commercial and buying teams to ensure that the correct correspondence is in place to protect the companys commercial and contractual position

To ensure that for all activities you are responsible for, all company process/standards laid down in the Business Quality Management System are adhered to

To consult with all disciplines i.e. surveying, design management, buying, planning, human resources, health, safety and environment, to provide effective management of contracts

Construction duties:

To plan, organise, control and coordinate the project or section of the project

To implement and where instructed to develop the Project Management Plan as contained within the Project Management Manual

To mark up the project programme on a weekly basis

To review daily and weekly work plan and brief trade supervision on action required

To ensure that works are not started before risk assessments,task safety plans and method statements are issued and agreed, issued and communicated by the subcontractor and to then actively monitor the implementation and ensure that the works are carried as agreed.

To ensure that all activities critical to the success of the site are executed, managed and delivered to the agreed program and standards required to achieve the aims of the project team

To provide reports and keep site records/administration

To protect the companys interest via appropriate recorded documentation and correspondence with the client, design team and subcontractors

To actively monitor and supervise subordinate site staffs performance to ensure the highest standards of safety, quality of workmanship and efficiency

To ensure that the works are carried out in accordance with good practice and in line with all relevant specifications, drawings, method statements and to obtain in all relevant technical/manufacturers information prior to any activity commencing

To implement systems and procedures to ensure total client satisfaction upon completion defect free

Where appropriate to chair, attend and record regular site briefing meetings and site safety meetings will all personnel under your control on site to ensure effective two-way communications

Where appropriate to work closely with members of the commercial team to produce the subcontract procurement schedule and to sign off all subcontract orders in accordance with the latest procurement procedures

To ensure that focus is maintained on the forecast final financial position, including prelims, subcontractor non recoverable and day works, risk and opportunity schedules

Final Coordination duties:

To be responsible for the financial performance of the project in conjunction with the supporting Quantity Surveyor

Identify solutions to problems and organise activities to deliver these and the required margin

To manage materials

Responsible for the material scheduling and timely submissions of requisitions to the buying department

To arrange for the hiring of all necessary plant equipment through the buying department

Control and call off, proper and safe storage and distribution on site of materials to avoid waste

To be responsible for setting up and maintaining security arrangements for the materials, plant an work in progress

Post Completion duties:

Where direct to carry out comprehensive internal and external post completion reviews, reporting on all aspects of the projects performance and giving feedback to the relevant disciplines within the company

Where directed to establish and implement the strategy for the rapid resolution of defects and the earliest return or retention

For each project the job holder will be required to carry out any project/site specifci requirements which have been agreed with their line manager

Essential Criteria

Experience with educational projects

Demonstrates strong attention to detail and produces accurate work

To be innovative by identifying and implementing new ways to do things to achieve better ways of working

Experience in the construction industry

Has technical knowledge an is profit minded

Must be methodical

Desirable Criteria

Cost control experience.

Structural works experience.

Staff Management.

In addition to the duties and responsibilities listed above, the job holder may be required to perform other duties

assigned by their line manager from time to time, outside the normal sphere of work as may reasonably be


The job holder will be required to undertake such flexible and additional working hours as may be necessary, within

reason, to facilitate the efficient fulfilment of the duties required by position
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  • Job Reference: 250002373-2
  • Date Posted: 22 March 2021
  • Recruiter: Urecruit
  • Location: Sittingbourne, Kent
  • Salary: £75,000 to £85,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Package
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent