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Senior Project Manager

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  • Salary: £45000 - £60000 plus car allowance
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  • Job ID: 00816
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Job Description

 

Job Title: Senior Project Manager

Location: Birmingham

Salary: Up to £60k pa plus car allowance

Job Type: Full time, perm

 

 

Our client is a global professional service provider, making a difference to projects across the property, infrastructure and natural resources sectors.

Due to continued growth and expansion, they are currently looking for a Senior Project Manager to join their team in Birmingham, to help lead Project Managements Commissions, taking responsibility for end-to-end service delivery. The Senior Project Manager will act as the key, day-to-day client interface and ensure that client objectives are met and that projects are delivered on time, within budget and ensuring that the appropriate quality standards are maintained.

Senior Project Managers handle commissions of varying sizes, depending upon the complexity of the project, etc.  Typically, projects fall within the £10m to £25m range.  However, where the service provided is advisory in nature, for example advising on urban re-generation funding, the overall project size may be much larger.

Role Requirements

Project management, to include:

  • Advising at a strategic level at the project conception stage, including providing advice on the different approaches that can be adopted to successfully achieve the client’s overall objectives
  • Leading the establishment of the overall success criteria for the project, including time, cost, technical and performance parameters
  • Planning for and the ongoing management of quality, safety, health, and environment issues
  • Establishing effective project governance, processes, and systems to be utilised throughout project
  • Project planning, including ensuring the production of the detailed project plan
  • Advising upon the procurement of resources
  • Leading and facilitating the overall cross-functional project team
  • Monitoring and applying performance management techniques, including the use of KPI’s to improve project performance
  • Managing the change control process
  • Monitoring and advising upon project finances
  • Managing the flow of project information between the team and the client, through regular meetings and written communications
  • Ensuring the production of formal project progress and other reports
  • Taking a leading role in interfacing with the client and other consultants, at all project stage

 

Marketing and business development, to include:

  • Taking responsibility for developing new business opportunities with existing and new clients
  • Identifying and acting upon cross-selling opportunities
  • Working with Associate Directors and Directors to construct bids for new work
  • Attending formal client pitches with Assistant Directors and Directors
  • Ensuring that project case study, photograph and project CV files are kept up to date
  • Identifying and acting upon opportunities to improve project management products and services

 

Internal management accountabilities, to include:

  • Staff management (where appropriate) – Inputting into the formal management of an Assistant Project Manager or small project management team, to include 1st round recruitment interviews, input into resource management and attendance at junior staff appraisals
  • Knowledge management – Ensuring that key information and learning generated from each project is input into the database
  • Financial management – Ensuring prompt client invoicing and utilising FMS to monitor a project’s financial status
  • Process improvement – Identifying and acting upon ways to improve internal systems and processes

 

Key Performance Indicators

A Senior Project Manager will in part be judged by the extent to which:

  • Projects are managed to the right quality standards and are completed efficiently, on time and to budget
  • Project delivery meets the client’s objectives and is in line with the conditions of appointment
  • The project team is led effectively
  • Strong relationships are developed with clients and members of the cross-functional team
  • General line management responsibilities (where appropriate) are effectively discharged
  • Business development opportunities with existing and new clients, including cross- selling opportunities, are identified, and acted upon
  • The internal financial status of all projects is effectively monitored
  • Key information and data is effectively cascaded and appropriately retained