Project Manager

Wakefield, United Kingdom
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3 + Years Experience

Company: ENGIE
Skills: Project Management
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Wakefield, United Kingdom

ENGIE is a leading energy and services company focused on three key activities: production and supply of energy, services and regeneration. Our 17,000 employees combine these capabilities for the benefit of individuals, businesses and communities throughout the UK & Ireland.

We enable customers to embrace a lower carbon, more efficient and increasingly digital world. Our customers benefit from our energy efficient and smart building solutions, the provision of effective and innovative services, the transformation of neighbourhoods through regeneration projects, and the supply of reliable, flexible and renewable energy.

ENGIE improves lives through better living and working environments. We help to balance performance with responsibility, enabling progress in a harmonious way.

Globally, the ENGIE Group employs 160,000 people worldwide and achieved revenues of €60.6 billion in 2018.

The Construction Project Manager will work closely with the Programme Manager, Capital Programme Lead, Engie Wakefield Operations team and its supply chain, the partnerships professional services advisors as well as the client in Wakefield Council. This role will be pivotal in helping to deliver multiple projects across the schools and corporate estate. We are looking for a Project Manager who can work in a collaborative style to support the efficient delivery of construction and facilities projects to ensure we continue to provide first class services to our partner Wakefield Council.

What is your day to day?

• Design and deliver projects in line with ENGIES vision and brand adhering to the PMO processes and procedures.
• Regularly reporting on the progress of projects to the Programme Manager, Capital Programme Lead and the Minor Works Board members
• Develop, from first principles project documentation, such as project plans, project specification, budgets and other associated documents
• Acting as a focal point for projects and implementing a consistent and professional approach.
• Responsibility for liaising with the internal operations team to agree where subcontract delivery is required and manage the procurement with support from the professional services provider.
• Ensuring projects meet and exceed deadlines, quality standards and budget constraints.
• Identifying risks and issues and communicating these to appropriate stakeholders.
• Review and manage costs, contribute to business cases and liaise with contractors and consultants
• Monitor performance against plans and take corrective action where necessary.
• Effectively communicate progress against plans ensuring performance measurement and key reviews are undertaken.
• Organise project delivery to time, budget and agreed quality, using structured project management techniques to plan and control construction and facilities programmes
• Develop and deliver an engagement strategy in line with our partners and stakeholders' agencies and provide regular written project updates.
• Ensure facilities meet current Health & Safety requirements, Building Regulations and Quality standards.
• Recognise and promote collaborative working and positive safety behaviours.
• This role will provide line management for the Project Assistant role

Who are you?

Proven track record of running multiple projects from Pre-Contract to completion
Experience of delivering projects involving the design and refurbishment of premises specifically schools and public buildings.
Extensive knowledge of current Health & Safety Laws, Building Regulations and Quality standards
Experience of creating briefs, specifications and overseeing tender production and evaluation of tenders from the client side or bidder's perspective
Familiar with Project software and Project delivery plans
Good understanding of contracts, evidence of use of standard form and bespoke contracts
Excellent communication skills
Effective at developing briefs, familiar with the project procurement process and standard contract forms and confident managing construction biased projects to completion
Experience of engaging and working alongside multiple stakeholders in a public sector setting.
MS Office experience essential
Project Management Qualification such as Prince2 Practitioner or equivalent
Current holder of a similar recognised Project Management qualification e.g.: MAPM CIOB RICS.
A minimum of 3 years project management experience.

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For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. There is no re-location package with this job role. ENGIE do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The ENGIE Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to ENGIE Managers.

Additional Information
  • Posting Date: Jan 4, 2021