An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and dynamic Project Manager to join our team in London, following the Government’s investment drive in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The team has a number of high profile clients and our work covers an interesting and varied portfolio of projects and programmes. We are currently delivering large programmes of work for key Government departments and local authorities ranging from major Central Government workplace transformation programmes to significant local authority led regeneration schemes, museums, heritage and memorial sites, affordable housing developments, defence and custodial/judicial built assets. Many of our projects are iconic and unusual and offer exciting challenges and exposure to some of the most innovative schemes in the UK market place, often in secure environments. Our secure environments portfolio includes, administrative, taxation, custodial, law enforcement and defence. As a specialist in secure environments the role will require you to work on site in sensitive locations, including some custodial environments.
MAIN PURPOSE OF ROLE To work as part of a team servicing major high profile public sector clients specifically in defence, custodial and taxation environments. To ensure that client objectives are met and that projects are delivered to time and cost targets and the appropriate quality standards To administer bespoke forms of contracts including PPC 2000 Review the quality of constructed projects on site (the successful candidate will be required to work on site in sensitive and secure locations in London and the south east)
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES Project management, to include: Helping to establish the overall success criteria for the project, including time, cost, technical and performance parameters Identifying and ensuring that the appropriate line manager is aware of quality, safety, health and environment issues Establishing effective project governance, processes and systems to be utilised throughout the project and programme Project planning, including producing the detailed project plan, using ASTA and MSP Advising upon the procurement of resources Leading and facilitating the overall cross-functional project team Monitoring and applying performance management techniques 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 Preparing formal project progress and other reports Taking a leading role in interfacing with the client and other consultants, at all project stages Multi-disciplinary design management Marketing and business development, to include: Identifying opportunities to develop new business with existing clients and reporting such opportunities to the appropriate line manager Assisting in the production of bid documentation Ensuring that project case study, photograph and project CV files are kept up to date Identifying ways in which project management products and services can be improved and referring ideas to the appropriate line manager Understanding and identifying cross-divisional opportunities
Internal management accountabilities, to include: Knowledge management – Ensuring that key information and learning generated from each project is input into the Turner & Townsend internal database Financial management – Ensuring prompt client invoicing and utilising FMS in order to monitor a project’s financial status Process improvement – Identifying ways in which internal systems and processes can be improved and refer-ring ideas to the appropriate line manager EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS Graduate or equivalent qualification Professionally qualified in land surveying and or BIM or relevant technical discipline KEY EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE Essential Public sector project management experience with Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC), High security prison estate and custodial healthcare new build facilities Good working knowledge of all of the main project management concepts, tools, techniques, and key forms of contract, including PPC2000 contract administration Programme management experience in multiple simultaneous procurements of seven or more sites, in excess of £250 million or 1.8 million square feet in total Project management experience in structural repairs following subsidence Business development experience, including Business Case writing in Her Majesty’s Treasury (HMT) Five Case Model Mandatory Security Conditions Information Security Protocols – above OFSEN Desirable Defence experience Understanding of the characteristics of projects, over full the project life cycle, including whole life cost Good working knowledge of all the main project management concepts, tools and techniques Good working knowledge of construction industry technical matters, such as different procurement routes and BIM design management experience Extensive experience of stakeholder engagement Experience in programme management, particularly in the context of overseeing project teams geographically located in twelve or more sites Security clearance at an enhanced vetting level Opening date for applications: 31st August 2020 Closing date for applications: 28th September 2020 Salary: £40,000 to £46,000 pa inclusive of car allowance of £4,000 pa.