Project Manager

Posted 07/06/2024 by Balfour Beatty UK


About the role

Balfour Beatty have an amazing opportunity for a Project Manager to work with our fantastic Power T&D team

You will need to Plan, manage and deliver the Project safely and sustainably to programme, cost and quality.

To have overall accountability for successful project delivery including; planning, design, delivery, monitoring, commissioning and handover/close out

Providing management and leadership to create an environment where a multi-disciplinary project team can thrive and succeed to achieve a common goal

Ensure effective management of client and stakeholders

What you'll be doing

  • Hold periodic project reviews and update the Digital Briefcase
  • Ensure the team maintain accurate project records (progress, daily diaries etc.)
  • Prepare and present both internal/external reports and liaise with stakeholders
  • Aptitude and ability to understand technical answers / explanations
  • Management of teams to ensure works are deliverable
  • Ability to interrogate designs and challenge inputs and deliverables
  • Ensure reports provide relevant information to enable decisions to be made which are informed, cost effective and in line with overall business strategy
  • Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm & keep up to date with changes in legislation
  • Accountable for the safety and welfare of the general public, employees and supply chain
  • Carry out Safety & Environmental Tours/promote observation and safety initiatives
  • Lead Accident/Incident Investigations
  • Monitor effectiveness of the H&S Management System and implement improvement actions
  • Review RAMS and accepting subcontractor RAMS
  • Develop H&S plan and ensure it is treated as a live document
  • Management and empowerment to allow teams to set people to work
  • Upskilling and mentoring of others
  • Coordinate and manage all project activities and internal functions
  • Identify and control resource to deliver works
  • Develop, implement and update resource allocations plans and raise appropriate requests
  • Produce plans for the team to achieve goals/aspirations
  • Develop high performing teams, promote a pipeline of talent and assist with internal training through supporting, guiding, motivating and empowering the team. Using the resources available through training, mentoring and performance management.
  • Lead risk/opportunity reviews, ownership of the Risk Register and recommend/implement changes
  • Log and escalate any issues that cannot be resolved at delegated level of authority
  • Manage subcontractors, including monitoring of contractor attendance and progress, providing direct instruction and support as necessary, such that contractual arrangements are achieved
  • Ensure procurement plans are available in line with the overall project plans, such that material/resources/supply chain can be delivered to meet scheduled deadlines
  • Ensure all work is undertaken with a view towards handover and certification
  • Accountable for KPI’s in line with project objectives and monitor performance
  • Ensure assurance activities (audits) are undertaken and take appropriate action on findings

Who we're looking for

The following qualities/experience are essential:

  • Experience of working on a variety of project types
  • Able to demonstrate a track record of project delivery
  • In depth understanding and practical experience of standard forms of contracts
  • Proficient in commercial/project management communications
  • Experience in implementing safe systems of work
  • Able to communicate effectively both verbal and written with all levels of the organisation
  • Communicate new concepts and ideas to technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Effective team management skills which empower, influence & inspire others to build effective teams. Providing mentoring and support to members of the team where required
  • Good knowledge of performance evaluation techniques and key metrics
  • Record of a solution-based approach to problem solving
  • Ability to see the business vision and inspire this shared vision amongst the team
  • Discuss ideas and plans competently and with confidence
  • Sponsor and promote project diversity and inclusion
  • Recognise and drive personal development with a learning mindset
  • Member of a professional management body i.e. APM
  • Proficient on O365
  • Holds a current driving licence

The role holder is likely to have one or more of the following:

  • Formal qualification in project management or equivalent experience
  • CSCS and SMSTS or Equivalent

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