Vacancy posted: Thursday, 22 September 2016

Client Project Manager - FLY/J11122 Glasgow   Depending on Experience

Are you an experienced Client Project Manager who would like to work for leading global natural and built asset design and consultancy? Can you take responsibility for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, control and closure of a project?

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a company with an enviable reputation who are working closely with blue chip clients in the Water, Power, Rail, Aviation, Highways, Environmental, Nuclear, Pharmaceutical and Energy sectors.

We are seeking a Client Project Manager to support the various teams in Scotland for the successful delivery of projects within their sector.

Your Day-to-Day:
Supporting the Project Sponsor or client in the development of the business case, defining the project scope, benefits, and objectives
Planning and defining the project scope necessary to meet the project objectives
Planning and sequencing activities required to deliver the project scope and developing the project schedule
Developing Resource Plans and ensuring each Project Team member's full involvement during the development of the project
Establishing the cost estimate for the project in line with the budget expectations including setting an appropriate level of risk provision or contingency
Assessing project risks and the development of response and mitigation actions
Developing project management documentation necessary to achieve funding approval and communication of the project plans to those involved in the project, including upkeep of the Project Files, meetings records and correspondence, and maintaining the Project Controls information
Leading and motivating the project team to achieve the project objectives, managing conflict and day to day welfare and performance of the Project Implementation Team members.
Co-ordinating, scheduling and reporting of activities related to stakeholder management, benefits management, business change management and project communications as agreed with the Project Sponsor.
Co-ordinating activities related to the application for approvals, consents and regulatory requirements
Ensuring that all appropriate technical standards are applied during the project implementation
Monitoring, controlling and reporting on project progress including providing regular, timely, accurate, progress reports, cash flow and cost of completion forecasts to the Project Sponsor
Co-ordinating design reviews and approvals between owner and contractors
Ensuring safety, security and environmental aspects of the project are clearly understood and adhered to, including ensuring the project is compliant with CDM regulations and other application health and safety legislation
Defining the contract strategy, the selection and coordination of contractors and suppliers and ensuring that the execution of the project is in accordance with contract and the job specification
Recording keeping of works undertaken and working with asset managers to ensure accurate as built records including health and safety information are created

What they are looking for in you:
Relevant degree and membership of relevant professional institutes / bodies
Competent in the use of the Microsoft suite of products
Strong knowledge of best practice project management methods and techniques
Experience in civils/building and/or Mechanical and Electrical project delivery
Up to date HSEQ knowledge and experience
Good Commercial Management and financial management skills
APM, chartered surveyor or chartered Engineer
NEC3 contract familiarity
Ability to engage with stakeholders
Ability to work independently
Track record of successful project delivery

In return the right candidate will be offered the opportunity to progress their career as their experience grows. You will also get a dynamic and challenging job with international focus in a pleasant working climate, attention to education and a competitive remuneration package reflecting the seniority of the role.

You will have a great deal of responsibility with the opportunity for impact and freedom for initiatives. Given the international spread of the business a certain level of flexibility in working hours is important.

The company offer a fantastic working environment and a host of excellent benefits including:
For some levels, PMI and Income Protection is paid for
Highly competitive salary
Annual holiday allowance, plus the option to buy and sell
One of the best contributory pensions in the industry, Pension matched to 8%
Interest free Season Ticket Loan
Flexible Benefits Allowance, with the option of spending this on:
Private healthcare
Cycle to work scheme
Childcare vouchers
Lots more!
Annual Professional Subscription Paid
Life Assurance
Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave
Long Term Service Awards
Discretionary Bonus
Refer a Friend Scheme that rewards you for every successful introduction you make
Opportunity to invest in the company staff discounted share scheme

If you have the relevant experience and necessary skills, then please apply to Fiona Lynn.

Legal Information:

Contract Scotland offers both the services of an employment agency for permanent work and an employment business for temporary work.

We can only deal with applications from Candidates who are eligible to work in the UK and are current UK residents.

We are committed to equal opportunities and diversity for our employees, temporary workers and work seekers. Individuals are only assessed on their individual merits and suitability to a position irrespective of race, gender, disability, age, faith or sexual orientation.

Job Reference:   J11122

Closing Date:     28 September 2016

About Contract Scotland

Founded in 1990, Contract Scotland is the longest established construction recruiter in Scotland. We supply staff to the Scottish construction industry on a temporary and permanent basis, we are recognised as trusted market leaders providing the highest quality service based on honesty and transparency. All our Consultants are salaried professionals, not working on heavily incentivised commission schemes and are put through the rigorous internal and external training to ensure you receive a personalised and truly consultative service . There is no candidate ownership on our company and we are measured on our ability to find you the right job.

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