Project Manager

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This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the team that manages and improves one of the busiest motorways in Europe – the M25.

We are looking for a Project Manager to join us to work in either Dartford, South Mimms or Leatherhead to deliver the portfolio of Improvement and Renewal projects to the agreed outcome of CP and/or HE objectives.

Role Purpose:

  • Project Management of Renewal and/or Improvement Project Projects from Inception to Close Out located across the entire Network. Project types include Pavement projects, Safety improvement projects, Structures refurbishment, Geotechnical and Drainage works;
  • Project Managers will be liaising with all Stakeholders for each project with particular focus on meeting requirement of Highways England (HE) and Connect Plus (CP) as primary Clients;
  • Project portfolio delivery to time, cost, quality and delivering the agreed outcomes with full supporting documentation to allow project close out;
  • Working with Framework Contractors for project execution in accordance with the implemented Collaborative Management strategy;
  • Application of innovative and efficient design and construction methods to all projects;
  • Support delivery of all projects in accordance with Zero Harm plan implemented by business.

As a Project Manager you will:

  • Be responsible for a number of projects at different stages of the project life-cycle;
  • Commission and manage internal and external resources in terms of quality, budget and programme;
  • Manage end to end project progress from asset team, designers, sub-consultants, construction team and contractors;
  • Manage schedule and resolve delivery issues for each project;
  • Manage cost plan for each project;
  • Routinely report schedule, current spend and financial forecast of each project to HE and CP;
  • Report detailed status of each project at HE monthly meetings, including schedule and cost forecast;
  • Liaise with Planner, Construction Manager, Project QS and Designers to develop individual project schedules and budget estimates;
  • Liaison with Asset, PMO and Service Delivery teams as necessary;
  • Maintain MS Project schedule to identify milestones and completion dates for tasks and teams;
  • Assess, mitigate and manage progress, finance and delivery risks;
  • Ensure key project enablers are implemented, TTROs, Road Space Bookings, Local Authority Consultation etc;
  • Ensure project transfer and ECI meetings occur;
  • Prioritise critical path activities and manage resources accordingly;
  • Adhere to project governance procedure and ensure all necessary supporting documentation is prepared and presented;
  • Coordinate all phases of the renewals and improvements process.