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Project Manager - Highways at Amey plc

Project Manager - Highways

Amey plc Sheffield, South Yorkshire Full-Time
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About Amey

We’re committed to creating better places for everyone. We take pride in making a difference, but also in being the difference: for the communities, we serve, whatever the challenge, whatever the weather. By designing and consulting, building and maintaining, managing and investing in our country’s services and infrastructures we create better places to live, work and travel.

As one of us, you can really be you because your individuality is an asset. You’re surrounded by a team of people who want you to grow and embrace new challenges. People who care about your job satisfaction as well as your wellbeing. There’ll be experiences as original as you are, in a career that can feel like many rolled into one. You’ll be stretched but always supported. To bring out the better in you. To shine as a better team player or self-starter. To help you commit to better each day, delivering whatever steps it takes, great or small, to create better places for

everyone.

We believe that we are what we do.

It’s more than just wanting to do better.

At Amey we’re proud to be the better



What is the purpose of this role?

Amey operates the Streets Ahead highways maintenance and management service across Sheffield, which is one of the UK’s largest local government highways partnerships. The Project Manager – Non-Core Services is responsible for managing schemes through from concept to final construction including elements of : a) scope agreement with the client, b) design development and buildability, c) pre-construction input and d) construction management.

The Project Manager – Non-Core Services will be accountable for successfully developing and delivering a programme of projects to meet annual budgetary targets for turnover and margin.

This role will have a primary focus on scheme development and the strategic approach deliver opportunities to the procurement model, including the development of the supply chain delivery model.



What will this role involve?

  • Responsible for managing schemes through from concept to final construction including elements of :  a) scope agreement with the client, b) design development and buildability, c) pre-construction input and d) construction management
  • Accountable for performance, financial, risk and quality management of the Non-Core Services Section – including supply management schemes portfolio
  • Advise Designers on the specific requirements of works to be procured under the Construction Management Framework (CMF) contract
  • Arrange (and attend) introductory meetings and site visits with CMF Specialist Contractors and Designers
  • Arrange and chair meetings between Designers and the CMF Specialist Contractors to enable the benefits of ‘early contractor involvement’ to be maximized to ensure ‘value engineering’ is incorporated into schemes during the design phase
  • Advise Designers on the content of Draft Task Order documents and provide guidance on the CMF Specialist Contractors’ interface requirements
  • Assist Designers with the preparation of an outline construction programme and manage the development/agreement of the detailed construction programme including incorporation of input from the CM
  •  Issue instructions regarding the extent of work to be undertaken by the CMF Specialist Contractors on a time charge basis
  • Assist with the preparation of estimates (works and supervision fees) for Managed Works Prepare Requests for Placement of Tasks for submission to the Client by the Construction Manager
  • Prepare monthly financial and progress reports for submission to the Client
  • Assist in the negotiation and agreement of Target Prices with the CMF Specialist Contractors and manage the production and regular updating of cost forecasts
  • Ensure the CMF Specialist Contractors engaged in construction works are competent and adequately resourced for Health and Safety
  • Ensure all necessary construction related Quality Management and Health and Safety documentation is prepared and adhered to
  • Ensure compliance with the duties and responsibilities of the Principal Contractor under the CDM Regulations when utilising CMF Specialist Contractors, and manage the production of the Health and Safety Plan (Construction Phase) and Health and Safety File
  • Monitor progress of construction and develop an appropriate action plan where works are falling behind programme
  • Promote the introduction of innovation during the construction phase Assist with the management of the interface between the CMF Specialist Contractors and co-ordinate their activities by regular meetings during the construction phase
  • Liaise with the Construction Manager to ensure that decisions/directions are consistent with the achievement of quality, safety, programme and financial objectives


What are we looking for?

To be successful as a Project Manager  (highways) you will be currently working in a similar position and will have experience of programme / project management.  You will have substantial experience of managing / leading relevant highways schemes - including pre-construction and scheme development activity

You will be good at problem solving, have commercial awareness, be excellent in planning and organising, as well as having good all-round project management  experience.

Also required is experience of financial, risk and performance management – including production and use of information for financial / performance management and cost and value to manage P& as well as experience of supply and contract management.

 

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Job ID: AMEY-25145797001