ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER
Location: Canary Wharf, London
- Manage the design process to achieve compliance with LU standards with appropriate Assurance.
- Develop handover arrangements with our infrastructure partner and internal maintenance organisation.
- Work collaboratively as part of wider team delivering similar works
- Produce periodic reports for cost and schedule within the project governance framework.
- Actively identify and manage and report risk and opportunities for the project.
- Organise, brief, motivate and direct project team to ensure the work is executed safely in a cost effective, timely and quality manner.
- Analyse performance, implementation, and commercial data; make decisions where appropriate or provide recommendations.
- Implement and maintain an appropriate reporting structure for performance, implementation, and commercial issues.
- Identify and implement best practice, including value management and risk management techniques.
- Essential Appropriate Professional Qualification or Graduate Membership e.g. RICS, MICE, MIET or IMechE, APM
- Good degree in appropriate built environment subject (for example, engineering, project/construction or commercial management)
- Full project lifecycle experience in a multidisciplinary construction / built environment setting
- Good commercial sector preconstruction building environments experience working for good companies (eg Arup, Ramboll, HOK, Buro 4, WSP, EC Harris, Turner and Townsend, Mace etc) or clients (Lend lease, British Land, Central Government clients etc.
- Experience of managing design and build construction projects
- Must be pro-active and have the ability to work independently.
- Understanding of the impact of decisions on commercial and schedule
- Knowledge of CDM
- Provide support to Team Leaders and Service Leaders in the delivery of residential led developments; carry day to day delivery responsibility with minimal supervision.
- Lead, coach and develop team members to deliver service excellence.
- Deliver all work outputs in an accurate and timely manner.
- Utilise and embed Arcadis best practice tools and processes including the use of technology to support delivery.
- Be able to take a brief from a client and assist in the preparation and delivery of fee proposals and presentations.
- Capable of taking a Cost Management assignment through from inception to completion.
- Understand and comply with business risk and project delivery parameters including commerciality in respect of agreed scopes of service.
- Capture and share knowledge and be involved with the development of service improvement and innovation as part of the Arcadis way.
- Be a strong team player but demonstrate the ability to take a leadership role as part of personal development planning.
- Recognised degree in Quantity Surveying or relevant discipline.
- MRICS would be distinctly advantageous
- Candidate to be able to demonstrate successful delivery of projects (££10m to £100m+) ideally in a consultancy environment for public sector clients
- Competence in management and delivery across the whole capital project life cycle.
- Demonstrable understanding of the Client’s key objectives within the specified Sector(s).
- Ability to build sustainable client relationships as trusted advisor.
- Proven track record in ensuring project teams are motivated to achieve and exceed Clients’ objectives.
- Articulate in written and oral communication.
- Excellence in administration of Building Contract
SENIOR FM CONSULTANT
Location: Edinburgh UK
- If you are a Senior FM Consultant with a passion for keep reading. Join our Facilities Management Consultancy team as a Senior FM Consultant and you will discover a culture focused on helping you flourish as a professional with a focus on improving the quality of life.
- In this role you will provide FM Consultancy advice on the redesign of FM organisation and delivery of services as part our client’s wider transformation programme, with a major focus on cost savings.
- Chartered or Member status preferred
- Extensive experience of FM from a consultancy perspective including redesign and cost savings initiatives across all service lines.
- Ability to self-deliver with limited management or direction.
- Experience of interaction at all levels within a public sector organisation or similar.
- Committed to providing a high quality service
- Good at gaining client confidence
- IT literate
- Mobility specifically around Scotland
- Knowledge of the FM provider market
- Proven sales and client development capability
- Knowledge of fundamental FMC systems and procedures in the construction industry
- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
- Good presentation skills
- Management skills
- Professional and diligent manner
- Carry out general office administration duties including control of all mail, co-ordinating diaries, processing and maintaining personnel records including vulnerable assets such as mobile telephones; make necessary returns. Arrange travel, hotels and vehicles, and order and control PPE for the team.
- Organise meetings and the production, collation and dissemination of documentation for and resulting from them. Take minutes when required and follow up actions from the meeting.
- Provide a consistent telephone presence on behalf of the team ensuring that excellent customer service levels are achieved at all times. Provide communications to the team including sending messages as required.
- Maintain an efficient filing system paying particular attention to records of standing meetings, statutory records and authorisations.
- Ensure correct procedures for financial and procurement systems are adhered to and act as Local Purchasing Agent (where directed) by ordering stationary and other office consumables as required.
- Report all problems e.g. IT and office facilities and monitor response.
- Undertake administrative tasks as directed including technical literature searches for the team.
- Educated to GCSE/O level standard in English and Maths
- Good time manager
- Experience in appropriate IT packages
- Strong organisation skills
- Good communication skills (verbal and written) including excellent telephone manner
- Experience of working with a team.
The successful individual will play a pivotal role in delivering commissions to clients. This will involve taking ownership of a stream of activity and the responsibility for timely delivery, through to the presentation of results. The role will require the successful individual to be confident in liaising with, and presenting to, both clients and contractors as well as managing and extracting information from third parties. Typical tasks and activities will include:
- Detailed analysis of cost data against contractual/commercial principles
- Appraisal of cost/commercial management systems and process
- Financial and process risk assessment
- Process improvement
- Commercial Risk assessment
- Focus interviewing of project and finance staff
- Report development and presentation
- Internal and external marketing/development of the service line
- Cost, Commercial and Contractual capability in an audit or project delivery environment
- Process and systems compliance experience
- Experience of identifying and assessing risks in project environment
- Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills and a wide understanding of Excel functions
- Considerable knowledge and competence in the use of construction contracts, preferably NEC3 Option C (Target Cost)
- Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
- Ability to maintain high standards of work and meet deadlines whilst under pressure
- Strong organisational skills and ability to work on own initiative
- The ability to effectively communicate with a range of individuals at varying levels of seniority
- The ability to understand, manage and interpret data from a range of sources
- Setting the technical direction for hydrological studies and flood risk projects
- Produce and lead hydrological studies and flood risk assessments
- Leading the estimation of design flood flows and hydrographs using Flood Estimation Handbook methodologies, including the FEH Statistical Method and the Revitalised Flood Hydrograph Method (ReFH)
- Supporting and developing junior modelling staff
- Resolving technical hydrological issues on projects
- Carrying out technical reviews of hydrological studies and Flood Risk Assessments
- Preparation of project proposals / bids / fee estimates
- Managing components of projects, taking responsibility for own resource and potentially resource allocation of others, managing subcontractors, quality assurance and client feedback and ensuring effective communication of any changes/modifications
- Working in collaboration with other design disciplines to ensure the integrity of the overall design
- Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate analytical subject (Civil Engineering, Environmental Science, Water Resources, Engineering Hydrology)
- A further Master’s degree in Engineering Hydrology, River & Coastal Engineering, Water Resources Technology etc.
- Chartered with CIWEM or ICE
- Ability to lead hydrological studies using UK hydrological methodologies (e.g. Flood Estimation Handbook)
- Excellent communication and analytical skills
- Excellent report writing skills
- Ability to manage commercial aspects of projects