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Senior Project Manager

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Posted: 24/05/2019
Reference: 764726
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Brighton, East Sussex, England (map)
Salary: £45000 - £55000
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Job description

We are seeking an accomplished, career minded Senior Project Manager to lead a team working on Capital projects within the Water sector.

 

Our client is a leading, global, natural and built asset design consultancy working to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes through the application of design, , engineering, project and management services. They have an international reputation in the delivery of complex, stimulating schemes and are working closely with blue-chip clients to deliver large scale developments throughout the Water industry.

 

Overview:

Will manage and deliver programmes of work to meet defined objectives with overall responsibility for delivery in line with budgetary, compliance, regulatory and planning controls; significant technical knowledge and experience is essential. Main responsibilities are:

 

  • Delivering projects of reasonable complexity up to £100m+ in value - to budget, quality and time metrics.
  • Accountability for timely and accurate data collection, analysis and reports.
  • Interpreting and communicating project support policies, processes and systems.
  • Communicating and highlighting project process compliance issues to project managers.
  • Leading performance management of project teams / resources.
  • Delivering work in line with budgetary, compliance, regulatory and planning controls.

 

Main Factors of role:

  • Working with established financial systems and clear project objectives to produce plans, schedules and track budgets.
  • Managing small to medium scale projects or programmes of work, delivering the required scope of work within set deadlines.
  • Presenting any project risks or issues to senior managers to ensure the project is not adversely impacted, and ensure the delivery of projects to compliant standards.
  • Analysing and reviewing a range of data to identify key themes and trends and use the outputs to produce recommendations that support project decision-making.
  • Reviewing project processes and policies, providing advice to support management in developing and improving processes and systems.
  • Interacting effectively across the organisation, completing complex professional level tasks for others to ensure projects/programmes are delivered to meet customer expectations
  • Advising on issues relating to own projects, providing subject matter advice to support delivery and ensuring there is alignment between policy and operational practice.
  • Collaborating with stakeholders and third-party contractors, to ensure all parties are informed and aware of project progress and expectations.

 

Background for the role:

A dynamic, challenging job with international focus in a supportive working climate, level of education and a competitive remuneration package reflect the seniority of the role. Given the international spread of the business a certain level of flexibility in working hours is important.

Qualifications

Attainment of OR near attainment of relevant professional certification or chartered status is sought.

 

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