Contract Manager (Scotland and Ireland)

Posted on Jun 11, 2019 by CV-Library

West Lothian, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Reporting to the Head of Operations, a Contract Manager is required to take overall responsibility for the Scotland and Ireland teams.

Key Responsibilities:

• Co-ordinate, lead and pro-actively manage the planning, development and delivery of electrical and civils projects in Scotland and Ireland to ensure they are all delivered safely, to programme and budget to the satisfaction of clients

• Ensure that Project Managers plan, develop, monitor and supervise the implementation of their projects to the clients’ satisfaction

• Establish resource requirements for short, medium and long term planning

• Support Project Managers to ensure they complete schemes adhering to contractual obligations

• Ensure that Project Managers manage and pro-actively mitigate risks to contractual performance and total project delivery

• Ensure that all construction activities are carried out in accordance with health and safety legislation

• Encourage Project Managers, by example, to seek out project management best practice and to propose improvements to company processes

• Develop and maintain effective client relationships, monitor client satisfaction levels and respond urgently to any client concerns and ensure improvement plans are developed, implemented and progress is shared with clients

• Oversee and chair all scheme handovers from the Tendering & Estimating section, document agendas and information provided as necessary

• Conduct monthly Operations Meetings

• Monitor Project Manager financial performances on all projects

• Carry out safety audits as per the business audit schedules

• Interface with key clients, supplier chain and internal business support functions to improve current and future project delivery

• Lead and monitor portfolio of projects financial, operational and commercial performance in conjunction with the project manager and business support functions

• Identify and mitigate key project risk and issues, communicating and escalating relevant issues which may negatively impact the business

• Organise and attend key project hand overs, start up and close-out, extension or renewal with commercial and financial support

• Liaison with stakeholders, public and customers both internally and externally

• Initiate lessons learned and project feedback on key projects

• Deliver company KPI’s and reporting as directed by the Head of Operations

Key Competencies:

• Team working

• Customer service

• Leadership

• Planning & Organising

• Decision making


Essential Qualifications and Experience:

• HNC (or equivalent) in Electrical or Civil Engineering

• Utility (preferably HV & LV electric) and/or civil management experience

• Experience in project management of utility and civil projects

• Responsibility for the management of Project Managers on multi-disciplinary projects

• Presentation skills and ability to interface with a client facing and internal office environment

• Experience with auditing multi-disciplines and audit and non-conformance management

• Valid full UK driving licence as travel to other locations is required

Desirable Qualifications and Experience:

• Degree in Engineering or Business

• Project Management qualifications (e.g. Prince 2)

• IET registration (IEng/CEng)

• Experience in the project management of HV and LV major projects

Salary: dependent on experience

Please apply online with your CV and covering letter.

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Reference: 210198228

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