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Date Added: Wed 07/09/2022

Design & Commissioning Project Manager

Seacombe, CH448ED, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £375 - £400/day umbrella ltd

A Local Authority based in Merseyside is currently recruiting for a Design and Commissioning Project Manager to join their highways team as soon as possible.

This is a full time, temporary position and the ideal candidate will play a key role in business development, identifying and following through on potential new business opportunities as the consultancy service grows and develops.

The purpose of the role is to provide strong leadership and management of a team of civil engineers and technicians providing design and project support, and for the promotion of the service with both internal and external clients and public sector partners in order to deliver commercially viable outcomes.

The main responsibilities of the role include:

Efficient planning, project management, design management, commercial management and contract management of highway improvement projects or a programme of projects, including carrying out appropriate risk assessments and maintaining effective records.
Effectively utilise asset data systems and surveys, together with feedback from internal departments, external agencies and customers to develop projects and ensure safe, economical and effective delivery outcomes.
To build and maintain effective business relationships with partners, internal and external customers, as well as key stakeholders to ensure the intended outcomes and maximum value is achieved from the consultancy service is both sustainable and affordable to its customers.
Provide support to the Commissioning Services Manager in the Commercial Management Service to lead the development of the consultancy service; ensuring consistently branded, joined up services (offering an end to end approach to the service offer) for customers that deliver high quality, meet customer needs and are financially viable.
Develop and maintain an excellent relationship with target customer groups, including partners, local (housing) developers, internal planning team and other public bodies and with internal services.
Responsible for the line management of a team of technical staff, including conducting regular performance appraisals with team members.
Responsible for providing highly-developed knowledge and professional experience in negotiation and collaboration with colleagues, clients, contractors, developers, external agencies and other local or government authorities in the effective delivery of highway infrastructure improvements.Experience:

Proven experience in the successful management of staff by applying corporate guidance and legislative requirements to ensure efficient and effective service delivery.
Good understanding of highway asset management principles, procedures and best practice, to enable optimal decision making on the maintenance, improvement and replacement of highway assets and to ensure appropriate design solutions, accurate records and project estimates are prepared.
Good understanding of network management and development control principles, procedures and best practice, to enable optimal decision making on the implementation of new highway assets and to ensure appropriate design solutions and project plans are prepared.The client is looking to move quickly with this role and as such are offering between £375 - £400 p/day Umbrella Ltd (approx. £1100 - £1200 p/week NET after deductions) dependant on experience and qualifications. So if this position sounds of interest, email a copy of your up to date CV to (url removed) or call James at Service Care Construction on (phone number removed)
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