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Senior Project Manager - Fire Safety

Senior Project Manager - Fire Safety

  • Location

    Islington, London

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    £40 - £45 per hour

  • Contact:

    Ben Holden

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    about 1 month ago

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Primary Job Function To deliver, from conception through to completion, large and complex building projects remaining on schedule and within budget. The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for leading and co-ordinating a Project team of professional and technical staff. The works will generally be undertaken by a contractor appointed under a bespoke NHF contract . However, works may occasionally be procured by means of traditional competitive tendering using JCT forms of contract. The Senior Project Manager will operate as an ambassador for Islington Council when dealing with residents, contractors, and external agencies. The Senior Project Manager shall be committed to work to Islington's core principles, key aims and Business Plan. Key responsibilities 1. Be responsible for all aspects of Project Management for a number of projects and coordinate the work of other staff relating to those projects. Ensure that projects are delivered on time, to budget and to the required quality. 2. Carry out the full duties of Lead Designer during pre-contract phase and that of a Contract Administrator once works start on site. Lead risk management and value engineering exercises. 3. Provide all services in line with recognised professional standards, ie. ARB, RIBA and RICS, except as far as the duties and responsibilities are modified by Islington Council's internal regulations and procedures. 4. Ensure that all the information required by Islington Council in relation to a project is provided in the form and at the time required (including but not limited to) : * Tender Acceptance Reports for Senior Management * Information required by the Home Ownership Unit for the purposes of leaseholder consultation and leasehold service charge calculation * Regular (monthly) progress reports and project status forms * Entry of data onto Islington's property database * Provision of data in relation to works affecting energy efficiency * Completion of timesheets 5. Ensure effective lines of communication exist between all members of the project team, colleagues, and Senior Management; to this end provide up to date monitoring information as and when required, prepare project reports, attend meetings etc 6. Ensure that projects are effectively co-ordinated with any other planned works taking place on the same block or estate 7. Attend and where necessary, chair evening meetings with residents and demonstrate a high level of customer commitment. 8. Ensure appropriate development of project briefs and feasibility studies. Provide advice for the Group Leader regarding changes needed to project briefs, where appropriate 9. Ensure the highest standard of design, budget control and contract management on all projects, paying regard to health and safety, accessibility, energy efficiency, sustainability, and maintenance in accordance with Islington Council's procedures. 10. Provide advice and guidance as appropriate concerning contract procurement, design and preparation of schemes, specifications, estimates, selection of materials and equipment, contract, and project management matters.