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Project Manager - Civils

Ref: JN -112019-68834
GBP40000.00 - GBP48000.00 per annum
UK, North West
Construction & Engineering, Project Management
7th November 2019
Job Type

Position: Project Manager / Sub Agent - Civils

Location: Greater Manchester

Remuneration: 40,000 - 48,000 DOE for the right individual with excellent benefits package including strong pension, medical, holiday etc

A leading Contractor is seeking to attract a Project Manager / Sub Agent to their business. This role has been created as a result of a strong pipeline of current and future work.

Working with a successful team, you will support an extremely well established and mature client base in the construction of significant infrastructure projects. Technical scope will involve the construction of roads, drainage, services and on occasion bridges and structures.

Your role will be to act as project lead and take overall responsibility for the successful delivery of a project, working within tolerance to be responsible for delivering safely to; budget, quality and programme.

What you'll be doing:

Health Safety & Environmental

-Lead safety culture;

-Ensure systems are in place and allocates responsibility for actions under PMP;

-Leads safety meetings;

-Assess stats from observation and incidents and acts to improve standards;

-Able to lead an Accident / Incident Investigation (HFACS and 'Four Page Report');

-Carries out trend analysis and identifies improvement areas from audits and near misses.

Engineering Control

-Guides & coaches subordinates in technical requirements;

-Guides and coaches subordinates in resolution of construction issues, drawing on experience and accepted industry best practice.


-Ensure QPD is produced and maintained each month.

-Ensure ITP's are in place and Field 360 is fully utilized.

-Carries out trend analysis of the above and identifies improvement areas for non-conformance and business improvement;

-Carries out Independent Inspections of their own section and of others;

-Carries out Site Audits to check works and documentation compliance;

-Coaches less experienced staff Liaise with designer to resolve technical issues.


-Responsible for ensuring accurate programme is produced and maintained;

-Ensure Short Interval Control is implemented;

-Tracks and monitors KPI compliance and recommends improvements to systems to maintain team production.


-Responsible for cost and monitoring against overall allowance;

-Produces a budget from the resourced programme and monitors / reviews weekly costs;

-Involved in the procurement of subcontractors.

Who we're looking for:


-Able to clearly communicate the requirements of a safe system of work to ensure that these are followed accurately. Suggests and implements improvements to systems;

-Capable of taking ownership of tasks and communicating outcomes with clarity; experienced at encouraging direct reports to do the same and managing a team to ensure tasks are carried out effectively and key messages cascaded;

-Strong work ethic with flexibility to work unsociable hours/nights;

-Able to work on own initiative and seek out opportunities in line with level of responsibility;

-Holds a current driving license and CSCS Card. SSSTS or SMSTS qualified;

-Excellent team player, able to work competently and independently without continuous supervision;

-Strong communication skills with good interpersonal and influencing skills.

Health Safety & Environmental

-Understands method statements and risk assessments, able to develop new and improved safe systems of work;

-Understands the principles of Accident / Incident Investigation and has good working knowledge of the process Good working knowledge of current H&S Legislation.

Engineering Control

-A full understanding of technical requirements and techniques of setting out and coaching of team members;

-Allocates correct resource levels and identifies additional requirements;

-Track record of solution orientated approach to issue resolution.


-Understands the Organisational Business Management Systems and processes;

-Strong understanding of requirements for handover, including certification.


-Able to produce a fully resourced stage programme in the accepted format / software;

-Able to measure and track KPIs for enhanced productivity;

-Strong knowledge and management of construction process in one or more of the following areas: Earthworks/Drainage, Pavement, Comms, Structures, Roadworks.

Please do not hesitate to contact Joshua Misailidis on or alternatively call on 020 7478 2576 in confidence for a more comprehensive discussion surrounding what we feel is an excellent opportunity.

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