Atkins James are proud to be working in partnership with Bentley Project Management, a market leading Construction and Infrastructure Consultancy to recruit a Project Manager to join their growing yet successful team based in Lockington, Derbyshire.
Bentley Project Management are a privately owned business, born out of a desire to provide a high level of customer service to their clients and have found themselves in the enviable position where the majority of their work comes through repeat business. Client recommendations have been instrumental in the ongoing growth and the development of their business, which for any prospective future employee will demonstrate the quality and depth of the business you will be joining. Suffice to say, word of mouth can be both positive and negative, but with our client it drives their future business growth.
Why BPM? They are one of the leading consultancies in the region who are a great team to work with and for. There is no ceiling for progression of the career minded but also flexible for those where work is part of what they do, you have the opportunity to decide.
Regarding projects, you will work on a variety of strategic Infrastructure and Construction including working within or for a local government organisations, private and public sectors clients and developers throughout the Midlands. With this type of portfolio they can offer prospective employees a diversity in workload and a chance to truly shine as you become integral to the ongoing growth of the business.
They are looking for a talented individuals to undertake all Project Management tasks pre and post contract on behalf of the company (without being seconded full time) whilst also adding value and knowledge to the current team.
Roles and Responsibilities (but not limited to):
Provide Project Management pre and post contracts duties with some support from Associate Director level or above
To attend project meetings and provide advice to Clients on projects that are allocated to the individual
To create programmes, risk registers and reports suitable for presentation to Clients
To provide pre-contract management services for both Civil engineering and building projects with some support from Associate Director level of above e.g production of (and maintenance of) programmes, risk registers, progress reports, contract documents etc.
To provide post-contract management services for both Civil engineering and building projects with some support from Associate Director level of above (e.g. Site Visits, Progress meeting agendas and minutes, contract administration and snagging / defects
To work diligently and carefully at all times
To manage workload requirements and ensure that key deadlines are met
To work alongside Senior members of the team to ensure all Client relationships are maintained and future opportunities maximised
The ideal candidate will have outline experience and/or a working knowledge of as much as possible:
Have performed post-contract project management duties on multiple projects
Excellent communication skills, both internally and with Clients
Excellent organisation skills with an attention to detail and ability to multi-task
High level of computer literacy
Good understanding of industry recognised construction contracts (NEC, ICC and JCT)
Good understanding of procurement routes associated with construction projects
Ability to manage relationships effectively with clients and colleagues
A proactive approach to achieving results
Appreciation of the appointment documents and the services that Bentley Project Management are responsible for delivering.
Previous experience of demonstrating excellent client / customer relations
Excellent interpersonal skills around influencing and negotiating