Closing date for applications: August 31, 2022

Description

Job Title: Senior Project Manager

Reporting to: Framework Manager

Job purpose: Due to an increase in workload particularly within our AMP7 framework agreements we are currently looking to recruit for the following permanent position to work on a wide range of non-infrastructure and infrastructure projects throughout the Yorkshire region.
Peter Duffy Limited is a regional civil engineering contractor operating throughout Yorkshire and Humberside. We work with our clients ranging from Private developers, local authorities, water companies and blue chip organisations to deliver first class projects whilst maintaining excellent relationships with our clients. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. This position will be predominantly site based throughout Yorkshire and Humberside.

Job Description: The successful candidate will lead and be accountable for managing a team of Project Managers in the delivery of complex multi-discipline water and wastewater projects, ensuring that projects are delivered in a safe manner, on time, to the required quality standards, meeting the acceptance criteria and achieving the expected financial outcomes.

Key duties:

  • Responsible for the coordination and management of all waste/water infrastructure and network rehab project(s) within
    their team.
  • Ensures the highest standards of safety and environmental protection are consistently maintained and meet the business policies across their team.
  • Ensures that quality throughout project delivery is maintained and meets the business policies throughout their team.
  • Ensures technical input, competency and expertise is best utilised within their team.
  • Provides overall management of the design, procurement, sub-contract packages of work, DfMA/OSB, commissioning and
    handover process across their team.
  • Provides timely production of regular reports (progress, programme, costs – as required) to senior managers.
  • Ensures all projects are delivered in full compliance against Client requirements and business procedures.
  • Promotes and embraces continuous improvement and ensures that any opportunities are effectively exploited.
  • Ensures all Client targets are continuously achieved in relation to KPI metrics.

 Safety, Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ)

  • Ensures that all projects are delivered, as a minimum, in accordance with PDL and Client health, safety, environmental and quality standards throughout their team.
  • Demonstrates safety excellence by striving to out-perform standard practice at every opportunity.
  • Monitors and reviews supply chain performance.

Client Facing

  • Builds and maintain relationships, specifically with the Client’s Senior Project Managers but also including representatives from the Client’s Engineering Team, Project Sponsor, Construction representative and SHEQ team. Other client stakeholders such as Operations, Water Production and Water Quality may also require liaison with on an ad-hoc basis.
  • Coordinates and manages input from their team into the regular progress reports as required by the Client’s Project Manager.
  • Active participation in Client meetings including monthly Progress Meetings.
  • Ensures that the Client’s systems are utilised, and procedures followed, as required, including SharePoint, CCM, YorCDE, PMP.

Financial and Commercial

  • Has a clear understanding and working knowledge of the NEC4 Contract as applied to the YWS AMP7 Framework.
  • Ensures reviews of preliminary Contracts and Contract Data prior to execution by their team to ensure correctness.
  • Ensures that all projects are administered and delivered in accordance with the Contract and Contract Data throughout their team.
  • Has a clear understanding and insight into project budgets as tendered and ensures Project Managers within their team control
    project budgets accordingly.
  • Maintains a continual oversight on the performance of actual vs planned cost across their team projects and provides feedback to Senior Managers and clients on project forecast and final outturn position.
  • Ensures their team manages change and reports it to Senior Management.
  • Ensures their team manages change through EWN and CE process to ensure cost and programme changes are captured and administered.
  • Ensures procurement within their team is progressed in line with the project programme/schedule.
  • Ensures supply chain value within their team is achieved through a competitive tendering process and challenge.
  • Ensures effective management of all risks and opportunities associated with the project(s) is managed within their team.
  • Ensures proactive programme and commercial management of key sub-contract packages is consistently maintained within their
    team, and where risks are identified, reported to Senior Management.

Technical

  • Maintains an oversight on all technical aspects and ensures the project team have a clear and consistent understanding of the
    technical deliverables.
  • Ensures technical solution delivery is consistent across projects within their team from early detailed design to completion and commissioning.
  • Ensures best practice, technical bulletins and lessons learned across the Framework are shared and utilised with their team.
  • Ensures that projects have a design strategy established, communicated, and followed through the project(s) lifecycle.
  • Ensures that all Technical Governance for projects is completed by their team at the appropriate times.

Supply Chain

  • Ensuring Project Managers within their team manage supply chain involvement through the full project(s) lifecycle from design through to procurement, construction and commissioning.
  • Ensures that PDL procedures are implemented by Project Managers with subcontracted supply chain and the responsibilities
    therein are maintained through the project life cycle.
  • Ensures that opportunities for early involvement of the supply chain are identified and maximised within their team.
  • Chairs periodic progress meetings with selected subcontractors and ensure the reporting of programme, financials, SHEQ and
    progress is maintained.
  • Ensures that all supply chain contracts are administered in accordance with the terms of the specific subcontract documentation.
    o Liaises with the Project Managers, including provision of feedback on performance and participation in performance review meetings.

People

  • Management and coordination of, and delegation to, the assigned Project Manager, Site Management and Supervision staff.
  • Undertakes regular appraisals of team members and ensures that training and development plans are supported and implemented.
  • Continuous liaison with and coordination of Project Managers, project support staff including SHEQ, Planning, Commercial.
  • Forecasting of staff requirements in a timely manner to ensure that the required resources are available to deliver the project(s).
  • Reports to the Framework Manager on an informal ad-hoc basis and via internal Progress Meetings. Furthermore, provide informal
    feedback to The Framework Manager and Operations Director on an ad-hoc basis
  • Provides feedback to Senior Management on individual’s performance through the Company’s appraisal system
  • Lead by example by visibly promoting the company behaviours of Respect, Integrity, Responsibility and Excellence.
  • Undertake regular health and safety tours on site ensuring that the high standard is maintained and improved upon.
  • Responsible for the coordination and management of all waste/water infrastructure and network rehab project(s) within their team.
  • Ensures the highest standards of safety and environmental protection are consistently maintained and meet the business
    policies across their team.
  • Ensures that quality throughout project delivery is maintained and meets the business policies throughout their team.
  • Ensures technical input, competency and expertise is best utilised within their team.
  • Provides overall management of the design, procurement, sub-contract packages of work, DfMA/OSB, commissioning and handover process across their team.
  • Provides timely production of regular reports (progress, programme, costs – as required) to senior managers.
  • Ensures all projects are delivered in full compliance against Client requirements and business procedures.
  • Promotes and embraces continuous improvement and ensures that any opportunities are effectively exploited.
  • Ensures all Client targets are continuously achieved in relation to KPI metrics
  • Builds and maintain relationships, specifically with the Client’s Senior Project Managers but also including representatives from the Client’s Engineering Team, Project Sponsor, Construction representative and SHEQ team. Other client stakeholders such as
    Operations, Water Production and Water Quality may also require liaison with on an ad-hoc basis.
  • Coordinates and manages input from their team into the regular progress reports as required by the Client’s Project Manager.
  • Active participation in Client meetings including monthly Progress Meetings.
  • Ensures that the Client’s systems are utilised, and procedures followed, as required, including SharePoint, CCM, YorCDE, PMP.
  • Has a clear understanding and working knowledge of the NEC4 Contract as applied to the YWS AMP7 Framework.
  • Ensures reviews of preliminary Contracts and Contract Data prior to execution by their team to ensure correctness.
  • Ensures that all projects are administered and delivered in accordance with the Contract and Contract Data throughout their team.
  • Has a clear understanding and insight into project budgets as tendered and ensures Project Managers within their team control project budgets accordingly.
  • Maintains a continual oversight on the performance of actual vs planned cost across their team projects and provides feedback to
    Senior Managers and clients on project forecast and final outturn position.
  • Ensures their team manages change and reports it to Senior Management.
  • Ensures their team manages change through EWN and CE process to ensure cost and programme changes are captured and administered.
  • Ensures procurement within their team is progressed in line with the project programme/schedule.
  • Ensures supply chain value within their team is achieved through a competitive tendering process and challenge.
  • Ensures effective management of all risks and opportunities associated with the project(s) is managed within their team.
  • Ensures proactive programme and commercial management of key sub-contract packages is consistently maintained within their team, and where risks are identified, reported to Senior Management.
  • Maintains an oversight on all technical aspects and ensures the project team have a clear and consistent understanding of the technical deliverables.
  • Ensures technical solution delivery is consistent across projects within their team from early detailed design to completion and
    commissioning.
  • Ensures best practice, technical bulletins and lessons learned across the Framework are shared and utilised with their team.
  • Ensures that projects have a design strategy established, communicated, and followed through the project(s) lifecycle.
  • Ensures that all Technical Governance for projects is completed by their team at the appropriate times.
  • Ensuring Project Managers within their team manage supply chain involvement through the full project(s) lifecycle from design
    through to procurement, construction and commissioning.
  • Ensures that PDL procedures are implemented by Project Managers with subcontracted supply chain and the responsibilities
    therein are maintained through the project life cycle.
  • Ensures that opportunities for early involvement of the supply chain are identified and maximised within their team.
  • Chairs periodic progress meetings with selected subcontractors and ensure the reporting of programme, financials, SHEQ and
    progress is maintained.
  • Ensures that all supply chain contracts are administered in accordance with the terms of the specific subcontract documentation.
  • Liaises with the Project Managers, including provision of feedback on performance and participation in performance review meetings.
  • Management and coordination of, and delegation to, the assigned Project Manager, Site Management and Supervision staff.
  • Undertakes regular appraisals of team members and ensures that training and development plans are supported and implemented.
  • Continuous liaison with and coordination of Project Managers, project support staff including SHEQ, Planning, Commercial.
  • Forecasting of staff requirements in a timely manner to ensure that the required resources are available to deliver the project(s).
  • Reports to the Framework Manager on an informal ad-hoc basis and via internal Progress Meetings. Furthermore, provide informal
    feedback to The Framework Manager and Operations Director on an ad-hoc basis
  • Provides feedback to Senior Management on individual’s performance through the Company’s appraisal system

Personal attributes: Within Peter Duffy Limited, we place a huge emphasis on the values and behaviours of our people. We are driven to attract a diverse range of employees who can work together to deliver projects safe manner exceeding our clients’ expectations.
Preferably Degree/HND/HNC qualified we are looking for engaged and passionate project managers who have a minimum of three years’
experience in a similar role, delivering projects across the water industry, who can take a lead in ensuring our product is right first time.
You should have a proactive approach to resolving unexpected technical difficulties, with a can-do attitude and enthusiasm to innovate and get the job done.

Desirable training qualifications:

  • APM Qualification
  • CSCS Card (Managers)
  • SMSTS (CITB)
  • MS project
  • ISOH Managing Safety
  • Environmental Management (SEATS)
  • CDM Awareness
  • NEC Contract

We look to all our employees to demonstrate key behaviours to align with our vision and values.

Our behaviours are: Respect Integrity Responsibility Excellence

Benefits: As well as offering a competitive salary, remuneration for this role includes flexible benefits, which provides a range of guaranteed
benefits including:

  • Company car/car allowance
  • 5% Company pension contribution
  • Death in service benefit 4 x notional salary
  • Income protection scheme

This is an exciting time to be joining our business as we look to deliver some challenging and exciting projects through AMP7 and beyond

The company reserves the right to vary or amend the duties and responsibilities of the post holder at any time according to business needs.

Closing date for applications: August 31, 2022