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Project Manager, Buildings and Facilities

What is on offer?

Alfred H Knight has an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to join our Building and Facilities Teams based in Prescot. In this role, you will plan, direct, and coordinate activities to track, manage, and implement multiple projects across the AHK Group, overseeing the entire project lifecycle.  You will be accountable for leading project teams in determining requirements and translating those requirements into operational plans. You will be responsible for developing project control and reporting updates, including assessing and managing risks, issues, and dependencies. Leading on change management for their projects, linking in with a number of different staff and stakeholder groups.

 

About us

Alfred H Knight are an independent provider of inspection and testing services. Established in 1881, AHK operates in more than 40 countries with a well-earned reputation for providing reliable, professional services. We provide specialist services for a wide range of commodities within base and minor metals, steel raw materials, ferroalloys, precious metals, platinum group metals, industrial minerals, solid fuels, and fertilisers. Our clients include miners, smelters, refineries, traders, financial institutions and government bodies. We maintain rigorous quality standards to ensure that our operations provide the highest level of services to our clients. We achieve this through compliance with industry standards and regulations for laboratory, inspection and quality management, including ISO: IEC 17025, 17020, 9001, 14001 and 45001. Our people are our finest asset and as a truly global company, we value diversity, and respect people from all backgrounds. Click here to find out more about AHK. Click here to find out more about AHK.

Do you have what it takes?

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Planning:

  • Define the scope of the project in collaboration with senior management.
  • Create a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project.
  • Determine the resources (time, money, equipment, etc) required to complete the project.
  • Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities.
  • Review the project schedule with senior management and all other staff that will be affected by the project activities; revise the schedule as required.
  • Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion.

Staffing: 

  • In consultation with the appropriate manager, recruit, interview and select staff and/or volunteers with appropriate skills for the project activities.
  • Manage project staff and/or volunteers according to the established policies and practices of the organisation.
  • Ensure that all project personnel receive an appropriate orientation to the organisation and the project.
  • Contract qualified consultants to work on the project as appropriate.

Implementation:

  • Execute the project according to the project plan.  Develop forms and records to document project activities.
  • Set up files to ensure that all project information is appropriately documented and secured.
  • Monitor the progress of the project and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project.
  • Establish a communication schedule to update stakeholders including appropriate staff in the organisation on the progress of the project.
  • Review the quality of the work completed with the project team on a regular basis to ensure that it meets the project standards.

Project Control: 

  • Write reports on the project for management and support business cases
  • Communicate with funders as outlined in funding agreements.
  • Monitor and approve all budgeted project expenditures ensuring they meet agreed objectives and budget
  • Monitor financial projections and report actual financial variance to senior management on a regular basis (monthly/bimonthly).
  • Manage all project funds according to established accounting policies and procedures.
  • Ensure  all financial records for the project are up to date.
  • Prepare financial reports and supporting documentation as outlined in financial agreements.
  • Evaluate the project for continuous improvement
  • Ensure project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality.
  • Evaluate the outcomes of the project as established during the planning phase.
  • Work within the framework of the HSE health and safety regulations for the construction industry and ensure that projects are delivered within the  CDM specification

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND WORK EXPERIENCE 

To be successful at Alfred H Knight you will need to display the following:

Required Work Experience

  • At least 2 years experience within a similar role.

Required Qualifications

  • Degree level or equivalent in construction project management or engineering
  • Driving licence.

Travel Requirements

  • Travel to project locations on regular basis
  • Travel Internationally depending on project scope

What are the benefits?

We are offering an excellent opportunity with a salary and benefits package to match.

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