Project Manager - Roofing & Cladding
Entered: 13 Nov 2018
Our client is a leading Irish commercial roofing and cladding contracting company specialising in industrial, commercial and refurbishment roofing and cladding works.
They are now looking for a Project Manager to join them on a permanent basis to be based out of Bray, Wicklow. The role of the Project Manager is to ensure that all projects are completed on time and within budget. Central to this role is the ability to identify, communicate and resolve any activities that could impact the safe and on time delivery of a project. The role holder will also be an effective communicator up to senior levels within the Company and Client organisations.
Key Functions & Results Areas (Key Activities):
- Ensure appropriate levels of labour are on site on all CRL projects and ensure all operatives are fully compliant with regard to Health & Safety (H&S).
- Procurement of materials; this will involve negotiating best prices with suppliers and ensuring they are delivered to site on-time.
- Ensure plant & equipment is on-site when required and that it is fully H&S compliant
- Ensure works are carried out in accordance with drawings & specification
- Formulate and implement site inspection practices to safeguard good quality installation and finished product. This will include quality assurance plans and Inspection reports regimes.
- Develop site specific risk assessments and method statements and update during project if required
- Develop project programme using Microsoft Project and ensure it is adhered to on-site, update as necessary.
- You will be responsible for design of CRL roofing details. This will involve attending design meetings along with Client/Architect/Main Contractor, liaising with CRL draftsman and developing a cost effective and compliant design
- Attend site coordination meetings along with Main Contractor / Client
- Liaise with Contracts Manager and familiarise yourself with the Bill of Quantities in order to get an appreciation of project from commercial perspective.
- Ensure incurred installation labour costs are in line with estimated costs.
- Ensure attendance and preliminary costs are in line with estimated costs
- Notify Contracts Manager immediately by email of any variations that arise on projects in order to allow a claim to be submitted to the Client/Main Contractor/Architect in a timely fashion.
- Carry out re-measures of completed works on-site and submit to the Contracts Manager.
- Liaise with suppliers on delivery of materials and ensure quality checks are being implemented on-site.
- Maintain a good working relationship with both operatives and the Main Contractor/Client
- Ensure all works on site are undertaken in accordance with safe working practices and current Health and Safety legislation, be constantly vigilant to any actual or potential hazards, and encourage such vigilance among all site personnel
- Safeguard the Company’s position by ensuring relevant site events are recorded and reported in writing to the Main Contractor/Client quickly and contractually. This should include daily site diaries and photographic records.
- Set an example of the Company’s professional image at all levels of contact, and ensure similar conduct from subcontractors and supervisors.
- Any other reasonable duties as required by the directors, management or consultants appointed by the directors
- This job may involve some travel and unsocial hours
- A construction related college degree or equivalent; construction science or engineering degree preferred.
- At least 5 years experience in the roofing/cladding sector in a project management role. Must be able to read and interpret drawing specifications for roofing projects
- Knowledge in roofing construction methods and practices, including safety codes and requirements
- Effective communication, supervision, and managerial skills
- Must have a high level of computer skills including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Microsoft Project is a plus
- Excellent IT skills
- Excellent organisational skills
- Strong team player
- Current drivers licence
Competencies Required for this Role:
The post holder will demonstrate competence in the following areas:
- Leading & Driving Performance
- Proactive with an ability to work on own initiative and to take the lead where appropriate
- Takes responsibility for own work and actions, delivers effectively, on time and to high standard
- Is a strong team player collaborating