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Vacancy Details

Project Manager - REF No. HQ4408

Industry Sector: Construction
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester, England

Salary: from £31000 to £35000 per Annum

FRS Office: FRS Headquarters
Consultant: Evan Jeposa

Job Summary

An opportunity has become available for a competent Project Manager to act as a primary point of contact to Manage Temporary Accommodation projects from order to client handover and then subsequent removal from site post use. This role provides overall customer support, project direction and coordination, execution, control and completion of site works. Applications from ex-military personnel i.e. Navy, Royal Air Force (RAF) or Army are strongly encouraged. The position is ideally suited for someone who has the flexibility to travel and to stay away from home on the odd occasion. You have excellent person management skills and are highly motivated, however you can also work as part of a team. You are always commercially aware and you have the ability to adapt and work to the requirements of various sites. You have excellent leadership qualities and you able to deal confidently with developers at Director Level.

Detailed Job Description

Main Duties:

* Provide a point of contact with the customer, building effective and constructive relationships with key customer stakeholders.
* Plan all aspects of a project from receipt of order to client handover and then off hire notification to site clearance.
* Manage all aspects of the project to meet all contract goals and objectives. Review and advise on any contractual proposals where necessary.
* Working with Regional Service Managers to assign and schedule labour to projects, both in-house and subcontractor as required enabling the project tasks to be carried out on time and within budget.
* Work with the Central Planning Hub to develop the plan for all Temporary Accommodation projects.
* Attend pre-start site and client meetings prior to project commencement to ensure all details are gathered to aid the smooth running of the installation. Attend sign off meetings with clients to close out projects.
* Coordinate with regional Technical Representatives to assist with smaller Temporary Accommodation projects. Provide training where necessary. - Ensure site efficiency and cost management on behalf of Elliott.
* To always make certain that the Elliott corporate image is positive, professional, safe and never brought into disrepute.
* Produce and/or coordinate with Technical Representatives to ensure site-specific Method Statements, Risk Assessments and Lift Plans are completed. Provide technical quality control throughout the installation to ensure all SWI are being followed. Ensure the client has agreed with these before install/dismantle.
* Ensure a high standard of Health & Safety is maintained on site to safeguard both employees and sub-contractors
* To ensure all transport, plant and site equipment requirements are identified and are suitable for the tasks to be carried out. Then liaising with the Regional Admin Team to make sure orders are raised where required. Also to advise the Sales Team on additional items that will need to be charged back to the client.
* Effectively communicate project expectations to team members to enable them to deliver correctly and on time.
* Supervise direct reporting staff and sub-contractors according to company policies and protocols.
* Ensure no snagging is outstanding before the installation team leaves a site.
* Work with Regional Team to ensure quick and efficient solutions to all customer issues that may arise to maintain a high level of customer service.
* Maintain and develop a good working relationship with the Regional Hire Desk to guarantee all contract administration is carried out effectively.
* Ensure that all customer documents are promptly submitted and signed.
* Ensure that signed handover certificate and building manual is submitted.
* To work in a safe and sensible manner within the boundaries of the Company Health and Safety Policy and any additional site restrictions.

Knowledge, skills and qualifications required:


* Clean Driver's License
* Must have the ability to work effectively under pressure and be able to react to changing priorities.
* Substantial experience in project management
* Proven ability to manage and deliver high-value projects on time and to specification.
* Experience in the use of Microsoft Office applications


* Travel anywhere within the regions when necessary.
* Travel to Customer/Company sites outside of the region as and when required.
* Occasional unsociable hours (including weekends) as and when required.
* Work on other products offered by the Company.

Personal Qualities:

* The ability to give clear instruction to a team
* The ability to plan your team's workload to meet targets
* The capability to manage multiple projects at the same time
* To be able to understand both verbal and written instruction


Ranges between £31,000 and £35,000 depending on experience.


The Project Manager will work 40-hour weeks.


In addition to a guaranteed base salary and regular overtime opportunities, benefits include:

20 days' holiday plus bank holidays
Pension scheme

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