Project Manager

Location Sunderland
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Mark Swindle

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Published: 13 days ago

​Superior Recruitment Group are looking for an experienced Project Manager on behalf of our client based in Sunderland. This is a full time staff position.

The Project manager is responsible for completion of the project within the contract programme, budget, and scope. Is required to coordinate and oversee all aspects of completion of projects in line with the FT2 processes, procedures, and goals. Develops internal project schedules and allocates deadlines and responsibilities in line with the project and business requirements. The Project Manager monitors progress, leads project reviews, drives completion, and summarizes project status into internal and external project reports. Is the main point of contact for the client.

Role Duties

  • Understand the Project and contractual requirements for assigned Projects

  • Develop actionable plan to meet client and contractual requirements, and communicate plan to key stakeholders

  • Ensure project is running on time and on budget, monitor progress, identify, and action any risks as soon as identified

  • Identify and manage changes to contract scope in line with project contract and timeframes

  • Allocate and coordinate project tasks and actions, and drive progress within the project team

  • Act as primary point of contact for the client, responding and actioning communications within required timeframes


  • Provide input and support into project proposals during the bid and pre-contract stage.

  • Review all project and contractual documents on assignment of contract to ensure all project and contractual requirements are understood and documented.

  • Develop project execution plan in line with FT2 and client requirements.

  • Identify criteria for completion of contract and develop actionable plan for closing out contract.

  • Develop and maintain project cost tracking, assign budgets for all elements of works, and approve project spend. Escalate overspends prior to commitment as required.

  • Develop and maintain project programme, both internal and external, monitoring progress and identifying impact or opportunities against progress.

  • Develop and monitor a project cashflow projection throughout the life of the project. Identify any negative cashflow or areas of risk and report to the business.

  • Develop and lead internal and external project kick-off meetings, and ongoing Project progress meetings as required by client and project status.

  • Coordinate all project work activities and actions to achieve project schedule. Driving and expediting engineering, supply chain, manufacturing, logistics, installation, commissioning, and handover. ·

  • Develop internal project summary reports and communicate project progress to the business monthly, or as required.

  • Complete external project progress reports, and programme updates as required by contract or client.

  • Attend client meetings, either virtually or on site as required by contract or client and provide project progress and status updates.

  • Review and approve invoices for purchased, manufactured, subcontract or other items prior to payment of invoices.

  • Identify, log, and manage Risks and Opportunities throughout the life of the project.

  • Identify all changes to contract scope, raise Early Warning Notices (EWN), develop variations or compensation events (CE), in line with contract requirements timeframes and procedures.

  • Develop list of required contractual documentation, liaise with Commercial, Doc Controller, and document owners to ensure completion and submission of all contractual documentation on time and in full.

  • Log and respond to all client queries and actions in a timely manner.

  • Log and manage quality through-out the project including any non-conformances, or quality issues identified.

  • Close out project including closing out any budget, time reporting, commercial and contractual issues, ensuring a lessons-learnt is completed and briefed to the business

Desired Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • Engineering HND/Degree or equivalent relevant discipline (Required)

  • Professional Project Management qualification (PMI or equiv) (Desired)

  • 5 years’ experience delivering NEC / large infrastructure projects >£3m (Desired)

  • SMSTS (or equivalent) Site Management qualification (Desired)

  • Conveyor / Material Handling / Construction background (Desired)

  • Professional registration and/or membership in committees

  • and/or technical societies beneficial (Beneficial)

For more information and to apply, please submit your up to date CV and our specialist team will be in touch as soon as possible.