Project Manager

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Project Manager

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At Bellway we recognise that people are the key to our success and our goal is to provide a rewarding and fulfilling career in line with our values of quality, service and trust. In addition to this we are committed to being a more inclusive employer and invite applications from a variety of backgrounds.

There is an exciting opportunity to join Bellway, one of the UK’s largest house builders. Our Essex Division is looking to recruit a Project Manager to join the Division’s Construction team.

The Role

The role of Project Manager, reports to the Construction Manager and Heads of Constructionr and is responsible for the required standards of health and safety, protection of works, presentation and the quality of our houses whilst ensuring the provision of safe, efficient and cost effective works at all times and maintaining the highest quality of work and customer service are delivered within the given timescales.

Principal accountabilities of the Project Manager’s role include:

* Manage the day to day running of the development and provide clear direction to those working on the construction site regarding their responsibilities and targets.

* Manage and implement health and safety procedures, working closely with Bellway Health and Safety Managers and ensure that that all aspects of health and safety are followed and adhered too.

* Motivate, support and manage directly employed site staff, providing toolbox talks, training, coaching, and support as required to improve performance.

* Ensure site presentation is maintained at the correct standard at all times.

* Deliver all aspects of production requirements in strict accordance with relevant technical and planning documentation provided and any subsequent instructions that may be necessary from time to time.

* Fully conform to building regulations and warranty providers’ requirements (NHBC, LABC Services).

* Ensure accurate production/progress returns are updated and sent to the Construction Manager and/or Heads of Construction as requested.

* Ensure that adequate site records are maintained including but not limited to Site Managers reports, labour requirements, plant, materials, site inductions and health and safety records.

* Thoroughly inspect and ensure any remedial work is completed in advance of each NHBC key stage inspection

Experience, Qualifications and Skills


* Experience of working as a Senior Site Manager or Project Manager with a high volume residential house builder

* Experience of effectively managing teams

* Up to date knowledge of health and safety and building legislation.

Qualifications and Training

* GCSE Maths and English – Grade C or above (or equivalent)

* Valid CSCS card at Site Manager level (or equivalent).

* Valid SMSTS certificate

* Valid First Aid certificate

* Construction Management – HNC Level 4, HND Level 5 or NVQ Level 6 is desirable

* Valid Scaffold Appreciation certificate is desirable

* Valid LOLER certificate is desirable

Skills and Aptitude

* Effective communication and listening skills

* Good administration skills

* Works effectively to deadlines and competently works on multiple tasks simultaneously

* Ability to work on own as well as part of a team

* Proficient IT skills along with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)

* Committed to diversity and inclusion

The Role and Working Conditions

* Willing to be flexible in respect to day to day duties and hours worked.

* Working outside in all weathers.

* Ability to travel to development sites, including the divisional office.

In return we can offer you:

Competitive salary

Competitive annual bonus

25 days holiday, plus bank holidays

Company car or car allowance

Contributory pension scheme

Life assurance

We reserve the right to close this vacancy if a large volume of applications are received

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