Project Manager

 

 

 

 

VIVO, a 50:50 joint venture between Serco and EQUANS, has been awarded places on the Defence FM and Housing Maintenance framework contracts. 

VIVO embodies both experience and innovation. It combines Serco's comprehensive track record delivering engineering, technical and FM services to the UK MOD for over 55 years with EQUANS' market leading FM, energy, asset optimisation and regeneration capabilities. 

 

 

Salary: £38,000 - £42,000 plus company car (or cash allowance)

Location: RAF St Mawgan, Newquay, Cornwall (Occasional Travel Around Local Area)

Type: Perm, Full-Time

 

As Project Manager you'll work on a wide range of new projects within the construction sector.  You can be working on several projects at any one time dependent upon the scale and complexity of the project.  In this highly varied and interesting role you take the lead of projects such as installing a new roof on a building, refurbishment of staff accommodation to full brand-new building construction. Reporting into a Senior Project Manager for the Billable Works team you'll be responsible for the planning, management, coordination, and financial control of projects, ensuring the appropriate governance is applied. You'll ensure the project lifecycle is maintained at all stages and completed on time, within budget and that agreed objectives & KPI's are achieved.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Oversee the effective, compliant and timely delivery of Billable Works in accordance with Government Regulatory and Statutory undertakings, complying with all Health & Safety and Environmental standards and policies.
  • Monitor Supply Chain work teams to ensure suitably qualified and experienced operatives are directed to relevant tasks and ensure that all operatives have appropriate vehicles, equipment and skills to perform relevant tasks.
  • Monitor Supply Chain service delivery, quality and safe working to ensure all performance indicators are consistently achieved.
  • Review Risk Assessments and Method Statements to ensure they are to an acceptable standard
  • Confer with local DIO representatives, the Local Customer Service Representative and the relevant Site Manager to agree scope & priorities of Billable Works on a regular basis.
  • Ensure appropriate work plans and budgets are in place to achieve programmes and financial commitments, whilst meeting the changing operational need.
  • Record all tasks against the appropriate assets in the CAFM system, including work in progress and completed job inspections, and ensure all documentation relating to Billable Works are completed, recorded and distributed in a timely manner.
  • Review site risk registers, follow management processes and notify Management of any defects on equipment or systems.
  • Ensure, as far as reasonably practical, that all persons on site observe the requirements of JSP 375, work closely with the Mobile Authorised Persons team to ensure compliance.
  • Ensure compliance with the Asbestos register and management plan and the Legionella management plan.
  • Identify opportunities on establishments that will support the MoD's carbon reduction targets.

 

What you'll need to do the role:

 

Essential Skills:

 

Demonstrable experience of supervising staff in Project Management including:

  • Leading an operational team to achieve KPIs
  • Stakeholder management
  • Management of costs
  • Planning, directing and controlling activities
  • Management of Safe Systems of Work

 

Experience of supervising site operations, including:

  • Planning, directing and controlling activities
  • Agreeing scope and priorities of work
  • Proactive performance management
  • Ability to solve problems and make decisions

 

Desirable Skills:

 

  • Significant experience in Construction, Property Maintenance or related field including:
  • Experience of operating in an MOD environment
  • Good working knowledge of CDM regulations
  • Experience of the Asbestos at Work Act, DDA, energy performance, Sustainability etc.
  • NEC3 contract requirements
  • Familiarity with geography and establishments within area of responsibility 

 

Training and Qualifications:

 

Essential:

 

  • HND level qualification in a Building/Civil Engineering or Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline or equivalent experience
  • Management level qualification in H&S and Environment (e.g. SMSTS)
  • Continuing Professional Development
  • Developed IT skills (e.g. Excel, Word, CAFM, Teams, Sharepoint etc.)

 

Desirable:

 

  • Associate Member of a relevant professional body (e.g. APM)
  • Accredited training qualification in Asbestos Responsible Person, Legionella Responsible Person, Authorised Person Training
  • Familiarisation with CAFM applications

 

Security clearance is required for our sites, successful applicants will be expected to achieve either BPSS or SC clearance as a condition of appointment into the role.

 

VIVO Defence Services

The role you have applied for is with VIVO Defence Services, a joint venture between Serco and EQUANS. By applying for this role, please be aware that information contained within your CV may be shared between VIVO Defence Services, Serco and EQUANS during the recruitment process.

 

At VIVO, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. Therefore, we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool.

 

We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working and operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly a Disability Confident Employer. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. If candidates wish to request extra time to apply then they should contact 0345 010 4000 and ask to speak to a VIVO Recruiter.

 

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