Job Description

Project Manager

Reports to: Projects Director

Job Function:

To undertake the management of multi-disciplinary project work as part of a CJ Associates and/or client team or to provide appropriate support on other projects.

This will include the planning and organisation of CJ Associates’ and other client consultants’ resource inputs to the project, liaison with the client’s project representative and staff as required, and the overall management of delivery of the service provided by CJ Associates, which could span any part of a project lifecycle from development of project strategies, option selection and development, through to contract close out.

Role and Responsibilities:

This will depend on the nature of the assignment but is likely to include some, or all of the following:

  • Identification, planning, tracking, managing and resolving project issues
  • Dissemination of project information to stakeholders (internally and externally) as appropriate to their interests
  • Identification, management and mitigation of project risk
  • Ensuring that the project deliverables are of acceptable quality
  • Management of project scope to ensure that only what was agreed to is delivered
  • Change management and control
  • Definition and collection of metrics (Key Performance Indicators) to give a sense for how the project is progressing and whether the deliverables produced are acceptable
  • Management of the overall work plan to ensure work is assigned and completed on time and within budget

Experience and Skills Required:

  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Good academic qualifications
  • Degree qualified in a technical, construction related discipline
  • Professional status (MICE, MRICS, MAPM etc)
  • Project management training
  • Process orientated with clear and logical thought processes and analytical ability
  • Good communication and report writing skills
  • Good IT skills in the use of Microsoft Office (including Excel and Access) and Project Scheduling tools (eg Primavera or Microsoft Project)
  • Well organised with good follow-up skills
  • Team player with an outgoing personality
  • Good budget manager
  • Experienced in major infrastructure project development including TWA and Gateway Reviews
  • Experienced in major infrastructure projects procurement and implementation