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M & E Project Manager

Job Title: M & E Project Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Maidenhead
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 171
Job Published: September 03, 2018 11:33

Job Description

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Project Manager to join our Wates Building Services team and be accountable for operational and commercial management of the MEP deliverables at tender, design, pre-construction construction and commissioning phases for either a single project or for a portfolio of projects


Wates Building Services (WBS) can combine greater commerciality with an integrated approach across our supply chain.


This replaces traditional M&E procurement on some of Wates Construction’s projects, working with specialist sub-contractors to implement a tailored approach on a project-by-project basis. This in-house platform complements our established external supply chain and with our specialist in-house WBS technical teams fully integrated with the Wates Construction team, we can deliver greater value.


Key Accountabilities will include:


Ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget to agreed standards and ensure the project budget and costs are managed effectively
Ensure risks are identified and mitigation measures are put in place
Effectively manage staff performance on the project by ensuring they have clear roles and responsibilities
Promote Health & Safety at all times
Performance management of sub-contractors
Attendance and input at design team meetings
Responsible for commissioning and a smooth handover


We are looking for a qualified Project Manager with experience of working on M&E projects up to £7 million, and ideally have had responsibility for full contract management.


To be successful in this role you will be an effective communicator at all levels to develop and maintain good working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders as well as share best practice and promote innovation.


A bit about us:


Wates is one of the largest and most successful family-owned private construction, development and property services companies in the UK. Our vision is to become the most trusted partner in the built environment with an ambition to become a £2bn turnover business.


As a progressive and rewarding business we offer our people the opportunity to grow their careers whilst working together to deliver the promises we make to our customers.


Our company values of integrity, intelligence, performance, teamwork and respect for people, communities and the environment run through our business at every level and are at the heart of everything we do.


The wellbeing and safety of our people is our priority, therefore creating a zero harm culture and encouraging a healthy work-life balance is important to us.  Wates Group are a responsible and inclusive employer and are proud to have been recognized for this through accolades including C2E (Committed to Equality) and Investors in People (Gold).

We value each employee as an individual and offer flexible and competitive packages to support that.