Senior Project Manager


Key Requirements:

  • Degree / Higher Diploma qualification in an Engineering, Construction Management, or equivalent discipline

  • 8+ years post-qualification experience with tier one contractors

  • Excellent working knowledge of latest building regulation and certification standards

  • Confident knowledge of English, both written and spoken

  • Fluent in Finnish

  • Eager to work in an international environment.

As a member of the project management team, you can influence safety culture onsite by demonstrating personal commitment, setting clear expectations, and effectively communicating safety policies. By consistently modelling safe behaviour, prioritising safety above productivity, and ensuring that all workers receive proper training and resources, you can foster an environment where safety is ingrained in every aspect of the construction process. Encouraging open communication, recognising, and rewarding safe behaviour, and conducting regular inspections further reinforce the importance of safety. By taking these steps, you can help create a culture where safety is a shared value and a top priority for all stakeholders involved in the project.

Key Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Contracts Manager / Project Director, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Main project lead on site, responsible for the successful delivery of the project

  • Agreeing project objectives in the areas of timely delivery, cost, quality, and client satisfaction

  • Representing the interests of the client and Collen

  • Responsible for the successful delivery of project through leadership, management, technical and engineering expertise throughout the lifecycle of the project

  • Liaising with the local authorities and ensuring that the works are performed in compliance with the local requirements (permits, HSE, Quality, Statutory approvals)

  • Providing advice on the management of projects

  • Organising the various professional people working on a project

  • Monitoring the workflow of sub-contractors ensuring guidelines are maintained.

  • Monitor construction to ensure quality of workmanship and materials.

  • Carrying out risk assessments

  • Work to resolve critical site issues.

  • Ensuring all the aims of the project are met.

  • Co-ordinate project activities in accordance with company Quality System, Standard Quality Procedures and Engineering Specifications

  • Ensure Design Team provide required information on time.

  • Using IT systems to keep track of people and progress.

  • Assisting the Project QS with the accounting, costing, and billing to ensure the project is on budget.

  • Agreeing programme and delivering the project in accordance with same

  • Chairing site meetings

  • Ensuring the project is running in accordance with the programme and on budget.

  • Ensuring an efficient construction site

  • Delivering projects with the highest quality

  • Working with the Health & Safety Department ensuring safe construction at all times

Strong time management and communication skills are essential to this role, as well as computer literacy and the ability to prepare reports and administer the necessary paperwork.

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