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Project Officer -Structures- Chelmsford, Essex.
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The role of Project Officer is to support the project manager and senior management as required in the project management and successful delivery of schemes. They are expected to take the lead in developing, monitoring and maintaining resource models to manage the team’s workload. Also ensuring strict financial and budgetary control over the programme of works. All the while acting as a conduit for information between commissioning teams, PMO, design and delivery. In this way the successful candidate can demonstrate and develop the skills required to progress within Ringway Jacobs.
The Design team within Essex Highways is an evolving business unit. As the contract matures, the need to develop the team to meet the changing needs of our clients, as well winning and successful delivery of work outside the main contract means this role provides an ideal platform for an individual to excel. The candidate will need to have the ability to work with a varied workload, potentially for multiple clients, and is expected to challenge themselves to produce the highest quality of design is achieved to meet customer expectations.
Assist the Project Manager with the delivery of structures task orders
Manage resource schedule and team workload with Team Leaders
Develop programmes with team leader
Ensure strong budgetary and financial control – attending finance meetings as needed
Utilise Project Server to meet team and business needs
Ensure the relevant KPIs are met though monitoring and reporting
Drive good programming practices to enable smooth delivery of works between financial years
Maintain project documentation, plans and reports
Produce project plans for large schemes
Coordinating project work i.e. assigning tasks / hours working with team leader
As directed provide support to other members of the team in the design and development of other schemes, undertaking duties as instructed to produce successful outcomes.
Adopt a ‘one team’ approach to working across Design Services and the wider business to ensure Ringway Jacobs delivers a successful and professional service to its customers.
Stay abreast with changes in policy, standards and current highway design thinking, identifying efficiencies and innovations to the business.
Skills and Experience
HNC, or equivalent high level qualification, or significant experience in highways
Membership or working towards membership of a relevant Professional Institution
A reasonable level of project management experience is required to direct projects and to provide technical support and mentoring staff
Experience of dealing with stakeholders
Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
Experience in producing reports both written and statistical and presentation to a variety of audiences
Ability to prioritise own work to support business priorities. Manages own performance and seeks feedback to improve where identified
Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with key people both internally and externally
Strong knowledge of MS Excel – formulas, pivot tables etc.
Proficient with Microsoft applications– Word, Outlook, Project, Access and PowerPoint
Required to travel to other office locations within Essex
Good Problem solving skills
Ability to work alone or within a team
Ability to hold / chair meetings
Good organisational skills
Good time management skills
Full UK driving licence
- Salary: TBC - depending on experience
- Type: Permanent
- Location: Chelmsford, Essex.
- Career Level: n/a
- Terms: n/a
- Keywords: Project Officer Structures