Project Manager

Posted 31/05/2024 by Galldris Services Ltd

Watford, Hertfordshire

Project Manager

Galldris Group

Location: Watford, Hertfordshire

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Project Manager to join our Watford, Hertfordshire team. To be considered, you will come from a Civil Engineering background. Previous experience in ground works, Tier 1 environment with attention to health, safety, environment and quality. The ideal candidate will have to hold a full UK driving licence.

The Project Manager will be responsible to oversee every aspect of the project, including the planning, execution, monitoring, control and closure within agreed timeframes and budgets and in accordance with Galldris Management system and contract requirements.

As the Project Manager you will contribute to the achievement of Galldris’ safety targets and zero tolerance of unsafe working practices and occurrences. You will provide strong, visible, proactive leadership with regards to health, safety, environment and quality standards. Support and endorse Galldris. Behavioural Safety programme and the use of hazard observation reporting (or Customer lead initiatives where required). Ensure that the project team comply with all relevant safe systems of work.

The Project Manager will establish and implement site systems and controls consistent with Galldris company standards and contract requirements. You will oversee and ensure that the project contract documents are understood and that the contract is being administered correctly.

Organisation of resources for the overall control and execution of the works including the selection of sub-contractors to carry out the works. Understand programme and ensure good programme management:

  • Short-term planning and communication of programme with the team
  • Correct administration and approval of contract programme and narrative

Ensure that contract/key dates, resource requirements, production rates, milestones and targets are established, monitored and controlled. Ensure the programme is adequately resourced with staff, operatives, and supply chain. Oversee and ensure that both cost and value are managed correctly and reported.

  • Update resource planning and contingencies every month
  • Track and recover change and add value where required

The Project Manager will provide resources and provide active management for any third-party liaison and management of interfaces. Secure materials and plant necessary to meet specifications and planned programme of work. Ensure that the Galldris project team are correctly managing quality in accordance with the Quality Management Plan, including ITPs, Check Sheets/WIS and NCRs.

Key Accountabilities to include but not limited to:

  • Ensure non conformance reports are produced, investigated and closed out in timely manner, with understanding of costs
  • Provide Defect-free handover
  • Contributing to the value engineering and buildability of the project
  • Actively manage risks and opportunities
  • Prepare Monthly Project Progress Reports and lead presentations to the customer. Prepare and present the Monthly Project Reviews and CVRs to Galldris Senior Management Team
  • Support work-winning team and bid managers with opportunities and pipeline. Ensure customer and supply chain feedback surveys are completed, and improvements addressed
  • Lead by example
  • Demonstrate behaviours that create a positive leadership shadow to the Galldris project team whilst providing professional credibility and integrity with our customers


  • Civil Engineering background
  • Previous experience in ground works, Tier 1 environment
  • Good Construction knowledge of techniques and productivities
  • A successful track record in managing operational delivery within construction
  • Strong knowledge of NEC forms of contract
  • Experience with reinforced concrete structures desirable
  • Temporary Works experience
  • Experience in managing a multi-disciplined team


  • Relevant formal qualification is desirable: HNC, HND, Degree
  • CSCS


  • IT literate
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to deal with clients & internal staff
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Meticulous, organised, proactive with a positive attitude and willingness to learn
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills

Interested applicants must be eligible to work legally in the UK.

Should you feel you have what it takes to be successful in this role then we would love to hear from you.

Employee referral scheme - refer a friend or family member to work for Galldris. We look forward to hearing from you.

Galldris is an Equal Opportunities employer and does not discriminate against any protected characteristic.

Note for Recruitment Agencies: We are not using Recruitment Agencies for this role. In the event of speculative CV submissions, no fees will be applicable.

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