Job Type: Contract
Job ID: JO-1901-12553
Consultant: Karen McHugh
Have you experience managing task orders on major infrastructure projects?
Would you be interested in working for a leading international EPCm consultancy?
We have an immediate position for the right candidate, so forward your CV ASAP for review or contact Karen on +353 1 7978720 for a confidential chat and forward your CV to email@example.com
Task Order Coordinator - Project Coordinator - Major Infrastructure Project - Cork
Our client is one of the world's leading Engineering Procurement and Construction Management Specialists.
The role involves the coordination and management of both Task Orders undertaken by our client, as variations to its contract with the client, Task Orders undertaken by the O+M Contractor and also projects undertaken by third party teams on behalf of the client, all of which have an impact on the Tunnels operations.
A key function of the role involves liaising and working with the client’s project teams and all relevant Stakeholders during the development, construction and commissioning of upgrade schemes.
The role will require an individual who has some experience in managing disparate projects ideally in the highway, transportation or construction industries.
They must be able to work effectively with limited direct supervision, have excellent written communication skills and have a good understanding of project management techniques.
They will be working with Contractors, Clients and Internal Teams.
The individual will work as a key part of a small core team drawing on specialist and experts from various disciplines as required.
The Projects Coordinator will report to and support the Commission Manager in delivering programme and project management and technical advice and services to the client(s).
The key duties of the role will include, but will not be limited to:
Acting as a single point of contact to rationalise and efficiently coordinate communications relating to the interfaces between the client and all stakeholders;
Liaising with the O+M Contractor and the client’s third party project teams throughout the development, construction and commissioning of the schemes;
Attending project and Stakeholder meetings to monitor and record progress of actions
and identify problems;
Identifying, tracking and documenting the impacts, the changes and new installations and facilities will have on the operations and maintenance of the tunnels;
Coordinating and assisting in the development of new procedures that may be required to address the interfaces with the upgraded systems;
Facilitating the development of a resource plan for future operations following upgrades;
Facilitating site visits which may be required by the project teams and works;
Producing a monthly summary report for the Client in an agreed format and content;
To monitor a contractor’s execution of a portfolio of multidisciplinary upgrade and renewal schemes from Inception through to Handover.
The schemes would range in size with the level of governance and management varying accordingly.
To project manage feasibility and other studies and team member’s workstreams, and ensure in liaison with the Commission Manager the timely close-out of projects;
To coordinate the input of specialists from internal project teams and external resources
To review all submissions from the Contractor to check against the requirements of the original Task Order request for a proposal and the Contract and to arrange for technical review by appropriate matter specialist where appropriate;
Propose alternatives for expediting / recovering of project schedules with contractors for presentation to, and agreement with, the client;
To maintain a knowledge on the status of the projects at all times and be able to report internally;
Support the Commission Manager and ensure effective management of contracts including progress reporting, milestones and interim valuations, early warnings, compensation events, changes etc.;
Draft and / or review communications and correspondence to contractors.
The successful candidate must have a numerate Level 8 qualification such as a Degree in Engineering or Quantity Surveying or Project Management or other applicable discipline.
Other qualifications relating to Procurement would be beneficial.
Experience of working on an Infrastructure project
Knowledge of Intelligent Transport Systems and experience of working on ITS schemes;
Well versed in modern procurement and contract management techniques;
Familiarity with the operation and maintenance (O & M) of highway infrastructure or similar sector would be an advantage;
Familiarity with the NEC3 Contract and its mechanisms;
Understanding of commercial risk and procurement strategies;
Comfortable in a Matrix management environment as part of an integrated team delivering the Project’s objectives;
Experience of managing multidisciplinary highway projects;
Knowledge of current national, regional and local guidance/standards with regards to
the fields of highway engineering. Knowledge of the DMRB.
Contract rate: €50 - 55 hour
Duration: 24 months +
Karen McHugh is the consultant managing this position. If you have any queries about this role, you can contact Karen by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +353 1 7978720
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