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Technical Construction Project Manager

Job Description

Service Care Solutions are looking for a Technical Construction Project Manager to work within the Merseyside Police on a 6-month initial contract.

Location: Merseyside

Job role/responsibilities:
To be accountable for the successful planning, execution, monitoring, control delivery and closure of multiple construction projects relating to the Estate Strategy. Ensuring a consistent approach is applied to all Estate Strategy projects.

  • Lead and motivate a professional team to provide building construction and design services, advice, and input for the PCC estate, evaluating projects and feasibility solutions.
  • Project manage construction projects from inception to final payment authorization, including scheme design, feasibility studies, refurbishments, and new builds. Specify work, obtain prices, coordinate project development, and manage all aspects from inception to completion.
  • Prepare design briefs, including drawings, technical specifications, procurement documentation, and product selection, incorporating sustainability and carbon management considerations.
  • Review modifications against intended design, recommend alternatives if needed, estimate costs and schedules, and obtain stakeholder approval.
  • Maintain project documents, including cost plans, cost management, contractual performance conditions, change control, quality control, risk management, stakeholder management, and phasing plans, ensuring compliance with PCC Financial and Standing Orders and Force Policies.
  • Chair progress meetings, produce detailed reports on progress, and keep stakeholders informed.
  • Represent other Estate Strategy Project Managers to ensure project deadlines are met.
  • Be accountable for Health and Safety issues and fulfil statutory obligations.
  • Ensure staff are trained in information management, data quality, information sharing, intelligence, and information security in accordance with APP and MoPI guidelines.

Knowledge/Experience required:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent (minimum HNC or NVQ Level 4) with extensive experience in project management within the construction environment and a proven track record in delivering major construction projects.
  • Extensive knowledge of working in a built environment and delivering major construction projects from inception to completion.
  • Demonstrated project management experience, including design and technical specification skills, development of designs into schemes, and the ability to compile and interpret stakeholder requirements.
  • Full member of a recognized professional institute, such as IWFM, RICS, RIBA, CIBSE, CIAT, CIOB, or IET.
  • Ability to assemble and evaluate tender documents for major refurbishments and new construction projects, and effectively convey technical information.
  • Knowledge and experience with statutory regulations, including Planning Law, Building Regulations, Asbestos regulations, and Health and Safety practices, demonstrated by a formal IOSH qualification.
  • Experience in supervising, leading, and motivating a technical team of external consultants and internal staff.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD and able to understand and interpret working drawings.
  • Thorough knowledge of the Police and Crime Commissioners Standing Orders, Financial Regulations, and Force Financial Instructions for service procurement.
  • Knowledge of Sustainability and Carbon Management.

If you are interested in this role or want further discussion, please contact Lewis O'Donnell either via email: or tel: 01772208962.