Project Managers Skill Set
Strong project direction is available through Project Managers UK to plan the successful delivery of any project, or programme of projects. This will involve an assessment of the commercial, technical, and risk profiles of the scheme to identify the course of action, or corrective actions to be followed, and the timescales required to optimise the end result, and support detailed delivery.
Project management delivery is the backbone of services available through Project Managers UK, and defines the company. The project management services delivered are cutting edge and rely on strong performance across a number of projects ranging from heritage led highly sustainable refurbishment schemes, through to new build complex buildings on difficult sites.
Strategic Risk Management
Project Managers UK deliver high level risk management to provide the overview necessary to support strategic decision making to influence project programmes and deliver risk assessed outcomes. The process determines programme parameters and provides the structure to help achieve success.
Commercial management of projects is a key skill of Project Managers UK, wether this be capital projects or revenue delivery. From initial budget setting, through to agreeing a final account, Project Managers UK have the in-house capability to manage the process, making sure that value engineering is brought to the fore during project delivery.
Project Managers UK develop project programmes to manage client side interfaces, which detail out; project constraint management, procurement activities, funders requirements, and risk mitigation actions. These high level programmes allow focus on the key front end activities which require progressing to keep schemes on track.
Project Managers UK have strong procurement management skills, and have worked on many projects requiring multiple procurements utilising open, and restricted procedures on OJEU and sub-OJEU level tenders for services and works.
Many projects nationwide have been severely disrupted through mis management of ecological factors associated with schemes. At Project Managers UK an effective strategy to manage out impact through careful pre planning and knowledge of regulation around red list species is utilised to prevent unplanned delays.
Keeping the stakeholders involved in major scheme delivery is a fundamental part of project delivery. Project Managers UK are expert in this field having ran and implemented many stakeholder analysis workshops, which look to assess stakeholders needs, wants and ability to influence. Project Managers UK then utilise this knowledge to establish communication and dissemination protocols for the scheme.
Feasibility studies, front end site assessment studies, and condition surveys are specified, scoped and procured by Project Managers UK for clients in various sectors. These initial investigations, often ran in parallel with early restricted procurement models provide the supporting data to help de-risk projects.
Project Managers UK has the ethos that project budgets are sacrosanct, and will provide an initial commercial assessment of the scheme to confirm budget setting. Once in delivery close management of costs is undertaken, with structured value engineering reviews carried out to help maintain out turn in line with budget, and enhance the potential for budget savings.
Site Construction Management
When Project Managers UK act in a Client project management role, they are the Employers project manager under NEC contracts and manage the contract for the employer with the intention of achieving the employers objectives for the project.
Project Managers UK are used to working with design and assessment methods for sustainable buildings, and have project managed ‘new-build projects’ which have attained BREEAM excellent, and are project managing work on a refurbishment project targeting BREEAM very good, with excellence as an aspiration.