Project Administrator/Manager

Location : Solihull, West Midlands, England
Job Ref : FC43
Consultant : Freya Crompton
Sector : Construction
Salary : £18,000 upwards


FC43 – Project Administrator/Manager
Location – Solihull
Salary – £18,000 upwards


First Military Recruitment is working in partnership with our client – a well-established team of recreational surface specialists – to recruit a Project Administrator/Manager to join their team in Solihull.

The Project Administrator/Manager will be responsible for the allocation of resource and materials for each project and responsible for the communication to installation teams on a day to day basis throughout the UK, under the overall direction of the Senior Project Manager.

It is crucial that in this role the individual is comfortable on the phone dealing with the installation teams and customers in the form of contracts/operations manager. It is a fast-paced role with room to progress.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To protect margin by effectively scheduling projects, materials and teams and take overall responsibility for checking rates on orders; liaising with customers to confirm schedule dates; project scheduling; material scheduling; project deliveries; project accommodation; plant hire; job pack creation; communication to installation teams; communication to customers; remedial scheduling
  • Must ensure works are delivered on budget, as per the contractual specification and company quality requirements.
  • To manage all communication with customers involved in the planning of projects across the UK.
  • To manage all communication with installation teams on a daily basis, including daily confirmation in writing of the next project, including address and job; daily check on progress call to each site; job pack creation.
  • To be a beacon of good practice and take responsibility for health and safety, actively participating in the maintenance and improvement of the overall company Health and Safety culture.
  • Effectively implement and monitor the company’s Health & Safety policy and associated procedures, championing a good Health & Safety environment.
  • To ensure all site-specific risk assessments, method statements and specific site instructions are in place prior to any works commencing.
  • To represent the company in client relationship management.
  • To ensure best in sector customer service is delivered.
  • To look for and suggest ways of improving the performance of the company and products.
  • Carry out other duties that may be requested by the Management team.
  • Attend management meetings and provide detailed information as required.

Skills and Experience:

  • Proven experience within a similar role.
  • Excellent communications skills and ability to work well with a wide range of people.
  • Excellent telephone and administration skills.
  • Drive and enthusiasm with the ability to promote a positive Health and Safety culture.
  • Commitment to continuous professional development.
  • Strong written and verbal communication.

In return our Client offers:

  • A starting salary of £18,000 with opportunities to progress.
  • A 9am-5pm office-based working week in Solihull.
  • 4 weeks holiday and pension.

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