Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Title: Project Manager


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Operations Manager





About Aberla Group

Aberla is an M&E and energy infrastructure specialist based in North West England and operating across the UK. We have an in-house design and delivery team, which enables us to provide our clients with a full turn-key solution.

We are flexible with our delivery model and strive to be a long-term partner. We have strong financial backing – consisting of institutional investment and high net worth individuals. The Group offers our partners Energy Management, Renewables, Utilities and M&E services.

We work for private developers, construction companies, local authorities, social housing associations and energy companies, to name a few.


Main Objectives:

  • To report directly to the Operations Director on all matters relating to the day to day running of the construction activities.
  • To take full responsibility for the required standards of Health and Safety, protection of works and personnel, programming and quality of the product.
  • To work to the agreed build programme and financial parameters set by the Operations and Commercial directors for the particular development.


Duties and Responsibilities:

The following list of duties and responsibilities is intended to reflect the principal elements of the Project Managers role only and is therefore not exhaustive:

  • To have read, understood and comply with Company Policies and Procedures at all times.
  • Ensure visitors to site are aware of Aberla’s Health & Safety Policy and ensure that they do not go on site if they are not accompanied by a Aberla representative.
  • Ensure that Company Health & Safety Policies and procedures are strictly-adhered to and work closely with Aberla’s Health & Safety Managers and Operations Teams.
  • Maintain and produce, on request, up-to-date Health & Safety records.
  • Ensure all Environmental and Waste Management Policies are adhered to.
  • Ensure that all staff, sub-contractors and visitors to the site are appropriately inducted. • Fully co-operate with the Company’s Customer Care Policy.
  • Ensure all directly employed personnel work within the required specification and adhere to general Company Policies.
  • Ensure all sub-contractors work within the required specification and adhere to general Company Policies.
  • Ensure that procedures and controls laid down by the Company are fully implemented by all site personnel.
  • Motivate, support and manage directly employed site staff. Provide training, coaching, appraisal and support as required to improve the performance of directly employed site staff.
  • Ensure site presentation is maintained at the correct standard at all times.
  • Take ownership of agreed build programmes at pre-start meetings and accept and check the full build package handed over at this meeting by the Company.
  • Deliver all aspects of production requirements in strict accordance with relevant technical and planning documentation provided and any subsequent instructions that may be necessary from time to time.
  • Fully conform to building regulations and warranty providers’ requirements (NICEIC, Gas Safe, NHBC, LABC Services and the like).
  • Ensure cost effective production in line with development budgets by ensuring that the work undertaken is in full accordance with the cost provision allocated and as confirmed in cost valuations.
  • Organise regular site production meetings and pre-plan and ensure efficient usage of all resources, including application of quality supervision and communication regime of labour, sub-contractors, plant and materials.
  • Ensure that anything which is likely to affect the Company’s performance is notified to the Operations Director immediately.
  • Ensure accurate production/progress returns are updated and sent to the Operations Director in accordance with Company Policy.
  • Attend and minute a weekly Operational Meeting with your Operations Director to keep each other appraised from both a health and safety and programming point of view.
  • Ensure site security and good practice is maintained at all times.
  • Ensure sensible level of stock control in accordance with build requirements including proper checking and recording of deliveries.
  • Ensure the quality of finished product accords with Company and warranty provider expectations.
  • Build in accordance with relevant standards, Codes of Practice, Building Regulations and warranty requirements in force at the time.
  • Ensure all site administration is carried out in accordance with divisional Head Office requirements.
  • Always represent Aberla Services Limited professionally in both personal appearance and conduct.
  • Carry out any other reasonable tasks in accordance with operational needs as requested by your managers.


Person Specification:

Essential criteria relevant to the job (Requirements necessary for safe and effective performance in the job) Skills knowledge and aptitude:

  • Communication skills
  • Ability to motivate and support staff
  • Ability to liaise with internal and external personnel
  • Meeting deadlines
  • Enthusiastic
  • Flexible
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to embrace training


Qualifications and training – essential:

  • CSCS Card at Site Manager level
  • Valid SMSTS certificate
  • Valid First Aid at Work certificate
  • Valid Mechanical and/or Electrical qualification (NVQ or equivalent)


Qualifications and training – desirable:

  • IOSH Managing Safety
  • Valid LOLER certificate
  • Qualified to the required CIOB Grade applicable at the time in accordance with Group policy



  • Trade experience and site experience preferable
  • Up to date knowledge of health and safety obligations and building legislation


Special requirements:

  • Current full UK driving licence


Bonus Scheme: Yes


Pension Scheme: Yes


Salary: Negotiable

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