Senior M&E Project Manager

Job Description



Our Client’s M&/E Building Services business unit is recruiting for experienced Senior M&E Project Manager to be Project based on a £20m scheme in Edinburgh.


The Senior M&E Project Manager will manage all technical and commercial aspects of the mechanical and electrical installation on project

Ensure that operations on site are carried out in a safe manner

Ensure that the company’s business processes are followed in carrying out the construction project

Maintain good client relationships on the project


Review of the estimate / tender for the project, in conjunction with the project team, to fully determine and understand the conditions, requirements, deliverables, risks and liabilities of the works as defined and awarded by the client

Assessment and organisation of the resources necessary to execute the project in a safe, efficient and profitable manner, both in the regional offices and the site location

Communication to subordinates of all necessary information including contract conditions, specifications, drawings, work instructions and all within the clients policies and procedures for the execution of the project

Ensure the safe and efficient execution of installation, testing and commissioning works in accordance with the agreed installation methodology to the client's quality and programme requirements and in accordance with company policies and procedures

Maximum utilisation of materials, plant and labour is to be achieved

Supervision and motivation of subordinates, including training and development, in the execution of the project and maintaining good industrial relations throughout

Establish a productive and harmonious working relationship with the client, achieve a clear definition of all of their client's responsibilities concerning design and co-ordination activities and develop contract opportunities

Ensure the efficient production of the engineering through to installation information in accordance with project conditions and requirements, taking account of the CDM and other statutory regulations and the client's safety, quality and programme requirements

Fitness for purpose and ease of maintenance is to be considered

Ensure the efficient operation of procurement, material control and costing policies and procedures, aid and assist in producing accurate and current procurement schedules and cost reports for senior management

Ensure the accurate and efficient provision of progress and productivity reports weekly and monthly to senior management

Access and handover records are to be maintained

Ensure the accurate and efficient provision of contract valuation performance reports monthly to senior management in accordance with company procedures

The above outlines the main duties and responsibilities of the position, however, this cannot be comprehensive and other duties, as directed by the company and within the job holder's capabilities may be required. The duties will evolve and be modified by changes within the company.


Ideally degree in appropriate discipline (a minimum of a HNC is expected), or suitable experience as Senior M&E Project Manager

Corporate membership of a professional body is desirable, together with evidence or recent management / leadership development.


Client focused, strong leading Project Manager, capable of managing both M&E elements, needs to be capable of managing a team and subcontractors

Significant management experience within the construction or relevant support services industries

A strong understanding of technical issues and trends in the construction sectors including specialist markets, with an ability to differentiate against market propositions is essential

Proven track record of depth of experience in given field of expertise