Hertfordshire Chartered Surveyors

Project Management

An effective project manager recognises the significance of processes, technology and people to the success of construction projects. They effectively lead, organise and plan projects, analysing corporate practice and implementing highly effective strategies for change.

Construction project management (CM) is a professional service that uses specialised, project management techniques to oversee the planning, design, and construction of a project, from its beginning to its end. The purpose of CM is to control a project’s time, cost and quality. CM is compatible with all project procurement routes. No matter the setting, a CM’s responsibility is to the client, and for the project to be successful

A good project manager will monitor and report on programme and completion dates. They also use the contract in place and its mechanisms to ensure the smooth running of a project. They will implement any client changes and also monitor progress and spending on behalf of the client. They also coordinate between contractor, designers, local authorities and the like to make sure the project is a success