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Steve Collington, Gillings Project Services Ltd

Gillings Project Services Ltd, established in 2012, offers Project Management and Commercial Management on a contract basis, short or long term, to Construction and Engineering businesses like yours.

Here is my brief CV, please contact me to benefit from any of the services outlined.

Steve Collington

18 Kirkgate, Thirsk, North Yorkshire YO7 1PQ

Tel: (M) 07436 071332 (H) 01845 523767

Email: steve@gillingspsl.co.uk


Experienced commercially aware interim SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER and QUANTITY SURVEYOR with wealth of experience in construction, working on major infrastructure, commercial and retail developments; particularly the engineering construction sector with proven track record of success over 30-years gained in fast changing environments.

Building on my background I am able to bring you knowledge and benefits of incorporating lean business practices into your business through training and management of cultural change aimed at streamlining, business processes to safeguard and increase business profitability.

Positive leader, communicator and motivator, key strengths include project management from feasibility through completion including cost planning, tendering, design management, programming, procurement, contract negotiation and construction management.

  • Developed and improved business systems facilitating detailed benchmarking and measurement of key performance indicators for the business relating to procurement, manufacturing and on-site construction processes of our business and our suppliers.
  • Successfully reorganised post contract management of company and an overhaul of the design management and works package procurement methods, establishing strategic partnership agreements with key suppliers and contractors reducing costs by 10%.
  • Involved in negotiation and successful appointment of Rowen Structures as the steelwork framework supplier to British Airport Authority for an exclusive 5-year partnership agreement worth £10m/year.
  • Managed tendering process, cost valuation, planning schedule of works, negotiating extras and variations on building contracts along with negotiations with clients’ Architects, Quantity Surveyors, consultants, sub contractors and suppliers.
  • Negotiating on behalf of UK Company on contract variations with company delivering oil production platforms in Azerbaijan caused by original information and drawings not representing for the complicated components required. Negotiations on over £500k of variations in final stages due for settlement in summer 2012.
  • Developed structural solutions providing input in consultation with the Architects in what can be manufactured most cost effectively to stay within budgets.
  • Achieved value engineering savings on Heathrow T5 project main terminal structure liaising with consultant engineer I recommended making bespoke beams saving 15% on steelwork costs.
  • Project Management from Concept to Completion and Handover to Client
  • Tendering, Quotations and Negotiation
  • Design & Build Projects
  • Setting up Costing Verification Systems
  • Design Manager
  • Customer & Supplier Relationship Management
  • Strong Budgetary Control
  • Qualified QS and Estimator
  • Risk Management
  • Leader and Motivator
  • Management of Change – Identifying Need, Strategy and Change Process
Gillings Project Services Ltd, Thirsk, UK
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Gillings Project Services Ltd, Thirsk, UK

We are located at:

Kirkgate 18



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