Project Manager with Mid-Tier Civils Contractor on projects £5-15m

UK Wide
23 Sep 2016
21 Oct 2016

Project Manager with Mid-Tier Civils Contractor on projects £5-15m

Reporting to: Operations Director – Infrastructure

Purpose of Role:

As Project Manager for this scheme you will be responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of site works for the re-construction of a busy station. You will be required to meet or exceed the Company’s expectations for health & safety, quality, customer satisfaction, programme performance and commercial out-turn, thereby ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments and goals.



Internal: All levels of staff and operatives working on the project – Delivery, Commercial, Planning, Head Office support staff.

External: Multiple parts of client organisation, sub-contractors, representatives of Train Operating

Companies, local residents, interest groups, design consultants.



·Through the team, to ensure the delivery of the project within the given constraints of time and cost. ·To ensure that all health, safety and welfare obligations associated with the project delivery are met.

·To identify the necessary resources and assign individual responsibilities.

·To create and execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.

·To carry out all the Project Manager’s duties established for the project by the Task Role Assignment Matrix.

·To ensure that relations with the client and all stakeholders in the project are maintained and managed to an appropriate level.

·To apply the clients methodology effectively and enforce project standards.

·To minimise company exposure to risk on the project.

·To ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.


Person Specification:

·Clear thinker with determination and energy, good planning abilities, well-organised and seeking perfection.

·Able to lead teams comprising a variety of abilities.

·Assertive but personable.

·Able to communicate constructively with a wide spectrum of personalities.

·Willing to lead by example and work on own initiative.

·Able to focus on and achieve project goals.

·Excellent interpersonal and negotiating skills, numeracy, and oral and written communication skills.

·Able to work under pressure, whilst ensuring deadlines are met.

·Able to manage, and respond positively to, change.

·Keen to achieve self-development.


Qualifications and Experience:

·Degree or HND in Civil Engineering or related discipline

·Minimum 10 years' on-site construction experience with

·significant recent experience in management positions.

·Minimum 5 years’ recent railway construction experience.

·Good knowledge of contract and health & safety law.

·Comprehensive understanding of engineering principles.

·Extensive knowledge of current market conditions.

·Competent in the use of IT.