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Project Manager - Highways

Carrington West
Nottingham, UK
Closing date
23 Jan 2021

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Are you an experienced Project Manager looking to take the next set in your career?

Our client has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to join their team in Nottingham. The role with involve leading a team of project managers in the end to end co-ordination and successful delivery of significant and complex highway and civil engineering projects to internal and external clients to meet company business plan objectives

Main accountabilities:
·Manage resource requirements and capacity within the team to ensure successful delivery of the teams work programme.
·Lead the end to end project management on a range of complex and significant engineering
projects for the company including time, cost and quality control meeting client and
stakeholder requirements.
·Manage the provision of specialist project management expertise in delivery of engineering
projects as part of the statutory process compliant with legislation and national/local policies and undertake role of expert witness at planning/public inquiry.
·Ensure Health and Safety management systems, processes and requirements are adhered to across the team, ensuring full adherence to health, safety and environmental legislation,
policy and best practice to protect people and the environment.
·Monitor staff performance, coach and act as a mentor developing technical expertise of team members to assist with achieving individual performance targets and future potential.
·Ensure collaboration across the business for significant and complex projects to maintain
workflow and identify resource requirements thereby supporting achievement of company
business plan objectives for productivity and profit across design and build functions.
·Hold team members to account to comply with internal and external standards of statutory
responsibilities, duties, policies and procedures to ensure standards are met to maintain a consistent and high-quality service.
·Act as an ambassador for individual schemes and the Company across professional, business and community events and networks at local and regional level to maintain a positive company reputation, build relationships with third parties and promote internal expertise for business development.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:
·A degree in Project Management, Civil Engineering, or a related subject and post qualification relevant experience, or equivalent knowledge gained through practical experience in a highway and/or civil engineering project management environment.
·Ability to lead a team in a busy project management environment, to make decisions and
solve problems to meet team objectives and operational targets and be able to prioritise
available team resources to meet the needs of the business.
·Excellent interpersonal skills to gain agreement and acceptance of others including colleagues, senior managers and clients. Ability to work collaboratively and actively involve
colleagues and members of the team.
·Strong ICT skills including Microsoft Office applications, project management software and knowledge of data management environments.
·Thorough working knowledge and demonstrable experience of land acquisition and other statutory procedures, contract preparation and management, planning and funding bids.
·Thorough working knowledge of procurement practices used in design and construction, including forms of tender, conditions of contract and forms of partnership.
·Proven experience of providing information, communicating and working collaboratively with internal and external customers, stakeholders and colleagues to achieve delivery objectives
·Proven experience of financial monitoring and control across a range of projects.
·Proficient at project management with proven experience of all stages of project implementation from feasibility to construction on site within a highway and/or civil engineering environment.
·A high level of personal drive, motivation and commitment to project delivery and excellent customer care and the ability to set an example to other staff.


If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.

Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 70+ years' experience in this market. Please call Adam Butler at Carrington West on for more information.

By applying for this position, you are agreeing for Carrington West to hold and process your personal data in accordance with our Data Protection Policy. Your data will be shared with third party clients specifically relevant to any roles you have applied for. If at any stage, you wish to withdraw your consent please contact us.
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