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Project Manager

Employer
Arcadis
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
23 Apr 2021

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

We are recruiting for a Project Manager to be based in our Glasgow office.

About Arcadis:

At Arcadis, we never lose sight of what's most important. Because look beyond our projects and programmes and you'll see it's about human stories. From remaking public spaces that bring people together, to making cities easier to navigate, we're focused on making an impact where it matters most - and improving quality of life.

It's a big challenge. And why we need people committed to bringing their best, who deliver on their promises. People who value different perspectives, build sustainable relationships and dare to shape the future. People who seize the experiences available to transform their world - and the world around them.

It's a shared goal amongst 27,000 Arcadians. And one we can only achieve by working together and applying our skills and expertise across design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services. It's how we'll find solutions to our clients' most complex challenges. And how we'll deliver exceptional results, today and tomorrow.

About The Team:

Our Rail team is involved in some of the UK's most high profile, complex and stimulating projects that are diverse and technically demanding. We have an enviable reputation in the delivery of some of the UK's and indeed the world's most prestigious and challenging projects including HS2 and the Wessex Area CP6 Framework. The Rail teamwork with many large Contractor Clients as well as Network Rail.

Job purpose:

•Roles at this level will manage and/or deliver programmes of work to meet defined objectives

•Responsible for delivering their of work in line with budgetary, compliance, regulatory and planning controls, and will have significant technical knowledge and experience

Key Accountabilities:

•Work within established financial systems and clear project objectives to produce plans, schedules and track budgets, highlighting variances in order to manage and control project delivery targets

•Deliver/assist to manage small to medium scale projects or programmes of work, ensuring appropriate use of resources to deliver the required scope of work within set deadlines

•Present any project risks or issues to senior managers to ensure the project is not adversely impacted, and ensure the delivery of projects to compliant standards

•Analyse and review a range of data to identify key themes and trends and use the outputs to produce recommendations that support project decision-making

•Use knowledge and experience to review project processes and policies, providing advice to support management in developing and improving processes and systems

•Interact effectively across the organisation, completing complex professional level tasks for others in order to ensure projects/programmes can be delivered to meet customer expectations

•Advise colleagues on issues relating to own projects, providing subject matter advice in order to support delivery and ensure there is alignment between policy and operational practice

•Collaborate with stakeholders and third party contractors, in order to ensure all parties are informed and aware of project progress and expectations

Knowledge & Experience:

•Relevant business experience including management of small sized projects

•'Practitioner' level expertise in one or more service lines

•Good communication skills, including the ability to liaise with peers and senior colleagues and build and maintain relationships

•Building the ability to negotiate and manage relationships with external stakeholders

•Commercial acumen and organisational understanding

•A logical approach and ability to think through complex issues to co-ordinate multi-faceted aspects of projects

•Knowledge of own area and a general understanding of wider programme and business

Why Arcadis?

At Arcadis, you'll have the opportunity to build the career that's right for you. Because each Arcadian has their own motivations, their own career goals. And, as a 'people first' business, it's why we'll take the time to listen, to understand what you want from your time here, and provide the support you need to achieve your ambitions.

Wherever you join us, you can look forward to a competitive reward package that includes an attractive starting salary, opportunities for career development and being part of a sociable community. We have a performance-related bonus scheme and an employee recognition scheme. Other benefits include membership fees to join your relevant professional body, employer contribution pension scheme, flexible working and a flexible holiday scheme.

We believe that by working together diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative ideas. Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of how we improve quality of life and we work closely with our people across six ED&I Workstreams: Age, Disability, Faith, Gender, LGBT+ and Race. A diverse and skilled workforce is essential to our success.
Qualifications
    \t Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline \t Attainment of OR near attainment of relevant professional certification or chartered status
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