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Job Title: Project Manager

Salary/Rate: £45,000 - £55,000

Location: London

Job Type: Permanent

Industry/Specialist Area: Ground Engineering

Client Description:

Our client is a division of major construction group, with their service offering covering various areas of the specialist civil engineering sector. The company concentrates upon a range of sustainable services, including various design offerings, waste classification, contracts management, soil stabilisation, ground improvement, stabilisation and remediation, groundwater treatment, earthworks, piling or foundations and groundworks.

Job Description:

Due to continued expansion, an abundant pipeline of works, and the recent award of a number of contracts, our client is now looking to recruit an experienced Project Manager whom will be responsible for the delivery of contracts across London and the South East. The Project Manager will ensure that all the company’s client requirements are met or bettered, and each scheme is successfully and safely delivered on time and within budget. You will be responsible for the planning, programming and mobilisation of all works, including organising the various professional people working on each project, ensuring that safety and quality standards are achieved, whilst monitoring sub-contractors and also taking responsibility for the financial performance of each site or contract. This pivotal role will report to the Operations Manager, and provides a secure working environment for the long term, along with natural career progression through the business.


  • Management of multiple projects and sites through the entire lifecycle, from development, tender, design and delivery through to final account
  • Partaking in pre-tender negotiations, variations to contracts and contract terms negotiation
  • Liaison with internal and external stakeholders, developing close working relationships and ensure clients are kept aware of project progress and updates, ultimately to avoid conflicts and disputes by providing a clear flow of information and pre-agreeing any required changes
  • Resourcing of subcontractors and internal staff to meet project delivery targets
  • Overseeing and managing teams of project staff assigned to each contract  
  • Liaison with Site Managers or Engineers to organise support required to achieve KPI's
  • Ensuring that statutory and legislative requirements are met including the production and implementation of RAMS, CDM, and strict adherence to HSEQ processes
  • Financial control of schemes, from initial stages to final payment, ensuring all costs are captured
  • Completion and ownership of all project documentation including various aspects of the approval stages of schemes
  • Minimise project risks, initiating corrective or preventative measures if required, and provide project reports to the Operations Manager for all deliverables
  • Developing and implementing management plans and programmes for projects, taking into account available resource, labour, plant, materials and any other requirements
  • Leading and motivating multiple project delivery teams, and monitoring progress against the plan or programme
  • Managing project budgets and costs alongside the commercial team, whilst always maintaining clear communication with all involved stakeholders and the organisation as a whole


The Person

  • Project management experience in a multiple site environment, with schemes covering any area of the specialist civil engineering arena, such as in the groundworks, earthworks, piling, foundations, remediation, ground or soil improvement or the GI and SI sectors for example
  • Good client facing and customer communication skills, combined with team leadership qualities
  • The ability to accurately plan and programme works to achieve optimum efficiency in the delivery phase, including the production and implementation of RAMS  
  • Understand technical specifications to allow for the smooth running of contracts, combined with carrying out site surveys and audits to implement change or improvement if required
  • Full computer literacy in all Microsoft applications
  • Proactive and skilled at leading teams by example, thus being a natural influencer of a wide variety of skillsets and abilities within the workforce
  • A sound working knowledge in various forms of contract is beneficial


This challenging and exciting opportunity requires an individual with a demonstrable track record in project management within any area of the specialist civil engineering sector. A highly attractive basic salary, plus extensive benefits package is on offer, along with career progression and security of work given the company has a clear and defined commitment to continued profitable growth.

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