Project Manager - infrastructure

Job Title: Project Manager - infrastructure
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Flexible UK
Salary: £30k - £45k + benefits
REF: 119908
Contact Name: Lisa Newman
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Job Published: over 4 years ago
Our client, a leading multi-disciplinary consultancy, are looking for dedicated and ambitious Assistant Project Managers and Project Managers to join their Project Management team due to an expansion of their Infrastructure business unit. Our client works across a wide range of sectors including Property, Defence, Water, Waste, Transportation and Energy.
The position will provide an interesting and varied workload drawing upon your technical, organisational and communication skills and will require a methodical approach to planning and managing projects.
The ideal candidate will be responsible for the successful delivery of small and medium size projects predominantly in design phase but with opportunities for Construction-phase project management as well. The role will involve project management tasks across a variety of projects and sectors at any one time, providing direction to the project team and supporting Project Directors.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
• Planning what work needs to be done, when and who's going to do it. Making sure the work is done to the right standard
• Motivating the team involved in the project and co-ordinating work done by different people
• Assessing the risks involved in a particular project and managing these risks
• Making sure the project is running on time and to budget
• Dealing with changes to the project as and when necessary
• Making sure the project delivers the expected outcomes and benefits
• Accurate estimating and forecasting, including Earned Value Analysis 
• Writing project management documentation such as Project Execution Plans, Quality Plans, Health and Safety Plans, Stakeholder Management Plans; and effectively implementing these
• Liaising with the customer and stakeholders
• Supporting bid teams and developing elements of bid submissions

Key Skills
This role requires a university degree, preferably in Engineering, Science or Project Management.  You should also be able to demonstrate that you are a hardworking, ambitious and well-rounded individual. Successful candidates should:
• Be self-motivated in continuing professional development (CPD)
• Be effective at planning, monitoring and reviewing
• Have a good understanding of health and safety
• Have a minimum level of intermediate excel skills
• Have skills in developing and managing schedules in Microsoft Project and/or Primavera
• Be excellent at time management and managing competing pressures from different projects
• Have an understanding of the NEC3 Suite of Contracts
• Have experience in construction and engineering projects

Locations considered are: Newcastle, Leamington Spa and London 

We look forward to receiving your application. For further information, then please contact Lisa Newman at ALLEN & YORK on 01202 888986.