Project Manager, Rail, Aviation and Highways - multiple locations

Job Title: Project Manager, Rail, Aviation and Highways - multiple locations
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK - England - South West England
Salary: £35,000-45,000 + Pension and benefits
REF: 42048
Contact Name: Clare Vachell
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Job Published: over 1 year ago

Project Manager – Rail, Aviation, Highways

ALLEN & YORK are currently working with one of our long standing clients, a leading global consultancy. Our client is seeking a Project Manager to work in various teams to be based in the South West.


You will be working on some of the UK’s most complex and stimulating projects which will be diverse and technically demanding. Working for a consultancy that has an enviable reputation in the industry, delivering high profile projects, you will be responsible for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, control and closure of a project.


Position Description for Project Manager

  • Supporting the Project Sponsor or client in the development of the business case, defining the project scope, benefits, and objectives
  • Planning and defining the project scope necessary to meet the project objectives
  • Planning and sequencing activities required to deliver the project scope and developing the project schedule
  • Developing Resource Plans and ensuring each Project Team member’s full involvement during the development of the project
  • Establishing the cost estimate for the project in line with the budget expectations including setting an appropriate level of risk provision or contingency
  • Assessing project risks and the development of response and mitigation actions
  • Developing project management documentation necessary to achieve funding approval and communication of the project plans to those involved in the project, including upkeep of the Project Files, meetings records and correspondence, and maintaining the Project Controls information
  • Leading and motivating the project team to achieve the project objectives, managing conflict and day to day welfare and performance of the Project Implementation Team members.
  • Co-ordination, scheduling and reporting of activities related to stakeholder management, benefits management, business change management and project communications as agreed with the Project Sponsor. 
  • Co-ordinating activities related to the application for approvals, consents and regulatory requirements
  • Ensures that all appropriate technical standards are applied during the project implementation
  • Monitoring, controlling and reporting on project progress including providing regular, timely, accurate, progress reports, cash flow and cost of completion forecasts to the Project Sponsor 
  • Co-ordinating design reviews and approvals between owner and contractors
  • Ensuring safety, security and environmental aspects of the project are clearly understood and adhered to, including ensuring the project is compliant with CDM regulations and other application health and safety legislation
  • Defining the contract strategy, the selection and coordination of contractors and suppliers and ensuring that the execution of the project is in accordance with contract and the job specification
  • Record keeping of works undertaken and working with asset managers to ensure accurate as built records including health and safety information are created

You will have:

  • Relevant degree and membership of relevant professional institutes / bodies 
  • Competent in the use of the Microsoft suite of products
  • Strong knowledge of best practice project management methods and techniques
  • Experience in civils/building and/or Mechanical and Electrical project delivery
  • Up to date HSEQ knowledge and experience 
  • Good Commercial Management and financial management skills
  • APM, chartered surveyor or chartered Engineer 
  • NEC3 contract familiarity 
  • Ability to engage with stakeholders
  • Ability to work independently
  • Track record of successful project delivery 

In return you will receive a dynamic challenging job with international focus in a pleasant working environment, attention to development and a competitive remuneration package. You will have endless opportunities for impact and freedom for initiatives.

We look forward to receiving your application.


For more information, please contact Lisa Newman 01202 888 986