Principal Consultant - Infrastructure / Construction

Water & Utilities
  • UK, London
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • from £42,000 to £55,000 per year
My client is a UK wide environmental consultancy whose portfolio includes: Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) and other support for HS2, Transport for the North, Network Rail and Transport for London; they provide support to major construction projects across the UK (including Euston Station, Curzon St....
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 06.05.2024

Managing consultant

Julian Taylor

Quote ref: 999676/25715

Quote ref: 999676/25715

Job description

My client is a UK wide environmental consultancy whose portfolio includes: Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) and other support for HS2, Transport for the North, Network Rail and Transport for London; they provide support to major construction projects across the UK (including Euston Station, Curzon St. Station, London Power Tunnels): and, iconic large scale property developments and urban regeneration schemes (such as Barking Riverside and Bishopsgate Goodsyard in London). Main locations include London, Manchester and others considered  

 

Job Description:  

 

We are seeking energetic, enthusiastic and experienced Project Managers (Principal Consultant or Associate Director grade) to work within their Infrastructure portfolio, managing environmental professional services contracts for infrastructure projects (particularly construction). The right candidates will also help to grow their business in this area.  

 

The position/s are for enthusiastic and motivated Principal Consultants (or Senior Consultants ready to take the step to Principal) who will take on Project Management roles within their Infrastructure portfolio.  

 

Applicants need to be client focused with a positive and proactive attitude, excellent communication skills and happy to work as part of a team. You must have demonstrable project management experience that is transferrable to professional services contracts on infrastructure projects.  

 

The role/s will be based in their Major Programmes team and work closely with their EIA Infrastructure team and Project Management Office. They will also work with other specialist business units (including Acoustics, Air Quality, Digital Delivery, Ecology and Construction Environmental Management) and a wide range of external partners to deliver across a range of projects.  

 

The successful candidate(s) will be expected to have a thorough knowledge of Project Management and a proven track record of managing and leading multidisciplinary teams on contracts of any size, on time and on budget.  

 

They will also be expected to have excellent report writing, communication and client liaison skills with a keen eye for detail. They will have a positive attitude towards business development and to assisting with the training / mentoring of junior members of the team.

Requirements

Ideally the successful candidates will have:  

- 7-12 years of professional experience  

- relevant and transferrable experience of project management for professional services, preferably in consultancy, on contracts of any size  

- demonstrable client-facing and project delivery experience  

- demonstrable experience with project contracts and commercial management  

- demonstrable experience managing development projects  

- good understanding of and experience with MS Excel  

- show initiative, have a strong work ethic and be organised, flexible and motivated  

- be confident, enthusiastic and outgoing with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, having the ability to liaise at all levels  

- be degree educated  

 

The successful candidate/s will preferably demonstrate one or more of the following:  

- an interest in environmental planning/management and/or sustainability  

- advanced project management qualifications, such as APM PMQ, Prince2 Practitioner etc.  

- a track record of delivering successfully to clients in transport infrastructure  

- experience with NEC contracts  

- people management experience  

- advanced MS Excel skills  

- excellent report writing skills

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