Project Manager - Environmental / Construction

Water & Utilities
  • UK, London
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • from £42,000 to £55,000 per year
My client is one of the UK’s leading independent infrastructure and property consultancies, specialising in environment, ecology, planning and sustainability. Working with their clients, and with a team comprising recognised industry leaders, they work on exciting, complex, and globally relevant projects....
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 06.05.2024

Managing consultant

Julian Taylor

Quote ref: 999676/25703

Quote ref: 999676/25703

Job description

My client is one of the UK’s leading independent infrastructure and property consultancies, specialising in environment, ecology, planning and sustainability. Working with their clients, and with a team comprising recognised industry leaders, they work on exciting, complex, and globally relevant projects. Their portfolio includes: Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) and other support for HS2, Transport for the North, Network Rail and Transport for London; 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).  

They 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 Associate Directors (or those ready to make the step to Associate) 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. They 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 large contracts, 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

They expect the successful candidates will have:  

- 5 - 10 years of professional experience  

- relevant and transferrable experience of project management for professional services, preferably in consultancy, with large value contracts  

- 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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