Project Manager

Job Details

Location: Exeter
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £60,000 - £65,000
Sector: Civils, Water, Wastewater
Contact: Connor Brown
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 02920813331
Start Date: Immediate
Job Ref: PM/CB/NAV/2023


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Project Manager


Civil Engineering

We are currently working with a national civil engineering contractor with a long and successful track record in delivering customer-focused civil engineering solutions, with long-term framework agreements in place with many leading blue-chip power, water, and rail clients.

Due to securing a major water framework within the South-West of England, they have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager.

The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the successful planning, execution, and completion of water-related engineering projects. The role will involve coordinating with various stakeholders, managing project teams, and ensuring that projects are delivered within scope, budget, and schedule, whilst playing a key role in driving efficiency, quality, and safety throughout the project lifecycle.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with clients and internal teams to define project objectives, scope, and deliverables.
  • Develop comprehensive project plans, including timelines, budgets, and resource allocation.
  • Conduct feasibility studies and risk assessments to identify potential challenges and mitigation strategies.
  • Obtain necessary approvals and permits from regulatory authorities.

Team Management

  • Build and lead project teams, including engineers, designers, contractors, and support staff.
  • Assign tasks and responsibilities to team members, ensuring clear communication of project expectations.
  • Foster a collaborative and productive work environment to maximize team performance.
  • Budget and Cost Control:
  • Manage project budgets and ensure cost control throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Monitor expenses, review financial reports, and implement cost-saving measures when appropriate.

Schedule and Progress Monitoring

  • Develop project schedules and critical milestones, ensuring adherence to deadlines.
  • Monitor project progress, identify deviations, and implement corrective actions as needed.
  • Regularly report project status to stakeholders, providing updates on milestones, risks, and achievements.

Risk Management

  • Identify potential risks and develop risk mitigation plans to minimize project disruptions.
  • Proactively address emerging issues and unforeseen challenges during project execution.
  • Quality Assurance and Compliance:
  • Ensure that projects comply with relevant industry standards, regulations, and quality assurance protocols.
  • Conduct regular inspections and audits to maintain high-quality deliverables.

Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE)

  • Promote a strong safety culture throughout the project, enforcing safety protocols and practices.
  • Ensure compliance with health, safety, and environmental regulations.
  • Client Communication and Stakeholder Management:
  • Maintain regular communication with clients to address their concerns and provide project updates.
  • Manage relationships with stakeholders, including local authorities and community members.
  • Project Closure and Documentation:
  • Conduct project reviews to evaluate outcomes and identify areas for improvement.
  • Prepare project documentation, including final reports, as-built drawings, and lessons learned.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • A bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, Environmental Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in project management, preferably in water-related projects.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Proficiency in project management software and tools.
  • Knowledge of water industry standards, regulations, and best practices in the UK.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a plus.

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