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Project Manager (Civil - Water)

Ref no. BHN530247
Location Leicester, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

My Client is recruiting for a Civils Project Manager in the Water Sector

Key skills required for this role



Water Sector Experience

Job description

My Client is recruiting for a Civils Project Manager in the Water Sector

Location: Leicester

This position will oversee site teams which may comprise of, Site Agents, Construction Manager, Site Engineers, Site Supervisors, Foremen and sub-contractors, and take full responsibility for the safe, timely execution of the projects in accordance with budgetary, programme and quality requirements.


  • Ensuring that HSQE Management Systems and processes are adhered to, implemented and maintained
  • Understand the Safety Statement and ensure that it is readily available on each site.
  • Plan, manage and deliver their project in a performance and fashion that epitomizes the company vision, strategy and values
  • Plan all construction operations to ensure required deadlines will be met
  • Adhere to Company Safety Standards and promote safety culture among the ranks throughout their project
  • Supervise the work of staff, operatives, sub-contractors etc. and give them guidance when needed
  • Co-ordinate required training with HSQE department
  • Manage, direct, educate and mentor junior technical site staff
  • Determine required resources (manpower, plant, equipment, subcontractors and materials) from commencement stage through to completion giving consideration to budgetary constraints
  • Liaise with purchasing department to ensure that purchase orders adequately define the specified requirements
  • Negotiate deals with suppliers and sub-contractors
  • Obtain permits and licenses from appropriate authorities
  • Ensure the project complies with all legal or regulatory requirements
  • Communicate with the clients and their representatives (architects, engineers and surveyors etc.), including attending regular meetings to keep them informed of progress
  • Manage, monitor and interpret the contract documents supplied in-house and/or by our client and their representatives
  • Co-ordination of temporary and permanent works design including obtaining the required certificates
  • Evaluate progress on site
  • Monitor and report to Regional Director on project particulars, including Progress, Programme, Finance, HSQE, Risks and Opportunities, all in a timely manner
  • Develop construction budgets, forecasts to completion and resource requirements
  • Ensure all changes to specifications, work scope and drawings are documented and that contract obligations with regards to notifications etc. are adhered to
  • Develop Client Progress Reports, Accounts, budgets etc. in a timely manner
  • Measurement and valuation of works complete on site (in collaboration with the project quantity surveyor where appropriate)
  • Develop and maintain client relationships to promote new business
  • Feed information to HQ on current and completed projects as required by company procedures.


  • Relevant engineering degree/qualification
  • A member of the relevant Professional Institution
  • Chartered Status (or working towards it)
  • Experience as a Project Manager supporting heavy civils projects as part of a framework
  • Must have a full clean Irish, UK or EU driving licence

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