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Project Manager - Highways

Ref no. BHN554836
Location Hampshire, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

A Project Manager is required to deliver highways and transport schemes in Hampshire.

Key skills required for this role

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Project Manager - highways

Job description

To manage and successfully deliver projects within the business. To manage customer relationships, and retain customers by meeting and exceeding expectations.

  • Leadership skills necessary to direct and manage the project team to deliver projects to time, cost, and quality targets and standards;
  • Ensure safety targets and standards are maintained;
  • Ensure sustainability targets are achieved;
  • Manage the customer relationship during delivery, including change and decision making to manage expectations;
  • Ensure the Company and Divisional procedures and policies are followed by the relevant teams, i.e. the Business Management System, and the Projects gated governance procedures;
  • Manage external consultants (e.g. design) to enable delivery - driving value, customer focus and achievement of the project's objectives;
  • Manage or input into any post completion issues to maintain a positive customer relationship and repeat business performance levels;
  • Ensure effective records are maintained and kept for project delivery;
  • Report periodically to Senior Management on project progress, risks and issues using robust reporting systems to meet the needs of the business;
  • Manage and deliver operational excellence and efficiency;
  • Utilise BIM, where appropriate, to optimise project delivery, quality and drive safety;
  • Understand the relevant Contract terms and conditions for each project;
  • Effectively execute business strategy - Customer Focussed First, Construction Excellence and Innovation;
  • Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm;
  • Support the delivery of CSUK's Sustainability activities.


  • Demonstrable previous experience of project management within the relevant industry;
  • Proven ability to deliver complex projects ahead of programme, under budget and with zero defects;
  • Experienced at working on multi stakeholder projects in highly political environments;
  • Experienced in working with public sector organisations;
  • The ability to communicate effectively is required to manage customer relationships, in addition to strong planning and organisation skills to deliver operational excellence and efficiency;
  • Proven experience of leading teams, and confidence in the ability to lead, influence and communicate with others to deliver targets are required;
  • Financial and commercial awareness is required to deliver targets, with a desire to continuously improve safety and sustainability performance;
  • An appropriate and valid CSCS card is required.


  • A relevant professional qualification, such as APMP, and a relevant technical qualification;
  • Experience of Lean Construction principles and Lean practitioner training.

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