Highways Project Manager

Posted 17 October 2023
Salary £75k per year
LocationLeeds
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
ReferenceJO0000046504
Contact NameJordan Townley

Job description

Senior Project Manager - Highways
Location: Leeds Depot, United Kingdom  
Type: Full-Time  
Salary: Up to £75,000 plus car allowance  
 
Job Introduction:
My client is seeking an experienced and motivated Senior Project Manager to join the thriving Northern Region team at the Leeds depot. Renowned in highways civil engineering, the company specializes in delivering a comprehensive range of infrastructure solutions, spanning public realm enhancements to road surfacing.
 
Package Benefits:
- Generous pension contribution
- Life assurance cover (x4 basic salary)
- 25 days annual leave + bank holidays (with the option to buy/sell more)
- Flexible working policy
- Opportunity for fully funded professional qualification
- Ongoing training and personal/professional development
- Discounts on car leasing, holidays, cinema tickets, restaurants, and more through the employee benefits portal
 
Main Responsibilities:
The Senior Project Manager, reporting to senior management, will effectively oversee project deliverables, manage client expectations, and uphold contract commitments. Maintaining strict adherence to Quality procedures and safety protocols, the role will ensure the highest standards of Health, Safety, and Environmental practices, prioritizing employee well-being. This position will exercise financial authority, supervising contract revenue, expenditure, and budgets in alignment with operational forecasts. Embracing a culture of cost efficiency and promoting the company ethos, the role will spearhead self-delivery excellence.
 
The Ideal Candidate:
- A degree qualification
- Extensive experience in a similar discipline, including a proven track record in local authority highways term maintenance contracts, fast track motorways, and trunk road contracts/frameworks.
- Proficiency in resource and personnel management, complemented by a comprehensive grasp of health and safety legislation.
- Exceptional subcontract management skills and a demonstrated commitment to delivering excellence.
 
About The Company:
A leader in highways construction, the company contributes to major national and international projects across highways, airfields, and marine sectors. In addition to construction capabilities, the company offers highways maintenance services and innovative surfacing product manufacturing. The company's dedication to employee development and growth is underscored by its 'Gold Investor in People' award.
 
FOOTNOTE:
If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the salary, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.
 
Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest growing in the country, our specialist team has a combined over 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Jordan Townley at Carrington West on 023 9431 4917 or email Jordan.townley@carringtonwest.com for more information.
 
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