Highways Project Manager

Posted 28 June 2024
Salary £38 - 40 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration6 Months
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NamePhoebe Kingston

Job description

Highways Project Manager
We are currently assisting a busy City Council with their search for a Highways Project Manager to join them on an ongoing contract basis.
Programme and Project Management: Work to recognised programme and project management standards (Prince 2 and Managing Successful Programmes or equivalent) and to the council's own project management requirements. Direct and monitor staff in the completion of work packages.  Manage external consultants, as well as project staff to ensure targets are achieved.
Financial Control: Prepare estimates, monitor and review project costs to ensure completion within agreed budgets.  Achieve required level of quality and ensure value for money. Agree final measures and payments. 
Scheme Implementation: To provide successful programme and project management throughout the life of a project from implementation through to and including construction.  To ensure design and construction works are to programme, within project budget and that risks and benefits are appropriately managed and tracked.  Manage the preparation and assessment of tenders and contract documents with support from legal, procurement, financial and technical teams.   To appoint and manage contractors.  Work closely with the relevant technical teams to develop and deliver projects in accordance with the PID. Produce and maintain accurately the Project Initiation Documents (mandate, business case, programme, risk register, budget etc.)
Communication: To represent the team at meetings, to assist and carry out consultations on scheme proposals and to advise members as necessary. To liaise with the project client, project team, consultants and the general public. To prepare reports (including regular reports to the Project Board) as required.  Liaise with other departments, such as the Highways Maintenance PFI team, to ensure that the project interlinks as seamlessly as possible with the existing highway network. Have strong links with internal and external stakeholders such as external funders and various government departments. Ensure design works and construction of works are to programme and within project budget.
Previous experience in Highways is essential for this role.
For a full description and further information on the role, please call Phoebe at Carrington West on 02393 876043 / phoebe.kingston@carringtonwest.com
If you feel that you possess the right skills and experience for this position however the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically, please still feel free to send us your CV; we constantly recruit for jobs similar to this one at various levels UK Wide. We are always available for a confidential chat about your employment situation.
We always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Phoebe at Carrington West on 02393 876043 for more information.
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