NEC Project Manager

Posted 18 June 2024
Salary £45 - 50 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration6 Months
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameHarriet Simmonds

Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced NEC Project Manager to come and join a busy client in the Manchester area on a long-term contract basis.

The main duties of the experienced NEC Project Manager are:

  • Supporting the Lead Designer with the preparation of the Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC), ensuring all project specifics are accurately captured and aligned with client and stakeholder expectations.
  • Assisting the Project Manager / Team in ensuring that the Client's requirements, procedures, and quality processes are followed.
  • Observing the on-site health and safety aspects of the Contractor's operations and informing the Project Manager of key H&S risks / and or areas for improvement.
  • Reporting observed on-site safety issues (near misses, dangerous occurrences, practices) to the Project Manager / Supervisor.
  • Attendance at meetings as requested by the Project Manager.
  • Ensuring full compliance with the NEC4 contract terms and conditions.
  • Supporting the Project Manager's work of developing and maintaining detailed project plans, including resource allocation, schedule management, and risk mitigation strategies.
  • Fostering a collaborative work environment among project teams and stakeholders, in line with the spirit of mutual trust and cooperation advocated by the NEC4 framework.
  • Supporting the Client PM and Quantity Surveyors in managing project finances, including budgeting, forecasting, and cost control.
  • Ensuring adherence to health, safety, and environmental policies and regulations.
  • Acting as the first point of contact for the Client with regards to any accidents or incidents on Site and coordinate responses with the Contractor and Client
  • Supporting the Client PM in assessing the potential impact of stakeholder led changes before they are instructed.

The NEC Project Manager will have experience in:

  • At least five years' experience is essential for the NEC PM administering NEC ECC forms of contract in an equivalent role.
  • Previously worked on local authority schemes in Greater Manchester.
  • Highways, transportation infrastructure projects, including walk/cycle schemes is essential.
  • Experience of working across multiple projects (up to five at any one time) simultaneously with construction values ranging from £100k to £5m is desirable.
  • Supervision of contractors on site and verification of valuations for completed works.
  • Experience in working with site supervisors, ensuring adherence to safety and quality standards.
  • Experience of working on highways and transportation infrastructure projects, including walk/cycle schemes is essential.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with local authorities, ensuring projects are delivered to high standards.
  • Strong experience in the delivery of cycle infrastructure or active travel schemes, showcasing the ability to manage projects from inception to completion within tight deadlines and budgets.

For a full description and further information on the role, please call Harriet Simmonds at Carrington West on 02393 876051.


If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, 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, Traffic & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 40+ years' experience in this market. Please call Harriet at Carrington West on 02393 876051 for more information.

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