Project Manager

Posted 15 August 2023
Salary £28k - 45k per year
LocationWest Yorkshire
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameEve Armstrong

Job description

Project Manager
Our client is looking for a Project Manager to join their Highways & Civils team in Huddersfield and support their expanding client base.
Our client is a dedicated, high-quality consultancy specialising in a range of construction industry sectors.  With core principles of cost, time, and quality management at the foundation of their Project Management service, our client prides themselves on great communication, the development of long-term working relationships and finding ways to improve service.
Services include Highways Engineering and Programme Management supported by a dedicated Project Management Service.
This role is a client facing position progressing infrastructure schemes from inception through to handover and ongoing maintenance. Role involves design and project management of highway improvement, car park works and associated infrastructure projects to ensure optimum, compliant schemes are delivered on time, within budget and in accordance with company quality standards and procedures.
Job Description:
·The role involves the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of highways and car parks to ensure safe and cost-effective transportation of people and goods for a varying client base.
·It requires communication across all levels of management, to develop and establish a brief for the project that clearly defines all objectives.
·It also involves the setting of measurable objectives and timelines of all elements within the projects; and managing other consultant disciplines and contractors to ensure delivery to cost, time and quality standards.
·The job required the managing of all retail construction / redevelopment projects in a live environment.
·The management of other design teams, cost management consultants and contractors is required to ensure timely completion within company budget and timelines, as well as those of the client.
Job Requirements:
·Knowledge of Highway Design Standards
·Experience in use of AutoCAD
·Experience in Project Management/ Strategic Planning
·Ability to read and understand 2D drawings
How will I succeed?
·Operate under own initiative and share ideas for making process improvements.
·Deliver consistently high-quality work within budget constraints to meet our customer expectations and business needs.
·Work collaboratively with all colleagues and contractors to deliver operational excellence.
·Maintain professional and effective working relationships with our clients and contractors to deliver operational excellence.
Benefits include flexible office hours, 25 holiday-days, paid bank holidays and the opportunity for funded training.
Further benefits include:
·Perkbox (free cinema tickets, Nero coffee, Health Assured (Employee Assistance Programme)
·Life Insurance cover (3 times salary), includes Smart Health (24/7 virtual GP, mental health support, a health check, a nutritionist consultation, expert second medical opinions, and personalised online fitness programmes), Bereavement counselling and probate helpline       
·1 paid days leave to conduct a community or charity day per year        
·Professional fees paid
·Cycle Scheme available
·Tech Scheme available
·Workplace pension