Transportation Project Manager

Posted 12 September 2023
Salary £40 - 45 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 Project Manager to come and join a busy Traffic & Transportation Team in South Yorkshire.

The main duties of the experienced Project Manager are:

  • Planning and designing the project and proactively monitoring its progress, resolving issues and initiating appropriate corrective action
  • Regular reporting and progress updates to programme manager
  • Ensuring effective quality assurance and the overall integrity of the project
  • Managing the project's budget, monitoring expenditure and costs and expenditure
  • Be able to negotiate and liaise with external consultants/detailed designers and suppliers to ensure best value and delivery
  • Reporting the progress of the project at regular intervals - this maybe formal written reports, highlight reports, meetings

The necessary skills for the role are:

  • Experience managing external consultants and contractors to deliver against agreed programme and budgets
  • Good knowledge of techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling projects
  • Demonstrable knowledge of project management methodologies such MSP, PRINCE2, Association of Project Managers (APM) and/or Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Preferably good experience of NEC contracts with experience procurement frameworks within the transport sector
  • Good knowledge of budgeting and resource allocation procedures

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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