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Senior Project Manager - Transportation

£70,000 - £75,000

UK / South East

Civil Engineering



Isabel Walder
020 8892 0115

Isabel specialises in the recruitment of mid to senior level professionals within the Civil Engineering and Infrastructure sectors. She began her recruitment career in 2005 after graduating at Kingston University with a Masters in Accounting and Finance. Isabel currently recruits for Se


Job Description

REF: 12959
Posted: 27 October 2017
Closes: 27 November 2017

We are working on behalf of a leading provider of construction, facilities management and engineering services for corporate clients in the UK and selected markets overseas. They are currently recruiting for a Senior Project Manager to join their team based in North West London.

The UK business delivers major infrastructure projects within the Highways, Rail and Power sectors with values of between £100m to £1billion. They also deliver flagship construction projects across the UK.

The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for bidding for and delivering major transportation projects in and around London. Reporting directly into the Engineering Director, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Leading a team of up to 6 people. This is likely to include a Planner, Estimator, Designer and Construction Manager
  • Co-ordinating and allocating staff to projects;
  • Leading bids on major transportation projects.
  • Managing projects cradle to grave
  • Working on detailed feasibility projects
  • Regularly attending meetings with clients and design consultants
  • Presenting design and costing briefs
  • Interfacing with all other functional leaders within the organisation to facilitate successful development of the projects from solution stage constructability through construction, installation, commissioning and handover to the client;


  • Senior Operational experience working for a major civil contractor delivering infrastructure projects.
  • Chartered Engineer status is preferable
  • Extensive contracting background and a strong technical bias.
  • Proven track record of constructability and delivery of technically challenging projects.
  • Working knowledge of major earthworks, drainage and reinforced concrete structures.
  • Experience in Highways and/or Rail, ideally working on the successful delivery of major highway schemes or Rail depots and stations respectively.
  • Previous involvement in bids

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a UK Tier 1 Main Contractor. Apply for this position below or alternatively for further information please contact Izzie Walder on 020 8892 0115.

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