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Project Manager

  • £70,000 - £80,000
  • Main Contractor - Build
  • Surrey

The Role:

We are currently recruiting for a Project Manager to lead an upgrade and new build project in Sussex, The project is circa £5m. While this project is build main contracting it is at a station, and will therefore require a manager who is familiar with Network Rail property. Beyond this projects will be across the residential, commercial, industrial, leisure & private sectors. Therefore the manager must have a diverse skill set and delivery portfolio. 

Duties will include:

  • The ability to create, and edit programs and follow accordingly
  • A proven record in managing site teams including design team
  • A good understanding of contracts, contract law and the construction act
  • The ability to work alongside the Commercial Manager to ensure the project is profitable
  • Maintaining effective and long term relationships with the customer and their representatives and advisors
  • Implementing and maintaining company strategy and polices for sustainability, health and safety, quality, environmental, training and development
  • Ensuring the project team comply with the company’s business management system
  • Being proactive in the resolution of problems
  • Reviewing methods of working, alternative materials in order to maximise commercial profitability
  • Managing, supporting, mentoring and counselling members of the project team in their personal development
  • Seeking and developing on-going continuous improvement

The Company:

Our client is a main contracting business with a wealth of history in specialist construction projects. Within the past year the business has been acquired by a larger holding group. While retaining the heritage and tradition the business now has broadened their capabilities throughout the Home Counties, South East and East Anglia. Our client is a true general contractor, undertaking contracts within the £1m – £20m range, operating in the Commercial & Industrial, Prime residential, Retail & Leisure, Health and Public & Community. Employment within this business represents an opportunity to be part of a sustained growth. Recent contracts include a £4.6m traditional 21 unit residential development in North West London and a £8m agricultural build.

About the benefits and reward:

The base package is circa £70,000 – £80,000 and the company main ambition is to bring an individual into the organisation with the ability to grow and become a valued member of the team..


The individual concerned will have previous experience as a Project Manager or a Senior Engineer with Project Management aspirations. Experience across multi sectors (residential, commercial, leisure, public & private sector) is required. Knowledge of contracting within a network rail environment is required.