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Project Manager

  • £55,000 - £70,000 + package
  • Civil Engineering
  • London

About the company:

My client is a multi-disciplined, cash-rich, well-known sub-contractor who is currently turning over £90M per annum with projections of turning over £100M in the next year. They specialise primarily within the water (wastewater and clean water) and infrastructure/non-infrastructure areas of civil engineering, with offices in North London, Kent, and on the south coast (this role will be based in their North London office). The company has some of the best staff in the industry working for them, they are very well respected across the utility industry and they’re financially very secure and in a stable position. While the business is looking to expand, they are also keen to maintain its family feel atmosphere, where it’s a fun working environment and everyone, is treated as a name, not a number, with the respect from the directors across the company. They are a relationship-based contractor and pride themselves on the quality of the work that they produce. This has led them to have repeat business with Thames Water, holding certain frameworks for over 30 years. On top of this, they have long-standing relationships with Affinity Water, Southern Water, and South East Water and have recently started working with Anglian Water. 

About the role:

The successful candidate will need a can-do attitude to manage all phases of water infrastructure projects, from pricing through to delivery on site. This includes the client relationship for each project, control scope, budget, direction, and supervision of direct operatives, subcontractors, and suppliers while developing and implementing site safety plans and producing handover documentation. No two jobs are the same where you will be involved in minor complex works completed on both Water and Wastewater networks. The types of works will involve temporary works, shaft & headings and deep drainage. You will need to be a motivated and dedicated individual, who will fit with the collaborative culture and become part of a close team. 

Benefits and Rewards:

This is a brilliant opportunity for a Project Manager looking to progress into a Contracts Manager. This will be discussed in detail with the Operations Director who is hardworking, welcoming, and has great industry knowledge. This will lead to further opportunities to lead the emergency projects division. You will be involved in an enthusiastic, energetic working environment and surrounded by motivated colleagues who strive for success. You will be rewarded with a competitive salary ranging from £55,000 – £70,000 + package, this will be continuously reviewed. 


You will need previous construction Civil Engineering experience and strong commercial and contractual awareness. You must have 3 years of demonstratable experience in a project management role within a UK Civil Engineering contractor, working within the water industry. Qualifications are needed for Health, Safety, and Environmental Management (IOSH or Construction Managers Safety Certificate) and Relevant CSCS. You should have Utilities Wastewater network experience and a Degree in Civil Engineering/HNC/NVQ Level 6 Engineering/Construction Management.