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Project Manager (contaminated land)

  • £55,000 - £65,000 + Benefits
  • Civil Engineering
  • London

Due to continued expansion, our award winning contractor who is based in Essex, is currently recruiting for an experienced Project Manager to join their remediation team. If you hold vast experience in the contaminated land sector and are looking to join a reputable, growing contractor, please get in touch.

About the company:

Our client is an award winning remediation contractor who offers practical solutions for brownfield regeneration and contaminated land problems. By using their extensive in-house experience, they aim to provide an unrivalled service tailored to their client’s individual’s needs. To date, out client has successfully completed technical projects throughout the UK for local authorities, residential and commercial developers, main contractors and consultants either in the role of principal contractor or subcontractor which range from small spills through to large multi-technology soil and groundwater remediation / development platform preparation on brownfield sites.

Our client recruits only the best people, who are motivated, dedicated and can work with a professional outlook. Having worked closely with this client for many years, I would highly recommend them as they offer an excellent working environment where they encourage professionals to grow, develop and expand. Furthermore, with a close management team, the business has the ability to offer a real family feel, assuring that you will be a name rather than just a number within the organisation.

About the opportunity:

Due to continued expansion and confirmed workload, my client is recruiting permanently for a Remediation Project Manager. Reporting directly to the Senior Operations team, you will be responsible for managing the profitable delivery of large remediation projects throughout the South of England. The opportunity will incorporate a mix of office based working in Essex (although some flexibility to work from home is available) as well as being based on sites throughout the South of England.

General duties will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Lead the profitable, safe and compliant delivery of projects
  • Planning, monitoring and updating progress against programme, phasing and resources, supported as required by the Operations Team
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients, consultants and suppliers
  • Internal and external progress reporting (including commercial / technical / operational aspects)
  • Valuations, invoicing and client liaison
  • Manage contract variations and communicate changes to the project team
  • Oversight of project purchase orders / hire orders, including approvals, review of suppliers performance, checking invoices etc
  • Identify and implement value engineering and cost saving options as projects progress
  • Identify key risks during projects and communicate & manage these
  • Ensure that health, safety & environmental obligations are met, and manage closeout of incident / accident reporting
  • Ensure technical / legislative / regulatory compliance on projects
  • Compilation or checking of various reports
  • Ensure contractual, commercial, technical and regulatory close out and verification of projects
  • Supervise / mentor / delegate to other staff

About the salary / rewards:

For this opportunity, my client is targeting professionals looking to earn anywhere between £55,000 – £65,000 per annum, however specific remuneration will depend on experience and suitability.  Additionally, there will be a generous package offered which includes a company vehicle, 25 days annual leave per year plus bank holidays, annual bonus, focused career progression along with support towards professional development including chartership.

About the requirements:

In order to be considered for this opportunity, you should hold a minimum of 6 years post graduate experience ideally in contaminated land remediation, including experience in a contracting role and project management. Experience is earthworks / waste / civil or geotechnical engineering will also be of high interest.

Working knowledge of earthworks practices and soil and groundwater remedial approaches is desirable, although further training will be provided as required.

Due to projects being throughout the South East, you must hold a full UK driving license and be willing to travel / work away from home when required (subsistence will be covered).

How to apply:

If interested in this opportunity, please send a copy of your CV to or call 01923 750 095 to discuss further on a confidential basis.