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Project Manager (contaminated land)

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


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:

  • Manage the technical and commercial aspects of projects
  • Work with Operations team to ensure objectives and scope are delivered, including writing programmes, resource plans, and updating against progress
  • Manage contract variations and communicate changes to the project team
  • Internal and external progress reporting (including commercial / technical / operations aspects)
  • Valuations, invoicing and client liaison
  • Identify value engineering and cost saving options as projects progress
  • Identify key risks / issues during projects, communicate & resolve with the team
  • Ensure that health, safety & environmental obligations are met – including compilation / update of method statements, drawings, logging and closeout of accidents / incidents etc
  • Ensure legislative compliance on projects – including obtaining permits, licenses and consents as required
  • Ensure contractual, commercial and technical/verification close out of projects
  • Oversight of project purchasing, including approval of purchase orders, review of suppliers performance and invoices etc
  • Supervise / mentor technical staff
  • Report writing and compilation
  • Technical review of data / reports and QA / QC checking
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients / consultants / suppliers to optimise current and future contracts performance

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. There will also be a generous package offered in addition to other benefits associated with a successful contractor.

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 in earthworks and geotechnical engineering will also be considered.

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.