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Project Manager – Contaminated Land

  • £40,000 - £52,000 + Package
  • Specialist Sub Contract
  • Manchester

About the company:

Our client has been established for over 15 years and is a leading remediation and brownfield contractor in the UK. Their expertise is the treatment of contaminated soil and groundwater using a variation of chemical and biological processes; however they also offer other a full package including demolition and site re-grading. Our client has worked on various sites including petro-chem refineries, military sites, landfills and petrol stations to name just a few and they operate nationally with their Head Office based in the North West.

Our client recruits only the best professionals, who are motivated, dedicated and can work with a professional outlook. I would highly recommend them as they offer an excellent working environment where they encourage their employees to grow and develop in their career. 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:

Based upon current and anticipated workload, my client is recruiting permanently for a Project Manager to oversee remediation projects mainly throughout the North West of England. As a Project Manager will join the company’s existing management team, reporting directly to the Managing Director, coordinating activities with the foreman and client.

You will be responsible for managing the technical, operational and commercial aspects of all remediation projects, ensuring they are managed within time and budget. As a Project Manager, you will have a clear understanding of the value of the contact and its duration and you will have a clear understanding of the client and project expectations and requirements.

Your duties will include, but will not be limited to, the following:

  • Produce contract programmes of works from contact /construction information.
  • Ensure on time delivery within budget forecasted costs.
  • Ensure all works carried out comply with current H&S and environmental legislation.
  • Ensure objectives are set and performance is measured through appraisals and regular reviews.
  • Prepare and deliver progress reports for external client meetings.
  • Prepare monthly internal performance review reports for Directors taking full responsibility for all operational and commercial elements of the particular contract.
  • Ensure all client expectations are either met or exceeded.
  • Develop and maintain a professional working relationship with the client.
  • Manage productivity of the contact / site team.
  • Take ownership of the Bid Proposal, strategy and complaints in order to meet project forecast deliverables and obligations.

About the requirements:

In order to be considered for this opportunity, you must hold a degree / HNC or equivalent in a construction related discipline (geology, civil engineering or similar). Given this is a senior position, my client is targeting professionals with a minimum of 5 years’ contracting experience within the remediation sector and this must have been gained whilst working for a contractor in the UK. Furthermore, you must hold an SMSTS, CSCS and WAMITAB.

Please note: As this is a permanent opportunity, it is vital that you can demonstrate stability of employment throughout their career, holding each previous appointment for 2 years.

About the salary / rewards:

For this opportunity, we are targeting candidates looking to earn anywhere between £40,000 – £52,000 per annum, however specific remuneration will depend on experience and suitability.There will also be a generous package offered (company car / car allowance) in addition to other benefits associated with a large successful company.

If interested, please send a copy of your CV to or call confidentially on 01923 750 095 / 07876 864 945 to discuss this further.