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Project Manager (Remediation)

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

Are you a Project Manager who holds experience in contaminated land remediation?

My client, who is an award winning remediation contractor, is recruiting permanently for a Project Manager to work on a large multi-disciplinary remediation report in Portsmouth.

If interested in discussing this opportunity further, 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, our client has successfully completed technical projects throughout the South of England 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 is in a steady growth period and are looking to expand outside of their current operations in the South East and South West, into the Midlands and North West of England. Current turnover stands at £11M, and this contractor is dedicated to measuring and reducing their carbon footprint, which includes selecting the most sustainable remediation options on projects as well as company -wide initiatives such a recycling.

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. 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 initially be based on a large multi-disciplinary remediation report in Portsmouth.

The main tasks of the role 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
  • 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 / 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, we are targeting professionals looking to earn anywhere between £55,000 – £65,000 per annum however specific remuneration will depend on experience and suitability. Furthermore, a generous benefits package will be offered which includes a company vehicle, annual bonus scheme, 25 days annual leave per year (plus bank holidays), a 5% employer pension contribution, the option to enrol in a healthcare benefits scheme, payment of professional membership fees, and support towards achieving professional qualifications such as 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 proven experience in project management (including commercial, technical and operational). Experience in earthworks and geotechnical engineering will also be considered.

Working knowledge of soil / groundwater remedial approaches and earthworks practices is required and a valid driving licence is essential.

Due to projects being throughout the South of England you must 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 the main office landline on 01923 750 095 to discuss further on a confidential basis.