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Principal Project Manager

  • Location: England
  • Salary: £65k - 70k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 21 days ago

  • Sector: Water, Construction
  • Contact: Stephen Pindar
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0161 503 1956
  • Expiry Date: 06 June 2024
  • Job Ref: 407221SOP

Job Title: Principal Project Manager - Utilities
Location: Midlands
Salary: £65,000 - £70,000 per annum plus package (negotiable subject to experience)
Start Date: ASAP

Due to significant project wins within the Severn Trent Water programmes, we are seeking a dedicated Principal/Senior Project Manager to join one of the fastest growing utilities infrastructure businesses in the UK. This is a full-time permanent position based in the Severn Trent area, offering flexible working arrangements to suit your needs.

As such, the perfect candidate will boast a robust background in Project Management within the Utilities sector and be open to travelling across the Midlands.

• Oversee and evaluate all aspects of delivery and financial performance, proactively addressing any anomalies and ensuring seamless communication with commercial and finance teams through meticulous cost reconciliation.
• Lead a team of Project Managers while managing a comprehensive programme of works.
• Collaborate closely with our internal design team to ensure alignment with client expectations.
• Foster productive relationships with various stakeholders, including local authorities, private landowners, and third-party asset owners, to ensure project success.
• Develop and maintain a comprehensive programme throughout the pre-construction and ECI phases, seamlessly transitioning to the delivery team for construction.
• Maintain ongoing communication with the delivery team throughout project lifecycles, ensuring successful outcomes.
• Authorize invoices and ensure timely payments within contractual deadlines.
• Hold full accountability for safety and compliance auditing.

• HNC Qualification or higher, in an engineering discipline. (CEng) will be a bonus
• Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role within a construction environment
• Financial acumen and ability to adhere to budgets.
• Familiarity with disciplinary and capability procedures.
• Valid driving license.
• Proficient in coaching, communication (both written and verbal), and interpersonal skills.
• Solid understanding of operational activities and trade skills.
• Demonstrated experience in a similar role within a construction environment.

This is a great opportunity to join one of the fastest growing utilities infrastructure businesses in the UK committed to professional development through flexible working approach in an inclusive environment. There is ample opportunity to work with industry leaders – Severn Trent, Untied utilities, Yorkshire Waters and more
For further information on this fantastic opportunity please contact Stephen Pindar on 0161 707 1516 OR
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