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Project Manager

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: Market related
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 26 days ago

  • Sector: Civil Engineering
  • Contact: Jack Burton
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0113 531 1489
  • Expiry Date: 26 June 2024
  • Job Ref: 407457JBU

Highways Project Manager – Leeds/Darlington

My client are a leading civil engineering organisation committed to delivering safe, sustainable, and efficient transport solutions across the UK. Following a string of successful contract awards, we are enhancing our Highways delivery team with several key additions. We are seeking a dynamic Project Manager to join us, managing schemes in the Northwest and North East regions, which involve highways works, drainage excavations, kerbing, surfacing, and concrete works. This role requires travel or lodging away due to the large region. Working with a team of highly motivated, dedicated professionals delivering projects across various frameworks with clients such as National Highways and multiple local authorities and county councils.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure customers are informed, engaged, and delighted with project performance.
  • Enhance the traveling experience around our infrastructure projects.
  • Promote the company culture by demonstrating our values and behaviors in all interactions with the team, suppliers, and customers.
  • Lead the site team by example, following the company vision.
  • Develop yourself and others while empowering our people.
  • Promote a safety culture where everyone goes home safe every day.
  • Create an environment for growth and development.
  • Engage and ensure your team meets their responsibilities and delivers maximum performance safely and healthily.
  • Establish a seamless link with our supply chain for shared learning, risks, and rewards.
  • Adhere to company systems and processes within a governance framework.
  • Ensure compliance with legislative and mandatory policies and procedures.
  • Accountable for profit and loss on your projects, delivering a profitable outcome in line with site targets.
  • Understand and achieve infrastructure targets, ensuring sustainable profit before tax.

Ideal Qualifications and Experience:

  • Broad experience in disciplines such as groundwork, RC structures, geotechnical, Civils, and section 278 works.
  • Experience in a roads or highways environment, ideally on National Highways owned infrastructure.
  • Proven track record in managing projects or project sections up to £10 million.
  • Knowledge of programming and Conditions of contract (NEC, ICE etc.).
  • Qualified to HNC or Degree standard in Civil Engineering or Construction Management, with aspirations of gaining chartered status within ICE or IOB.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a tier 1 contractor with a strong order book and lasting relationships with NH and local councils who have exciting plans for near future in the region. For more information on this role please contact Jack Burton on 07809426902 or via email on