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Project Manager (Pre Construction)

  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Package
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 2 months ago

  • Sector: Water, Construction, Civil Engineering
  • Contact: Nathaniel Drew
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0121 200 5520
  • Expiry Date: 22 June 2023
  • Job Ref: 401498NDR

Client is looking to strengthen their Delivery team with a Pre-construction Project Manager for our ESD joint venture framework.

ESD is a joint venture that will deliver a range of schemes to maintain and improve Scottish Water’s water and wastewater treatment works across the length and breadth of the country.

Client are heading into their latest Investment Programme, known as SR21. ESD will deliver a programme of works up to £700m over the 6-year period with roles spanning outline design, detailed design, construction and commissioning phases of a project.

The SR21 Programme will see a drive to challenge Carbon Reduction and embrace Digital Delivery and Standardisation. Are you ready to join us as we gear up to deliver the most exciting and innovative investment programme we have ever seen?

Based at Glasgow , you will lead the promotion of ESD Projects through the pre-Construction phase on behalf of ESD. Manage the progression of projects through outline and detailed design development ensuring budgets are set and maintained, programme dates are agreed and maintained. Ensure wider team engagement through Project promotion engaging with ESD Estimating, SHEQ, Delivery and MEICA teams as well as SW key teams and personnel to ensure the efficient progression of Projects

You will report directly to the Operations Manager and the responsibilities will include:

Maintain good client relationships at all levels
Maintain the Parent Company’s and ESDs reputation on a project by ensuring good relationships are maintained with joint venture partners and suppliers.
Ensuring that the BMS is implemented at all stages throughout the project delivery process, i.e from engagement to handover to Delivery
Reviewing at the project level, the effectiveness of the BMS as a means of achieving quality, safety and environmental objectives
Ensuring, in conjunction with the Design Manager, that an adequate Technical, Safety and Environmental review is carried out for each project to ensure successful promotion
Ensuring that sufficient resources are assigned to projects and that they are aware of their individual responsibilities
Ensuring that appropriately detailed Project Execution Strategies and all Governance documentation is in place for Gate reviews and progression
Ensuring works procedures are produced to assist with control quality where applicable
Ensuring that third party support is identified and managed during the Engineering phases of projects
Ensure all commercial aspects of the project are managed in a timely and proactive way giving accurate forecast and estimates
Understanding and implementing the Quality, Safety and Environmental Policies and Targets
Being aware of the need to satisfy customer requirements with the aim of enhancing the customers’ perception and satisfaction
Take all reasonable steps to ensure appropriate confidentiality.
Maintain an appropriate practical knowledge and appreciation of all technical disciplines associated with delivering water and waste water design and build projects.
Have a working knowledge and experience of project management practices from scheme conception through to end user acceptance
Maintain a positive and solution oriented approach to work, providing open and honest feedback.
Undertake such other duties, training which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of this role
In all internal and external contact, present a professional and positive image of ESD as well as maintaining mutually constructive, positive and beneficial relationships.
Take all reasonable steps to ensure appropriate confidentiality.


Packages include -

  • A competitive salary
  • Car/car allowance (subject to role and level of position)
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays (with an additional 5 days available to buy)
  • Contribution Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Private medical Insurance

And many more benefits including – cycle to work scheme, discounts and savings Hub, kids pass etc