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Mission Critical + Technology - Senior Project Manager

  • Job reference: R-046171
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: London

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Faithful+Gould is one of the world’s leading project and programme management consultancies in property and infrastructure. We place great emphasis on the training, development and progression of our staff and we’re dedicated to providing high-quality professional services to our clients.

Our London Project Management team has grown successfully and has an enviable list of blue-chip clients. To help continue our progressive growth plans in Mission Critical+Technology Sector, Faithful+Gould is looking for ambitious and respected Project Managers with experience of: -

  • Delivering projects of a Mechanical, Electrical and Public Health nature such as life-cycle plant replacements and upgrades/replacements of critical systems often in operational working environments
  • Mission Critical projects such as Data Centres
  • Delivering technically complex projects including infrastructure

The successful candidate will work closely with the Directors and Sector Lead in our new London offices and will play a permanent role in supporting growth and raising our profile. The role has excellent prospects for individuals with the aspiration to progress.


  • Provide effective project management services across the Mission Critical+Technology Sector
  • Support senior management with complex projects
  • Involvement in business development, thought leadership and bidding opportunities
  • Help promote Faithful+Gould as a collaborative member of our wider Project Management team

Skills Sought in Individuals:

  • You should have a relevant degree-level construction qualification and preferably be a member of a recognised professional institution eg RICS, APM, CIBSE, IET
  • You will have demonstratable experience of engineering and data centre projects, an engineering background is desirable
  • You will have demonstratable experience of delivering projects at all stages including from pre-construction through to handover
  • You will have commercial experience and be able to administer different types of building contracts
  • You will have an understanding of mechanical and electrical systems, and have an appreciation of industry standards for redundancy levels such as N+1
  • You will have an appreciation and knowledge of the skills, and techniques required as a project manager in the wider context of construction
  • You will possess excellent communication, stakeholder and organisational skills and be able to work well in a team environment
  • You will have an appreciation of sector trends and you will maintain an active interest in standards and technological advances
  • You will have an understanding of engineering standards and construction methods
  • You will have a good level of IT literacy with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite plus preferably MS Project or equivalent programming tool
  • You will have an interest in contributing to business development activities
  • Whilst experience with contractors and clients is valuable, you will preferably have experience of working in a consultancy environment
  • You should be self-motivated and able to work solo in a pro-active manner (with the support and guidance from colleagues and managers where required)
  • You will demonstrate a keenness to learn and take on more responsibilities to help further your career
  • You will foster the company ethos through positive, professional and collaborative behaviour
  • Be able to provide driving license/passport or other proof of identification in order to successfully pass the security requirements of our clients
  • You will be able to travel (if required) to various project locations and accommodate occasional demanding workload to meet client deadlines.

Rewards and Benefits: 
Faithful+Gould offers a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, well-being, financial and lifestyle choices. 
All the information you need to know is available on our dedicated benefits portal; your reward, which is available to access 24/7 from any device:

Security Clearance: 
This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance.  If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview. 

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

Faithful+Gould is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce.  As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

Faithful+Gould recognize that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.