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Project Manager

  • Job reference: R-029982
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Southampton

Faithful+Gould are currently recruiting for a Project Manager with infrastructure and NEC experience for our Southampton Office to service infrastructure projects.

This is an amazing opportunity for someone who wants to grow with our Infrastructure team, with the potential for rapid career progression for the right candidate. This role provides the opportunity to work on a range of infrastructure projects up to £200m and to develop the Infrastructure team in the Southampton.

We are looking for a collaborative, motivated and individual to:

  • Provide effective delivery of project management services regionally across the infrastructure, highways and civil engineering sector.
  • Build successful working relationships with local and national highways authority clients
  • Provide support to the regional infrastructure management team in the growth of the sector regionally.
     

Responsibilities:

  • Support for Infrastructure commissions on a variety of local and regional projects, expected to include those in Boscombe Down, Littlehampton, Swindon and Portsmouth initially, but with regional support as required as F+G sector grows.
  • Pre and post contract services, to allow a good ‘all round’ experience to provide the best opportunity for success at chartership.
  • In house support to work towards chartership, particularly in last 6 months prior to sitting.  
  • Become an active member of the Southampton Office team (both PM and wider office).  We have a good team dynamic and a positive, professional and collaborative attitude.
  • Be involved on F+Gs behalf with networking and business development.
  • A review of additional training needed to support your chartership aspirations and development of a structured plan for you to receive this training.

Requirements:

  • Member (or working towards membership) of a professional body (e.g. ICE, RICS or equivalent recognised institutional body
  • Active involvement on a number of commissions/projects as Project Manager under the NEC form
  • Established knowledge and understanding of the component parts of a project and overall project management techniques
  • Effective review of contracts documents including familiarity with contractual obligations, breaches and remedies.
  • Good understanding and appreciation of programme and scheduling software. Forensic programming skills desirable but not essential.
  • General knowledge of current legal and regulatory developments in respect of construction and associated law.
  • Possess sound technical health, safety and environmental knowledge, applicable to the business and wider construction industry. 
  • Sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office and other role related software packages.
  • Reliable mathematical ability and accuracy in all your work, and good standard of literacy and presentation skills.
  • Client facing experience, including working with clients on a commission/project basis in conjunction with senior colleagues.
  • Understanding of the broader Faithful+Gould and Atkins business including having an awareness of the Strategic objectives
  • Good awareness of the range of services provided by Faithful+Gould and Atkins.
  • Familiarity and effective use of the organisation’s (Company) Policies, and corporate systems and processes of delivering tasks.
  • Ability to form effective working relationships with colleagues and clients
  • Ability to oversee a team on commissions/projects/programmes
  • Confident, outgoing, with the drive to succeed and develop.

Rewards:

Atkins 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: https://www.yourrewardatkins.com

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.

ATKINS, part of the SNC Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.