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Senior Project Manager (Aberdeen, Edinburgh or Glasgow)

  • Job reference: R-054578
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Edinburgh

Faithful+Gould is an integrated project management firm delivering Project and Programme management consultancy services worldwide. We work in various sectors, adding variety to your work through commissions in education, commercial offices, retail, residential, science/innovation and health. Placing great emphasis on the training, development and progression of our staff, we’re dedicated to providing high quality professional services with cutting-edge expertise. 
Our high performing Project Management Team is seeking to recruit a Senior Project Manager to support our growing presence in region, located in Aberdeen, Edinburgh or Glasgow. This is a fantastic opportunity for an energetic individual to build a long-term relationship with world class clients and develop as part of our team.

We are looking for collaborative, highly motivated individuals to:

  • Provide effective delivery of project management services regionally across the construction sector.
  • Build successful working relationships with local and national clients.
  • Tackle challenges continuously improve our performance and repeatedly achieve positive outcomes for our clients.


  • Provide high quality project and programme management standards.
  • Advise your client at any time on the project cost, programme, risks and issues.
  • Lead and manage a multi-disciplinary professional team.
  • Lead communications and relationships with your client and their stakeholders.
  • Produce monthly reports including project programmes, risk registers etc.
  • Implement effective and efficient communication tools.
  • Positively influence the internal team and seek to add value.
  • Clear understanding of and competence in project commercial accountability.
  • Participating in relevant internal/external training initiatives. 
  • Managing the client relationship and service delivery on a commission or project basis in conjunction with senior colleagues. 
  • Assisting to generate repeat business and develop new business opportunities. 
  • Contributing towards project governance and fee management activities. 
  • Mentoring trainee, assistant and graduate colleagues. 


  • Experience in leading and managing a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Experience in the adoption and management of best practice Project Management techniques.
  • Experience of both pre-and post-contract project management responsibilities, and be able to deliver this service effectively to Clients.
  • Experience of both public and private sector client.
  • The ability to manage a project throughout its lifecycle RICS Qualified or similar Project Management Qualification.
  • Active involvement on several commissions/projects as Project Manager, ideally using the NEC suite of contracts.

This role has excellent prospects for an individual who has a strong ambition to progress and enjoys working collaboratively within a vibrant team. As well as technical competence, we are looking for someone with the ability to think laterally, who possesses first class communication skills, has strong commercial awareness, who will provide an exemplary service to our Clients. 

Please note this role may require travel to service client requirements and you may be required to stay away from home a couple of days a week dependent upon project requirements.


You should possess a willingness to continue to develop your career through our structured training programme. Faithful+Gould provides a portfolio of training and development courses designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents and also encourage Continuous Professional Development Activities. 
Rewards and Benefits:

Faithful+Gould offers a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, wellbeing, 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 recognise 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.

Faithful+Gould,a member 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.