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Senior Project Manager

  • Job reference: R-032427
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Swansea

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Faithful+Gould is one of the world’s leading project and cost management consultancies operating at the forefront of the property, transport and industry sectors. 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.  Join us and you’ll benefit from a development programme designed to ensure your career objectives are met in full.

Due to continued success in securing projects throughout Wales and the surrounding regions, we’re looking for an exceptional Senior Project Manager, with a strong focus in the Private & Public Sector, to join our highly successful team based in the Swansea Office.  Our projects range in value from £1m to £30m+ and are with a variety of high-profile clients in the Education, Residential and public sector giving our Project Managers a diverse and exciting workload. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to work in a growing, dynamic and sociable office and make a real impact.  In return, we will reward you and provide the necessary support to take your career to the next level.


  • 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 and reporting.


  • 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.
  • The ability to manage a project throughout its life-cycle.
  • RICS Qualified or similar Project Management Qualification.
  • Experience of JCT and NEC forms of contract.

The Individual:

  • A courteous manner with a high level of professionalism - the ability to liaise with colleagues at all levels.
  • A disciplined thinker and analytical, numerate, problem solver who has the judgement and the capacity to think complex issues through and develop effective solutions in a timely fashion.
  • Experience in delivering the Employers Agent role is desirable.
  • The drive and self-motivation to continuously develop their technical and behavioural skills.
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively within multidisciplinary teams.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to influence others through the use of sound judgement and good sense.
  • Should have the ability to work with the minimum of supervision and on their own initiative.
  • Should have a valid Driving License.

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.

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.