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Senior Project Manager

  • Job reference: R-049155
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Leeds

Faithful+Gould is looking to recruit a high calibre Senior Project Manager for its Property / Infrastructure Team based in Leeds.

The successful candidate will join an established team of project and programme management practitioners and will play a key role in implementing our strategy for growth in key market sectors across the local Yorkshire / North West market and wider UK framework Clients. Experience within the public sector and local government sector is desirable.

You will have a proven track record in delivering effective and efficient project management services to Infrastructure, Transport and Property clients in Yorkshire & beyond. You will show a commitment to continuous improvement through learning and development and help to develop new business opportunities as you broaden your experience and deepen your client understanding. You will be eager to make a positive contribution to our business by leading and supporting initiatives to ensure that we achieve our strategic objectives.


  • Experience in
  • Highways
  • Infrastructure
  • Rail
  • Local Authority
  • A Highly motivated and collaborative Project Management Practitioner with experience in delivering projects
  • Experience with another consultancy similar to F+G, in a PM role
  • Preferably worked in the Yorkshire/North West for a majority of career, but not critical
  • Ability to win work and manage Clients particularly in the local authority, highway and Education, Housing,
  • Ability to line manage staff and provide exemplary technical knowledge
  • MRICS or MAPM or similar qualified
  • Graduate with either a degree or HNC, in a construction related discipline or relevant experience
  • Fluent in English
  • Valid driving licence
  • High level of IT expertise
  • Able to act as the key day to day client interface
  • Focus on delivering what the customer wants
  • The confidence and integrity, and don’t always accept ‘the norm’
  • Desire to improve in everything that you do
  • Understanding of project governance, process and behaviours
  • Understanding of contract administration (JCT and/or NEC), and have successfully administered these contracts


  • Develop business development targets to win new work particularly in the local authority market.
  • Effective delivery of project management services in a Client facing role
  • Lead the management and execution of larger and more complex construction projects through the whole project life cycle, utilising best practice methodology
  • Establish and build positive and collaborative relationships with all project stakeholders in accordance with Faithful+Gould's values
  • Act as account manager for Clients providing service delivery, demonstrating your role as a key stakeholder and first point of contact
  • Accountability for the commercial success of commissions and/or projects placed under your control; including the effective and efficient management of project accounts, governance and resource requirements
  • Ensuring service delivery compliance with Faithful+Gould's policies, toolkits, and standards
  • Provide guidance, leadership and technical expertise to team members
  • Manage individuals including performance and development reviews as well as mentoring and coaching less experienced colleagues
  • Implementing the team business plan, developing business opportunities in line with the team business strategy and looking for market opportunities for new or repeat business
  • Support the preparation of fee proposals and bid submissions

Rewards & Benefits:

F+G 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, 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.

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