Project Manager

Location: Dartford (Highways Division)

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager in our Highways Division working on Highways schemes including a wide range of works from bearing replacements, phased replacement of panels and fixings, refurbishment of corbel/drainage channel detail, repairs & corrosion protection to arched beams, refurbishment of rendered facias, phased patch painting/overcoating to surfaces exposed to UV light.

Key Responsibilities

Management of site staff, operatives and sub-contractors.
Provide method statements, hazard risk assessments and Project Management plans.
Understand tender allowances and monitor contract loss against agreed budgets.
Preparing and monitoring programmes of work.
Foster good relations and reputation with clients.
Manage design co-ordination.
Assessment and engagement of sub-contractors.
Manage contracts to ensure timely and profitable completion of contracts.
Supervise, mentor and assist in the career development of junior staff.

Equal Opportunities

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

We also place high importance on our inclusive recruitment policy and will do our very best to support those applicants who may need adjustments in order to take part in the recruitment process.

Please do let us know if you require any additional assistance on 01473 238300.

Skills Required

The successful candidate will need to have experience working for a main contractor on projects which should include highways. We’re after a team player who has excellent communication and people skills who have the ability to manage change.
Already experienced as a Project Manager or Senior Project Manager, you will have a relevant industry qualification (HND/ HNC/ BEng) or equivalent, be a Temporary Works Coordinator and possess an up-to-date SMSTS qualification, and appropriate CSCS card.
A First Aid at work qualification is desirable.
Knowledge of NEC contracts and incorporated Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE) membership would also be an advantage.
Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Benefits Package

Life assurance cover (4x annual salary)
Company pension scheme (we match up to 8%)
25 days holiday (pro rata) plus bank holidays (with an option of buying more holiday)
Extensive training programmes
Cycle-to-work scheme
Employee Assistance Programme and Employee benefits platform
Company car / car allowance
Free on-site parking
Company social calendar, regular fun days and a broad range of charity events
The Great Escape = leaving work early every Friday!


Please send us your CV and a covering letter

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within two weeks please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.