Project Manager (Civil Engineering)

FBR Construction Recruitment
Portsmouth, Hampshire
£60000 - £80000/annum CAR & 2 Bonuses
Closing date
Dec 8, 2023

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Position Type
Project Manager
Organization Type
The Role

We are looking for an individual to join our team on a major UK construction project as a site-based Project Manager starting in Portsmouth, Hampshire reporting directly to the Contracts/Director.

Key responsibilities include:

* Management of the Works Managers, Site Agents, Quality Manager and Site Engineers on the project.

* Safety consciousness and compliance with the company's H&S program & procedures.

* Preparing quality, environmental and H&S construction plans in a timely manner.

* Liaise with and maintain good cohesive working relations with stakeholders, consultants & contractors.

* Actively resolve contractual issues with both clients and suppliers while also maintaining a good relationship.

* Planning, measuring, monitoring and reviewing the progress of the contract throughout the project lifespan and ensuring compliance with project budgets and programmes.

* Managing and ensuring the project delivery team to ensure there are adequate plant, labour and subcontract resources available in a timely manner to comply with project timescales.

* Interpreting engineering drawings and specifications and ensuring the accurate construction of the works in accordance with client requirements.

* Preparing and submitting weekly reports on progress for inclusion in the project's financial CVRs and forecasts to completion.

* Identifying potential problem areas, and financial impact, in sufficient time to ensure adequate provisions have been made within forecast accounts.

* Implementing solutions to resolve operational issues arising on a project.

* Ensuring the timely submission of interim and final accounts and releases of retentions and performance bonds with associated completion certificates.


* Degree or HND in Civil Engineering

* Demonstrable experience of working as a Project Manager within the civil engineering construction industry preferably on large earthworks projects.

* Experience in Design & Build Contracts

* Understanding and experience in NEC4 Contracts

* Strong computer literacy and good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Project, Primavera

* Good commercial awareness with effective influencing and negotiating skills, as well as an aptitude to develop emerging and new client relationships.

* Excellent knowledge of current civil engineering legislation as well as Health & Safety and Environmental legislation.

* Highly developed professional communication and negotiation skills, including writing and presentation of reports, preparing business management documents, and presenting information in meetings with clients and other parties.

* The ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

* The ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in both mathematical or diagrammatic form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

* Demonstrable ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines supported by strong organisational skills.

* Excellent communicator, both written and oral, with the ability to adapt communication style to suit different circumstances.

* A full UK Driving Licence is also required

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