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Project Manager - Highways

  1. Chelmsford
R-116485

Are you ready to take up a vital role in shaping some of our exciting projects? How about joining our talented team, where everyone has a voice, and together we face our clients' problems head-on. It's a diverse and inclusive work environment where world-class talent knows no distinctions. 

We know that different people have different priorities, which is why we're here to support you. Flexible and remote working is a central part of our culture. So, talk to us about what's ideal for you – from reduced weeks to buying more leave over school holidays. And if you're returning from a career break, ask us how we can help you transition back into work with us.  

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We are looking for a dynamic, charismatic Project Manager with a high level of competence in delivering engineering projects to join our practice in Chelmsford or Cambridge (you will be required to spend a minimum of 2 days a week in the office). You will be leading on a variety of small and large projects, for both public and private sector clients with fee levels typically within the range of £50k to £2.5M.

About the role:

You will be responsible for the leadership and delivery of highway engineering projects, providing project management support and guidance to Clients, other managers and team members delivering optimised delivery solutions, making optimum use of technical and other specialists.

You Will:

  • Deliver highway infrastructure projects using appropriate project controls and software accordance with Atkins Technical Assurance protocols.
  • Manage project relationships (Clients, internal and external stakeholders, 3rd party suppliers and delivery teams).
  • Generate and/or agree the scope of works and budgets with Clients.
  • Produce and work to project schedules, establishing budgets and monitoring delivery against baseline using Earned Value Analysis and/or other techniques.
  • Implement effective change control, agreeing variations with Clients.
  • Manage and monitor project risks along with problem solving.
  • Ensure progress reporting both internally and externally, including financial reporting to the Highways Practice senior team.
  • Follow quality, safety, security, and environmental processes.
  • Use standard contract models as used in civil engineering projects (such as NEC 4).
    Lead diverse delivery teams, creating an environment to motivate individuals and ensure effective teamwork.
  • Co-ordinate the technical services being provided by all parties.

We want to hear from you if you:

  • Hold a relevant Project Management Qualification / Accreditation such as APM / PRINCE 2 (essential).
  • Are a member of the Association of Project Managers (desirable).
  • Can demonstrate experience of delivering engineering projects and have a good knowledge of engineering disciplines (essential).
  • A background in Highways planning / engineering / project delivery (desirable).
    Have excellent communication skills with a proven ability to influence others and manage stakeholders affectively (essential).
  • Have a track record of delivering schemes to time and budget using project management tools and methodology (essential).
  • Experience of using project scheduling tools such as P6 (desirable).
  • Have the ability and the desire to build, coach and develop multidisciplinary project delivery teams (essential).
  • Have awareness of the CDM Regulations and the other legal and regulatory frameworks – associated with highways projects in the UK (desirable).
  • Can demonstrate experience of successfully operating within a target driven environment with an ability to work under pressure (essential).
  • Can evidence your ability to delight your clients / stakeholders (essential).
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment with a small, energetic, and enthusiastic team.
  • Educated to degree level or have equivalent experience (essential).
  • Hold a degree in civil engineering (desirable).

Why work for AtkinsRéalis? 

Our Transportation teams are reinventing transport for a challenging yet exciting future. We're creating new ideas and smart solutions for cities, people and the environment. You'll be working alongside some of the top people in our industry, solving challenges that bring together traditional engineering and new technologies. As part of our organisation, you'll be in a privileged position, delivering what's right for governments and communities. You'll be helping us to improve our leading environmental performance while enabling others to do the same. 

Meeting your needs: 

To help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we offer employees "Total Reward." It's a package that can be tailored to your changing lifestyle, career and personal needs. You'll enjoy benefits such as partner discounts, leadership training, professional, accreditations, and career planning for any stage of your career. Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk through any adjustments you might need. 

New name, new era. We are AtkinsRéalis. It will take some time for all our information to update – you can still refer to our fantastic benefits via the link below: 

YourReward at AtkinsRéalis (atkinsrealis.com) 

More about us: 

AtkinsRéalis, is a leading global consultancy with over 100 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge, and support to help you succeed. Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world. 

Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects: AtkinsRéalis Projects (atkinsrealis.com) 

Training: 

AtkinsRéalis is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions. 

Additional Information: 

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. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. 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. 

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability. 

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