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Senior Defence Project Manager

  1. Epsom
R-116152

The AtkinsRéalis UK Infrastructure Project Delivery Practice (PDP) is the centre of excellence for the delivery of infrastructure projects and the home unit for our project management staff.

The team is responsible for delivery of design services across our Markets of Water Infrastructure, Defence Infrastructure, Aviation, Energy, Stations and Urban Developments. 

We have an exciting vacancy within the Infrastructure PDP and are seeking an enthusiastic and confident Senior Project Manager to join our Epsom and South-East practice, who wants to take the next step in their career and further their responsibility for the delivery of projects from inception to completion.

 You will be an established Senior Project Manager looking for the next step, with proven experience in successfully delivering projects. This role combines agile working from our Epsom office with time at client offices and sites. 

Our need to recruit comes from the success of our division, and our pipeline and expected growth within the South-East regions across a variety of sectors, predominantly in the Defence Sector. 

You are likely to have several years of multi-disciplinary infrastructure project delivery experience, ideally from within a consultancy environment. Working with the support of the PDP team, you will be responsible for delivering schemes to budget and programme through RIBA Stages 0-7 (or the sector equivalent) and be the main point of contact with our clients on these projects.

Primary Location - Epsom, United Kingdom.

Job Details:

The Associate Project Manager will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following activities:

  • The successful delivery of the project to agreed targets, e.g., programme, budget, and quality & Identifying and agreeing project objectives and developing a strategy for achieving these. 
  • Identifying and managing any matters that could pose a potential contractual/commercial risk to AtkinsRéalis, as well as identification of opportunities. 
  • Leading the project team – building, motivating, maintaining, coaching, guiding and developing the team towards solving problems and making decisions 
  • Facilitating communication, co-ordination, and information flow with the Client and within the project team, including any subcontractors and partners (internal and external). 
  • With input from the Discipline Leads, agreeing commercial trading arrangements and communication plan for working with other teams across the business including our Global Technology Centres (GTC) in Bangalore and New Delhi. 
  • Assembling and owning the project delivery programme and delivery plans. Protecting the commercial interest of AtkinsRéalis, including timely and accurate invoicing and effective credit control for optimal cash flow (with the support of the finance community); comparing revenue with predicted costs and identifying risk allowances, margin, and provisions – at project set-up and monthly thereafter, including Earned Value reporting. 

The Individual:

  • Ideally with a Project Management/Engineering/Building Surveying/Architectural background, with design management, project management and contract administration experience.
  • APM PMQ (or equivalent) recognised level of competence in Project Management – desirable.
  • Understands and has experience in deploying various forms of construction contract, in particular NEC3 or 4 and/or bespoke forms of contract.
  • Experience of defence market projects or assisting the management of projects from inception to completion (RIBA Stages 0 – 7 or equivalent).
  • Experience of working closely with multi-disciplinary design teams.
  • Strong client facing and customer service skills, with the ability to understand clients’ requirements.
  • Ability to lead a delivery team in a positive and confident manner, demonstrating an appropriate level of knowledge, skills and attitude.
  • Trusted by peers, seniors and clients, to work in the best interests of all parties, fostering a collaborative environment.
  • An aptitude towards work winning through strong service delivery and understanding of bid process and different pricing models.
  • Demonstrate a mindset for achieving the right outputs in a generally structured, but sometimes changeable project environment.
  • Understanding of BIM.
  • Demonstrates a proactive and flexible working attitude, is adaptable and responds positively in response to challenges.
  • Identifies new opportunities and growth propositions and brings value into the business by seeing these through to new work for themselves and others. 

What we offer?

AtkinsRéalis 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.  As part of this commitment, we understand the need for a diverse and flexible workforce, where a work-life balance is important. So, by default AtkinsRéalis offers flexible working, where there is no fixed 9 ‘till 5, no need for a 5-day week, no requirement for a full-time contract, and no requirement to spend all your working time in the office.

Rewards and Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary that is regularly tested against other consultants with a default 25-days leave each year plus bank holidays and options to buy some or sell of that leave. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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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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