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Senior Project Manager

  1. Project, programme & cost management
  2. Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow
R-110424

We’re AtkinsRéalis, a world-leading design, engineering, and project management organization. We connect people, data, and technology to transform the world’s infrastructure and energy systems.

Our Project & Programme Services team are proud to deliver on some of the most prestigious construction projects across the world. It's thanks to our talented people and their diverse thinking, expertise and knowledge. Join us and you'll be part of our genuinely collaborative environment, where everyone is supported to make the most of their talents and expertise.

When it comes to work-life balance, AtkinsRéalis is a great place to be. So, let's discuss how our flexible and remote working policies can support your priorities. We're passionate about are work while valuing each other equally. So, ask us about some of our recent pledges for Women's Equality and being a 'Disability Confident' and 'Inclusive Employer.

AtkinsRéalis is looking to recruit a high calibre Senior Project Manager for its Project & Programme Management Team in the Scotland. 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 Scotland and wider UK.

You will demonstrate a proven track record in delivering effective and efficient project management services to clients, ideally within the Scotland UK. 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 contribute to our strategic growth and initiatives that develop or technical excellence.

Key Attributes:

  • Recent Client facing Project Management experience.
  • Experience within the Development, Property, Education or Public sectors is highly desirable but not essential.
  • A highly motivated and collaborative Project Management Practitioner experienced in delivering best practice Project Management methodology.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills to proactively lead multi-disciplinary project teams.
  • The ability to articulate construction industry knowledge and technical excellence to Clients and colleagues desirable but not essential.
  • A keen desire to proactively support business development and growth.

Responsibilities:

  • Effective delivery of project management services in a client facing role.
  • Lead the management and execution of 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 AtkinsRéalis values.
  • Act as Client interface in providing service delivery, demonstrating your role as a key stakeholder and first point of contact.
  • Responsibility for the commercial success of projects placed under your control, including the effective and efficient management of project accounts, governance and resource requirements.
  • Ensuring service delivery compliance with AtkinsRéalis policies, toolkits, and standards.
  • Provide guidance, leadership and technical expertise to team members.
  • Work with colleagues to mentor, coordinate and support the development activities of junior team members.
  • Supporting the development of new business opportunities in line with business strategy and looking for market opportunities for new or repeat business.
  • Support the preparation of fee proposals and bid submissions.
  • Support senior colleagues on large scale complex projects.

Requirements:

  • Degree qualification (or equivalent) preferably in a construction related discipline.
  • A member of a recognised professional institute (MRICS, CIOB, MAPM or equivalent) or actively working towards accreditation.
  • A positive, collaborative and innovative approach able to work on your own initiative.
  • Experience of building positive Client relationships and business networks.
  • Experience of leading multi-disciplinary teams & delivering successful projects through a recognised project management methodology.
  • Sound technical project management knowledge demonstrating established experience and aptitude.
  • Experience of administering standard UK building contracts (NEC and JCT forms) and ability to advise on appropriate procurement routes.
  • Understanding of Health & Safety and Environmental legislation relevant to the UK construction industry.
  • Committed to ongoing personal development.
  • A valid driving licences.

This role has excellent prospects for an individual who has a strong ambition to progress and enjoys working collaboratively within a vibrant team, based in Newcastle. We are looking for someone with the ability to think laterally, who possesses first class communication skills, can work proactively on their own initiative, who will provide an exemplary service to our Clients.

You should possess a willingness to continue to develop your career and undertake AtkinsRéalis development courses designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents.

AtkinsRéalis want to hear from you.

Why work for AtkinsRéalis?

Join our Project & Programme Services team and expand your career on some of the industry's most exciting and newsworthy construction projects – from Sizewell C to the world's tallest hotel, London's Heathrow Airport to Europe's first eco-friendly mosque. You'll enjoy invaluable exposure to international expertise as well as innovation in local niche areas. Communities are at the heart of our work and our people are proud to be working towards a Net Zero Carbon future and regenerating cities across the UK. 

https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/csr

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.

https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/

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.

Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview, and we’ll discuss 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.

https://yourrewarduk.snclavalin.com/

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.

Learn more.

Link: https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/equality-diversity-and-inclusion-uk-europe

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