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Senior Project Manager

  1. Project, programme & cost management
  2. London
R-112283

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. 

Join us as a Senior Project Manager and you’ll look after every aspect of world-class, multidisciplinary projects. You’ll build strong customer relationships, maintain high safety standards, control costs, manage risks and provide regular updates. And you’ll lead high performing design and delivery teams to always deliver on time, to budget and beyond expectations.

The Role: 

As a Senior Project Manager, you will be a key part of the London & Southeast Project Management Service Line. We are looking for a focused, collaborative, motivated, detail-oriented individual to provide effective delivery of project management services regionally. This role has excellent prospects for an individual who has a strong ambition to progress and enjoys working collaboratively within a vibrant team. As well as technical competence, we are looking for someone with the ability to think laterally, who possesses first class communication skills, has strong commercial awareness, and will provide an excellent service to our clients.  

Key Responsibilities: 

  • The ability to take a leading role on project delivery, with advisory support from senior colleagues.  
  • Managing the consultant team and monitoring programme through all RIBA stages to ensure successful project delivery.  
  • Establish and maintaining a good client relationship.  
  • Providing guidance and technical advice where appropriate to clients, consultants, and colleagues.  
  • Preparing fee proposals and bid submissions. 
  • An in-depth knowledge of how to financially manage a project.  
  • Helping your clients define their programme and project objectives and effectively managing them throughout the project duration.  
  • Providing excellent quality and consistent project management reporting.  
  • Managing the client relationship and service delivery on a commission or project basis.  
  • Manage the project team internally including resource management and wellbeing.  
  • Having an up-to-date and developing knowledge of legal and technical matters relevant to the project work. 
  • Applying the principles of quality assurance and environmental management in compliance with the organisation's Policies. 
  • Building on their understanding of AtkinsRéalis service offering and promoting the benefits these bring to clients. 
  • Assisting with developing new business opportunities and with generating repeat business. 
  • Contributing towards/leading on project governance and fee management activities. 
  • Understanding of the wider AtkinsRéalis business, including appreciation of activities outside their own team/region, overall services offered and strategic objectives.  
  • Constantly pursue performance improvements. 

The successful candidate will bring:  

Essential: 

  • A relevant construction qualification or ample experience within the construction industry.   
  • A fully chartered member of a professional body (i.e. RICS, APM, CIOB or equivalent recognised institutional body). 
  • Ability to oversee a team on a commissions/projects/programme.  
  • Previous experience working for a Project Management Consultancy.  
  • Experience in delivering a range of building projects from inception to completion. 
  • Client facing experience, including working with clients on a commission/project basis. 
  • Knowledge of both public and private sector clients. 
  • Experience in JCT and/or NEC contract administration. 
  • Managing other individuals including undertaking performance and development reviews (PDRs) and mentoring and coaching less experienced colleagues. 
  • Strong understanding and appreciation of programme and scheduling software. 
  • Sound technical health, safety, and environmental knowledge, applicable to the business and wider construction industry.
  • Ability to form effective working relationships with colleagues and clients. 

Desirable: 

  • Experience with supporting other individuals through the same chartership process as they experienced. 

Why work for AtkinsRéalis?

Join us and expand your career on some of the industry's most exciting and newsworthy construction projects – from mission-critical COVID-19 facilities 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.

In 2020, we took away Silver and Gold in the Construction Manager of the Year Awards; and made finalist for the Young Surveyor of the Year. So, you'll be part of a team where our standards are high, as are the rewards. And, at every career stage, you'll benefit from industry-leading programmes to help improve your skills and knowledge.

Communities are at the heart of our work. Together, our people are proud to be working towards a Net Zero Carbon future and regenerating cities across the UK. Read about more of the ways we're making a positive impact.

https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/csr

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 fitness funding, 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: https://yourrewarduk.snclavalin.com/.

More about us:

AtkinsRéalis is a leading international consultancy with over 100 years of integrated project and programme management expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills and support to develop in ways that work for you. You'll be trusted to play a vital role in the organisation while making a tangible difference to the world and our future.

https://careers.atkinsrealis.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-europ

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