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Senior Project Manager

  1. Cities & development
  2. Manchester
R-108405

The AtkinsRéalis Infrastructure Project Delivery Practice (PDP) is the centre of excellence for the delivery of infrastructure projects and combines the best in project management and design management to provide a full suite of services to clients in the public and private sectors.  The team is responsible for delivery of design services across our markets of Water Infrastructure, Defence Infrastructure, Nuclear, Aviation, Energy, Rail (stations), and Urban Developments.   

We have an exciting vacancy within the Infrastructure PDP and are seeking an enthusiastic and confident Project Manager to join our North, Scotland, and Northern Ireland (NS&NI) practice, based from the Manchester office. This role offers an excellent opportunity for a talented individual who want to take the next step in their career and take responsibility for projects from inception through to completion. You will be an established Project Manager within the infrastructure sector; this role offers the chance to develop your career and expand your experiences across a wide range of challenging and exciting projects across varied markets. The position is likely to combine agile working from our NS&NI offices 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 Northern regions across a variety of sectors, predominantly in Nuclear, Defence, and Water to which this role is focused. In addition, we have strong growth and potential within our Energy sector. 

A role within the Infrastructure PDP offers the opportunity to work on the full suite of projects AtkinsRéalis delivers; be it refurbishment and new build projects; nuclear new build; defence; water projects and many more, which will enable you to demonstrate and progress your project management skills, knowledge and experience. 

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. 

This is a great opportunity for you to work and develop within an internationally renowned consultancy, working on a variety of projects where your talent and skills can be demonstrated. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Delivery of project management and contract administration through the project life cycle. 
  • Ensuring that there is a common understanding of requirements and scope, programme, costs, constraints, risk and interfaces across the team. 
  • Leading the project team – building, motivating, maintaining, coaching, guiding, and developing the team. 
  • Communicating, liaising, and engaging with the client on a project-by-project basis. 
  • Deliver governance arrangements for projects within corporate and business policies, directives, guidance, and procedures to ensure a robust outcome. 
  • Ensure safety is prioritised throughout delivery. 
  • Manage the project within client and AtkinsRéalis agreed budgets. 
  • Management of Risk (and Opportunity) for the project from inception through to completion. 
  • Administer and negotiate change control from inception through to completion. 
  • Manage approved sub-contractor procurement processes. 
  • Clear and accurate monitoring and reporting of project performance against programme, technical quality, financial and KPI targets; both internally and externally. 
  • Mentoring and developing of Project Managers and other team members, as required. 
  • Cognisant delivery of projects and tasks in accordance with the AtkinsRéalis Values; Safety, Integrity, Collaboration and Innovation.  

Requirements: 

  • 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 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. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. 
  • Sound business acumen and strong risk/commercial awareness to deliver profits. 
  • 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. 
  • Current driving licence. 

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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