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Senior Project Manager

  1. Project, programme & cost management
  2. Cardiff, Swansea
R-115055

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, in the UK & Europe, is an international company with great strength and a culture of progression and diversity.  Placing a strong emphasis on the training, development, and assessment of our staff, we’re dedicated to providing cutting-edge expertise.

At AtkinsRéalis, we believe that, in today’s global market, diverse groups make better decisions and that better decisions lead to better business results. We are committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive work environment, where world-class talent knows no distinctions and is empowered to realise their full potential as important members of our team.

AtkinsRéalis are currently recruiting for a Senior Project Manager to support the continued growth of our Wales team.

We are looking for a collaborative, motivated individual to:

  • Provide effective delivery of project management services regionally across the advanced manufacturing, defence, healthcare, and education sectors.
  • Build successful working relationships with local and national accounts.
  • Support the Project Management team leader in the continued growth and development of the team, including growing your own sub-team.
  • Work with the team to continue to enhance the AtkinsRéalis Project Management Brand in the local marketplace and capitalise on the extensive pipeline of work.
  • Provide support to the regional management team in the growth of the sectors regionally.
  • AtkinsRéalis adopt an agile working policy, trusting our employees to manage workload and client requirements.  We are proud to be an inclusive employer and generate business strength through our culture of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

We love making a real difference in our region providing professional property and construction consultancy in the following sectors:

  • Decentralised Energy and NetZero.
  • Education.
  • Public sector.
  • Commercial property.
  • Workspace.
  • Defence.
  • Ports and Marine.
  • Aviation.
  • Major infrastructure projects.
  • Manufacturing.
  • Utilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Be a focal point and leadership figure for part of the well-established project management team.
  • Contribute to the strategic plans for the Welsh business and help maintain and develop business for the future.
  • Maintain service quality standards and a culture of continuous improvement and constructive expertise.
  • Take responsibility for some key projects and the account management and customer care for major clients.
  • New business proposals and tendering, liaising with the marketing team to ensure highest quality marketing and promotional materials.
  • Collaboration with other service streams, sectors and the wider AtkinsRéalis business to provide combined and innovative solutions improving our competitive advantage.
  • Ensuring the quality and timeliness of service delivery to clients, acting as primary interface to help build clients' confidence in the team.
  • Participating in relevant internal/external training initiatives.
  • Playing an instrumental role in generating repeat business, winning new work and developing new business opportunities.
  • Controlling workload and resources.
  • Developing key industry contacts.
  • Keeping abreast of industry issues and developments in best practice.
  • Managing and leading teams to enable a strongly motivated, engaged, and high performing function. Managing other individuals including undertaking performance and development reviews (PDRs) and mentoring and coaching less experienced colleagues.
  • Providing guidance, leadership, and technical expertise to team members.
  • Competently communicating and interacting with others, in accordance with the organisation's values.

Requirements:

  • Member/Fellow of RICS or similar qualification is essential.
  • Pre and post contract commercial services experience.
  • Knowledge of the Welsh Construction Market.
  • Existing network of relevant contacts within the education or commercial sector.
  • Proven experience in a senior level role and delivering high value and challenging projects.
  • Detailed knowledge of our competitors, with ability to articulate and shape our differentiators.
  • Strategic vision of the market and industry and ability to focus our business to take full advantage of market conditions.
  • Proven track record of winning and developing new business opportunities.
  • Extensive experience in preparing bids, proposals, attending interviews and winning work.
  • Proven team management skills and experience.

Training:

You should possess a willingness to continue to develop your career through our structured training programme. AtkinsRéalis provides a portfolio of training and development courses designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents and also encourage Continuous Professional Development Activities.

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.

Corporate Social Responsibility | AtkinsRéalis Careers (atkinsrealis.com)

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.

Careers at AtkinsRéalis (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:

YourReward at AtkinsRéalis (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.

Equality, diversity & inclusion in the UK & Europe (atkinsrealis.com)

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