Highways Project Manager

South East England
23 Dec 2020
20 Jan 2021
Job Title
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
Job purpose:

To act as the professional lead for in project programme and budget management, commission of management of design consultants, design approvals, procurement, stakeholder communication, following corporate governance to release funding.
To support the Programme Lead and oversee the delivery of the major transport projects through design and construction, ensuring successful delivery that offers value for money and achieves targets set.Job Description

Pro–actively deliver all aspects of successful projects that offer best value for money and achieve commercial targets.
To manage or coordinate staff who are working within the same specialist service area (maybe across geographical areas) to ensure shared outcomes are delivered.
To manage delivery of individual schemes / projects relating to the service area.
To manage budgets in accordance with the client's policies and procedures.
Maintaining excellent, effective working relationships with stakeholders, key strategic partners, senior directors, politicians and operational teams.
Manage own workload and the resources required to ensure successful service delivery.
To assume direct responsibility for the management of selected budgets
Promote a strong customer service focus within the Service and where possible take account of customer requirements, including responding to customers in ways that are clear and jargon free

Qualifications / Experience:

Educated to degree level (or equivalent) with an appropriate professional accreditation (e.g. chartered or incorporated) – Desirable
5 – 10+ years demonstrable industry experience – Desirable
Working as part of a project team structure – Essential
Interpersonal skills – Essential
Written and oral communication skills – Essentia
Client facing skills with political awareness and sensitivity, understanding of corporate policies and strategies and knowledge of the legislative and regulative context – Essential
Broad up–to–date knowledge of transport planning, implementation, highway engineering and planning policy – Essential

Working conditions / environment:

Site visits if and when required (to live highways and construction sites)
Communicating feedback to the general public.
Ability to fulfil the travel requirements of the role.

Working hours:

37 hours a week
Monday to Friday
Flexible working available.
A willingness to occasionally work outside of 'normal' office hours if required.
Overtime occasionally available depending on workloads.

How to Apply or for more Information:

3 simple ways to apply or get in touch:

Apply directly online via the Matchtech website
Call Sam White directly on (phone number removed)
Email your CV to (url removed)


Matchtech are the largest and leading Highways and Transportation Recruitment Company in the UK.

Future Roles:

If you have the correct experience for this type of position but this specific role is not quite right for you, as the level, location or rates etc. is it not quite what you are looking for a present, please still feel free to get in touch with me as I continually recruit similar roles to the one above at all levels across the UK.

Alternatively if are not suitable for this role but still work within the Highways and Transportation industry and believe you will be looking for a new role in the future please give me a call for a confidential chat regarding your employment status.

To apply for these roles, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application

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