Civils Project Manager

Walker Construction
08 Jun 2024
06 Jul 2024
Job Title
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Civils Project Manager

Location: Colchester

Salary: 50k – 60k DOE

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

About us:

Walker Construction is a multi–disciplined construction company operating throughout the UK. Founded in 1964 by three Walker brothers, Walker Construction is a family business at its core.

Our purpose is to improve people's lives by building the facilities and infrastructure that communities need, provide opportunities for our people to learn, grow and progress and work with our supply chain to promote the very best working practices as well as caring for the environment in which we work. We do this by holding true to our values, delivering excellence for our clients and the community.

About the role:

There has never been a better time to join our family, due to continued growth, an opportunity has arisen for a Civils Project Manager to join our Midlands Division. You should have experience in all aspects of groundworks and S278/S38 highways, hard landscaping, road construction and earthworks.

You should ideally be located within the Suffolk area.

As Project Manager you will be responsible for the management and control of the project to ensure the safe completion, in accordance with programme, specification and budget.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Leading and taking responsibility for the success, safety, quality, environmental, delivery, commercial and programme compliance of all contracts in your control.
  • Ensure that all business operations are executed in a safe manner within current Health, Safety & Environmental legislation.
  • Manage all site–based personnel within the contract.
  • Controlling client liaison and site team relationships.
  • Have a working knowledge of NEC 4 and JCT Conditions of Contract.
  • Knowledge of construction methods and techniques.
  • Effectively manage direct labour, sub–contractors, plant hire and material ordering.
  • Provide accurate management information to Contract Manager/Project Quantity Surveyor as required.
  • Budgets and materials control.
  • Manage all contracts with a view to maximising margins.
  • Have a working knowledge of current programming software.
  • Preparation of safety documentation as required.
  • Planning and scheduling project timelines.
  • Carrying out risk assessments.
  • Provide project documentation.

Experience/skills and qualifications:

  • You will have experience of working within the construction industry specifically highways.
  • You will hold a professional qualification HNC, ONC or equivalent or have a minimum of 5 years' experience in a similar role.
  • You will hold an appropriate CSCS card.
  • Be able to work clearly and accurately under pressure and tight timescales.
  • Be able to think logically and laterally.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication, liaison and organisational skills.
  • Project Management
  • Problem solving ability
  • Good leadership qualities, leading by example
  • Ability to negotiate/delegate
  • Collaboration – able to mediate and make sure team members work toward the same goal.

In return:

We offer an opportunity to work on exciting construction projects, where each day brings new challenges but most importantly a great place to work with family at its heart. We are passionate about ensuring we have the right environment to maximise return on investment by getting the best from our teams, giving the right skills to do their job.

Plus, a competitive salary, company car/allowance, pension scheme combined contributions 8% (AVC option available), Private Healthcare, 22 days annual leave + BH's, additional long service–related days along with the opportunity to buy holiday.
Flexible/hybrid working (dependent on role), Employee Assistance Programme and personal development opportunities with access to extended where we will support you every step of the way.

Here at Walker Construction, you have a platform to drive your career, explore your capabilities and turn ambition into reality. If you've got what it takes to join our team get in touch and apply now.

We provide an inclusive and flexible working environment for people to thrive in and are a proud member of the Disability Confident Scheme.

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Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Project Management, Project Administrator, Project Estimator, Project Planning, Project Coordinator, Senior Project Lead, Projects, Civils Project Manager will also be considered for this role.

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