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Project Manager

Jackson Civil Engineering
Closing date
29 May 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager

Career Opportunity: Project Manager

To strengthen our Southern Region, we are recruiting for a Project Manager. At Jackson we are dynamic, innovative and focused, supported by an inclusive and fun company culture. Our clients value our proactive approach, depth of expertise, integrity and the quality we deliver. As a result, our people get to enjoy working on some of the most exciting and varied projects. We want our people to succeed both in work and life and to support this we promote a healthy, productive, and flexible working environment that respects work-life balance.

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager in our Southern Region to initially manage civil engineering schemes in the Kent area.

Main Duties:

  • Management of site staff, operatives and sub-contractors.
  • Provide method statements, hazard risk assessments and Project Management plans.
  • Understand tender allowances and monitor contract loss against agreed budgets.
  • Preparing and monitoring programmes of work.
  • Foster good relations and reputation with clients.
  • Manage design co-ordination.
  • Assessment and engagement of sub-contractors.
  • Manage contracts to ensure timely and profitable completion of contracts.
  • Supervise, mentor and assist in the career development of junior staff.

Are you the person we are looking for?

The successful candidate will need to have experience working for a main contractor on projects which should include earthworks, structures, highways and heavy civil engineering schemes. We re after a team player who has excellent communication and people skills who have the ability to manage people, change and delegate accordingly.

Already experienced as a Project Manager, you will have a relevant industry qualification (HND/ HNC/ BEng) or equivalent and an up-to-date SMSTS qualification, and appropriate CSCS card and temporary works coordinator. A First Aid at work qualification is desirable. Knowledge of NEC and contracts would also be an advantage.

Due to the nature of the role, the successful candidate must be ok to travel and have a full UK driving license.

We also offer some fantastic perks!

We don t just offer a great place to work with a supportive, family atmosphere. We also offer:

  • Life assurance cover (4x annual salary)
  • Company car or car allowance
  • Company pension scheme (we match up to 8%)
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (with an option of buying more holiday)
  • Extensive training programmes
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Employee benefits platform
  • Hybrid working
  • Free on-site parking
  • Company social calendar
  • Regular fun days and a broad range of charity events
  • A supportive business that genuinely wants to help you progress in your career.
  • The Great Escape leaving work early every Friday!

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We also place high importance on our inclusive recruitment policy and will do our very best to support those applicants who may need adjustments in order to take part in the recruitment process. Please do let us know if you require any additional assistance or adjustments.

Due to the high volume of applications, we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore, if we have not responded to your application within two weeks please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

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