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Senior Project Manager

Contract Scotland
Closing date
30 Jul 2024

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Construction / Built Environment
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager

Position Available: Senior Project Manager (Water Sector)

Company Overview: Our client, a global engineering firm specialising in water sector projects, seeks to expand its delivery team in Scotland. They offer a supportive and collaborative work environment focused on creativity and innovation to deliver quality engineering solutions.

Role Overview: As a Senior Project Manager based in Inverness, you'll be instrumental in delivering a large, long-term framework.

The ideal candidate must have proven experience managing various civil engineering projects within the water sector.


  • Overseeing Project Delivery: Manage project outcomes including staff, budgets, safety, and progress for assigned projects.
  • Staff Management: Lead and develop staff, handle recruitment, and mentor junior team members.
  • Client Interaction: Professionally engage with client representatives.
  • Contract and Commercial Understanding: Understand contract conditions and maintain commercial awareness.
  • Project Management: Manage multiple projects, ensuring you meet targets and comply with regulations.
  • Safety and Compliance: Ensure projects adhere to health, safety, and environmental regulations.
  • Team Management: Direct project teams, clarify objectives, and manage roles.
  • Financial Management: Oversee project finances, including profit and loss.
  • Reporting and Reviews: Produce project reports and participate in financial and program reviews.
  • Commercial Procedures: Ensure compliance with company commercial and financial procedures.
  • Documentation and Procurement: Handle contract documentation, pricing, estimates, and procurement.
  • Planning and Coordination: Develop project programs, coordinate resources, and liaise with other departments.
  • Opportunity Development: Identify new opportunities, lead pre-construction tenders, and contribute to tender processes.
  • Supplier and Team Coordination: Coordinate with suppliers, subcontractors, and construction teams.
  • Resource Management: Procure project resources, oversee testing, commissioning, and training.
  • Meetings and Site Visits: Attend internal and external meetings, site visits, and progress meetings.
  • Contract Closeout: Ensure all contract documentation is prepared according to specifications and timelines.

Essential Requirements:

  • Degree or HNC in relevant civil engineering discipline.
  • Proven experience managing civil engineering projects, especially in water sector is essential.
  • Experience in water and/or sewage industries.
  • Extensive technical knowledge and communication skills.
  • IOSH or SMSTS qualification, CSCS card essential.
  • Experience with NEC suite of contracts.
  • Proactive communicator with a full UK driver s license.


You'll gain long-term job security with a global market leader, competitive salary, and comprehensive benefits package. Joining this company provides an opportunity to contribute to its development and growth while reducing the carbon footprint.


If you meet the criteria and are interested, please apply with your CV or contact Adam Rahma for more information, quoting reference J43903.

Legal Information:
We act as an employment agency for permanent work and as an employment business for temporary work.

For roles in the UK, applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

We value diversity and promote equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all areas of society and can discuss any reasonable adjustments to support your application.

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