Associate Quantity Surveyor

Senior Project Manager

£55,000 - £65,000


If you're aiming to expand your industry expertise and advance your career in project management, my client in Manchester team is actively seeking experienced Project Managers ready to step in at a senior level. Collaborating on a diverse portfolio of industry-leading infrastructure projects, my client is looking to bring someone in to focus on transportation, utilities, and highways.

The role is looking to lead Project Management Commissions, taking responsibility for end-to-end service delivery, often with respect to large or complex projects. To act as the key, day-to-day client interface, ensuring that client objectives are met and that projects are delivered to time and cost targets and the appropriate quality standards.



  •  Ideal candidates should hold a degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing large-scale projects is essential as it showcases their ability to navigate the complexities of projects and effectively manage resources.
  • Candidates must possess accreditation as an ECC Project Manager under the NEC contract framework.
  • It would be beneficial but not essential for candidates who are chartered or hold qualifications from reputable institutions such as the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), Association for Project Management (APM), Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), or equivalent bodies.

Roles Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic guidance during the project's inception phase, offering insights into various approaches to effectively achieve the client's overarching objectives.
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive project requirement definitions to ensure alignment with client expectations and project deliverables.
  • Assist in defining the project's success criteria encompassing time, cost, technical, and performance parameters to guide project execution.
  • Develop and execute resource plans, overseeing the procurement of necessary resources to support project objectives effectively.
  • Lead and facilitate cross-functional project teams, fostering collaboration and ensuring alignment towards project goals.
  • Develop project budgets, monitor forecasted versus actual costs, and implement cost control measures to optimize project financial performance.
  • Facilitate the flow of project information between the project team and stakeholders through regular meetings and written communications, ensuring transparency and alignment.
  • Identify and monitor project risks, develop risk mitigation strategies, and implement proactive measures to minimize project risks and disruptions.
  • Prepare formal project progress reports and other relevant documentation to provide stakeholders with timely updates on project status and milestones achieved.
  • Take a proactive role in interfacing with clients, consultants, and stakeholders at all project stages, fostering positive relationships and addressing concerns effectively.