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Senior Project Manager

  • Job reference: TR-002396
  • Sector: Management Consultancy, Transportation
  • Location: Birmingham
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Atkins is shaping the future of transportation and we’re looking for talented people to join us in developing and expanding our Digital Asset Management practice. You’ll join at an exciting time with asset management being a key growth theme across both our Transportation and wider businesses.
As the digital world collides with our physical environment, we're facing a wave of opportunity to use our skills in new ways. Our team is seizing this opportunity to grow and shape the industry. We are a team of asset management professionals with rich and diverse professional and personal backgrounds, and we cover all parts of asset management, including, strategic, tactical, operational, analytics, and resilience advice. The projects we work on are varied, dynamic and stimulating, providing plenty of opportunity for new challenges and personal growth.
Asset management is one of Atkins priorities for growth, and Project Managers at senior and junior levels are required to support our existing portfolio of projects and provide capacity to grow the business and support future opportunities. The people we’re seeking to employ will enjoy contributing across a portfolio of consultancy projects and will thrive in a busy, innovative and challenging environment. Whatever your level of experience you’ll be a technically excellent project manager and will be equally happy presenting to a client or delivering projects back at the office.
These roles will involve working with road and rail clients in a range of projects related to asset management: from providing strategic direction to clients in defining and implementing their asset management policies, to using data and analysis tools develop works programmes at the tactical level. Our markets are national road and rail administrations, local authorities, and PPP organisations in the UK and overseas. The focus of the role will be project delivery, with some support activities including project bidding.
The roles will be located at our Birmingham office, and regular travel to other UK offices and occasionally overseas forms part of this role.

Responsibilities
• As a Senior Project Manager you will be responsible for the delivery of a portfolio of consultancy projects, delivering on time and to budget.
• To promote company processes and policies, and ensuring adherence to safety, welfare, quality and environmental requirements.
• To establish & build relationships with key clients, suppliers, contractors & internal stakeholders.
• Developing the skills and expertise of junior staff.
• Supporting project bidding activities.


Requirements
• Project management experience within consultancy projects including experience working within multi-disciplinary teams.
• Well organised and confident, with enthusiasm for learning new skills and willingness to take on a variety of tasks.
• Able to establish and build relationships with clients, suppliers, contractors and internal stakeholders.
• Ability to work in a client facing environment, with good communication skills.
• Chartered professional status or nearing professional status with an appropriate organisation.
• An excellent report writing ability.
• Ability to lead a team of asset management professionals delivering projects.

Desirable
• Digital and/or asset management project delivery experience in the transport sector
• Familiarity with the DMRB or Network Rail Standards.
• Awareness of asset management IT systems.
• Awareness of PAS55 and ISO 55000 documentation.
• Understanding of asset modelling.

We offer a fantastic environment with fresh, modern offices that buzz with the excitement of people working at the very forefront of our industry. Join us and you’ll be joining a business that places no limits on how far you can progress. You’ll gain experience on a diverse range of industry-leading projects, have the opportunity to inspire and be inspired by colleagues in offices across the UK and the globe. You’ll benefit from our promotion-from-within policy and you’ll enjoy an exceptional rewards and benefits package including forward-thinking flexible working options to ensure that working with us works for you.

We offer flexible working and are committed to equal opportunities as we know from our experience that diverse teams provide the best mix of interpersonal and technical skills needed to exceed our customers’ expectations.

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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