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Transport Communications Systems - Technology Project Manager / Assistant Project Manager

  • Job reference: TR-002358
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Location: Epsom, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Manchester
Due to an expanding workload, we are currently seeking Technology Project managers / Assistance Project Managers for our Transport Communications Systems Practice.

Join us and you’ll use the latest technologies to transform millions of road journeys. You’ll deliver the technology systems that will optimise tomorrow’s transport infrastructure. Behind small steps and giant leaps, we drive innovative projects from traffic signals and smart motorways to control centres and real-time road user information.

Our key partners, Highways England, and Transport for London (TfL) have large investment programmes so our portfolio; is varied, challenging and interesting as we lead the way in delivering innovative technology solutions.

We advise and support on everything during a project lifecycle from initial concept/feasibility, design, construction, testing & commissioning to contract procurement. So, you can look forward to plenty of variety from testing systems on site to exploring next generation software and developing connected vehicles.

Location: To work from one of our Birmingham / Manchester / Cardiff / Bristol / Epsom offices.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Project Managers /Assistant Project Managers:

To manage, influence and satisfy our relationship with the Client and other project participants and manage the design process, including clarifying scope, developing and maintaining MS Project resource loaded plans/estimates, Change and Risk management.

REQUIREMENTS

• Degree or equivalent with relevant professional registration or potential to apply;
• A working knowledge of the design process for technology/ highway solutions to applicable standards;
• Construction sector Project Management experience, including developing and maintaining MS Project plans, for resource loaded estimates, Time, Cost, Quality and scope control;
• Working Knowledge of ECC form of Contract, including the roles and responsibilities of the defined participants;
• Project Management qualification or working towards APM/PMI or equivalent;
• To ensure that the Quality, Environmental, Health and Safety aspects of the design and construction process are central to what we do;
• Client focussed and able to develop effective relationships with Clients. Flexibility for occasional short periods working away from normal office location for site inspections and surveys including at night during Temporary traffic management.


DESIREABLE

• Previous experience as Project Manager under ECC form of Contract
• Full Driving Licence
• Experience of managing design or construction of Motorway or Highways technology projects or similar transferable skills;
• National Highways Sector Scheme, Sector 8 qualified (QS, AO, ECS Card) and/or;
•Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) card at Professionally Qualified Person (PQP) or equivalent.

Our culture is one where initiative, innovation and imagination aren’t just encouraged, they’re expected.

After all, we work at the very forefront of the transportation industry on high profile projects any professional would be proud to be involved with. In terms of professional development, we offer unparalleled opportunities to progress and as a people-focused business, we actively promote achieving your own work/life balance by offering a range of rewards and benefits including flexible working options. We offer career paths that are predominantly technical, predominantly project management or blended.

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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