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Project Manager

Location: Wakefield Salary: Benefits
Sector: Highways & Highways Electricals, Civil Engineering & Infrastructure Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Neeve Truelove

Job Title: Project Manager

Industry: Highways and Civil Engineering

Location: Wakefield

Salary: Up to £55k + Benefits

About: My client is a leading highways and civil engineering contractor dedicated to delivering exceptional infrastructure projects. With a strong reputation for excellence, innovation, and a commitment to safety, we take pride in the quality of our work and the talented professionals who drive our success.

Position Overview: We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Project Manager to join their team. As a Project Manager, you will play a pivotal role in the planning, execution, and successful delivery of highways and civil engineering projects. You will work on a range of challenging and exciting projects that contribute to the improvement and expansion of vital infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Project Leadership: Lead a project team and ensure the successful completion of multiple projects, meeting deadlines and budgetary requirements.
  • Planning and Coordination: Develop detailed project plans, including resource allocation, timelines, and risk assessments. Coordinate with various stakeholders to ensure smooth project execution.
  • Quality Control: Maintain the highest quality standards in project delivery, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and industry best practices.
  • Budget Management: Monitor project budgets and financial performance, making necessary adjustments to maintain cost control.
  • Risk Management: Identify, assess, and manage risks to prevent potential project delays or cost overruns.
  • Client Relations: Foster positive client relationships through effective communication and timely updates on project progress.
  • Safety Compliance: Uphold the highest safety standards and ensure all project activities adhere to health and safety regulations.
  • Team Development: Mentor, motivate, and guide project team members to maximize their potential and performance.


  • Relevant qualification or experiecne qualified
  • Proven experience as a Project Manager in the highways/civil engineering sector.
  • CSCS Gold Card essential
  • SSSTS or SMSTS essential
  • NRSWA preferable
  • In-depth knowledge of construction processes, regulations, and best practices.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Proficiency in project management software and tools.

What We Offer:

  • Up to £55k salary + benefits
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • The chance to work on high-profile projects that make a difference in communities.
  • A commitment to safety, quality, and innovation.

If you are a dedicated and passionate Project Manager with a proven track record in highways and civil engineering projects, we want to hear from you.

How to Apply:

Please submit your CV or call on 01342 330 573

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