Project Manager

Contact Cian Kavanagh
  • Salary: 65,000 - 80,000
  • Location: UKSouth West
  • Sector: Construction & Civils

We are recruiting a skilled Project Manager / Senior Engineer with expertise in tunnelling planning to join our clients team in Bridgwater.

Our Client is a leading construction company specialising in tunnelling and underground infrastructure projects across London and regionally throughout the UK. They are recruiting heavily and have a full pipeline of work for the next 5 years.

This is a full-time, permanent role. Our client has a preference for PAYE.

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  • Implement and oversee project management framework and execution plan
  • Define and enforce project control and management criteria
  • Monitor project progress and lead delay mitigation strategies
  • Ensure contract programs are reviewed, approved, and updated
  • Manage project time, early warnings, and change control
  • Establish and maintain a formal risk management process
  • Conduct comprehensive handover of project risks and establish Project Management Plan
  • Foster effective communication and collaboration among stakeholders
  • Support performance management of design and site delivery teams
  • Address major site delivery issues with a defined strategy
  • Ensure timely stakeholder decisions and chair progress meetings
  • Monitor contract administration and protect client’s interests
  • Promote supportive environment and uphold company values
  • Mentor and guide direct reports, set career objectives, and conduct performance reviews
  • Assume responsibility for project costs and budget control
  • Oversee value management strategy and review/negotiate contracts
  • Manage commercial performance in line with governance requirements
  • Resolve disputes promptly and reasonably
  • Lead client engagement through meetings, presentations, and discussions
  • Develop strong relationships with clients, consultants, contractors, and stakeholders
  • Review detailed reports from design and site delivery team
  • Maintain up-to-date project sheets and resumes for project team
  • Identify and communicate potential business development opportunities


  • Degree in Civil Engineering or a related field.
  • Extensive experience in project management within the tunnelling and civil engineering sector.
  • Proven track record of successful project delivery and client management.
  • Strong knowledge of project planning, risk management, and construction phase management.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and negotiation skills.
  • Familiarity with commercial management and budget control.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with clients and stakeholders.

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