Project Manager

 At nmcn we’re always adapting, evolving and innovating. Our vision and values are extremely important to us, along with the continued growth and opportunity for our people. We place people at the heart of what we do, and work in partnership with our clients and customers to deliver major built environment and critical national infrastructure projects across the UK. Our specialist engineering and construction teams bring multi-sector innovation and technical skill – from building and highways, to large-scale water networks and treatment plants.

We provide a complete service offering to the sectors we work in from conception to optimisation, delivering best value and innovation. Our 12 regional offices and workshops enable us to provide a local service to our customers promoting sustainable working relationships. 

Joining nmcn will open a door full of opportunities, where our people are nurtured for success and empowered to build their own adventure. We believe in your development, potentiality and growth. We aspire to be industry leading with renewed focus on having a positive impact on everything we touch.

An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Project Manager experienced in successfully delivering schemes of varying sizes predominately to the Water Industry focused on clean water. 

What you’ll be doing day to day
  • Leading the successful delivery of a multi million pound value Design and Build contract to upgrade a strategic water treatment plant located in the South East 
  • Leading an integrated delivery team comprising of designers, project delivery staff, directly employed operatives and subcontractors Responsible for contributing to the delivery of the business unit financial targets, agreed with the Operations Director Communicating, implementing and delivering the operational plan and commercial targets 
  • Ensuring projects are delivered safely, to timescale, budget and with the quality required for successful completion 
  • Adhering to and promoting safe working and QESH standards at all times 
  • Leading the compliance and risk management controls to ensure positive interventions are achieved 
  • Minimising waste and operational expenditure wherever required Developing and managing customer/stakeholder relationships for repeat business opportunities/tenders 
  • Maintaining a positive working relationship with the senior leadership team, peers and teams to debate, develop and implement initiatives and change management protocols 
  • Leading and empowering teams, at varying levels, including any development and retention challenges 
  • Helping to drive engagement and a positive working environment across the business unit Interpreting core policies and ensuring procedures are adhered to for current legislation, legal and contractual requirements 
  • Fostering positive working relationships to achieve consistent and common processes across the company 
  • Regularly reviewing project status ensuring all options have been considered and evaluated to improve performance 
  • Coordinating with the Project Team to ensure that the design activities are visible and that all operations are aligned to support the programme Ensuring all project KPI`s and KPM`s are achieved 

The experience we’re looking for in a candidate
  • An industry applicable ONC/HNC/B.Eng. or NVQ equivalent
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering multi million pound value Design and Build schemes in the water industry
  • Familiarity with NEC forms of contracts is preferable  
  • Self-motivation
  • Be able to organise yourself and others workload
  • Be proactive in your approach
  • An excellent communicator
  • A high level of diplomacy and customer focused

The personal attributes we're looking for in a candidate
  • Desire to understand and promote the Company purpose, vision, values and culture
  • Trustworthy and ethical approach, exercising discretion where required 
  • Organised, structured and professional, with a passion for excellence 
  • Flexibility, resilience and the ability to influence and build relationships at all levels
  • Commitment to the provision of excellent customer service
  • Experience in a fast paced, national and multi-site business
  • Self starter who has the ability to prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines

What we can offer you 
  • Competitive Salary
  • Company car / Car allowance
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Holiday trading scheme
  • Perks at work scheme (discount from high street retailers)
  • Employee share scheme
  • 3x Life Assurance
  • Free Parking
  • Flexible Working
  • 5% enhanced pension contribution 

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