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 Civils bias Project Manager experienced in successfully delivering schemes of varying sizes predominately to the Water Industry in sewage and clean water.

 What you’ll be doing day to day
  • Assuming responsibility for the management of project delivery outputs including programme, financial position, health safety, environmental performance and progress for all allocated schemes.
  • The ability to manage staff at varying levels, providing leadership, staff development and retention of key personnel.
  • The ability to interact in a professional manner with senior representatives of our clients.
  • To have a good understanding of NEC 3 contract conditions and an astute commercial awareness.
  • Responsible for the day to day management of multiple concurrent projects to ensure the successful delivery of the project against the project KPI’s (codebook completion dates for example)
  • Ensuring that all projects are delivered in accordance with current Health & Safety regulations, inc of CDM, & Environmental legislation.
  • Review/assessment of in-house/subcontractor RAMS, Process Impact Assessments and Environmental legislation. 
  • To ensure compliance with all company safety, environmental and quality systems.
  • Liaise with client’s staff to ensure KPI’s are met or exceeded within budget constraints
  • To manage the project team ensuring that each member has a clear set of objectives. To develop and motivate all team members. 
  • To assist the Operations Manager with the development of the direct labour resources.
  • To assume responsibility of the financial performance of each project with overall responsibility for Profit/Loss on contracts undertaken
  • To participate in monthly financial reviews for all schemes with the Commercial Manager, ensuring that all Project Engineers have prepared accurate financial performance reports
  • To ensure compliance with all company commercial and financial procedures.
  • Complete contract documentation 
  • Establishing and agreeing price variations and final accounts
  • Prepare estimates and quotations & provide tender vetting for others
  • To develop in conjunction with the project planner a detailed project programme ensuring that it is maintained to drive the project to key deliverable milestones.
  • Ascertain preliminary and detailed design/project requirements and solutions
  • To closely liaise with other departments, such as tendering and design, to ensure resources are correctly allocated and client requirements are fully achieved.
  • Co-ordinate and liaise with suppliers, specialist sub-contractors, in-house functions, site installations and construction teams
  • Procurement of plant, materials and specialist subcontractors.
  • Ensure that project resources are made available to attend/undertake factory site and works testing, commissioning and client training
  • Attend internal and external review and progress meetings
  • Attend site visits/meetings. 
  • To ensure all contract documentation such as, “As built” drawings, Commissioning Manuals and Operation and Maintenance Manuals are prepared in line with the client specifications and nmcn/client closeout timescales

What we’re looking for in a candidate 

  • An industry applicable ONC/HNC/B.Eng or NVQ equivalent
  • H&S qualifications
  • IOSH or CITB 5 Day Site Safety Management (SMSTS), 
  • CSCS card
  • Demonstrable experience of working within the water and / or sewage industries
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft packages
  • Strong team player but also able to work as an individual
  • Ability to prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines
  • Able to work in a busy environment under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills (email/phone/face to face)
  • Possess a “can do” attitude and provide to support to other members of the team as required

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)
  • Free eye test vouchers
  • Employee share scheme
  • 3x life assurance 
  • 5% enhanced pension contribution 
  • Annual salary reviews

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