Project Manager (Civil Engineering) – Portsmouth, Hampshire

Permanent @FBR Construction Recruitment in Civil Engineering
  • Portsmouth
  • Post Date : 14 November 2023
  • Apply Before : 2 January 2024
  • Salary: £60,000 - £80,000 / Annually
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 4441
  • Experience Required Related Civil Engineering experience 3 years +
  • Package Car, Bonus x 2

Job Description

Project Manager with a civil engineering background and worked on £50m+ brownfield projects in UK. We are looking for an individual to join our team on a major UK construction project as a site-based Project Manager starting in Portsmouth, Hampshire reporting directly to the Contracts/Director.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Management of the Works Managers, Site Agents, Quality Manager and Site Engineers on the project.
  • Safety consciousness and compliance with the company’s H&S program & procedures.
  • Preparing quality, environmental and H&S construction plans in a timely manner.
  • Liaise with and maintain good cohesive working relations with stakeholders, consultants & contractors.
  • Actively resolve contractual issues with both clients and suppliers while also maintaining a good relationship.
  • Planning, measuring, monitoring and reviewing the progress of the contract throughout the project lifespan and ensuring compliance with project budgets and programme.
  • Managing and ensuring the project delivery team to ensure there are adequate plant, labour and subcontract resources available in a timely manner to comply with project timescales.
  • Interpreting engineering drawings and specifications and ensuring the accurate construction of the works in accordance with client requirements.
  • Preparing and submitting weekly reports on progress for inclusion in the project’s financial CVRs and forecasts to completion.
  • Identifying potential problem areas, and financial impact, in sufficient time to ensure adequate provisions have been made within forecast accounts.
  • Implementing solutions to resolve operational issues arising on a project.
  • Ensuring the timely submission of interim and final accounts and releases of retentions and performance bonds with associated completion certificates.
  • Degree or HND in Civil Engineering.
  • Demonstrable experience of working as a Project Manager within the civil engineering construction industry preferably on large earthworks projects.
  • Experience in Design & Build Contracts.
  • Understanding and experience in NEC4 Contracts.
  • Strong computer literacy and good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Project, Primavera.
  • Good commercial awareness with effective influencing and negotiating skills, as well as an aptitude to develop emerging and new client relationships.
  • Excellent knowledge of current civil engineering legislation as well as Health & Safety and Environmental legislation.
  • Highly developed professional communication and negotiation skills, including writing and presentation of reports, preparing business management documents, and presenting information in meetings with clients and other parties.
  • The ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • The ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in both mathematical or diagrammatic form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Demonstrable ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines supported by strong organisational skills.
  • Excellent communicator, both written and oral, with the ability to adapt communication style to suit different circumstances.
  • A full UK Driving Licence is also required.
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If you are interested in this role, please contact Alan at FBR Recruitment on 023 8033 2438 or send an updated CV to

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