Project Manager (Design) 2

  • Job Reference: PL-PM/PM
  • Date Posted: 26 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Fission Recruitment Services Limited
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering & Design, Project Management
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

The role
Due to increased workload we are seeking to recruit a Project Manager . The successful candidate will undertake contribute towards the management of quality, programme, cost and project contribution on numerous projects.

As a Project Manager, you’ll see your work from early design to the very end result, and every project will be different from the last. You’ll feel inspired to challenge yourself, as well as your colleagues. You’ll have the opportunity to thrive and we’ll help you shape your career whether through further qualification, learning new skills or whatever else you need to achieve your ambitions.

In a typical week you will:
• Maximise operating efficiency, so that projects portfolio is delivered in compliance with the Project Control System to agreed standards and targets
• Implement quality improvements when opportunities arise
• Deliver revenue within agreed budgets
• Act decisively to rectify any adverse circumstances that threaten the delivery of the quality and programme agreed with the client
• Define and manage programme of projects, update regularly and ensure that activity managers have sufficient capable resources to meet deadlines
• Maintain regular liaison with all stakeholders and employees on the progress of projects
• Forecast and monitor the financial performance of the projects portfolio, providing regular (minimum monthly) detailed reports, comparing actual and forecast performance to plan expectations and explaining variations
• Ensure robust WIP conversion through prompt invoicing
• Ensure compliance with Health, Safety, Environmental and Assurance regulations
• Carry out line management duties, as required
• Ensure that all team members operate according to Amey principles and have a clear understanding of systems and processes
• Conduct weekly reviews with Activity Managers and/or project teams With support of commercial team, ensure that contracts are in place before work commences including sub contracts and purchase orders for suppliers and sub consultants
• Approve expenditure within limits of delegated authority Manage, develop, coach and motivate employees in the project team
• Maintain and develop key client contacts to maximise future business opportunities
• Support the development of new business by involvement on key client management process, tendering and winning work


We want to hear from you if:
• Degree qualification to satisfy current entry requirements for professional qualification
• Part way through or recently completed the necessary training requirements for the above professional qualification
• Sufficient project management experience (Rail design preferred but other disciplines will be considered)
• Environmental awareness Tool box talk
• IOSH working safely

In return:
Our rewards make us feel valued. If you’re happy, you’ll think better. It’s a simple formula but one that puts your wellbeing as a top priority, that’s why we’ve worked hard to build a reward and benefits program that puts you first, including;
• Competitive salary
• Exceptional development and progression plan
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• Minimum 24 days holiday + Bank Holidays
• Additional Leave Purchase Scheme
• Rewards Portal including healthcare, free GP service, dental and more

Your career:
We value collective expertise, but also the spark one person can bring. As one of us, you can really be yourself, because your individuality is an asset. You’ll be surrounded by people who want you to thrive and embrace new challenges; and we’ll give you the flexibility to work in a way that suits you.

You’ll be stretched, but always supported. Well recognise your hard work and look after your well-being too. You’ll be empowered to play your part and achieve, encouraged to fulfil your own ambition as well as the shared one.

About us
Established in 2007, Fission Recruitment specialise in the recruitment of permanent employees and contractors for the rail and highways industry. 

Key to what we do is assist our candidate in their long-term planning and continued skill acquisition. We offer free advice, industry knowledge and CV consultation, ensuring that all candidates have equal opportunities to develop their career. 

Please apply to find out more details about how we can help you find your next position. We understand that every individual looks for a new role for a number of different reasons, whether it’s financial, culture, sustainability or equality and diversity, we can help you navigate your way to success.

Do you enjoy solving real-life problems and creating a positive impact on society? Do you want to work flexibly in a way that empowers you?

With my client, you’ll work with high profile infrastructure organisations, giving you the unique opportunity to bring ground-breaking work to life. Your solutions will have impact, making a genuine difference to people’s lives.  You’ll work in a growing team that is inclusive, open-minded and where your professional development can thrive.

It’s where you feel valued and alive.

Fresh challenge, new opportunity
We’re big thinkers who love finding solutions to difficult problems, and we’re passionate about using our skills to make an impact, working on high profile projects in the rail industry such as TRU, Wales and Borders, and HS2.

The railway sector has always been one of our core sectors and because of our success in building and maintaining the railway, my client has become an industry leader in Rail Design consultancy services. With a growing team of over 550 employees, working across our 12 Rail design offices throughout the UK we are continuing to add to our already extensive and impressive list of project awards.

Fission Recruitment are acting as an employment agency for this job.