Senior Project Manager

  • Job Reference: 00002137-1
  • Date Posted: 16 January 2023
  • Recruiter: HSQ Recruitment
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  • Location: Barmouth
  • Salary: £75,000 to £90,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Car or Car allowance (5-6k) and Pension
  • Sector: Project Management, Senior Executive Positions, Other Rail Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description


HSQ are working with one of the leading civil engineering and rail contractors with a stellar reputation throughout the West of the UK, the midlands and south-west England. With an annual turnover of £225m+ due to the delivery of their well-trained, dedicated and highly competent workforce.

To further advance of the growth plans going into 2023 we’re now recruiting for a Senior Project Manager to join an ever-flourishing team and take complete ownership and drive the project in the North Wales Region.


The Senior Project Manager will be accountable for, but not limited to:
  • Leading a team of internal workforce and a team of external specialist subcontractors
  • Developing and delivering a pragmatic approach to the demolition and reconstruction of a steel railway bridge
  • Ownership of the entire project through to the end with full commitment and a relentless drive to succeed.
  • Managing site staff performance in conjunction with HR
  • Providing health and safety leadership to the operational delivery teams and promoting behavioural safety improvements
  • Ensuring that site teams rigorously adhere to Network Rail’s Life Saving Rules and reporting requirements
  • Complying with all relevant HSE legislation, Network Rail Standards and Eurocodes
  • Ensuring policies and procedures of the Rail Management System are fully discharged
  • Promoting and implementing sustainable business objectives
  • Achieving gross site margin target as set by the business
  • Supporting as required the estimating and planning process for the project
  • Ensuring sufficient and competent resources are in place for the delivery of the project and project objectives are communicated
  • Developing and maintaining programmes through the project life cycle and ensuring works are delivered against the contract programme
  • Leading the project risk management process and ensuring effective controls are established to support delivery of the project
  • Ensuring project opportunities are identified and realised to maintain and improve the commercial project performance
  • Promoting and maintaining effective client/stakeholder relationships to protect and enhance company reputation leading to repeat business
  • Upholding the core company values and inspiring and encouraging the same throughout the team
  • Ensuring that all mandatory reporting of KPI’s, Close Calls, accidents and incidents are carried out as per Network Rail procedures

The ideal candidate will have a
  • Relevant Civil Engineering Degree
  • Chartered status
  • Relevant equivalent experience.
  • NEC Contract management experience is hugely desirable
  • Commercial acumen
  • Confident and articulate communicator
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Extensive IT skills.
It would be beneficial if you were a PTS and CSCS card holder and had SMSTS or equivalent.


We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits:
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
  • Access to join our Employee Communities
  • Training and development opportunities