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Highways Project Manager

R-053297
  1. Birmingham, Nottingham
  1. Transportation

Highways Project Manager

Highways Project Manager       

Are you ready to take up a vital role in shaping some of our exciting projects? How about joining our Are you ready to take up a vital role in shaping some of our exciting projects? How about joining our talented team, where everyone has a voice, and together we face our clients' problems head-on. It's a diverse and inclusive work environment where world-class talent knows no distinctions.

We know that different people have different priorities, which is why we're here to support you. Flexible and remote working is a central part of our culture. So, talk to us about what's ideal for you – from reduced weeks to buying more leave over school holidays. And if you're returning from a career break, ask us how we can help you transition back into work with us.

Read more about how you can thrive with us.

Work with us as a Highways Project Manager, and you'll play a central role in making vital civil and structural designs a reality. You'll enjoy opportunities across a vast range of projects, from new builds to renewal, maintenance, and assessment works. Your skills and expertise will mean a lot to the business and our clients, such as Highways England, Network Rail, and Transport for London. You'll be trusted to lead your team, knowing we all want you to succeed, and we're ready to help you grow.

Your purpose

  • Lead and manage transportation projects, typically for a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Apply your own skills, knowledge and experience and our business management system to deliver engineering design project work to the highest, safety, quality and environmental standards.
  • Apply your own skills, knowledge and experience in engineering to support our teams in delivering to the highest technical standards and ensuring rigourous application of quality processes.
  • Provide insight and value in commercial delivery, driving and pricing bids and owning project or package financial accountability through delivery to close-out.
  • Work with our clients, practices and market teams to manage risks and opportunities and build real value in long-term relationships.

    What you can bring

  • We're looking for project management experience and potential with an engineering base, across a range of levels. Ideally, two years' plus demonstrable experience in a role with project management responsibility on transportation or related civil engineering projects.
  • BEng / MEng or MSc degree in civil engineering or equivalent engineering qualification. Or, recognised project management qualification and experience in delivering transportation engineering projects.
  • NEC3 or NEC4 project management qualifications would be advantageous.
  • Experience of working with or for our key clients, e.g. Local Authorities, Highways England, HS2, Developers and/or Contractors.
  • Able to demonstrate responsibility for managing project commercial aspects / decisions, and of managing risks.
  • Able to demonstrate flexibility, resilience and problem solving in a dynamic project environment.

    Why work for Atkins?

    Our Transportation teams are reinventing transport for a challenging yet exciting future. We're creating new ideas and smart solutions for cities, people and the environment. You'll be working alongside some of the top people in our industry, solving challenges that bring together traditional engineering and new technologies. As part of our organisation, you'll be in a privileged position, delivering what's right for governments and communities. You'll be helping us to improve our leading environmental performance while enabling others to do the same.

    Meeting your needs

    To help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we offer employees "Total Reward." It's a package that can be tailored to your changing lifestyle, career and personal needs. You'll enjoy benefits such as partner discounts, leadership training, professional, accreditations, and career planning for any stage of your career.

    Making sure you're supported is important to us. So if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk through any adjustments you might need.

Read more about 'Total Reward'.

More about us

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is a leading global consultancy with over 80 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge and support to help you succeed. Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world.

Atkins, ranked as one of LinkedIn’s Top 25 Companies, where UK professionals want to work and stay once they join.

Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects.

Atkins recognise that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.

ATKINS, part of the SNC Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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