Senior Project Manager

  • Permanent
  • Birmingham
  • Up to £72,000 USD / Year

We are recruiting for a large client within the infrastructure sector, who are looking for an experienced Senior Project Manager. You will be a part of a busy fast paced team involved in a range of projects covering civil engineering works on major frameworks.


Key responsibilities of the role include but not be limited to:

  • Overall project management and leadership of engineering and design deliverables within the sub-lot
  • Co-located in the front office with the integrated project team (including client)
  • Responsible for delivery in accordance with the contract terms and conditions
  • Responsible for ensuring design is delivered in line with the programme, managing programme risk, critical path and key input/output milestones
  • Responsible for ensuring design is delivered in line with the agreed budget, approving forecast and actual cost data provided by the project controls team
  • Constantly striving for design efficiencies to deliver cost savings for our clients
  • Overall management of change, risk and opportunities for the sub-lot through extensive cooperation with the commercial team
  • Responsible for monthly internal and external progress and exception reporting across all elements of the sub-lot
  • Health and safety leadership for the sub-lot, demonstrating visible safety leadership
  • Deep collaboration with the sub-lot engineering manager to ensure that appropriate resources are allocated to delivery and that the SYSTRA ‘signature’ standard of quality is achieved
  • Primary interface/point of contact with the D&B client project manager and construction team
  • Responsible for liaison/integration with the PMO office, Engineering Management and Assurance team and Technical Directorate


You will have a broad spectrum of technical knowledge relating to Cost and Commercial Management. Experience of NEC will be extremely beneficial.

  • Experience in delivering major infrastructure or transportation projects
  • Experience in managing large multidisciplinary team, managing stakeholders including client and external stakeholders
  • Experience managing design for design and build projects, ideally at detailed design stage
  • Experience in managing scope, costs, programme and risk
  • Demonstrable Health and Safety Leadership skills
  • Chartered Civil Engineer MICE or industry equivalent, or Association of Project Management (MAPM), PRINCE 2 or industry equivalent


  • Competitive annual salary DOE
  • Competitive holiday plus bank holidays

For more information or to apply contact me directly on 02392 322 321

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