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Project Manager - Civil Engineering

  • Location: Didcot, Oxfordshire
  • Sector: Civil Engineering & Infrastructure
  • Position: Project Manager
  • Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Plus package
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: SPMD1_1567178286
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Job description

PSR Solutions are looking for a Project Manager for a £6 Million civil and infrastructure project based in Didcot - Oxford. This is to work for a leading specialist civil contractor, with a turnover of around £50 Million for the civil Engineering department. Overall turnover of £150-170 Million which includes a basement and demolition division.

Scope of works includes S278W S38W, new road construction, drainage, installation of services and earthworks, stock piles, road works. This will be a heavy civils and groundworks packages, so experience in this field is a must.

As Project Manager for this scheme you will be responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of site works for the re-construction of a busy station. You will be required to meet or exceed the Company's expectations for health & safety, quality, customer satisfaction, programme performance and commercial out-turn, thereby ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments and goals.

  • Managing all Internal levels of staff and operatives working on the project - Delivery, Commercial, Planning, Head Office support staff.
  • External: Multiple parts of client organisation, sub-contractors, representatives of Train Operating
  • Companies, residents, interest groups, design consultants.


  • Through the team, to ensure the delivery of the project within the given constraints of time and cost.
  • To ensure that all health, safety and welfare obligations associated with the project delivery are met.
  • To identify the necessary resources and assign individual responsibilities.
  • To create and execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • To carry out all the Project Manager's duties established for the project by the Task Role Assignment Matrix.
  • To ensure that relations with the client and all stakeholders in the project are maintained and managed to an appropriate level.
  • To apply the client's methodology effectively and enforce project standards.
  • To minimise company exposure to risk on the project.
  • To ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.

Person Specification

  • Clear thinker with determination and energy, good planning abilities, well-organised and seeking perfection.
  • Able to lead teams comprising a variety of abilities.
  • Assertive but personable.
  • Able to communicate constructively with a wide spectrum of personalities.
  • Willing to lead by example and work on own initiative.
  • Able to focus on and achieve project goals.
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiating skills, numeracy, and oral and written communication skills.
  • Able to work under pressure, whilst ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Able to manage, and respond positively to, change.
  • Keen to achieve self-development.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree or HND in Civil Engineering or related discipline
  • Minimum 10 years' on-site construction experience with
  • Significant recent experience in management positions.
  • Minimum 5 years' recent railway construction experience.
  • Good knowledge of contract and health & safety law.
  • Comprehensive understanding of engineering principles.
  • Extensive knowledge of current market conditions.
  • Competent in the use of IT

This is an opportunity for any Senior Project Manager to potentially work on two projects and to utilise the area.

If this is of interest to you then please give me a call on 0203 800 0055 or email me on .