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Principal Project Manager (E&S)


Amey PLC
Location: UK
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Building Services
Category: Management Jobs
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About Amey

We deliver forward-thinking solutions for the world’s biggest asset owners, transforming the places where we live, work and travel. Our success comes from a practical approach. We pride ourselves on solving complex challenges with original thinking, then turning it into a reality. We arrive at better answers because we ask better questions. ​

From complexity comes simplicity. ​ From better thinking, better solutions. ​

think big, create better

Are you a Principal Project Manager passionate about using your skills to make an impact? Are you a big thinker who loves to find better solutions to difficult problems? Do you want to work on high profile projects in the rail and highways industries such as Wales and Borders, HS2 and the A66?

Our Environment and Sustainability team provides strategic environmental consultancy services across transport, utilities, defence and local government infrastructure. The team has a diverse range of skilled people with expertise in ecology, noise, air quality, landscape, arboricultural services, archaeology, carbon modelling, EIA coordination, EMS and auditing, and GIS specialists, servicing the environmental consulting needs within the wider Amey group.

The Role

Due to increased workload we are seeking to recruit a Principal Project Manager. The successful candidate will lead the Project Management function for the Environment and Sustainability (E&S) team. Develop and grow a team to lead all aspects of project management across a diverse portfolio of projects. Manage projects and provide support and coaching to others in the PM team. Work closely with the Technical Director for PM to develop and introduce best practice in PM within E&S.

The role will have full responsibility to deliver or exceed the Company's agreed financial expectation for the projects portfolio in terms of value, margin and cash.

In a typical week you will:

* Work with Project Director to develop annual business objectives, plans and budgets for business area

* Develop and implement PM processes and structure as appropriate to the E&S business

* Play an active role in the E&S SMT

* Actively contribute to and lead bids

* Lead the management of bid pipeline and CRM tool

* Manage the PM team to provide PM support across all disciplines and geography

* Establish monthly reporting processes including forecasting and monitoring the financial performance of the projects portfolio, providing regular (minimum monthly) detailed reports, comparing actual and forecast performance to plan expectations and explaining variations

* 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

* Maintain regular liaison with all stakeholders and employees on the progress of projects.

* Ensure compliance with Health, Safety, Environmental and Assurance regulations. - Ensure that all team members operate according to Amey principles and have a clear understanding of systems and processes

* 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 to the level specified for Band D post holders

* Maintain and develop key client contacts to maximise future business opportunities

* Assist Project and Account Director with development of new business by involvement on key client management process, tendering and winning work

* Assist Project Director with the preparation and administration of Client Relationship Management Plans

We want to hear from you if you have:

* First degree or higher level qualification in suitable discipline

* Membership of recognised engineering / project management institution

* Computer literate and thoroughly conversant with MS Office suite and experienced in the use of project management software

* Knowledge of financial and contract management control systems

* Previous experience in related infrastructure sectors

* Understands and upholds Amey values

* Strong background in commercial and risk management

* Demonstrates ability to implement and meet targets

* Supports and contributes to continuous improvement

* Effective leader able to take and be accountable for decisions

* Has a clear understanding of contract and related market dynamics

* Able to implement and support a customer-centric approach

* Strong interpersonal skills to manage, develop and motivate a team

* Excellent communication and influencing skills

In return:

Our rewards make us better people here at Amey Consulting. 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 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays

* Discretionary Bonus Scheme

* Additional Leave Purchase Scheme

* Amey Rewards Portal including healthcare, dental and childcare vouchers

What else is better about working for Amey?

Our success comes from a practical approach. We pride ourselves on solving complex challenges with original, real-world thinking, then turning it into a reality. Your solutions will have impact, making a genuine difference to people’s lives. It’s what makes a career with us unlike any other.

We value collective expertise, but also the spark one person can bring. As one of us, you can really be you, because your individuality is an asset. You’ll be surrounded by people who want you to thrive and embrace new challenges.

You’ll work in a team that is open-minded and where every idea will count. 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.

We don’t believe in typical: we believe a diversity of backgrounds and skills create the best environment and opportunities. It means we ask better questions to arrive at better answers because we learn from each other’s perspectives. And this means better outcomes for our clients our communities and ourselves.
About Amey

We deliver forward-thinking solutions for the world’s biggest asset owners, transforming the places where we live, work and travel. Our success comes from a practical approach. We pride ourselves on solving complex challenges with original thinking, then turning it into a reality. We arrive at better answers because we ask better questions. ​

From complexity comes simplicity. ​ From better thinking, better solutions. ​

think big, create better

Are you a Principal Project Manager passionate about using your skills to make an impact? Are you a big thinker who loves to find better solutions to difficult problems? Do you want to work on high profile projects in the rail and highways industries such as Wales and Borders, HS2 and the A66?

Our Environment and Sustainability team provides strategic environmental consultancy services across transport, utilities, defence and local government infrastructure. The team has a diverse range of skilled people with expertise in ecology, noise, air quality, landscape, arboricultural services, archaeology, carbon modelling, EIA coordination, EMS and auditing, and GIS specialists, servicing the environmental consulting needs within the wider Amey group.

The Role

Due to increased workload we are seeking to recruit a Principal Project Manager. The successful candidate will lead the Project Management function for the Environment and Sustainability (E&S) team. Develop and grow a team to lead all aspects of project management across a diverse portfolio of projects. Manage projects and provide support and coaching to others in the PM team. Work closely with the Technical Director for PM to develop and introduce best practice in PM within E&S.

The role will have full responsibility to deliver or exceed the Company's agreed financial expectation for the projects portfolio in terms of value, margin and cash.

In a typical week you will:

* Work with Project Director to develop annual business objectives, plans and budgets for business area

* Develop and implement PM processes and structure as appropriate to the E&S business

* Play an active role in the E&S SMT

* Actively contribute to and lead bids

* Lead the management of bid pipeline and CRM tool

* Manage the PM team to provide PM support across all disciplines and geography

* Establish monthly reporting processes including forecasting and monitoring the financial performance of the projects portfolio, providing regular (minimum monthly) detailed reports, comparing actual and forecast performance to plan expectations and explaining variations

* 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

* Maintain regular liaison with all stakeholders and employees on the progress of projects.

* Ensure compliance with Health, Safety, Environmental and Assurance regulations. - Ensure that all team members operate according to Amey principles and have a clear understanding of systems and processes

* 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 to the level specified for Band D post holders

* Maintain and develop key client contacts to maximise future business opportunities

* Assist Project and Account Director with development of new business by involvement on key client management process, tendering and winning work

* Assist Project Director with the preparation and administration of Client Relationship Management Plans

We want to hear from you if you have:

* First degree or higher level qualification in suitable discipline

* Membership of recognised engineering / project management institution

* Computer literate and thoroughly conversant with MS Office suite and experienced in the use of project management software

* Knowledge of financial and contract management control systems

* Previous experience in related infrastructure sectors

* Understands and upholds Amey values

* Strong background in commercial and risk management

* Demonstrates ability to implement and meet targets

* Supports and contributes to continuous improvement

* Effective leader able to take and be accountable for decisions

* Has a clear understanding of contract and related market dynamics

* Able to implement and support a customer-centric approach

* Strong interpersonal skills to manage, develop and motivate a team

* Excellent communication and influencing skills

In return:

Our rewards make us better people here at Amey Consulting. 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 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays

* Discretionary Bonus Scheme

* Additional Leave Purchase Scheme

* Amey Rewards Portal including healthcare, dental and childcare vouchers

What else is better about working for Amey?

Our success comes from a practical approach. We pride ourselves on solving complex challenges with original, real-world thinking, then turning it into a reality. Your solutions will have impact, making a genuine difference to people’s lives. It’s what makes a career with us unlike any other.

We value collective expertise, but also the spark one person can bring. As one of us, you can really be you, because your individuality is an asset. You’ll be surrounded by people who want you to thrive and embrace new challenges.

You’ll work in a team that is open-minded and where every idea will count. 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.

We don’t believe in typical: we believe a diversity of backgrounds and skills create the best environment and opportunities. It means we ask better questions to arrive at better answers because we learn from each other’s perspectives. And this means better outcomes for our clients our communities and ourselves.
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