Project Manager

Faithful+Gould and Atkins Corporation
United Kingdom
Closing date
16 Feb 2023

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Property, Construction
Contract Type
Project Management
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Faithful+Gould is one of the world’s leading project and cost management consultancies operating at the forefront of the property, transport and energy sectors.  We are working with clients to create sustainable solutions that connect people, data and technology to design, deliver and operate the most complex projects.

Our Controls and Assurance Team master complexity by combining our tried and tested project controls approaches with creative thinking and technology, bringing our clients projects to life with maximum impact. We are expanding nationally, with many exciting opportunities across our Energy, Infrastructure and Industrial clients, there has never been a better time to join.

We are looking for high calibre Project Managers to join our highly successful team, supporting our clients across the North Region, based in either our Leeds, Manchester, Warrington or Stockton-on-Tees offices.

Placing great emphasis on the training, development and progression of our staff, we’re dedicated to providing high quality professional services with cutting-edge expertise. Join us and you’ll benefit from a development programme designed to ensure your career objectives are met in full.

We are looking for a collaborative and sharp minded person to:

  • Provide support to the Controls and Assurance team on complex multi-faceted projects to identify opportunities for value realisation and project improvements, leading to greater efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Interface with the programme manager, commercial managers, risk consultants and planners to deliver professional and competent advice and support meeting the required reporting deadlines.
  • Develop and execute effective execution strategies including developing the Project Execution Plan (PEP), defining how the project will be managed, organised and executed.
  • Work with the Project Planners to track against milestones, activities and report to stakeholders.
  • Manage and resolve any issues within the contract. Identify risks and facilitate the resolution of the issues. Manage the update of the schedule and budget.
  • Collate relevant information and produce status reports. Presenting these to project boards and attending progress meetings.
  • Proactively head and develop Client relationships and accounts.
  • Articulate construction industry knowledge and technical excellence to Clients and colleagues.

To join us you’ll need/have:

  • A recognized diploma or degree or be qualified by experience.
  • A professional membership (or working towards) of a recognised professional institution (MRICS, MAPM or equivalent).
  • A positive, collaborative, and innovative approach able to work on your own initiative.
  • Effective leadership skills of project management services in a Client facing role.
  • Sound technical project management knowledge demonstrating established experience and aptitude.
  • Experience of the project and programme lifecycle. (e.g. Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation/Commissioning processes).
  • Experience of building positive & cooperative Client relationships and business networks.
  • Experience of leading multi-disciplinary teams & delivering successful projects through a recognised project management methodology.
  • Sound technical project management knowledge demonstrating established experience and aptitude.
  • Experience of administrating contracts, e.g. NEC3/4; IChemE; FIDIC, and ability to advise on appropriate procurement routes.
  • Effective client interface skills and experience with the ability to offer project advice.
  • Good report writing and presentation skills.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Working knowledge of relevant Health and Safety legislation.

The right person:

To do well in this role you’ll need to be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Involvement and experience of Project Management in a Project environment, to deliver outputs/outcomes to agreed time, cost and quality requirements.
  • A confident and professional manner, coupled with excellent communication skills, with clients and colleagues alike, to ensure clarity in all situations and to effectively influence.
  • An assertive, methodical and analytical style of thinking, being able to show initiative and examples of creativity.
  • Self-motivation and able to work well on your own initiative.
  • Being highly organised and able to prioritise.
  • Ability to collaborate and build relationships across the wider teams.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and proven ability to deliver to deadlines.
  • The ability to motivate yourself and teams, deal with conflict and create a collaborative team culture to meet client requirements.
  • A willingness to travel within the UK and to work flexibly with occasional out of hours work to accommodate project and client requirements.
  • Applying the principles of quality assurance and environmental management in compliance with an organisation's Policies.
  • The highest levels of leadership and commitment to Health, Safety, Environment and Security.
  • Working with integrity in a collaborative manner within a project team.

Why work for Faithful+Gould?

Join us and expand your career on some of the industry's most exciting and newsworthy construction projects – from mission-critical COVID-19 facilities to the world's tallest hotel, London's Heathrow Airport to Europe's first eco-friendly mosque. You'll enjoy invaluable exposure to international expertise as well as innovation in local niche areas.

In 2020, we took away Silver and Gold in the Construction Manager of the Year Awards; and made finalist for the Young Surveyor of the Year. So, you'll be part of a team where our standards are high, as are the rewards. And, at every career stage, you'll benefit from industry-leading programmes to help improve your skills and knowledge.

Communities are at the heart of our work. Together, our people are proud to be working towards a Net Zero Carbon future and regenerating cities across the UK. Read about more of the ways we're making a positive impact.

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 fitness funding, 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.

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More about us:

Faithful+Gould, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is a top international consultancy with over 70 years of integrated project and programme management expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills and support to develop in ways that work for you. You'll be trusted to play a vital role in the organisation while making a tangible difference to the world and our future.

Additional Information:

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.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.


Faithful+Gould is a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, we advise on some of the world’s most exciting construction related projects – from giant petrochemical plants to the world’s tallest hotel, and from London’s Heathrow Airport to the Freedom Tower in New York.

Our success is built on hiring and then developing the very best people. Our standards are high, as are the rewards for those who join our team. The opportunity to draw from international expertise and work on some of the most demanding and prestigious construction challenges around the globe ensures your career success.

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