Project Manager / Project Director

Project Manager / Project Director

Job Title: Project Manager / Project Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Salary: £50000 per annum
Reference: 9413
Contact Name: Mark Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 22, 2016 10:17

Job Description

Project Manager / Project Director

Haywards Heath


You will contribute to the delivery of increased turnover within public and private sector markets in the South. A key aspect of the role will be to contribute to the growth and development of the water's edge and infrastructure resilience business across the UK and Europe.

  • Project Manage and direct the delivery of a range of civil engineering and environmental projects
  • Perform a senior consultant role to generate sales and develop business
  • Demonstrate leadership in a contractual, commercial and management context

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Competent to Project Manage at PM Tier Level A-C (£1.5m - £5m)
  • Excel in project management, project direction, and technical review across the Water UK portfolio with an expected fee earning utilisation of 70%
  • Provide leadership across commercial, contractual and management activities
  • Bring expertise and market knowledge to generate new sales in both the public and private sectors with a focus within the South region
  • Contribute to regional business development including "Hunting in Packs" with other Business Line senior staff (such as Industry and Buildings and Transport and Planning) with a particular emphasis on major projects, private sector business, contractors and frameworks
  • Perform a leading role in the development of tenders
  • Support the growth and development of the team
  • Promote the team internally and externally
  • Be flexible to travel around a number of UK and international locations

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Extensive relevant experience
  • Chartered Engineer via MICE or CIWEM with significant post-qualification experience
  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent level qualification
  • Awareness of civil engineering industry procedures and best practice
  • Excellent commercial understanding and technical track record
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


We offer a competitive salary plus a range of benefits including a contributory pension, car allowance, discretionary company bonus, Health and Dental care, Life Insurance, 25 days holiday and a flexible working policy.

If you would like to hear more about this opportunity this opportunity, then please send your CV to or call Mark Smith on 02392 222 964

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK.

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