Project Manager / Senior Site Agent (Highways)

  • Location: Somerset
  • Salary£45,000 - £55,000
  • DurationPermanent
  • Posted12/02/2018
  • Job referenceWPR02-090202_1518195952
  • Level of educationThird Level Degree

Job Description

Project Manager / Senior Site Agent (Highways)

Location: Lisburn / Somerset

Immediate: Start

Salary range £45,000 – £55,000 plus benefits, travel and accommodation

As Project Manager you will play a lead role in the delivery of a new £13m Highway scheme in the South East of England. Our Client is a Northern Ireland based Tier 1 Contractor with contracts throughout the UK & Ireland. They have an excellent reputation, known for their delivery of first class highway maintenance and framework contracts, capital road schemes, airports, public realm projects and major infrastructure projects.

Due to ongoing success and expansion, they are now looking for a Project Manager/Senior Site Agent to join their UK Team and play a key role in the delivery of a new link road, two bridges and provision of cycle and pedestrian facilities.

Ranked as one of the most successful and diverse engineering contracting and quarry materials companies in the UK and Ireland, they offer a full CPD programme and actively seek and promote Engineers along their path to Chartership.

As Project Manager you will provide senior level management, supervision and contracts management expertise across the project, ensuring all programme and commercial targets are achieved safely.

Your Responsibilities:

As Project Manager you will play the lead role in the delivery of the project from the site office.  You will plan the program and monitor its overall progress, resolving issues and initiating corrective action as appropriate, while managing through your team; all safety, quality, time and budget parameters to deliver the project appropriately. You will liaise with stakeholders and closely manage the contracts from both the client and any subcontractors.

Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Managing projects from award of contract through to design, construction and handover / final account.
  • Procurement and management of subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Maintaining client/customer relationships, including the successful delivery of projects.
  • Ensuring company safety and environmental standards are maintained and ensuring high quality control.
  • In conjunction with the site QS for all contractual and onsite administration, keeping accurate records of all stages of the contract.

Requirements for the role:

  • Minimum 10 years' Project Management experience, including 5 years of surfacing projects of a similar nature.
  • Demonstrated track record in the successful management of contracts/projects ranging between £5m and £50m.
  • Experience in managing project delivery teams, including familiarity with surfacing/paving equipment and personnel.
  • 3rd level qualification in Civil Engineering, or a relevant discipline
  • Strong understanding and experience in contract and cost management.
  • Strong understanding of Environmental, Health, Safety and Quality management systems.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and Project.
  • Drivers licence.

If you are living in Northern Ireland then travel and accommodation will be supplied, the details of which will be confirmed upon application.


If you feel this "Project Manager" role is something you are interested in knowing more about please contact Damien or Anne on 004428 9031 2009.

To be considered for the role please apply via the button shown and we will contact you upon receipt of your application to discuss your suitability and the role specifics in more detail.  Please also be aware that any correspondence or discussions related to this opportunity will be conducted with the utmost of confidentiality.


This vacancy is being advertised by Wellington Professional Recruitment Ltd. The services advertised by Wellington Professional Recruitment Ltd are those of an Employment Agency on behalf of our client.

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