A positive impact on everything we touch
Over 1800 dedicated people nationwide
Providing critical infrastructure for the UK
A positive impact on everything we touch
Over 1800 dedicated people nationwide
Providing critical infrastructure for the UK


Project Manager - Highways

Job type Full time
Location Newark-on-Trent


Joining nmcn will open a door full of opportunities, where our people are nurtured for success and empowered to build their own adventure. We believe in your development, potentiality and growth. We aspire to be industry leading with renewed focus on having a positive impact on everything we touch.

We work in partnership and collaboration with our customers, to deliver major built environment and critical national infrastructure projects across the UK. Our specialist engineering and construction teams bring multi-sector innovation and technical skill – from building and highways, to large-scale water networks and treatment plants.

An opportunity has arisen for a Project Manager within the Highways division. The Project Manager will be responsible for overseeing all activities and staff to ensure that design, procurement, financial control and site activities are managed to the highest standards in all areas of delivery. 
Working with the client in ensuring that the key deliverables within each stage of the projects are being administered to the highest quality the Project Manager will ensure that the proper interpretation of the design briefs are established and the delivered solutions meet and exceed the expectations of the client.

What you'll be doing day to day

  • Promote strong H&S guidance
  • Ensure commercial challenge at all times to site teams
  • To regularly review project status ensuring all options have been considered and evaluated to improve construction performance.
  • To coordinate with the Integrated Project Team to ensure that the design activities are visible and that all operations are aligned to support the construction programme
  • Promote Near Miss and Positive Intervention reporting
  • Development of strong team working relationships 
  • Ensuring all project KPI`s and KPM`s are achieved
  • Developing accurate efficient  project programmes 
  • Developing accurate cost forecasts 
  • Ensuring CTC’s are in place 
  • Ensuring all design/construction WPR’s are updated weekly/monthly and returned to the Planner
  • Ensuring Comm Cell attendance 
  • Ensuring compliance with NM Group procedures
  • Manage office and site staff requirements and resourcing against multiple live projects
  • Cost risk management, early identification of problematic projects
  • Produce safe and efficient sites through promotion of H&S to the highest standards
  • Ownership of the entire project, design, costs, programme, documentation, site activities, procurement and ensure updates are carried out weekly/monthly etc
  • Safe, efficient and cost effective delivery of projects
  • Bring innovative ideas
  • Meet set targets / monitor against PM KPI’s
  • High management level meeting attendance as required 

What we're looking for in a candidate

  • An industry applicable qualification
  • Extensive Highways knowledge and experience is essential
  • Experience of managing projects of high value within the Highways industry
  • Strong team player but also able to work as an individual
  • Ability to prioritise a varied workload and demonstrate good time management to comply with deadlines
  • Able to work in a busy environment under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills (email/phone/face to face)
  • Possess a “can do” attitude and provide to support to other members of the team as required

What we can offer you

  • Competitive Salary
  • Company car / Car allowance 
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Holiday trading scheme
  • Perks at work scheme (discount from high street retailers)
  • Free eye test vouchers
  • Employee share scheme
  • 3x life assurance 
  • 5% enhanced pension contribution 
  • Annual salary reviews
  • Private Medical Insurance

28 February 2020