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Project Manager - Consultancy (Rail, Highways, Utilities)

  • Job reference: 920982
  • Location: London
  • Salary: GBP50000 - GBP65000 per annum + additional benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Construction & Infrastructure, Utilities
  • Date posted: 03/08/2018

Project Manager - Consultancy (Rail, Highways, Utilities)

Location: Central London

Salary: £50 - 65K

Working for one of the world's leading project and cost management consultancies operating at the forefront of the transport, property and industry sectors

To help realise their ambitious growth plans and to support the increasing pipeline of work, they are looking for exceptional Project Managers to join the highly successful team in London, working with clients across the London & South East Region.

This role has excellent prospects for individuals who have a strong ambition to progress. As well as technical competence, we are looking for someone with the ability to think laterally, who possesses first class communication skills, strong commercial awareness and who will provide a first class service to our clients and a commitment to drive new business opportunities.


  • Effective delivery of Project Management services across a range of Infrastructure sectors in particular; Rail, Highways, Utilities.
  • Support Senior Project Managers on complex multi-faceted projects
  • Provide support to PM Team Leaders as required on all business issues including but not limited to business development, client management, bid writing, thought leadership


  • Degree qualified or qualified through experience and be a professional member of a recognised professional institution e.g. RICS or APM
  • Experience of working in a consultancy environment and knowledge of the construction industry
  • Ideally, you will have experience of working in a client facing role, for both private and/or public sectors clients
  • An understanding of the role of an Employers Agent
  • Be conversant with all aspects of project management and have some experience of both pre and post contract project responsibilities
  • You will have provided project management assistance at various stages of the project life-cycle
  • Possess excellent stakeholder management skills with the ability to listen and understand client goals
  • Possess strong organisational skills; arranging, and accurately recording project meetings (possibly having chaired some) as well as the control of project documentation;
  • General knowledge of current legal developments in respect of construction and associated law
  • IT literate with an understanding of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook (and preferably a programming package)
  • You will have the necessary ambition and drive to not only deliver a high-quality professional service but also support the office with business development and marketing activities to help grow the team.
  • Able to work independently (with senior support) whilst being pro-active and helping to identify what the next steps are in order to keep the project on track
  • You will demonstrate a keenness to learn and would want to further your career by working on more challenging assignments in an assistant capacity and/or running your own minor projects.
  • You will foster the company ethos by being positive, professional and collaborative.

The Individual:

  • A courteous manner with a high level of professionalism - the ability to liaise with colleagues at all levels.
  • A disciplined thinker and analytical & numerate problem solver who has the judgement and the capacity to think complex issues through and develop effective solutions in a timely fashion.
  • The drive and self-motivation to have achieved a degree qualification and to continuously develop their technical and behavioural skills.
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively within multidisciplinary teams.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. An ability to influence others through the use of sound judgement and good sense
  • Smart and professional appearance
  • Should have the ability to work with the minimum of supervision and on their own initiative
  • Be able to provide driving licence/passport or other proof of identification in order to successfully pass the security requirements of our clients
  • Able to travel to various site locations

Rewards and Benefits:

fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, wellbeing, financial and lifestyle choices.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.