Project Manager - Must have Civil Experience (Multiple locations around Scotland)

Posted a week ago by Balfour Beatty UK

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About the role

You must either live in Scotland or relocate to Scotland due to multiple site locations around Scotland and the North

Shape a career to be proud of as part of an award-winning project management team.

Our team shapes projects that connect communities and impact daily life for millions. Join our Regional Scotland team as a Project Manager to build new futures.  

Own your career, and you can build something to be proud of at Balfour Beatty. By joining our well-established construction teams working on our significant future pipeline of large scale civil engineering projects in various locations throughout Scotland you will work with true experts who’ll share their knowledge and provide support, encouragement and invaluable feedback so you never stop learning. Bring us your capability, and we’ll help you take it much, much further. 

What you'll be doing

Across our diverse project management team, our projects include highways, rail, power and landmark buildings that shape skylines.

As a Project Manager, you will:

  • Possess a proven track record in delivering complex civil engineering projects
  • Lead and inspire a multi-skilled team and set the tone for large infrastructure projects
  • Take charge of all aspects of project delivery from initiation, planning and design, to delivery, monitoring, commissioning and handover
  • Be part of something big by helping us to connect communities and build sustainably
  • Benefit from a project management development pathway towards chartership with the Association for Project Management
  • Prove yourself and lead bigger and bigger projects in a rapidly growing industry
  • Build relationships with clients and other stakeholders
  • Be a critical part of a business thats embedding innovation into all we do

Who we're looking for

To make a real impact as a Project Manager with us, you'll need:

  • Experience in construction
  • Project delivery experience to make sure we meet high quality and safety standards
  • Strong communication skills to manage, mentor and empower your team
  • The confidence and credibility to liaise with business leaders
  • Commercial acumen to control costs and keep projects in budget
  • To understand standard forms of contracts and performance evaluation techniques.

Additionally you will be based in Scotland and will need to travel to various sites across Scotland such as Argyll, Dumbarton, Fife, Edinburgh, East Lothian, Arbroath as well as Perth. Other locations will include however not limited to Stranraer, Dumfries, Newton Stewart.

A car will be provided for travel to sites in Scotland

Why work for us

Day in, day out, our teams deliver some of the UK’s most ambitious, exciting and meaningful projects; developing, building and maintaining the vital infrastructure that supports national economies and strengthens communities.

Why join us?

As if contributing to and supporting work that makes life better for millions wasn’t rewarding enough, we offer a full range of benefits too. You’ll have the freedom to shape the package that’s right for you and your life. Here are some of our key benefits:

- Smart working, giving you more flexibility such as staggered start and finish times, with up to 40% remote working, where roles allow.
- 25 days paid annual leave (pro rata)
- Family friendly policies which include 28 weeks full pay for maternity/adoption leave and four weeks full pay for paternity/partners leave
- Pension, share incentive plan, volunteering leave, recognition schemes and much more…

About us

From Dunfermline’s tramways in 1909 to highland hospitals today, Balfour Beatty has been trusted for over a century to deliver the complex and critical infrastructure and iconic buildings Scotland relies on.

We have the people, knowledge and experience to safely deliver projects right first time, maximising value for money and ensuring a positive social impact and inclusive economic growth for local communities.

Our award-winning sustainable projects, including active travel, Passivhaus and retrofit, demonstrate our commitment to supporting Scotland’s transition towards net zero in the built environment.

Diversity and inclusion

At Balfour Beatty we believe that diversity and inclusion are essential components of any successful, happy workplace. Through our Value Everyone Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and Action Plan, we are growing our diverse workforce and developing our inclusive culture where everyone is able to thrive and reach their full potential, regardless of their identity or background. To find out how we are making this a reality, visit (url removed)/diversityandinclusion

We are a Gold Award holder in the Ministry of Defence 'Employer Recognition Scheme' and actively encourage applications from Armed Forces personnel, veterans and reservists.

As a Disability Confident Employer, we are committed to working with people who have disabilities and long-term health conditions to remove barriers for them in obtaining employment. We are also committed to offering applicants with a disability an interview if they meet the minimum requirements for the role. For more info, visit: https://(url removed)/

We are looking to continually improve our resourcing process and ensure that it is fair and inclusive for all.  If you have any feedback on the process, please share this with us at: (url removed)

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