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Project Manager- Highways (M42)

Posted: 20 Nov 2020 Closes: 20 Dec 2020
Birmingham, United Kingdom Competitive
Permanent & Full-time -626244537

The Project:

Skanska is the Delivery Integration Partner (DIP) on Highways England's Regional Development Partnership (RDP) Framework within the Midlands and East Regions. This currently includes two high profile schemes with a combined value of over £1bn and a pipeline of future schemes in each region. At the heart of our approach for delivering successful scheme outcomes and framework objectives is having the right people at the right time and creating an environment that promotes integration and collaboration across individuals and organisations.

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager with demonstrable capability and achievement within the Highways sector, with experience working on complex, high-value and high-profile projects. You should be able to provide strategic direction and strong leadership of a multi-disciplinary team comprising Health and Safety, Commercial, Operational, Engineering, Financial and Administrative resources at all levels.

Key Responsibilities:
  • To be present and visible on the project and to lead by example through clearly communicating the RDP vision, our "Values and Behaviours", and by 'walking the talk' as project lead. To ensure these "Values and Behaviours" are embedded throughout the project. Lead the development of Client and Supply Chain Relationships.
  • To create one integrated team with all partners working together - Skanska, H.E (Highways England) Designer (Mott Macdonald), Technical Assurance (Arcadis), and supply chain partners.
  • To lead the creation of an Injury Free Environment on the scheme.
  • To provide clear communication regularly to everyone working on the project.
  • To drive the Successful delivery and handover of the Project in accordance with the Company's Procedures, Management Systems and Performance Targets. Support project leadership team and PD to build the Business in accordance with the "Strategy Plan".
  • Champion the delivery of the right first time and ensure the Quality of delivery is promoted through the integrated team.
  • To Create, Build and Develop suitably experienced teams for the benefit of the Company and the Project.
What we are looking for:
  • Previous Highways construction project leadership experience is essential.
  • Operational knowledge of highways projects is also essential.
  • Able to demonstrate a successful record of accomplishment as an inclusive and inspiring leader.
  • Able to demonstrate successful delivery of previous high-profile/high-value projects against budget and targets.
We thrive through embracing differences, whether they be social backgrounds, ethnicity, disability, gender, age, religion, sexuality and any other protected characteristic - we know that diversity opens a rich potential for new ways of thinking, helping us to build successful and winning teams. We call it Naturally Skanska

A career with us means you'll have the freedom to develop your skills and leave your mark on the communities in which we work. Our competitive benefits package will help to enhance your life outside work, too.
Flexible working: We welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need. This might be part-time, remote working, or compressed hours for example. Anyone who applies for a role can ask about flexibility at interview. In return, we will explore what is possible for the role

Please note this is an advert for our Job vacancy, and therefore may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the role described, and may be amended at anytime at the sole discretion of Skanska. For a full role profile, please contact us:

Additional Information
  • Location: Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Employee Status: Regular
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