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Project Manager

Job description

Role - Project Manager

Location - Bristol

Rate - £420 - £450 per shift (CIS)

Duration - 24 months



Due to significant growth and a busy order book Thorn Baker's client is recruiting a Project Manager to join their thriving civil engineering business based from Bristol on a freelance basis.

The successful candidate will, initially, be looking after a large civil engineering project consisting of a bridge demolition and complete rebuild lasting around 2 years in total. Following this scheme, the successful candidate can expect plenty of stable, local work to get involved with as a key member of the management team.

Our client can offer a competitive rate and stable working conditions.

Please apply now to be considered for this role.


As Project Manager you will:

  • Manage site staff and sub-contractors.
  • Ensure your team provide method statements, hazard risk assessments and Project Management plans.
  • Understand tender allowances and monitor contract loss against agreed budgets.
  • Prepare and monitor programmes of work.
  • Foster good relations and reputation with clients.
  • Manage design co-ordination.
  • Assess and engage with sub-contractors.
  • Manage contracts to ensure timely and profitable completion.
  • Supervise, mentor and assist in the career development of staff.


Skills & Knowledge Requirements

  • A good level of experience in civil engineering and workforce supervision including major projects, drainage, RC structures and general infrastructure.
  • A good level of commercial acumen to facilitate cost control.
  • Effective team management, leadership and influencing skills to get the best from everyone.
  • Experience with planning and programming of works
  • Experience of working on NEC3 / NEC4 contracts
  • Highly organised and able to juggle priorities, whilst multi-tasking for many stakeholders, and still remaining focussed on what's most important

What's in it for you?

  • £420 - £450 per shift (CIS)
  • Stable, local work