Join us on the M25, one of our flagship projects!
Have you ever heard about the M25 road network, which plays a key role in keeping people moving around London and the UK? It is one of the European’s largest and most complex highways environments that we are currently operating with our partners.
Do you want to broaden your horizons? Do you want to participate in an exciting project around a major international city?
Different positions are open in various domains : project management, tunnel management, business development, health, safety and environment, IT, asset management & service delivery.
If you are a young professional, (graduate level/1-3 years’ experience) looking to take the next step in your career, in an internationally recognised flagship project, then do not hesitate to apply!
Connect Plus is looking for a Project Manager:
Project Management of Renewal and/or Improvement Project Projects from Inception to Close Out located across the entire Network. Project types include Pavement projects, Safety improvement projects, Structures refurbishment, Geotechnical and Drainage works.
Project Managers will be liaising with all Stakeholders for each project with particular focus on meeting requirement of Highways England (HE) and Connect Plus (CP) as primary Clients
Project portfolio delivery to time, cost, quality and delivering the agreed outcomes with full supporting documentation to allow project close out.
Working with Framework Contractors for project execution in accordance with the implemented Collaborative Management strategy
Application of innovative and efficient design and construction methods to all projects
Support delivery of all projects in accordance with Zero Harm plan implemented by business
Responsible for a number of projects at different stages of the project lifecycle.
Commission and manage internal and external resources in terms of quality, budget and programme
Manage end to end project progress from asset team, designers, sub-consultants, construction team and contractors
Manage schedule and resolve delivery issues for each project
Manage cost plan for each project
Routinely report schedule, current spend and financial forecast of each project to HE and CP
Report detailed status of each project at HE monthly meetings, including schedule and cost forecast
Liaise with Planner, Construction Manager, Project QS and Designers to develop individual project schedules and budget estimates
Liaison with Asset team and Operations team as necessary
Maintain MS Project schedule to identify milestones and completion dates for tasks and teams
Assess, mitigate and manage progress, finance and delivery risks
Ensure key project enablers are implemented, TTROs, Road Space Bookings, Local Authority Consultation etc.
Ensure project transfer and ECI meetings occur
Prioritise critical path activities and manage resources accordingly
Adhere to project governance procedure and ensure all necessary supporting documentation is prepared and presented.
Coordinate all phases of the renewals and improvements process
Live the Connect Plus Services Values
Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm
Support the delivery of the business’ Sustainability activities
Personal Qualities and Experience
Project Management Experience preferably supported by recognised PM qualification, PRINCE2, APMP etc.
Preference of minimum IEng qualification registered with Engineering Council and membership of appropriate professional institution (ICE or IHT) or working towards such qualification.
Broad skills, knowledge and understanding of Highway or Structures Engineering and associated design areas
Understanding of H&S Requirements related to Highway Engineering
Knowledge of CDM and other H&S legislation
Competent in exercising the duties under CDM
Understanding of Environmental requirements of projects
Knowledge of the NEC Contract and other relevant forms of contract
Knowledge of Quality Management
Knowledge of HE procedures
Experience of managing project delivery to existing highway or structures assets in a live operational environment or transferrable experience from a comparable role
Recent experience of coordinating interfaces with other disciplines and design teams
Experience of managing projects through complete lifecycle
Experience in the design and construction of highways or structures projects
Results Driven: Demonstrates a passion and excitement for his/her work. Tackles problems head-on and works to resolve them without delay.
Focus on Excellence: Willing to go the extra mile to exceed expectations. Continually searches for ways to add value and take performance to the next level.
Teamwork & Collaboration: Puts aside personal agendas to work for the benefit of customers and suppliers and other stakeholders. Proactively builds knowledge through sharing knowledge, ideas and expertise with others.
Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers. Actively collects customer information and uses it to improve services and solutions. Manages the experience of customers to ensure positive relationships are established and maintained.
Operational Excellence: Plans and organises work to safely achieve maximum effici