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Req Id : 17981 

Job Title : Project Manager  

Business Unit Sector : PCL-WTR EMEIA 

Work Location : UKCHESTER 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Contract Hire Only for this Project :  

Job Summary

Black & Veatch is recruiting Project Managers to join their Consultancy Services team based throughout the UK.  The team consults, delivers and manages Critical Human Infrastructure projects in the Water and Flood Risk Management sector.  The Project Manager will be accountable for the planning and execution of our projects to the defined scope, cost and programme to meet our Client’s requirements.  Successful applicants will be based in one of our offices in the UK, and projects will predominantly be around the office location but may extend nationwide.  The ability to travel to Client offices and project sites is essential.

Key Responsibilities
  • Plan, execute, monitor and control projects in terms of scope, time, cost, quality, resource, communications, risk, procurement and stakeholder management
  • Contract management, predominantly under the NEC suite of contracts
  • Deliver projects to the As-Sold financial metrics or better
  • Balance the needs of multiple projects
  • Leadership of the overall coordination and production of multi-disciplinary appraisals and designs
  • Organise and chair professional client meetings
  • Understand the customer’s basic and performance requirements during the sales process and formulate a scope of work that adds value for our customers and BV
  • Assess the technical and commercial risk of projects during the sales process
  • Create and review proposals and costings for new projects
  • Work with our Regional Delivery Director to identify opportunities to improve our business management systems
  • Manage consultancy projects varying in size up to a £1.5m in revenue
Minimum Qualifications
  • Professional qualification in Project Management and/or an engineering discipline
  • Degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) or Geography discipline
  • Proven ability to plan, execute, monitor and control projects in terms of scope, time, cost, quality, resource, communications, risk, procurement and stakeholder management
  • Leadership skills to manage project teams and create positive change
  • Motivated to Project Manage flood and coastal risk management and water projects
  • Previous experience in a project management or technical civil engineering role on projects using the NEC suite of contracts
  • Knowledge of programme management using Microsoft Project or other suitable software
  • Knowledge of Earned Value Analysis to monitor project performance and produce accurate cost and spend profiles


All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical office environment, typical construction environment, extreme weather conditions, high noise level, safety hazards (electric currents, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to chemicals), atmospheric conditions (fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, poor ventilation).  Sitting, walking, talking, hearing, reading, writing, keyboarding, driving, filing, reaching, stooping, crouching, bending, standing for extended periods of time, lifting or carrying up to 40 pounds.

Salary Plan
PMT: Project Management
Job Grade

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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy. We offer professionals an array of health and welfare benefits that vary based on their geographic region and employment status. This may include health, life accident and disability insurances, paid time off, financial programs and more.


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