Construction Project Manager

Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
Hours per week
Dates that interviews will take place
Via MS Teams
£50,232 - £52,000 + up to 20% bonus, Bupa Healthcare, Car/Car allowance + Benefits
Summary of vacancy

Are you an experienced construction project manager looking to take your knowledge further? Then look no further as SUEZ are currently recruiting an ideal candidate just like you!

When you join SUEZ, you get more than a brand-new role. Your work will help us deliver innovative and environmentally responsible solutions for water and waste management. You will get a chance to help us preserve and restore our planet’s natural capital for future generations. It’s a career that’s not only exciting, but full of opportunities as well as professional and personal fulfilment.

About the role

You will be working 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday between the hours of 8:30am - 5pm.

You will be earning £50,232 - £52,000 plus up to 20% bonus, Car/Car allowance, BUPA Healthcare and many more benefits!

You can be based in one of the following locations for this role - Maidenhead, Avonmouth or Coventry.

About the role

What will I be doing? 

You'll be effectively project managing the development and delivery of recycling and resource development facilities including liaison with all relevant stakeholders including bid teams, operations, permitting and planning.

Key responsibilities include: 

Typically for projects involving civil & building works and / or incorporating process equipment:

  • Liaising with project sponsors during project conception and assisting in the development of designs and specifications.
  • Managing the tendering process for the procurement of contractors (including the production of required tender documentation) and producing recommendation reports.
  • Carrying out the role of Employer’s Representative and / or Engineer under the relevant subcontracts.
  • Monitoring, controlling and reporting to the Senior Construction Commercial Manager on project progress.
  • Monitoring, controlling and reporting to the Senior Construction Commercial Manager on project costs.
  • Managing contractors and suppliers in accordance with the relevant contract conditions including assessing and recommending payments, variations and any claims.
  • Preparing and managing interface schedules between civil and process contractors (plus any other relevant parties).
  • Monitoring site progress and adherence to scope and specification including management of any employed third party site supervision.
  • To be the point of contact for construction matters on the project – including with end Clients such as Local Authorities or Councils.
  • Ensuring compliance with CDM regulations.
  • To support negotiations in any claims with clients. 

What will I need to be successful?

  • Excellent communication skills with suppliers, subcontractors, clients and operational colleagues
  • Commercial awareness, including understanding and controlling;
    • The implications of designs, specifications and scope changes
  • Experience and understanding of the operational layout and requirements of a variety of waste facilities including HWRC’s and Transfer Stations
  • Understanding and previous experience in various forms of construction contracts
  • Knowledge of methods of construction, designs and specifications
  • Understanding of construction legislation including building control
  • Understanding of the planning and permitting process payment provisions in main contracts and subcontracts
  • Attention to detail including in preparing scoping documents and specifications and in reviewing issued consultant or subcontractor designs
  • Contractual awareness; engaged involvement in contract drafting and implementation during the execution phase
  • Degree or equivalent qualification
  • RICS or similar accredited course in construction project management or similar

Who we are

At SUEZ the efficient and sustainable management of resources around the UK is at the heart of everything we do. With true team spirit, we can give our customers a standard of service that goes above and beyond and ensure that our local communities have access to essential water and waste services.

We thank our people for all they do with development opportunities, wide-ranging benefits and rewards that reflect their hard work. In a friendly, supportive environment, you’ll be inspired to grow and play your part in creating a better future for all.   


Closing Date
Once we have sufficient applicants we withhold the right to close job vacancies early.