Project Manager, Industry

Company Name: WSP in the UK

Job Posted Date: 2022-12-02T10:50:52.000Z

Location: United Kingdom

Job Industry: Civil Engineering

Experience Level: Mid-Senior level

Applicants Count: 20

Job Description: We are WSP – Join us and make your career future ready!
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Your new role, what’s involved?
We are looking for an experienced Industrial Project Manager with knowledge of either Pharmaceutical, Food, Chemicals, Oil, Gas or Hydrogen Sectors to join our Industry Team based across the UK. The Industry Team expertly manage projects ranging from small single discipline concept studies through to large multi-disciplinary consultancy and design projects. WSP recognise that the Industrial Sector is constantly transforming along with the growing global demand for energy.
Leading (or supporting) on a variety of Industrial related design projects and ensuring that projects/programmes of varying size and complexity are delivered successfully to time, quality and budgetCoordinating a multi-disciplinary engineering design team of dedicated and knowledgeable technical and project management professionals; Reviewing enquiries and preparing proposals for prospective projects or frameworksProblem solving with colleagues and clients to achieve the best-value outcome for the available funds;Ensuring designs, drawings, reports, correspondence, certificates and other outputs are prepared, reviewed for quality, and approved before they are finally issued to the clientSupporting, coaching and mentoring colleagues to ensure they benefit from your knowledge and expertise;Exercising independent engineering judgement; resolving technical issues without unnecessary escalation, able to provide innovative solutions to engineering problems;Building strong and effective relationships with client officers where we strive to achieve common objectives and build lasting relationships;Ensuring that business/project risks and issues are foreseen, escalated, recorded and managed effectively.
We’d love to hear from you if you have:
An in-depth understanding of the full project lifecycle including, concept, definition; implementation and close out to realise project deliverables and benefits;Experience of design and Project Delivery in any of the Industrial sectors;Membership of a relevant professional discipline (i.e. APM, PMI) and have extensive practical experience appropriate to the role. Knowledge of scope management, resource, budget and cost management;Appropriate health & safety qualification (i.e. IOSH, NEBOSH) and a good understanding of the CDM Regulations 2015Knowledge of stakeholder management, value, risk and project quality management;Excellent communication skills and the ability to effectively influence stakeholders at all levels of the organisation;The drive and determination to deliver work packages from start to finish with a focus on time, cost and quality, to ensure you deliver the right product at the right time;Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office suite of applications including MS Project and familiarised with Autodesk AutoCAD. The ability to bring forward new ideas and collaborate and explore new ways of working;The desire to work collaboratively with clients, contractors and colleagues to make sure we’re all striving for the same desired outcomes;Leadership qualities including managing conflict and negotiation to desired positive outcomes. Incorporated or Chartered Engineer status, or at least working towards professional recognition, would be an advantage.
What’s in it for you?
Work-life balance?
WSP recognises that work is only one part of your life and making time for other things is important – whether that’s for your families, friends, or yourself.
Our hybrid working policy allows the flexibility to work from the comfort of your own home as well as collaborating in our contemporary offices across the UK.
Inclusivity & Diversity?
We want our people to achieve rewarding careers. At work we celebrate integrity and treat people with respect. We support each other and embrace diversity to create a place where people come together and do great things.
Our VIBE (LGBT + employee), Women in Leadership, CREED (Championing Racial Equality and Ethnic Diversity), WSP Connect (visible and non-visible disabilities) and our Gender Balance Group help us promote the right environment for you to reach your full potential. Belonging@WSP.
Health & Wellbeing?
We are committed to supporting our people, giving you the tools to make improvements to your health and wellbeing through our Thrive programme.
Med24 gives you and your family unrestricted telephone access to an NHS doctor where you can call day or night or have a face-to-face video consultation.
Flex your time?
For improved work life balance, WSP offers the “WSP Hour” which enables you to take one hour per day to do as you wish and make up the time earlier or later that day. We also offer part time working where required, and new for 2022, is the ability to flex your bank holiday entitlement to suit you.
Your development?
We appreciate that development and training is important to you and that’s why we have a supportive environment that invests in your development, whether that’s chartership, training or mentoring.
Apply now and be the future of WSP!
Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. As a Disability Confident leader, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria, please let us know if you require any workplace adjustments in support of your application.
Please note WSP reserves the right to close the vacancy before the advertised closing date.

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