Project Manager / Senior Project Manager- Water & Environment

  • Permanent
  • London

Website AdvanceTRS Advance TRS Ltd

Specialist recruiters for the built environment.

Project Manager / Senior Project Manager – Water & Environment

London / South East

My client has an exciting opportunity for a number of Project Manager, to join their busy and expanding London Infrastructure business, supporting their clients deliver a range of water and Environment projects and programmes across London and the south of England.

Owing to the complex nature of the works involved, this role will be most suited to Project Managers from a civil, mechanical, electrical or process engineering background, ideally with previous water & Environment sector experience. NEC experience and APMQ accreditation is also preferred. Those with relevant project management experience to aligned Infrastructure engineering sectors considered.

Our clients Project Managers manage projects and programmes of varying sizes, depending upon the complexity of the project, typically, projects fall within the £1m to £10m value range.


  • To deliver Project Management Commissions on behalf of end clients, taking responsibility for end to end service delivery.
  • To provide support on major Project Management, taking responsibility for an aspect of service delivery, Client liaison, strategic planning or stakeholder management.
  • To assure that client objectives are met and that projects are delivered to time and cost targets and the appropriate quality standards.
  • Supporting clients as they transition to Net Zero and deal with wider changes to make themselves more sustainable.

Key Activities

Typically, the role will involve the following accountabilities:

  • Taking a leading role in interfacing with the Client, other consultants, and managing stakeholders at all project stages
  • Preparing and maintaining definitions of project requirements
  • Helping to establish the overall success criteria for the project, including time, cost, quality, technical and performance parameters
  • Establishing effective project governance, assurance, processes and systems to be utilised throughout project
  • Preparing and maintaining schedules of activity, including producing the master project plan
  • Managing the development of the project in accordance with approved plans and targets
  • Developing and implementing resource plans and procurement of resources
  • Leading and facilitating the overall cross-functional project team
  • Monitoring and applying performance management techniques
  • Managing the change control process
  • Developing and agreeing budgets and controlling forecast and actual costs against them
  • Managing the flow of project information between the team and the client, through regular meetings and written communications
  • Identifying and monitoring project risks and planning and implementing risk mitigation’s
  • Preparing formal project progress and other reports
  • Financial management of commission, forecasting of monthly spend, changes and risks
  • Advising the client regarding Health & Safety and Environmental issues and risks


  • Degree qualified, preferably in an infrastructure related subject (i.e. STEM, legal, commercial, environmental management, etc.)
  • Preferred if you are working towards or have achieved chartered/qualified with ICE, APM, RICS etc
  • NEC3/ NEC4
  • APMP / PRINCE 2 qualified.
  • Preferred if experience is in a complex stakeholder environment
  • Ability to be mobile across the south is a necessity

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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