Job Opportunities

Senior Project Manager

Company Name

WSP UK Ltd

Location

Manchester

Closing Date

31-08-2022


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We are WSP – Join us and make your career future ready!

In today’s world it’s important to work for a company that has clear purpose, giving back to communities and supporting what is truly important in the world.

When considering a career move its vital to work for a business that is aligned to your values and goals, a place where you can belong. See what WSP stands for in 2022 and beyond…

To find out more about our Planning and Advisory business by clicking on the following link and discover what awaits you at WSP: Planning and Advisory | WSP and follow this link for information on what we do as a team within Surveying Services: Surveying Services (UK)

Your new role, what’s involved?

  • Supporting WSP’s in-house Surveying Services team with the successful delivery of projects/programmes
  • Taking direction to meet service excellence ambitions
  • Supporting and collaborating with a growing team of professional Surveyors
  • Mentoring and supporting our junior team members
  • Leading day-to-day client contact for your projects
  • Taking ownership for the successful delivery of projects/programmes; giving leadership and direction to the team, effectively communicating with all parties, identifying and managing risks, planning and progress monitoring, and development of appropriate project controls.
  • Undertaking line management duties and supporting a growing team of professionals
  • Working with our team to create work winning strategies and assisting in bid development process for new commissions
  • Championing excellent health and safety practice to achieve safe, sustainable and efficient outcomes that meet agreed objectives.

 

YOUR TEAM

  • Surveying Services (UK)
    • Working within a team of 28 Surveyors based UK wide, consisting of Topographical, Measured Building & Buried Services Surveyors and UAV Pilots.
    • Working on surveying projects UK wide
    • Varied client base from Local Authorities to Multi-Discipline Consultants
    • Reporting to the survey team lead
    • Hardworking
    • City based offices, with excellent transport links and surrounding area includes shops/café/parking train station
    • Surveying Services promote the power of joined-up geospatial technologies to bring locational data alive

We’d love to hear from you if you have:

  • A full member or working towards membership of an appropriate professional institution (CIOB,APM,RICS)
  • Relevant works experience/post qualification experience in engineering surveying and project management
  • Currently hold a role as a project manager or senior project manager
  • A University degree or related discipline (highly desirable)
  • Knowledge, understanding and experience of providing leadership and project management services on any of the following: logistics, highways, transport, education, energy, waste, water, local government, education, net zero, manufacturing, retail, commercial and housing

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!

#WeAreWSP

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.