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Associate Project Manager

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General information


Egis is an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors.
We design and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.
With operations in 120 countries, Egis places the expertise of its 18,000 employees at the disposal of its clients and develops cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects.
Improving people's quality of life and supporting communities in their social and economic development, whilst drastically reducing carbon emissions and achieving vital 2050 net zero targets, that's our purpose.



Position description

Job title

Associate Project Manager

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Joining our Group and its 17,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.

In the UK, we are delivering some of the most iconic projects which help connect people, protect our environment and meet emission reduction targets. We work in the transport and energy sectors, providing consultancy, engineering and operations services for clients such as major airports, governments, regulators, cities and rail and road operators.

With over 50 years of experience in the rail industry, we’ve delivered complex and challenging multidisciplinary projects all over the world. Our expertise extends to depots, operations, maintenance analytics and asset management across all aspects of rail, including transport, technical and sustainability assessments and systems infrastructure.

Owing to a growing pipeline of project-related works, EGIS is seeking an experienced candidate for the position of Associate Project Manager. The role will ideally be based in Bristol.

Job description

As Associate Project Manager you will be responsible for ensuring that key project risks and constraints are identified at the earliest opportunity to inform client decision making.

Focusing principally on feasibility stage projects and operating in accordance with all necessary statutory/regulatory processes (HM Treasury Green Book, Environmental Impact Assessment, Town and Country Planning Act/Development Consent Order) the Consultant will successfully integrate and manage workstreams (including town planning, property, environment, design and cost estimation) to develop a coherent project delivery strategy on behalf of our clients.

You will also be expected to participate and contribute to the tendering process for new projects.

Typically, the role will demand the following contributions:

  • Becoming a trusted advisor to client organisations, shaping and influencing decision making.
  • Developing project delivery strategies in accordance with time, cost, quality and risk sensitivities.
  • Leading the production of technical reports (which may include HM Green Book business cases and Environment Impact Assessment deliverables) and communicating content to a broad range of clients.
  • Periodic reporting of project performance at management board level (e.g., progress, strategy, cost, risks and programme).
  • Developing cost/risk management strategies and undertake periodic risk updates and manage/mitigate all project risks.
  • Ensuring that projects are delivered safely taking account of all statutory and standard driven requirements.
  • Working with clients to establish an effective relationship supporting effective delivery, performance measurement and management of change.
  • Developing and managing the project team (including external suppliers/subconsultants), monitoring adequate resources available to deliver a flexible, competent, skilled and effective workforce at all times.
  • Developing a robust programme and implementing measures to mitigate or control programme slippage.
  • Identifying priority opportunities within the project and leading promotion and sharing of best practice within the programme organisation.
  • Monitoring delivery timescales so that there is adequate consideration of the interdependencies between other projects and programme.
  • Monitoring finances and implementing the necessary control measures to ensure delivery within budget.
  • Identifying and implementing quality and efficiency improvement initiatives
  • Supporting, and occasionally leading, the production of project tenders including attendance a tender interview.


Skills and Experience


  • Experience of the UK rail industry, Town and Country Planning Act and Environmental Impact Assessment.
  • Educated to degree level, highly literate, and an experienced user of MS Office software.
  • Experience of providing Project Management services at the early stages of the project lifecycle (GRIP/PACE/RIBA Stages 1-3).
  • Experience of leading and influencing project direction and strategy.
  • Being chartered, a full member of a professional body (e.g., APM/PMI) or possessing a master’s qualification in project management.
  • Being proficient in the management of contracts (typically NEC3/4).


  • Better Business Case Practitioner Accreditation and experience of business case appraisal frameworks (such as the Department for Transport's TAG framework, HM Treasury Five Case model).
  • An appreciation of how transport can be the catalyst for regeneration and economic growth (including interactions with housing, commercial development, funding and financing and social policy)
  • NEC3/4 ECC PM accreditation.

What’s in it for you:

By joining Egis, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements.

26 days’ annual leave rising 1 day a year (up to 28 days a year) on top of bank holidays

  • Annual Bonus up to 10% bonus, depending on level
  • Healthcare – Individual or family based on employee level
  • Life Assurance Bereavement Support Service
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Eye Care Vouchers with Specsavers
  • Travel Loans
  • Mobile Phone Allowance of £30 per month
  • Workplace Nursery Scheme
  • Electric Car Scheme
  • Training & Development

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion 

We at EGIS are an Equal Opportunities employer and we recognise the value of a Diverse Organisation. EGIS appreciates all job applications. If you decide to apply for an opportunity at EGIS, your application will be assessed based purely on your experience, the essential and desirable criteria, and your suitability for the role. We value each and everyone’s contribution as this builds our culture and means, if you work for EGIS, you will be included, listened to, and respected.

Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

4-Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science

Minimum level of experience required