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Project Manager - Highways projects

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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

Project Manager - Highways projects

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context


Egis is a leading global consulting, construction engineering and operating firm. We work together with our clients, across every aspect of transport, energy and the built environment to build a more balanced, sustainable and resilient world. The Egis Group has over 50 years’ experience and a team of 18,000+ employees in over 120 countries around the world. Joining our Group means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.

In the UK we're proud to be delivering some of the most iconic projects which help connect people, protect our environment and meet emission reduction targets. From motorways to tramways, nuclear power plants to smart cities, clients choose us to help them solve their most complex challenges - delivering climate-responsible growth that meets the needs of communities, industry, and the planet.

Job description

The M25 is one of our Flagship projects in the UK! It is the most used part of the UK Strategic Road Network with it seeing over 200,000 vehicles per day and it’s a critical infrastructure asset for personal and goods vehicles into and around our capital. The network includes around 800 structures and 5 tunnels, so it requires high levels of performance, constant improvement and repairs to keep it operating smoothly.

We’ve formed a Joint Venture project called Connect Plus Services (CPS) to work with our partners to widen, operate and maintain the M25 under a 30-year contract and we are looking for Project Managers to support the Project Management of M25 Highways schemes on behalf of the client (Connect Plus/National Highways) of renewals and improvements projects from design inception to close out following construction project types varying from structures, tunnels, highways and technology across the M25 network.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for a number of projects at different stages of the project lifecycle
  • Within each project responsibility for:
    • End to end management of the project, to include scheme development and engagement through the life of the project with the asset team, designers, sub-consultants, construction team and contractors.
    • Liaise with key internal and external stakeholders to include but not limited to Planner, Construction Manager, Project QS, Asset and Designers.
    • Management of the P6 programme with the planning team, including identification of critical path activities
    • Commercial management of the project to include but not limited to cost plan, supply chain quotations, review and approval of invoices, forecasting, review of applications with the commercial team
    • Commission and manage internal and external resources in terms of quality, budget and programme.
    • Lead on Gateways and collaborative cost reviews with the Client and project team. 
    • Adhere and apply the project governance procedure, including leading in presentations both virtual and in person with preparation of the supporting documentation to pass through project gateways
    • Routine reporting on project schedule / progress, risk and commercial status of the project internally and to the Client 
  • Engage in the Collaborative M25 Community, including Balance Scorecards, forums and workshops as required.
  • Support the delivery of the business’ Sustainability activities and business plan objectives.
  • Live the Connect Plus Values!



Qualifications/ skills:

  • Project Management Experience preferably supported by recognised Project Management qualification, PRINCE2, APMP etc.
  • Preference of minimum degree qualification and membership of appropriate professional institution or working towards such qualification
  • Broad skills, knowledge and understanding of Highway or Structures Engineering and associated design areas.
  • Knowledge of CDM and other H&S and Environmental legislation related to Highway Engineering.
  • Knowledge of the NEC (New Engineering Contract) and other relevant forms of contract.


Personal Attributes:

  • Proactive problem solving
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Strong safety management culture
  • Ability to prioritise and self-manage
  • Self aware and adaptable style to meet varying project needs
  • Demonstration of commitment to ongoing personal development via CPD
  • Good organisational skills


Working arrangements

  • Ability and willingness to travel to other offices for meetings on the network as and when required
  • Periodic requirement for site visits (night shift H&S audit)
  • Full Driving License


Diversity & Inclusion:

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and we strive to build a workforce that truly reflects the communities we represent. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and any other protected characteristic. If you decide to apply for an opportunity with us, 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 every one’s contribution as this builds our culture and means that if you work with us, you will be included, listened to, and respected.

Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

3-Diploma of Higher Education / Associate’s Degree / BTEC Higher National Diploma

Minimum level of experience required