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Project Manager

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General information


A major international group in the construction engineering and mobility services sectors, Egis creates and operates intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and addressing the major challenges of our time by helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.
A 75%-owned subsidiary of Caisse des Dépôts, with the remaining 25% held by partner executives and employees, Egis places its multiple fields of expertise at the disposal of the community and makes cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects throughout their lifecycle: consulting, engineering, operation.
Through its wide-ranging fields of activity, Egis is a central player in the collective organisation of society and the living environment of its inhabitants all over the world.
€1.22 bn managed turnover in 2019
15,800 employees



Position description

Job title

Project Manager

Contract type

Fixed term contract

Contract duration (in months)

12 months

Business Unit specific context

The MENS’ BU (Project structuring, Operation and New Services) is one of the world leaders in the financial project structuring of PPP projects, as well as in the operation of infrastructures and services. In the road sector, Egis operates and maintains 44 roads and highways, including civil structures such as bridges, viaducts and tunnels. Through 28 operating companies, Egis employs more than 9,300 people in more than 20 countries, i.e. nearly 4,400 km.
In the airport sector, our BU operates, maintains and develops a network of 17 airports around the world, handling more than 30 million passengers and 330,000 tons of freight per year.
The MENS’ BU also offers a wide range of services for its customers such as electronic toll collection, interoperability and on-street parking management.

M25, one of our flagship projects!

Egis and our joint venture partners have formed Connect Plus Services (CPS), which is the company responsible for managing one of the busiest motorways in Europe through Highways England's largest Design build Finance operate (DBFO) contract. With over 600 people working across CPS and the contract running to 2039, this is a great opportunity to build an important part of your career on a major highways project.
On the M25 and other international Egis projects, our teams have extensive opportunities to develop diverse ranges of expertise and experience whilst contributing to the successful delivery of key services across different sectors of the

Job description

Role purpose:

·         Project Management of Renewal and/or Improvement Project Projects from Inception to Close Out located across the entire Network. Project types include, Pavement projects, Safety improvement projects, Structures refurbishment, Geotechnical and Drainage works.

·         Project Managers will be liaising with all Stakeholders for each project with particular focus on meeting requirement of Highways Agency (HA) and Connect Plus (CP) as primary Clients

·         Project portfolio delivery to time, cost, quality and delivering the agreed outcomes with full supporting documentation to allow project close out.

·         Working with Framework Contractors for project execution in accordance with the implemented Collaborative Management strategy

·         Application of innovative and efficient design and construction methods to all projects

·         Support delivery of all projects in accordance with Zero Harm plan implemented by business


• Responsible for a number of projects at different stages of the project lifecycle.

• Commission and manage internal and external resources in terms of quality, budget and programme
• Manage end to end project progress from asset team, designers, sub-consultants, construction team and contractors
• Manage schedule and resolve delivery issues for each project
• Manage cost plan for each project
• Routinely report schedule, current spend and financial forecast of each project to HA and CP
• Report detailed status of each project at HA monthly meetings, including schedule and cost forecast
• Liaise with Planner, Construction Manager, Project QS and Designers to develop individual project schedules and budget estimates
• Liaison with Asset team and Operations team as necessary
• Maintain MS Project schedule to identify milestones and completion dates for tasks and teams
• Assess, mitigate and manage progress, finance and delivery risks
• Ensure key project enablers are implemented, TTROs, Road Space Bookings, Local Authority Consultation etc.
• Ensure project transfer and ECI meetings occur
• Prioritise critical path activities and manage resources accordingly
• Adhere to project governance procedure and ensure all necessary supporting documentation is prepared and presented

• Coordinate all phases of the renewals and improvements process
• Live the Connect Plus Services Values
• Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm
• Support the delivery of the business’ Sustainability activities


Qualifications/ skills:

Project Management Experience preferably supported by recognised PM qualification, PRINCE2, APMP etc.
Preference of minimum IEng qualification registered with Engineering Council and membership of appropriate professional institution (ICE or IHT) or working towards such qualification.
Broad skills, knowledge and understanding of Highway or Structures Engineering and associated design areas
Understanding of H&S Requirements related to Highway Engineering
Knowledge of CDM and other H&S legislation
Competent in exercising the duties under CDM
Understanding of Environmental requirements of projects
Knowledge of the NEC Contract and other relevant forms of contract
Knowledge of Quality Management
Knowledge of HA procedures

Personal Attributes:

Proactive problem solving
Excellent communication skills
Strong safety management culture
Self aware and adaptable style to meet varying project needs
Presentation skills.
Team building skills.
Ability to prioritise and self manage
Ability to develop relationships and engender trust
Demonstration of commitment to ongoing personal development via CPD


Experience of managing project delivery to existing highway or structures assets in a live operational environment or transferrable experience from a comparable role
Recent experience of coordinating interfaces with other disciplines and design teams
Experience of managing projects through complete lifecycle
Experience in the design and construction of highways or structures projects

Position localisation

Job location



South Mimms/Leatherhead/Dartford

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

4-Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science

Minimum level of experience required

2-5 years