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Senior 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

Senior Project Manager

Contract type

Fixed term contract

Contract duration (in months)

6 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


Key responsibilities / duties:

·         To operate in the capacity of the Portfolio Manager in their absence

·         Portfolio management

·         Template and global programme and update processes and procedures

·         Global or master programme maintenance for whole portfolios

·         Portfolio income and cost profiles, overseeing and challenging the Project Managers input

·         Client liaison on a project and portfolio level

·         Chairing and driving regular (fortnightly) project reviews to ensure the following are current and live:

-          Project and division risk register

-          Project risk category (on financial spreadsheet)

-          Review submissions register

-          Review of AWN Correspondence Register progress comments and milestone dates

-          Project income and cost forecast (review of PM profiles)

-          Project change

-          Project priorities (for resource allocation)

·         Project change control and reviewing processes and procedure

·         Review submissions and reviewing processes and procedure

·         Allocation of projects to PMs based on appropriate knowledge, experience, ability and capability (work load)






Qualifications/ skills:

  • Experience in the delivery of highways construction & maintenance operations or similar transferable experience
    Project Management skills, preferably supported by recognised PM qualification, PRINCE2, APMP etc.
    Preference of minimum HNC / HND (or equivalent) in a civil engineering or other construction based discipline
    Broad knowledge and understanding of other design areas
  • Understanding of Environmental requirements of schemes
  • Experience of coordinating interfaces with design teams and external resources
  • Understanding of H&S Requirements related to highway construction & maintenance works
  • Knowledge of CDM and other H&S legislation
  • Competent in exercising the duties under CDM
  • Applicable CSCS Card
  • Team leadership and management experience in driving performance and productivity
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Strong customer focus with a service delivery mindset
  • Commercial understanding and budgetary control experience
    Understanding of Lean principles

Personal Attributes:

  • Proactive problem solving
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong safety management culture
  • Self aware and adaptable style to meet varying project needs
  • Resilient
  • Presentation skills
  • Team building skills
  • Ability to prioritise and self-manage
  • Ability to develop relationships and engender trust


  • Experience at a senior level in the delivery of highways construction & maintenance operations or similar transferable experience
  • Previous experience in a similar role with demonstrable competence in relation to the majority of responsibilities above
  • Experience of managing projects through complete lifecycle

Working arrangements (shift work, need for travel etc)

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

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

6-10 years