Project Manager

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Closing Date: 30/07/2024
Working Hours Full Time
Locations Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland, Stockton-on-Tees
Salary TBC
Company Esh Group

Job Description

Overall Objective:

The management of the day to day delivery of construction activities on various projects within the General Civils Sector.  

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Holds an appropriate civils qualification HNC/HND/ Degree – Minimum 10 years’ experience
  • Good IT skills
  • CSCS card – minimum gold standard
  • 5-day SMSTS
  • Experienced in the delivery of civil engineering schemes – value £5million+
  • First aid at work certificate desirable
  • Holds a UK driving licence, clean or low on points 
  • Experienced and competent in management of teams of 5 or more staff on projects
  • Is a member of a professional body (ICE/CIOB)
  • Has experience of leadership training (Basic)

Health, Safety & Environmental:

  • Can carry out inductions and TBT briefings
  • Can develop RAMS including review and approval of Sub Contractor RAMS
  • Is a leader by example on health safety and environmental practices (will not take risks)
  • Has a good understanding of industry H&S and Env best practices
  • Produces site construction phase plans
  • Can fulfil role of temporary works co-ordinator and fulfil requirements of procedure
  • Strives to exceed basic standards on site and proposes new innovations
  • Attends and contributes when required to monthly HSEQ meetings and internal working groups 


  • Has a good all-round knowledge of basic engineering principles
  • Can mentor and develop engineers and site agents
  • Good at problem solving, troubleshooting and innovations
  • Can think outside the box analysing project benefits (cost/programme) and promotes this discipline to team members
  • Can delegate and manage information flow and identify and produce technical queries

Programme and Progress:

  • Can develop the project programme and monthly updates
  • Has a good understanding of planning software
  • Has an experienced and good understanding of contract requirements (NEC Cl31,32 and Cl 60s)
  • Can fully develop the weekly programme independently

Personal Skills:

  • Conducts themselves in a courteous and professional manner
  • Is open and honest
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Encourages and supports other colleagues
  • Has a ‘can do / will do’ attitude
  • Good communication skills, keeps colleagues/peers informed
  • Remains focused can work well under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Is open to new ideas and listens to others point of view
  • Can adapt their communication style to suit colleagues/client and customer
  • Can consistently make decisions in line with position and level of authority
  • Can take feedback on own performance and takes steps to improve this
  • Can identify and actively promote the development of future managers (Engineers/Site Agents)
  • Demonstrates the desire and willingness to further progress in roles and responsibilities


  • Experience and capable of producing monthly commercial reports
  • Has good understanding and experience in forms of Contract (NEC/JCT) 
  • Can develop and produce procurement schedules 
  • Can maintain accurate records of measurement for direct works and subcontract works to support commercial team
  • Can support commercial team in production of variations and quotations
  • Has experience in the review/appraisal processes and management of sub-contractors
  • Can identify risks and opportunities and communicates in monthly reports to management

Record Keeping/Progress Reporting:

  • Prepares daily and weekly progress reports, variation reports for the scheme
  • Familiar with document management systems
  • Will chair weekly internal meetings, and client progress meetings
  • Can produce monthly reporting in line with contract requirements
  • Will ensure wider team are complying with all daily and weekly reporting requirements  
  • Can confidently deliver project presentations to the client and wider Esh general civils sector management


  • Maintains company quality assurance documentation for ISO 9001, 14001 and 18001 systems
  • Supports and promotes sector QA and demonstrates buy in by auditing internally on projects monthly
  • Has ability to recognise defective works and rectify in a timely manner
  • Ensures project team and sub-contractor supply chain deliver to standards (Lead by Example)
  • Can compile efficiently the necessary documentation to complete H&S File and handover documentation
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