Project Manager – Engineering

Project Manager – Engineering 150 150 TCLRec
Project Manager - Engineering
Interim Position

TLX TCL 0008 2321 / 1

Posted: 15th November 2023 10:12
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  • Pay Rate:

    £340 per day PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 6 months


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Interim Project Manager - Engineering

Reference no: TLX TCL 0008 2321 / 1

Pay Rate: £340 per day PAYE

35 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

This opening assignment is for 6 months


Hybrid working - Candidates must bring their own laptop and equipment

Project Manager will have responsibility to ensure the successful management of obligations and of any partners/suppliers to deliver an assigned non-complex project to meet the needs of its customers. Accountability for delivering the projects to time, budget, scope and quality in accordance with the definitions agreed with the sponsors. The role will support the Senior Project Managers and will optimise the allocation and utilisation of project and programme management professionals, subject matter experts and external suppliers.

The role will work with support teams to leverage their specialist expertise within projects to ensure the implementation of a holistic and comprehensive project delivery model

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and manage non-complex projects with a value of up to £40m using delivery methodology and governance structures to ensure delivery of intended business benefits.
  • Responsible for providing a clear vision and team direction by leading a high-performing team through the effective management, development and empowerment of staff, while demonstrating the Behaviours
  • Establish and maintain a good, professional and pro-active working relationship with the Contractor/Delivery partner's project management team where applicable to ensure delivery of intended LU business benefits.
  • Within agreed authority levels, negotiate, procure and authorise all project contracts and variations and approve and authorise all payment to meet value for money criteria.
  • Responsible for providing effective performance and development management responsibilities for any direct reports, with regards to appraisals and performance management, (such that poor performance is clearly identified and addressed and good performance is recognised and rewarded).
  • Agree major project requirements with the Project Sponsor / Contract Manager to ensure that business objectives are met.
  • Identify and manage any interfaces and dependencies between the assigned project and other ongoing network activities/projects.
  • Prepare and manage a project implementation plan, including responsibility matrix, detailed programmes and cost and resource plans.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day management of project governance, reporting and control structures, with issues, risks and decisions escalated through the agreed current Governance arrangements as appropriate.
  • Responsible for compliance with relevant health and safety legislation and contributing to the Health and Safety

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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:


  • Professional Qualification in Project Management, such as PRINCE2 or APMP.


  • Good knowledge and understanding of project and programme management methodologies and their practical application in a transport setting.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of project control tools and techniques.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of project budgeting, procurement processes and contract management
  • Good understanding of project and programme management methodologies and processes.


  • Experience of working in a complex, multi-disciplinary, matrix-managed environments.
  • Experience of personal responsibility and accountability for leading and managing small teams
  • Experience of managing performance and delivery through external contractors and/or suppliers.
  • Proven record of taking personal responsibility and accountability for delivery of projects to £40m in value, in a large, complex organisation where there are multiple interfaces, and delivering to time, budget and quality.


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Project Manager - Engineering
Client Category: Local Authority

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