Project Manager - Highways

Location Peterborough
Job-type Permanent
Salary £65000 - 70000 per year
Contact Nicole Keeling
Call 07894 235 609
Reference NK0932809

Project Manager


£65,000 - £70,000 + Company car/Car allowance

Are you a Project Manager looking for a company with a workload on some of the most exciting construction projects in the UK? Perhaps you’re looking for a role in a successful business which can not only guarantee you long-term work, but a fantastic platform to continuously progress your career and maximise your full potential?

This Tier 1 giant have an urgent requirement for an established Project Manager to join their Highways division and take heed on numerous packages across prestigious Highways projects in the Eastern region. With their annual turnover reaching the billions and their portfolio boasting projects valued in the hundreds of millions, you can be confident that this position will keep you moving at a fast pace and will bring out the best of your talents as a motivated leader and strategic thinker.

The Opportunity:

This is a Senior post which will see you take responsibility for concurrently delivering multiple, large new build Highways schemes in the Eastern region for a major client. You will act as a leading figurehead on some of the most exciting Highway’s projects in the UK and can expect to take ownership of the delivery and quality of work whilst regularly liaising with Engineering teams to ensure the harmonious execution of works.

Most of these schemes are at early stages so this position will provide you with the satisfaction of taking projects full cycle and seeing them through until the end.

What is expected of you as Project Manager?

  • Communication is key in this position as you can expect to see yourself engaging with the Designers, stakeholders, Construction teams, Commercial teams, Supply Chain partners, Client, and all involved across the board to ensure works are executed at a subliminal level to Budget, Programme and Scope.
  • You will be acting as a key figurehead in this role, leading the way on all things Health & Safety whilst promoting the project and company through external awards, professional lectures, trade press articles and site visit.
  • You will be taking responsibility of the planning and preparation of the scheme’s delivery throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Manage, monitor and review direct reports and team performances, providing encouragement and discipline as and when required.

The Company:

Priding themselves on being a people-orientated, driven business, this company have positioned themselves within the infrastructure market as one of the industry’s largest principal contractors, with an immense turnover in the billions. Boasting numerous awards and prestigious projects in their portfolio, this business works with big clients delivering some of the most exciting construction and highways projects in the country. You can guarantee when joining this company, you’ll reap the rewards of its successes through benefits and fantastic progression opportunities.

Reward and renumeration:

This role comes with a fantastic basic salary circa £65,000 - £70,000 per annum, on top of your basic salary you can have the choice of a company car or a car allowance. Along with a matched pension (age dependant), 28 days holiday + bank holidays, health insurance, life assurance and two charity leave days.

On top of the package, you can expect to be a part of some of the UK’s largest infrastructure projects the Highways industry has to offer, and you can feel secure knowing you will be joining a company committed to Agile working, ensuring you will have the freedom and flexibility to achieve the ideal work/home life balance.

About You:

Due to the nature of the schemes, it is a given that you’ll have an impressive background working on large scale, new build civil engineering projects – Ideally valued above £40 million. It is essential that you’re a technically qualified, established Project Manager or Senior Project manager with experience in a main contractor environment working throughout the entire project lifecycle.

With this role being positioned in the Highways division, it would certainly be of benefit that you have a background in this industry, however, those with substantial experience on large projects in Civil engineering will also be considered. This could mean you’ve delivered major projects in either Highways, Rail, or Water.

Next Steps?

This is an urgent requirement so you can expect to get the ball moving very fast once we’ve established, you’d be a great match! Interviews will be kicking off over the next few weeks and to ensure you’re ahead of the game, apply directly or send your CV over to where you will be contacted for an initial chat.


Ganymede is committed to creating a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation