Senior Project Manager - Highways
Warrington, UK
2d ago


Senior Project Manager - Highways Consultancy

We are seeking a Senior Project Manager to join our Highways Consultancy team. This exciting role will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to work on a range of complex highways projects, while offering them the opportunity to progress their career with a sector leading consultancy.

About Arcadis :

At Arcadis, we never lose sight of what’s most important. Because look beyond our projects and programmes and you’ll see it’s about human stories.

From remaking public spaces that bring people together, to making cities easier to navigate, we’re focused on making an impact where it matters most and improving quality of life.

It’s a big challenge and that's why we need people committed to bringing their best, who deliver on their promises. People who value different perspectives, build sustainable relationships and dare to shape the future.

People who seize the experiences available to transform their world and the world around them.

It’s a shared goal amongst 27,000 Arcadians and one we can only achieve by working together and applying our skills and expertise across design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services.

It’s how we’ll find solutions to our clients’ most complex challenges. And how we’ll deliver exceptional results, today and tomorrow.

About the Opportunity :

Arcadis require a Senior Project Manager experienced at delivering infrastructure projects to join our Mobility team who are focussed on delivery of a programme of major schemes for key clients in this sector.

The successful candidate will ideally have experience of transportation or other Civil Engineering schemes and be familiar with the NEC form of contract.

The main purpose of the role is to :

  • Be responsible for administration of Highways projects.
  • Setting up and delivery of best practice PM systems and controls.
  • Lead service delivery with existing key clients, maintaining and strengthening the client relationships, using opportunities to cross-sell.
  • Gain the confidence of the client and become the focal point for communication.
  • Represent the company in a professional and diligent manner, meeting, negotiating and corresponding with clients forming a strong working relationship in true partnership.
  • Ensure consistency of service delivery and to identify opportunities for developing both the quality and profitability of the service.
  • Assist in providing best practice and continuous improvement within delivery teams.
  • Requirements :

  • Degree qualified in relevant construction related discipline.
  • Proven Project Management background within the Infrastructure and / or Highway related sectors.
  • Professionally Qualified through an accredited Institution e.g. APM.
  • High level of knowledge and proven experience of working with NEC form of contract.
  • Knowledge of fundamental PM systems and procedures in the construction industry.
  • In depth knowledge of different construction processes.
  • A forward-thinking approach to the management of clients and projects.
  • Ability to deliver quality outcomes under time pressures.
  • Recognised Degree in a related discipline.
  • Why Arcadis?

    At Arcadis, you’ll have the opportunity to build the career that’s right for you. Because each Arcadian has their own motivations, their own career goals.

    And, as a people first’ business, it’s why we’ll take the time to listen, to understand what you want from your time here, and provide the support you need to achieve your ambitions.

    Wherever you join us, you can look forward to a competitive reward package that includes an attractive starting salary, opportunities for career development and being part of a sociable community.

    We have a performance-related bonus scheme and an employee recognition scheme. Other benefits include membership fees to join your relevant professional body, employer contribution pension scheme, flexible working and a flexible holiday scheme.

    We believe that by working together diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative ideas. Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of how we improve quality of life and we work closely with our people across six ED&I Workstreams : Age, Disability, Faith, Gender, LGBT+ and Race.

    A diverse and skilled workforce is essential to our success.


  • Degree qualified in relevant construction related discipline.
  • Professionally Qualified through an accredited Institution e.g. APM.
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