Graduate Opportunity

2022 Graduate – Project Management Consultancy – Utilities

Manchester or Liverpool. Multiple vacancies.

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The role

This role is most suited to Civil Engineering graduates looking for a project management role within utilities, as a project manager you will work closely with clients and consultants, taking time to fully understand our clients’ needs.

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Your responsibilities will include, but aren’t limited to:

  • Working with clients to establish their needs.
  • Preparation of tender documents
  • Contributing to Project Execution Plan, including the logistics planning and scheduling.
  • Working closely with the design team from concept to delivery of contractor documentation.
  • Working closely with the project team and cost managers to ensure all strategies implemented work effectively and efficiently.
  • Monitoring project progress, and preparing progress reports to update relevant parties.
  • Monitoring and reporting on budgets and cash flow
  • Monitoring any potential risks to the project and look to mitigate where possible.
  • Monitoring and reviewing of health and safety practices.
  • Providing general support and assistance to the project manager.

You will be based at one of our client’s offices but may also spend a lot of your time at client construction sites. You will gain experience in all aspects of the construction process from initial design, through construction, commissioning, handover, and ongoing operations management. You will be provided with a bedrock of experience that will help launch your career.

Minimum requirements

  • A minimum 2.1 undergraduate STEM degree (expected or obtained), 240 UCAS points and Grade C in GCSE Maths and English (or equivalent qualifications)
  • Evidence of significant extra-curricular activities that demonstrate drive and excellent interpersonal skills 
  • A passion for a career in the construction industry.

Additionally you will need

  • An understanding of the project life cycle and the roles and responsibilities of project teams
  • Ability to adapt and add value to different teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A drive to deliver results
  • Ability to plan and prioritise workload.

Benefits

  • 22 days' of holiday, plus two ‘Mace Days’ to support work-life balance, bank holidays and December holiday shut down.
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Reimbursement of professional subscriptions and membership fees
  • Season ticket loan

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