Our client, a leading global engineering firm specialising in water sector projects, is expanding its commercial team in Scotland and is seeking a Quantity Surveyor to join them in Inverness. We welcome applicants from all levels of experience, particularly those with a background in the water industry.

An opportunity for a Senior Engineer to work for a thriving Tier 1 Civil Engineering Contractor in the West Of Scotland.

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Project Manager

Location: Inverness
Salary: £52k - 55k per year + plus benefits
Benefits: plus benefits
Reference: J43902
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Full-time
Created: 29th April 2024
Closing: 27th May 2024

Position Available: Project Manager (Water Sector)

Location: Inverness

Company Overview: Our client, a global engineering firm specialising in water sector projects, seeks to expand its delivery team in Scotland. They offer a supportive and collaborative work environment focused on creativity and innovation to deliver quality engineering solutions.

Role Overview: As the Project Manager based in Inverness, you’ll be instrumental in delivering a large, long-term framework. The ideal candidate must have proven experience managing various civil engineering projects within the water sector.

Project Manager Responsibilities:

  • Client Liaison: Take the lead in communicating with clients and other project stakeholders.
  • Bid Support: Assist bid teams in creating efficient and achievable proposals.
  • Safety Advocacy: Prioritize safety throughout the entire project duration.
  • Planning Collaboration: Work with the planning team to develop feasible project schedules.
  • Resource Management: Develop resource plans, address staffing needs, and lead in team recruitment.
  • Procurement Assistance: Collaborate with the commercial team to procure subcontractors, equipment, and materials essential for project delivery.
  • Financial Oversight: Work alongside the commercial team to produce monthly cost/value reports.
  • Project Delivery: Ensure all project activities align with agreed-upon milestones.

Essential Requirements:

  • Education: Degree or HNC in relevant engineering discipline (civil, mechanical, or electrical).
  • Experience: Proven track record in managing various civil engineering projects, especially in water or power sectors.
  • Technical Competence: Possess extensive technical knowledge and responsibility for site activities.
  • Communication: Be proactive in communication.
  • Driving: Hold a full UK driver’s licence.

 Essential Requirements:

  • Degree or HNC in relevant civil engineering discipline.
  • Minimum two years experience  as a Project Manager managing civil engineering projects, within the water sector is essential..
  • Experience in water and/or sewage industries.
  • Extensive technical knowledge and communication skills.
  • IOSH or SMSTS qualification, CSCS card essential.
  • Experience with NEC suite of contracts.
  • Proactive communicator with a full UK driver’s license.


You’ll gain long-term job security with a global market leader, competitive salary, and comprehensive benefits package. Joining this company provides an opportunity to contribute to its development and growth while reducing the carbon footprint.


If you meet the criteria and are interested, please apply with your CV or contact Adam Rahma for more information, quoting reference J43902.

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