Project Manager (Utilities/Civils)

  • Job Reference: 0943
  • Date Posted: 15 July 2024
  • Location: Solihull - Tungsten Building (MCS), Tungsten Building, Blythe Valley Business Park, Solihull, West M
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Project Management
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We're looking for a Project Manager to join our North West Utilities Team for our Yorkshire Water and Severn Trent contracts. Working from home, our Solihull office and on our sites.

Location: Solihull - remote working may be available, with travel to the office and sites mainly close to the east midlands area.

Contract: Permanent, Full Time - flexible and part-time hours may be available, just let us know


As a Project Manager, you'll be working within the Kier Utilities North West Team looking after Projects for our clients Yorkshire Water and Severn Trent. You'll be supporting them in managing works on schemes between £5m-£10m in value on both clean and dirty water treatment plants. These projects are of a civils / MEICA nature, looking at upgrade and resilience works of these established sites.

Your day to day will include:

  • Provide active positive leadership of Health & Safety on site. Implement site safety documentation & contract plans to achieve the clients' requirements & specification
  • Responsible for driving cultural change into the Delivery/Design Teams to eliminate / minimise physical and nonphysical waste - i.e. recycling techniques and standing time etc
  • Oversee the management of site-based Delivery Teams and relevant areas of the supply chain to drive timely completion of projects, safely and within budget
  • Work closely with the delivery manager and program planner to proactively manage site performance.
  • To actively participate in collaborative planning and project rehearsals to ensure optimal buildability at design stage.

What are we looking for?

This role of Project Manager is great for you if:

  • Have experience in a similar role within the water industry
  • Understanding of UK Water regulations along with EUSR Water Hygiene, CSCS Card and SSSTS

We're all about finding potential here at Kier, and transferrable skills are always welcome! So, even if you don't tick every box, please apply and we can have a chat.

Rewards and benefits
We're proud to be able to offer our brilliant people a wide variety of benefits that you can tailor to your needs. You can see more information of benefits here .

Diversity and inclusion
Making Kier a diverse and inclusive place to work is a huge priority for us. We're proud of the steps we've taken so far, but we know we must always do more. Our employees are key in shaping Kier's diversity and inclusion initiatives and our people have made a huge impact on how we work, by using their experiences to shape our policies. You can see our D&I action plan here .

We look forward to seeing your application to join the #constructionrevolution #joinkier