Senior Project Manager

Location: Birmingham

Senior Project Manager – UK Projects

About Colas
Colas Ltd are a UK subsidiary of the global Colas Group, which operates in over 50 countries worldwide and employs over 55,000 people. We are specialists in highways construction and have been involved in large scale UK and international construction projects within the highways, airfields and marine sectors as well as offering highways maintenance services and manufacturing our own innovative surfacing products. We hold a ‘Gold Investor in People’ award for continuously developing and rewarding our employees, offering excellent career potential


About the Role
We are currently recruiting for a senior project manager to work within our UK Projects department. This role will be to manager major projects within the UK up to and in excess of £100million. Ensuring that they operate efficiently within cost, productivity, quality and health, safety & environment targets. The project manager will assist the associate director with managing people, procedures, control and business on all relevant projects on a national basis.

As well as a highly competitive salary, Colas are also offering some great benefits with this role, which include:
 Competitive pension contribution
 A company car allowance or a company car with a fuel card
 25 days annual leave per annum + the option to buy or sell up to 5 days annual leave
 Opportunity to study towards a professional qualification fully funded
 Ongoing training, and personal professional development
 Discounts on car leasing, holidays, cinema tickets, restaurants and much more through our online employee benefits portal

About you
The successful candidate will hold relevant construction qualifications and experience of delivering major civil
design and build projects in the UK. You will have good commercial awareness and commitment to business success, with the ability to lead a team of project managers and site agents ensuring a highly motivated team.

You will also have:
 A flexible approach
 Good IT Skills in MS Work and Excel
 An eye for detail
 Excellent communication and liaison skills
 Fine detail to programming and co-ordination of works with 3rd parties
 Site programming and resource management to ensure optimal progress and performance


Colas is fully committed to promoting equality and diversity and maintaining a culture of fairness, transparency
and respect for all employees, clients, communities, suppliers, contractors and other stakeholders. Colas aims
to be inclusive, meet diverse needs and promote awareness and ownership in the workplace and the
communities in which we serve
Colas values the strength and differences that a diverse workforce brings to the organisation and believes that
by harnessing these differences, we will foster a productive environment where equity and mutual respect are
intrinsic, where talents are being fully utilised and organisational goals are met.

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