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Project Manager - Utilities (Water) – FTC -This is a fixed term contract until 2028 (estimated)

Project Manager - Utilities (Water) – FTC -This is a fixed term contract until 2028 (estimated)



Working Week / Hours




UK driving licence and use of own vehicle

My client who connects trade, travel, visitors, and communities locally-globally, collaborating with local and international partners to create a more seamless, smart, sustainable, and tech-enabled port.

As an international ferry port and a vital gateway for the movement of people and trade, they handle £144 billion of trade per year, 33% of UK trade in goods with the EU and welcomes millions of passengers.

Every trade, travel and visitor experience is an opportunity for connection and exchange. Our operation requires a dedicated team of people working in a diverse range of roles. We are committed to developing the skills and industry knowledge of our employees to enhance performance and support the achievement of our business objectives.

Job Summary

You will manage a range of civil utility infrastructure projects (water/wastewater bias), both large and complex in nature, and of a smaller scope and complexity

The projects will be delivered in the live operational environment and will require a collaborative approach to be adopted between the project manager, framework consultants/contractors, construction contractors, operational teams and multiple stakeholders.

The purpose of this job is to ensure that the projects are successfully managed through their complete life cycle, have a solid strategic objective, scope, commercial/procurement plans, and suitable resource plans, which are developed in a collaborative manner across stakeholder groups. Effective collaboration with supply chain and other stakeholders and technical competence in the design and build process are essential.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Ideally hold a BSc/BEng or above in appropriate related technical discipline (Infrastructure/Civils/MEICA) or equivalent qualification/experience

  • Project Management Qualification from APM or alternative relevant professional organisation or demonstratable project management experience and a willingness to progress towards MAPM

  • Proven experience of managing and delivering civil utility infrastructure (water/wastewater bias) projects from inception through feasibility, design and implementation to project completion utilising the NEC suite of contracts, with a good knowledge of current legislation, technical standards, and specifications

  • Proficient user of MS Office and MS Project

  • Demonstrable understanding of CDM Regulations and relevant Health & Safety legislation

  • UK driving licence and use of own vehicle


  • 5 weeks annual leave + bank holidays (pro rata)

  • Generous contributory pension scheme

  • Discretionary annual bonus scheme

  • Private Health Care

  • Life assurance

  • Employee assistance programme

  • 3rd party discounts

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Benefits and reward platform

  • Free Parking

  • Employee volunteering scheme

All offers of employment are subject to us obtaining satisfactory references (covering all education, training, employment and unemployment in the preceding 5 years) and there will be a pre-employment medical including a Drug and Alcohol test. We need to satisfy your Right to Work in the UK.


Interpersonnel are operating as an Employment Agency for our client for this particular role. By applying you give consent for your data to be handled and processed under GDPR Legislation for the purpose of your current employment search. We are pleased to receive a significant number of applications for most roles advertised. We are therefore unable to respond to individual applicants unless shortlisted. If you have not been contacted within four weeks of the closing date you should assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. Interpersonnel is an equal opportunities employer. Our all current vacancies are on our website


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