• NEC Project Manager (Cost and Commercial Services) Leeds
  • WSP in the UK in Leeds, , United Kingdom
  • jobs
  • 2 weeks ago

jobs description

We are WSP - Join us and make your career future ready!

In today’s world it’s important to work for a company that has clear purpose, giving back to communities and supporting what is truly important in the world.

When considering a career move it’s vital to work for a business that is aligned to your values and goals, a place where you can belong. See what WSP stands for in 2023 and beyond…

To find out more about our Project and Programme Management Services business click on the following link and discover what awaits you at WSP: https://www.wsp.com/en-GB/services/programme-and-project-management

Your new role, what's involved?

The role of an NEC Project Manager is to provide commercial contractual advice to clients. As an influential management position, we anticipate you will also work alongside clients, in partnership and collaboration, to assist their commercial and contractual decision making.

A typical week would require you to:
• Control contractual and commercial... matters within your delegated responsibilities and within client governance requirements including; controlling time, cost, quality, subcontracts and change.
• Collaborate with the Supervisor to manage all aspects of project safety and quality.
• Collaborate with a scheduling/planning professional to manage all aspects of project programme.
• Collaborate with a commercial professional to manage all aspects of project cost and budget adherence, ensuring validity and value accuracy
• Provide safety, quality, time and cost expertise as required should it not be viable for separate professionals’ involvement (for example on smaller projects).
• Use CEMAR or other contractual management software to delivery the Project NEC Contract administration or, if necessary, manage contractual correspondence outside software support drawing on your experience of templates and letter writing.
• To integrate and upskill a supporting Assistant Project manager to support you as required
• Ensure robust frequent communication with, and reporting, to the client’s Project and Commercial Manager. Alongside the client facing delivery role you may also have opportunities to assist with Business Development, Capability Development, Coaching and Mentoring and commercial management within WSP.

• NEC PMs at WSP currently work across major infrastructure such as Highways, Rail and Flood defence, we manage projects across defence, information technology, retail, distribution, energy, aviation petrochemical and numerous other fields. There are opportunities for the right candidate to diversify or to specialise within their chosen career path.
• The NEC PM role presents opportunities to work with clients such as National Highways, Network Rail, Ministry of Defence, Environment Agency, numerous local authorities, property developers, Contractors (via Design and Build), Johnson Matthey and Amazon to name a few.
• There are opportunities to progress to dual Chartered status within the following professional organisations; APM, CIArb, ICE, RICS and CICES.
• With extensive connections into all professional bodies WSP offers you great opportunities to grow your professional networks and in turn you will help WSP to grow and diversify our business into new and exciting areas.

We'd love to hear from you if you have:
• Strong NEC3 or NEC4 contract experience, ideally with an ECC Project Manager Accreditation.
• Experience and track record of managing projects in the UK or overseas
• Experience in working in team delivery, and are willing extend your knowledge and experience through working in a highly motivated and competent team.
• Chartership with a recognised professional institution.
• Excellent communication, numerical, collaboration and presentational skills. Familiarity with contracts management software such as CEMAR, Primavera, Xactium etc..

What's in it for you?
• Work-life balance?

WSP recognises that work is only one part of your life and making time for other things is important – whether that’s for your families, friends, or yourself.

Our hybrid working policy allows the flexibility to work from the comfort of your own home as well as collaborating in our contemporary offices across the UK.
• Inclusivity & Diversity?

We want our people to achieve rewarding careers, bringing their whole selves to work. We celebrate integrity and treat people with respect, supporting each other and embracing diversity to create a culture of inclusion and belonging at WSP.

Our employee resource groups VIBE (LGBTQ+ employees), CREED (Championing Racial Equality and Ethnic Diversity) and our Gender Balance Group, in tandem with WSP’s Neurodiverse Community Group, WSP Connect Group (visible and non-visible disabilities) help us promote the right environment for you to reach your full potential.
• Health & Wellbeing?

We are committed to supporting our people, giving you the tools to make improvements to your health and wellbeing through our Thrive programme.

Med24 gives you and your family unrestricted telephone access to an NHS doctor where you can call day or night or have a face-to-face video consultation.
• Flex your time?

For improved work life balance, WSP offers the “WSP Hour” which enables you to take one hour per day to do as you wish and make up the time earlier or later that day. We also offer part time and flexible working arrangements plus the option to flex your bank holiday entitlement to suit you.
• Your development?

We appreciate that development and training is important to you and that’s why we have a supportive environment that invests in your development, whether that’s chartership, training or mentoring.

Apply now and be the future of WSP!


Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. As a Disability Confident leader, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria, please let us know if you require any workplace adjustments in support of your application.

Please note WSP reserves the right to close the vacancy before the advertised closing date
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