Programme Manager (Ref: 32810)

02 August 2022
Up to £50,000 pa plus company car/car allowance
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An opportunity for a Programme Manager / Scheduling Manager to join a national construction contractor.  Our client delivers high volume, low value planned maintenance works for local authorities on highways across the West Country.
With an annual framework budget of £20-25 million, you will be responsible for managing the overall programme of works.  Forecasting annual spend, ensuring that the end client is issuing works in line with the forecast and that site teams are delivering works in accordance to timescales.  You will have experience of manipulating data and strong communication skills. This is a great opportunity to join a company that cares about the health and wellbeing of its employees, environmental issues and social responsibility.
Our client offers hybrid working with employees being able to work remote 2 days a week.
As Programme Manager / Scheduling Manager you will:
  • Be responsible for managing a programme of works with values ranging from £500 to over £500k.
  • Liaise with internal managers, discussing workloads and scheduling works accordingly, ensuring projects are fully resourced for people, plant, materials etc.
  • Be responsible for strategic planning, forecasting and reporting to senior management.
  • Have excellent client facing skills as you will be in contact with the end client, building and maintaining relations to maximise business.
Our client requires a Scheduling Manager with:
  • Experience of working in a similar position for a construction/civils contractor (ideally)
  • Knowledge of MS Project.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Up to £50,000 per annum
  • Company vehicle/car allowance
  • 25 days aid annual holiday plus bank holidays
  • Employer contributory pension scheme
  • Hybrid working (2 days per week working remote)
If you would like more information, or to apply for this vacancy, please contact Kelly Evans on 01934 635025. The reference for this vacancy is 32810. Alternatively, you can email your current CV (in MS Word format) to
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