Project Manager

Full time | North-East | £40,000 – £50,000 per annum.

About The Role

Due to continued growth, SRC is seeking a Project Manager with demonstrable experience in managing risks and project budgets, to join the team in Stockton-on-Tees or Newcastle. The role will include managing the full lifecycle of projects from inception to completion, and will involve working with clients to help them define their requirements and key deliverables, whilst achieving their aspirations. This will include effective communication, an ability to work independently as well as being a strong team player, enable and encourage teams to get the best from them, be organised, have an attention to detail and enjoy the challenge of delivering projects.

As a Project Manager, it is expected that you can already deliver smaller scale construction projects independently, but that you may need some support on more complex and challenging projects. You should be able to deliver all aspects of the work required including managing the administration of your projects, writing reports, managing Design Teams and Contractors, confident stakeholder management – which will include different types of clients, managing risks, project budgets and programmes, and understanding the importance of collaboration.

If you have experience of the sectors mentioned above, then that would be ideal, but SRC are open to considering other areas of construction experience.

The role

  • Liaising confidently with Clients / Consultants / Stakeholders
  • Produce cost plans and estimates
  • Co-ordinate and produce tender documentations
  • Provide management to several projects at any one time
  • Agree Valuations / Variations / Final accounts
  • Produce comprehensive progress reports
  • Attend and report at project progress meetings
  • Report directly to the Company Directors
  • Working closely with other members of the team

Skills, knowledge and relevant qualifications

  • Property and construction industry experience or project management qualification or working towards one
  • Familiarity with the RIBA plan of work (2020) and CDM (2015) Regulations
  • Advanced communication and Stakeholder Management skills. Candidates must be comfortable writing and presenting to mixed audiences of technical and business professionals at all levels
  • Good knowledge of MS office suite and good knowledge level of Microsoft Project
  • Demonstrable problem-solving skills
  • Experience of managing risk and project budgets
  • Have a level of understanding of procurement requirements, contracts and contract administration
  • Have experience of managing Clients, Design Teams and Contractors
  • Accomplished at delegation, negotiation, and conflict management; must be influential and have developed leadership skills

Other requirements

  • Willing to undertake relevant security clearance checks, and inductions as required by our clients (DBS etc)
  • All staff must have a driving licence and the ability to drive to projects, although sustainable travel and the use of Teams is encouraged to help the carbon footprint of the work of SRC

What we can offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus scheme
  • Pension
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays. An additional day’s holiday for each years’ service after 5 years with the company
  • A flexible benefit structure following a successful probationary period that allows you to choose what is right for you. These choices include health insurance, death in service, extra holidays & critical illness
  • Hybrid working
  • Early Friday finish
  • Access to funding for training or courses that are beneficial to your career growth

Steel River Consultants are committed to having a diverse, inclusive workforce and value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability. 

Apply now

If you have any questions about our company or would like to speak to us about a specific project, please contact us:


Unit 4, Diamond Court
Douglas Close
Preston Farm Ind. Estate
TS18 3SB

t. 01642 605147
e. info@srconsultants.co.uk


Suite 1.14,

Merlin Business Centre

20 Mossland Road

Hillington Park 




Chatsworth Court,

Alpha Construction,



DE65 5GE


Room 122

Walker Road


Newcastle upon Tyne


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