2 days/week at home

A little flex time – We’re happy to talk flexible working and how we can support your responsibilities beyond the workplace. We offer a range of options depending on your role, so please discuss this with your recruiter.

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Job Description

Mott MacDonald

We’re a global engineering, management, and development consultancy.
Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients’ businesses, our communities and employee opportunities.

A fundamental part of this is respecting each person’s differences and striving to meet their needs.

We are proud to be a one of Glassdoor’s top employers to work for in the UK, as well as being recognised as a Top Inclusive Company in the UK.

Our values: Progress, Respect, Integrity, Drive, Excellence.

We are seeking highly motivated individuals to join our team of project management professionals in our Cambridge office.

Our Cambridge team of project managers focuses on the Health, Science, Education and Defence sectors in London and the Southeast and has a strong track record in the delivery of public projects through major frameworks and local projects for private sector clients.We are currently delivering programmes of work for Cambridge Colleges, the NHS New Hospitals Programme, major Pharmaceutical Clients, the Defence Infrastructure Organisation and the Department of Education and would like to hear from you if you are interested in joining this team. You will receive great support from the wider team, we are committed to the training and development of our staff. We operate structured training programmes for staff to attain professional qualifications and support our staff at all levels with learning and development opportunities through our learning and development team.

This role can be offered on a full time or a part time basis.

We are actively recruiting a diverse workforce that is reflective of the communities we serve. We recognise that differences in ability, skills and experience are a strength and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.

What will you be getting up to?

You will be working as a project manager/technical advisor with responsibility for the delivery of individual schemes for a client or working under a team leader providing a portfolio of projects to a customer. We are looking for someone that has worked in a client facing role and has experience of leading project teams of internal and external consultants.You will also be involved in initiating, managing and delivering projects under our business management systems (BMS), establishing budgets and monitoring and controlling the financial performance of projects.

Have you got what it takes?

If you recently chartered or approaching chartership and have experience of project management in the construction industry with the focus on delivering buildings and infrastructure schemes through all stages of the project cycle, then this could be just the role for you. This role is client facing project management of schemes that vary in value and complexity.

As well as having experience as a project manager/technical advisor, you will also have the following qualifications and experience:

• Be a qualified member of a recognised relevant professional body with chartered status, or be approaching chartered status;
• Knowledge of project programming and scheduling software, e.g. MS Project
• Experience of contract administration and application of CDM and Health and Safety standards
• Experience of working in the public or private sector on stand-alone schemes or on frameworks
• Have been a resident in the UK for at least five years

We are looking for someone that is self-motivated and proactive, a team player with the ability to work collaboratively within internal and external teams and has excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

Does this sound like you? Then we would love to hear from you.

Please be advised that offers for this role are conditional upon obtaining the appropriate level of Security Clearance.

Degree Qualifications we might expect are:

1. Construction Project Management
2. Any Engineering discipline
3. Other relevant

Professional bodies and charterships we’d consider are:

1. APM
3. MCIOB Project Management
6. IChemE
8. IStructE


Equality, diversity, and inclusion

We put equality, diversity, and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they can contribute.


We want you to perform your best at every stage in the recruitment process. If you are disabled or need any support to enable you to apply or attend an interview, please contact us at reasonable.adjustments@mottmac.com and we will talk to you about how we can support you.

Agile working

Happy to talk Flexible Working and how we can support your responsibilities beyond the workplace.

We offer some fantastic benefits including:

Health and wellbeing

  • Private medical insurance for all UK colleagues.
  • Health cash plan to support you with every day health costs and treatments.
  • Access to Peppy, providing free support from menopause experts for all UK colleagues.
  • A variety of wellbeing support is available through our comprehensive wellbeing program, including access for you and your family.
  • Ability to flex your salary to opt into a wide range of health benefits, many of which can be extended to your family too.

Financial wellbeing

  • We match employee pension contributions between 4.5% and 7%.
  • Life assurance equal up to 4 x your basic salary, with an option to increase the level of cover to 6 x your salary.
  • Our income protection scheme provides a financial benefit, as well as absence and return to work support due to long-term illness or injury.
  • Flexible benefits, including increased life assurance cover, critical illness insurance, payroll saving and will writing.
  • As an independently owned business we share the financial success of the business with all our colleagues in various ways including annual bonus schemes.


  • A minimum of 33-35 days holiday each year, inclusive of public holidays and dependent on level, with the ability to buy or sell leave through our flexible benefits programme.
  • Holiday entitlement increased to a minimum of 35 days after 5 years’ service.
  • Variety of employee saving schemes and discounts from high-street retailers.

Enhanced family and carers leave

  • Enhanced family leave policies, including 26 weeks paid maternity and adoption leave, and two weeks paid paternity/partner leave.
  • Our shared parental leave matches maternity leave meaning we pay up to 24 weeks at full pay.
  • Up to five additional days leave are provided for those with significant caring responsibilities, two of which are paid.

Learning and development

  • Primary annual professional institution subscription.
  • A broad range of opportunities to enhance both technical and soft skills through mentoring, formal training, and self-development options.

Networks, communities, and social outcomes

  • Join a wide range of groups including our Advanced Employee Networks which support our LGBTQ+, gender, race and ethnicity, disability, and parents/carers communities.
  • Make a difference within our communities through our social outcomes.

Apply now, or for more information about our application process, click here.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Adoption leave – 26 weeks full pay
Open to part time work for some roles
Buddy scheme
Flexible working week
Enhanced sick pay
Dental coverage
Compassionate leave
Health assessment
Eye Care Support – Eyecare vouchers
Private GP service – Private Medical care for all UK staff
Season ticket loan
Theme park discounts
Religious celebration leave
Buy or sell annual leave
Accrued annual leave
Caregiver Leave
Enhanced maternity leave – 26 weeks
Enhanced paternity leave – 2 weeks
Shared parental leave – We match up to 24 weeks full pay
Pregnancy loss leave
Tax-free childcare
In office yoga classes
Cycle to work scheme
Faith rooms
Salary sacrifice
Life assurance
Annual pay rises
Pension match/increase
Life insurance
Annual bonus
Income protection
Employee discounts
Professional subscriptions – We pay for your primary professional annual subscription
Lunch and learns
Employee assistance programme
L&D budget
Teambuilding days
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More information needed
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Work-life balance
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Role modelling
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Working at Mott MacDonald

Company employees

18,000 worldwide

Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

UK Wide; London, Croydon, Birmingham, Derby, Altrincham, Manchester, Whitehaven, Newcastle, Middlesbrough, Durham, Bristol, Southampton, Reading, Cambridge, Peterborough, Brighton, Norwich, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Inverness, Cardiff, Newport, Exeter, Leicester, Leeds, Skipton, York

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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