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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.

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

About the business unit

With extensive experience in the global defence sector, Mott MacDonald’s advisory and programme delivery teams deliver projects ranging from complex infrastructure upgrades to carbon reduction initiatives.

Our experience in energy ranges from nuclear, renewables, hydro, thermal to electricity and gas, providing services to a global customer base within the energy sector, supporting the delivery of major capital projects and the transition to low-carbon generation.

Overview of role

Owing to the expansion of our Energy portfolio, we have exciting opportunities for a Construction Project Manager to join our fast-growing team in the North West of England.

This is a unique opportunity to be involved in some of the most complex and challenging projects in the UK today.

The role of Construction Project Manager is that of an inspector who tests and inspects the works for compliance with the contract.

The Construction Project Manager manages the defects process and checks and marks materials onsite or off-site to protect the Employer’s interests.

You will work collaboratively with the Employer, Project Manager and Contractor to ensure the construction activities are delivered to highest quality and safety standards; whilst providing efficient, sustainable, and best value solutions in line with industry best practice and innovation.

Work also includes

  • Have a regular presence on site.
  • Attend progress meetings.
  • Have foresight to enable early identification of potential issues to prevent them from occurring.
  • View construction phase documents such as: CPP, RAMS, ITP.
  • Issue a Supervisor report recording the progress of works.
  • Inspections and testing
  • Undertake inspections and witness tests (onsite or off-site).
  • Defects
  • Manage the defect process.
  • Issue the Defects Certificate.

Candidate Specification

  • Experience in carrying out duties of Construction Project Manager including relevant NEC training.
  • Working knowledge of the NEC contract.
  • Proven understanding of CDM and Health and Safety.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Diligent, proactive, and thorough approach to detail.
  • Collaborative and practical approach to problem solving.
  • Commercial & technical risk awareness an advantage.
  • Knowledge of ecological and environmental aspects related to construction an advantage.

Qualifications & Training

  • Degree in Civil Engineering or related discipline or equivalent
  • Chartered or Incorporated or working towards this status.
  • Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)
  • Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme (SEATS)

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

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:

  • Pension matched up to 7%
  • Life insurance
  • An annual professional institution subscription
  • Continuous development opportunities – because we want you to thrive
  • Agile/flexible working – because life isn’t 9-5
  • Enhanced parental leave; shared parental leave policies – for parents and care givers
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Flexible benefits that suit you, including ability to buy/sell annual leave entitlement, cycle to work & interest free season ticket loans
  • Wellbeing support including access to an independent Employer Assistance Scheme, wellbeing champions and access to learning and support resources
  • Access to our Advanced Employee Networks which support our LGBTQ+, gender, race and ethnicity, disability and parents/carers communities
  • The opportunity to make a difference; learn more about 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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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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