Project Manager

  • Job Reference: 00000470-1
  • Date Posted: 19 March 2024
  • Recruiter: Bouygues UK
  • Location: Plymouth, Devon
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Site Manager
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Bouygues UK has an exciting opportunity available for a Project Manager to work on a refurbishment project in Plymouth (~£10M). This will initially be for the preconstruction phase of this project (as well as other projects), before moving onto the construction phase.

Job Purpose & Scope:

To be responsible for the economic safe management of the site in respect of progress, workmanship, health, safety, environmental and quality standards by ensuring that adequate and proper labour, plant, materials and sub-contractor resources are available and adequately directed to meet the requirements of the contract.

Accountabilities & Key Tasks:

  • Manage client and end users.
  • Develop, agree, and deliver build programme.
  • Set build sequence.
  • Procure suitable supply chain.
  • Build team.
  • Manage technical assessments.
  • Agree scope of works.
  • Ensure high standards of health, safety, environmental, and quality within site operations, delivering a high-value, safe project for the client.
  • Lead by example to maintain consistent, high standards in all working relationships.
  • Collaborate with commercial and buying teams to safeguard the company's commercial and contractual interests.
  • Work across disciplines (Surveying, Design Management, Buying, Planning, HR, HSE) to effectively manage contracts.
  • Plan, organise, control, and coordinate the project to a satisfactory and safe completion.
  • Implement and develop the Project Management Plan as outlined in the Project Management Manual.
  • Ensure works commence only after agreed Risk Assessments, Task Safety Plans, and Method Statements are issued and agreed.
  • Provide necessary reports and maintain site records.
  • Monitor and supervise subordinate site staff to ensure safety, quality, and efficiency.
  • Establish systems and procedures for defect-free project completion and total client satisfaction.
  • Oversee the project's financial performance in collaboration with the Quantity Surveyor.
  • Identify and address problems promptly.
  • Conduct comprehensive post-completion reviews, providing feedback to relevant disciplines within the company.

Essential & Desirable Criteria:


  • Relevant construction qualifications and experience
  • Experience working with a main contractor or large subcontractor
  • Willingness to deliver in a refurb environment
  • Good communicator
  • Attention to H&S matters and quality standards
  • Demonstrates strong attention to detail and produces accurate work. 
  • Innovative and able to identify and implement new ways to do things to achieve better ways of working.
  • Has technical knowledge and is profit minded.


  • Cost Control experience
  • MCIOB or similar chartership

Why Bouygues UK

Day in day out our teams deliver some of the most technically innovative and challenging projects across the UK and the world. With a strong corporate culture our values reflect how we operate with Respect, Excellence, Courage, Integrity and Passion. We offer competitive basic salaries coupled with generous company benefits including:

·       26 days annual leave, increasing to 30 days
·       pension scheme
·       life insurance
·       private medical insurance
·       BY Extra – opt into lifestyle benefits
·       Volunteering opportunities  

Bouygues Construction UK was awarded the Top Employers United Kingdom and Top Employers Europe certification!
Together with our partners and clients, Bouygues UK delivers award-winning construction, development and regeneration projects to the most exacting standards across public and commercial private sectors.
Bouygues UK is part of the Bouygues Group, a diverse global business which operates in the construction, engineering, energy, media and telecommunications markets.

With annual sales of over €32 billion and operations in over 100 countries, the financial strength of our group is a key differentiator in these challenging economic times.

Be Yourself!

Here at Bouygues we value the creativity and innovation that our diverse workforce brings, encouraging people from all backgrounds, particularly those from underrepresented communities to apply. By joining us, you will be inspired to bring your full self to the workplace, speak up and share your unique ideas. You will also have an opportunity to join our employee led diversity & inclusion communities such as WeLink (women network), Encompass (LGBTQ+), Kaleidoscope (BAME), Disability and Wellness peer support network, Parents and Carers network.

We are an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

We value your privacy and we are committed to protecting your personal details. If you choose to apply for this role, please do not include any sensitive data on your CV which reveals (directly or indirectly); your race or ethnic origins, your political, philosophical or religious opinions, or your membership of a trade union, your social security number, or information which relates to your health or sexual orientation or to any criminal convictions.