Gatwick Airport

Project Manager (Construction)

Gatwick Airport - Posted 4 months ago
£40k-50k/year  + Equity
*high salary
*Based on 0 Project Management salary records


Horley, ENG

Project Management
Company size
20k employees

Airport:  Gatwick (LGW)

Project Management Job description

Are you an experienced Project Manager looking to Grow with Gatwick?

To support our growth, our construction team is expanding. The Construction Department comprises several program and project teams, along with technical support functions, and is accountable for the delivery of the airport CIP and strategic growth over the next 5 years, encompassing projects across the campus to deliver fit-for-purpose critical infrastructure.

What is the role?

The Project Manager will play a key role in Gatwick's future, leading the planning and execution of strategically important projects within a live airport operational environment. The Project Manager will be responsible for the technical, commercial, and financial management of the project(s) to deliver the project and overall business objectives.

What will you do?

Lead and manage the project team in the design, procurement, construction, delivery, and handover of the project to achieve desired business outcomes.

Lead the development and maintenance of a culture of world-class health, safety, and environmental standards across the project and its associated contractors to deliver the highest levels of health, safety and environmental performance achievable.

Lead the identification and mitigation of risks that may adversely impact project delivery or adversely affect airport operations through the project/program lifecycle.

Deliver the assigned project to defined cost, schedule, and quality requirements, leading the successful handover of assigned projects to the Operations and/or Commercial Departments including ensuring all requisite Airport Operational Readiness planning and activities are in place.

Lead the development of the project team; set standards, manage, motivate, coach and mentor staff within the team.

Ensure compliance with all legal and statutory obligations applicable to this role, including all standards and code compliance, and required planning permissions.

Manage and positively influence key stakeholders (both internal & external) associated with the project.

Lead the Lessons Identified process across all projects and embed a culture of continuous improvement.

Do you have what we are looking for?

  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent in program management, architecture, engineering, or construction-related field.
  • Qualifications – practitioner level in project management (e.g. APMP Project Management Qualification or PRINCE2 Practitioner).
  • Experience as a project manager/assistant project manager on large projects or multi-year programs of works with a value type in excess of £10m in a relevant industry including experience leading teams and managing external suppliers.
  • Experience in managing multiple, interfacing, concurrent projects desirable.
  • Experience in leading infrastructure projects in a live operational environment is desirable.
  • Good leadership and influencing skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Strong practical problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to manage complex stakeholder requirements.
  • Sound commercial and financial awareness. Knowledge and understanding of the NEC suite of contracts are desirable.
  • Knowledge and understanding of contract administration and negotiations.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the airport environment are desirable.
  • Personal resilience and the ability to manage ambiguity.

What's it like to work here? 

Our people tell us that working here is something special. No day is like another as there are so many moving parts that make air travel possible. And it's only possible because of the people who work here.

We want exceptional people to help us deliver the great service our passengers have come to expect. You can be part of helping Gatwick to rebuild and grow.  

Ready to join us? 

Click apply and complete your application. We'll be in touch soon

Our employees enjoy a range of personal, health, and financial benefits, including annual leave as standard. 

PLEASE NOTE: We have a number of roles within Construction, if you have applied for a similar role recently we are reviewing all CVs and will be in touch, there is no need to re-apply.

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