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Project Manager

Job Requirements

Project Manager (Minor works)

Are you looking for a challenging new project management opportunity? We are looking for great people who can help us redefine what's possible for our Capital Delivery team.

As part of our ‘Grow with Gatwick' initiative you'll be provided with the necessary development to ensure you're able to Grow with Gatwick.

The Construction Department comprises several programme 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.

Role overview

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


  • Manage projects from design through to handover managing key aspects of the project lifecycle to achieve desired business outcomes, including the identification of scope, preparing budget estimations, developing project execution plans, managing project schedules and controlling costs.
  • 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(s) lifecycle.
  • Deliver the assigned project(s) 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.
  • Manage the Design execution stage, develop the project scope to satisfy the business need and support the business case, manage design and survey consultant(s) and validation that the design meets the brief, seeking safe and cost-effective design solutions to meet project requirements. Define, in collaboration with the Asset Information Team and other stakeholders as required, the asset information requirements within the Employers Information Requirements for both design and construction contracts.
  • Support the wider project team and CDM Advisor discharge Gatwick Airport Limited's statutory duties as a Principal Designer (where applicable).
  • Reviews consultants' and contractors design documents for quality and compliance with GAL standards.
  • Provide input to the project programme on technical activities. Reviews contractor Construction, Design & Management (CDM), Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) submittals (including construction phase plans, risk assessments, method statements and work permits) and monitor compliance against accepted plans.
  • Undertake constructability reviews on designs prior to implementation.

Qualifications and experience

  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent in project management, engineering, or construction
  • related field. Also a relevant project management qualification is much needed.
  • Experience as a project manager/assistant project manager on large project or multi-year programmes of works with a value typically in excess of £1m in a relevant industry including experience managing external suppliers.
  • Experience of managing multiple, interfacing, concurrent projects desirable.
  • Experience in leading infrastructure projects in a live operational environment desirable.
  • Strong understanding of Health Safety & Environmental issue associated with the Construction industry.
  • Strong understanding of construction techniques & constructability issues.
  • Ability to manage stakeholder.
  • Basic commercial and financial awareness. Awareness of NEC suite of contracts desirable.

What's it like to work here?

Our employees tell us that working here is something special. Everyone is looking to deliver what matters to our passengers. There is so much that makes air travel possible. No day is like another. Our employees enjoy a range of personal, health and financial benefits, including annual leave and high street discounts. We offer a performance based bonus scheme and our people can request professional training to support them to Grow with Gatwick

We want our people to reflect our local community and the passengers we serve. We know we are all at our best when we feel comfortable and included. We want our people to feel like they can be who they want to be at work, and we work hard to provide them with the respect and flexibility to do so.

We aim to be an equitable, diverse, and inclusive employer. We encourage and support our people to be their best. We seek different perspectives that redefine what's possible. Together we are a team.

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Gatwick Airport
Gatwick Airport, Gatwick, United Kingdom, RH6 0NP

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Dan Hobbs



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