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Principal Consultant - Project Management (Infastructure Projects)

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location England (East Anglia) - UK
Salary Additional Information £42,000 - £55,000 (depending on experience)
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Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Company Name Temple Group
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Directory Entry : Temple are leaders in the field of built and natural environments and creating sustainable futures.
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Job title - Principal Consultant - Project Management (Infrastructure projects)

Salary - £42,000 - £55,000 (depending on experience)

Location - LONDON, MANCHESTER and others considered


Temple is an SME and one of the UK’s leading independent infrastructure and property consultancies, specialising in environment, ecology, planning and sustainability. Working with our clients, and with a team comprising recognised industry leaders, we work on exciting, complex, and globally relevant projects. We are proud of our many and varied achievements. We provide a bespoke professional service to clients so that they can make the right decisions and achieve the best outcomes. We do this by leveraging our experience and breadth of skills alongside our insights, commitment and ethical approach.

Our portfolio includes: Environmental Impact Assessments (EIA) and other support for HS2, Transport for the North, Network Rail and Transport for London; support to major construction projects across the UK (including Euston Station, Curzon St. Station, London Power Tunnels): and, iconic large scale property developments and urban regeneration schemes (such as Barking Riverside and Bishopsgate Goodsyard in London). We carry out a wide range of bespoke planning and environmental assessments – everything from air quality monitoring, ecology surveys, options studies, Environmental Statement reviews, through to expert witness support in relation to aviation noise.

We are seeking energetic, enthusiastic and experienced Project Managers (Principal Consultant or Associate Director grade) to work within our Infrastructure portfolio, managing environmental professional services contracts for infrastructure projects (particularly construction). The right candidates will also help to grow our business in this area.

The Role

The position/s are for enthusiastic and motivated Principal Consultants (or Senior Consultants ready to take the step to Principal) who will take on Project Management roles within our Infrastructure portfolio.

Applicants need to be client focused with a positive and proactive attitude, excellent communication skills and happy to work as part of a team. They must have demonstrable project management experience that is transferrable to professional services contracts on infrastructure projects.

The role/s will be based in our Major Programmes team and work closely with our EIA Infrastructure team and Project Management Office. They will also work with other specialist business units (including Acoustics, Air Quality, Digital Delivery, Ecology and Construction Environmental Management) and a wide range of external partners to deliver across a range of projects.

The successful candidate(s) will be expected to have a thorough knowledge of Project Management and a proven track record of managing and leading multidisciplinary teams on contracts of any size, on time and on budget.

They will also be expected to have excellent report writing, communication and client liaison skills with a keen eye for detail. They will have a positive attitude towards business development and to assisting with the training / mentoring of junior members of the team.

The Candidates

We expect the successful candidates will have:

  • 7-12 years of professional experience
  • relevant and transferrable experience of project management for professional services, preferably in consultancy, on contracts of any size
  • demonstrable client-facing and project delivery experience
  • demonstrable experience with project contracts and commercial management
  • demonstrable experience managing development projects
  • good understanding of and experience with MS Excel
  • show initiative, have a strong work ethic and be organised, flexible and motivated
  • be confident, enthusiastic and outgoing with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, having the ability to liaise at all levels
  • be degree educated

The successful candidate/s will preferably demonstrate one or more of the following:

  • an interest in environmental planning/management and/or sustainability
  • advanced project management qualifications, such as APM PMQ, Prince2 Practitioner etc.
  • a track record of delivering successfully to clients in transport infrastructure
  • experience with NEC contracts
  • people management experience
  • advanced MS Excel skills
  • excellent report writing skills

Location: London, Manchester and others considered.

Temple has offices in London, Haywards Heath, Lewes, Lichfield, Manchester, Norwich and Wakefield.

Equal Opportunities

Temple is an Equal Opportunities Employer.  We provide a diverse and inclusive workplace and ensure that all of our staff respect and understand individual differences.  We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignments, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. 



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