Assistant Project Manager - Highways DLI

13 Oct 2018
08 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


Assistant Project Manager - Cambridge - Highways (DLI)

The Exciting Opportunity:

If you're an Assistant Project Manager and ambitious to achieve your career potential, read on.

Join our Infrastructure (Highways) team as an Assistant Project Manager and we'll make sure you get the experience and personalised learning support you need to take your career as far as you want it to go.

We are seeking to recruit an ambitious an Assistant Project Manager with some experience of delivering strategic infrastructure on large Highways, residential and mixed-use projects, at an assistant level, to support the infrastructure team at one of our site locations in Cambridge working on our design and consultancy highways project. It is intended that the role will offer the opportunity to progress your career as your experience grows within our business.

Overview of Role:

  • Assist with the administration of infrastructure projects, mostly using NEC / ICC forms of contract.
  • Have some knowledge of key infrastructure - highways, drainage, earthworks etc.
  • Help set up and deliver best practice PM systems and controls with SPM
  • Gain the confidence of the client and become a reliable point for communication
  • Representing the company in a professional and diligent manner, meeting, negotiating and corresponding with clients forming a strong working relationship in true partnership
  • To assist in the production of management information required by the company and to take responsibility for the accuracy of said information
  • Assist in providing best practice and continuous improvement within delivery teams

What You Have to Offer:

  • R elevant experience on small to medium sized projects as an APM
  • Experience in Stakeholder relationships
  • Relevant professional qualification or chartered status or wishing to become chartered

Why Arcadis:

Arcadis is the leading global natural and built asset design and consultancy firm working in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes through the application of design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services.

Arcadis differentiates through its talented and passionate people and its unique combination of capabilities covering the whole asset life cycle, its deep market sector insights and its ability to integrate health & safety and sustainability into the design and delivery of solutions across the globe.

We are 27,000 people that generate ???3.4 billion in revenues. We support UN-Habitat with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world.

What We Offer:

We offer a dynamic challenging job with international focus in a pleasant working climate, attention to education and a competitive remuneration package reflecting the seniority of the role. You will have a great deal of responsibility with endless opportunity for impact and freedom for initiatives. Given the international spread of the business a certain level of flexibility in working hours is important.

We offer a fantastic working environment where you own your destiny and will be encouraged to forge a successful career. In addition, we offer some excellent benefits, such as:

  • For some levels, PMI and Income Protection is paid for
  • Highly competitive salary
  • Annual holiday allowance, plus the option to buy and sell
  • One of the best contributory pensions in the industry, Matched pension, up to 8%
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Interest free Season Ticket Loan
  • Annual Professional Subscription Paid
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Long Term Service Awards
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Refer a Friend Scheme that rewards you for every successful introduction you make

At Arcadis, we trust our teams to create their own work-life balance. It means we always welcome people who want or need a flexible career. We're proud of the diverse ways of working that thrive in our community as a result.

We believe that by working together diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative ideas. Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the heart of how we improve quality of life and we work closely with our people across six ED&I Workstreams: Age, Disability, Faith, Gender, LGBT+ and Race. A diverse and skilled workforce is essential to our success


  • Relevant professional qualification or chartered status or wishing to become chartered