Multi Utility Senior Project Manager


Location: Head office in Kearsley (M26 1GE) with travel to sites across the North West

Who Are Bethell?

We are a Manchester based civil engineering and utility services group, continuing our major expansion plans in 2023 targeting a strengthening of its workforce by up to 20%. Bethell, which has operated in the Northwest for over 150 years, has a significant number of framework contracts with the Utility sector, Local Authorities and key infrastructure clients.

What Will The Role Involve?

As one of our Senior Project Managers, you will undertake and manage Multi Utility projects, ensuring delivery and achievement of outcomes in accordance with the requirements, standards and targets set out by the client. You will work in collaboration with clients, Bethell staff, operatives, sub-contractors, and other professionals, whilst taking responsibility for all aspects of health and safety, quality and environmental assurance, contract administration, cost control, profit & loss responsibility, planning, communication, and people management.

You will be responsible for the management and submission of all paperwork and completions in a timely manner and will ensure that all office drawings are kept up to date. You will submit as-laids to CAD with no delay and will provide the client with regular updates as schemes progress.

You will be responsible for the management of Multi-Utilities Project Managers, operatives and subcontractors to maximise efficiencies and drive production, carrying out appraisals when required. In this role, you will be expected to we always construct a quality product and to specification, giving our customers value for money to ensure we receive repeat business.

As one of our Senior Project Managers, you will need to have an understanding of where each scheme is up to by monitoring ELFs and working closely with the commercial department, ensuring CVRs are accurate, and all costs are recorded. You will be responsible for the accurate ordering of materials to avoid wastage and conduct regular stock checks to avoid duplication ordering and clearing of all surplus materials to stock.

What Key Skills & Experience Are We Looking For?


·    Minimum 5 years’ experience working within the MU industry

·    Minimum 5 years’ experience in a supervisory role

·    CITB SMSTS Site Manager Safety Training Scheme

·    NRSWA Streetworks Supervisor


·    EUSR SCO(GB) 1 & 2

·    EUSR SCO(GB) 5

·    EUSR Safe Control of Mains Connections (Water)

·    EUSR SCMC(W) Senior Competent Person

·    Full clean driving licence

·    First Aid Training 3 Day

If you feel this opportunity is suitable and you match the skillset required, then please apply online and complete the application process. We reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date should the need occur, therefore we advise that you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

Career enhancement and development, colleague well-being and a genuinely positive work experience for all are key priorities. We are continuously evolving and improving our ways of working and you will support us in achieving our vision over the coming years.

Bethell Group PLC have select relationships with recruitment agencies. All roles are filled internally, but do use a Preferred Supply Chain should we require assistance. We therefore ask politely that recruitment agencies refrain from contacting our Talent Acquisition Manager, Commercial Managers and Managing Operational staff regarding roles advertised.

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