Project Manager - Monitoring

Ref: VA103 London Office - Southwark Bridge Road Full Time Mid-tier level

Engineering/Monitoring Project Manager - Hybrid/London-based

Plowman Craven are one of the largest surveying and specialist measurement companies in the UK. We work on huge exclusive projects across the country, our offices are based in Harpenden and London.

An opportunity has arisen for you to join our team of Monitoring Project Managers. The current team specialises in overseeing anything from rail infrastructure, archways to buildings. The surveying team use modern equipment to measure and track the movements and will be your job to ensure the project runs smoothly and within budget.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Once assigned to a project, you will take full responsibility for the client requirements and handle the monitoring project end-to-end.
  • You will need an understanding of engineering, monitoring or similar in order to be successful in this role.
  • You will craft detailed project plans, ensuring all areas of the project are covered and realise any potential hazards early on to avoid overspend.
  • You will coordinate with the surveyors appointed to plan and execute the project to a high-quality standard using advanced technologies and methodologies.
  • Manage project budgets, resources, and schedules to ensure efficiency and meet client requirements to ensure clarity throughout.
  • Analysing data along the way to identify areas of risk or issues to the timeline and develop appropriate strategies.
  • Regular looking into the details of the projects to find further efficiencies that will boost revenues for the client and company.
  • You will have regular communication with the clients both via email and face-to-face, stakeholders, and authorities ensuring compliance is met and concerns mitigated.
  • No two projects are identical, you will often deliver compelling presentations and offer technical support, guiding clients through even the most complex monitoring projects.
  • Foster a collaborative environment with your fellow PMs and improve efficiencies where possible.
  • Leverage your proficiency in Microsoft Office tools, including Project, to streamline project management processes and drive efficiency.

What we offer you:

  • Generous salary offered with opportunities for personal development along your journey with us.
  • Immerse yourself in a vibrant, passionate, and collaborative working culture where your voice is not just heard but celebrated, and where your contributions can truly make a difference.
  • Fuel your ambition with our immersive learning culture, training opportunities that empower you to soar to new heights in your career journey.
  • Unwind and recharge with 25 days of annual leave, expandable to an incredible 30 days, plus bank holidays!
  • Get rewarded for your hard work and dedication with our performance-related bonus structure.
  • Invest in your future success with our professional membership support and ongoing training initiatives, ensuring you stay ahead of the curve.
  • Rest easy knowing your financial future is secure with our salary sacrifice pension contribution scheme, offering peace of mind for the long term.
  • Embrace work-life harmony with flexible remote working options, giving you the freedom to thrive both personally and professionally.
  • Equip yourself for success with company-provided laptops and mobile phones, whether you're in our Harpenden or London offices or taking advantage of hybrid work options.
  • Join the fun and foster connections with our year-round wellbeing and social events program.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment as you manage multiple projects, expertly prioritising tasks and resources to achieve stellar results.

About Us

At Plowman Craven, we value you for who you are – your unique background, compelling story, and exceptional skills and experiences are not just welcomed but celebrated. Join us in enriching our vibrant and diverse community as we grow together.

If you're ready to thrive in a dynamic environment, driving impactful projects and fostering collaborative success, we want to hear from you.

If you have any questions about this role please email

Benefits of working at Plowman Craven

Plowman Craven is a great place to work and offers a range of competitive family friendly benefits including:

  • 25 Days Annual Leave - increasing to 30 days plus bank holidays
  • Performance related bonus
  • Professional membership & development
  • Salary sacrifice pension contribution scheme
  • Flexible/remote working (role dependent)
  • Travel loans & travel cards (Zone 1+2) for London-based roles
  • Access to fleet vehicles
  • Life assurance
  • Enhanced family friendly benefits
  • Healthcare benefits
  • Wellbeing & mental health programme
  • Social activities organised throughout the year
  • Harpenden & London offices
  • Employee owned company held in a Trust for the benefit of employees
  • EOT profit sharing scheme

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