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Knighton Countryside Management Ltd

Project Manager

Salary: £35k - £45k (dependent on experience)

We are recruiting for an experienced Project Manager to join us here in Dorset. We consult, deliver and manage projects involved in all aspects of Ecological Mitigation Works, Landscape & Riparian, Arboriculture, Woodland Management & Conservation, Restoration & Enhancement Projects, Planting & Movement of Trees & Hedges, Fencing of all Types, Hydroseeding and Site Clearance. Your expertise and experience will be vital to support key Clients, such as Local Authorities, National Parks, Water Utility Companies, Caravan and Motor Home Club, Large Scale Ecology Companies etc. You will be accountable for the planning and execution of our projects to the defined scope, cost and programme to meet our Client’s requirements. Successful applicants will be based in our office in the heart of beautiful Dorset. The ability to travel to Client offices and project sites is essential.

Your Responsibilities

  • Plan, execute, monitor and control projects in terms of scope, time, cost, quality, resource, communications, risk, procurement and stakeholder management.
  • Contract management, including under the NEC suite of contracts.
  • Balance the needs of multiple projects.
  • Leadership of the overall coordination and production of multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Organise and chair professional client meetings.
  • Understand the customer’s basic and performance requirements during the sales process and formulate a scope of work that adds value for our customers and us.
  • Assess the technical and commercial risk of projects during the sales process.
  • Create and review proposals and costings for new projects.


The role would be suitable for a Project Manager with a proven track record in Project Management and a desire to develop their career in this direction. You should possess and be able to demonstrate the following qualifications, skills and knowledge:

  • Professional qualification in Project Management.
  • Proven ability to plan, execute, monitor and control projects in terms of scope, time, cost, quality, resource, communications, risk, procurement and stakeholder management.
  • Leadership skills to manage project teams and create positive change.
  • Previous experience using the NEC suite of contracts, is desirable but not essential.
  • Ability to work under time pressure and balance multiple priorities.
  • Proactive and methodical approach to problem solving as an individual and as part of a team with a desire to find a solution.
  • Demonstrated customer-facing success in project management.
  • Collaborative individual that effectively builds teams.
  • Liaison with internal and external clients to develop relationships across the business.
  • Excellent communicator with staff, clients and stakeholders.
  • Be driven to develop and improve your technical skills and advance your career.

Why join us

If you’re curious why or how, you’ll fit in with our way of working, if you have other thoughts, we’d love to hear them. Evolved over 35 years, we have a culture of caring, where our employee’s wellbeing and work-life balance are priorities.

The successful applicant will go from being great alone to truly amazing with Knighton Countryside Management Ltd

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Delete Date: 27/04/2023  Location: Dorset

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