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M&E Project Manager

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Location North West
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The Wates Group was established in 1897 and is one of the leading privately- owned, construction, development and property services companies in the UK. We employ almost 4,000 people, working with a range of clients and partners from across the public and private sectors.


Within the Group, SES Engineering Services (SES) is recognised as one of the leading M&E partners in the UK, delivering Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) design, installation of building services and infrastructure solutions. SES also offer design-led cost-efficient solutions optimised for the whole construction team, by maximising off-site manufacture in our production facility SES Prism, assuring quality and customer satisfaction in a measurable, safe way every time.


We have a fantastic opportunity for a M&E Project Manager to join our SES North West team in Manchester to support exciting new commercial projects in the area.


The focus of this role will be to lead the team to deliver a multi-disciplined project through the project lifecycle; including tender, pre-construction, and supervising the overall performance of the operational project team on site to ensure that all activities meet the programme, cost, safety and quality objectives of the Project.


Key Accountabilities will also include:


  • Ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget to agreed standards and ensure the project budget and costs are managed effectively
  • Ensure risks are identified and mitigation measures are put in place
  • Effectively manage staff performance on the project by ensuring they have clear roles and responsibilities
  • Ensure Health & Safety and Zero Harm is our priority on all our activities Performance management of sub-contractors
  • Management of Sub-contractors
  • Attendance and input at design team meetings
  • Responsible for commissioning and a smooth handover.



We are looking for a qualified Project Manager with experience of working on projects with M&E values over £5 million, and ideally Residential, Commercial or Office projects.  We work with some key accounts in and occasionally that will mean projects outside of the region.


To be successful in this role you will be an effective communicator at all levels to develop and maintain good working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders as well as share best practice and promote innovation.


If you or someone you know is interested in finding out more a great career opportunity here at SES, then please apply today and complete our quick and easy application process. One of our In-house Recruitment Team will then be in contact to discuss the opportunity in more detail and advise of next steps.


 A bit about us:


Being a family owned business means we understand and value long term relationships. We are community minded and our work is guided by inspiring better ways of creating the places, communities and businesses of tomorrow.


It’s our people who make Wates successful. We will only achieve our strategic objectives if we recruit and retain the best people and operate in an environment underpinned by inclusivity, diversity and opportunity.


We offer industry-leading family friendly and flexible working opportunities that reflect the changing expectations of talent and enable you to manage personal and professional commitments as part of a balanced and healthy lifestyle.


As a responsible and inclusive employer, offering equal opportunities, we are proud to have been recognised through our Investors in People Gold accreditation and Disability Confident Leaders certification.


So, if you’d like to work for an inclusive organisation which invests in you and your continued career development, and you’re looking for your next challenge, we’d like to hear from you.


(Please note that candidates represented by Agencies will not be considered at this time.)


At SES, we are driven by our purpose of inspiring better ways of creating the places, communities and businesses of tomorrow. It's a bold commitment and we need the right people, from whatever background, to help us make this happen.

The work we do can make a positive difference to how people live, work and thrive. At SES Engineering Services (SES) we nurture talent, providing you with the opportunity to use your skills and develop and share your knowledge with a network of colleagues.

Making the first steps in your career can be a daunting and exciting time. At SES, we’ve created a programme where all our new joiners – whether direct from school, graduates from a non-construction background or graduates from a construction background, go through the same training programme, starting at different levels. During your initial training whether on placement, apprenticeship or graduate, you’ll receive the right experience, development and support to become professionally qualified and chartered with the relevant membership body.

So, if you’d like to work for an organisation which invests in your continued professional development, and you’re looking for your next challenge, we’d like to hear from you.


Steve Joyce

Managing Director


Steve Tovey

Business Director Midlands & Southwest


Paul Newby

Engineering Services Director


Darren Kehoe

Commercial Director


Nicola O Callaghan

Senior HR Business Partner


Paul Ross

Financial Controller

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