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NEC ECC Project Manager

Salary: Competitive
Location: Warrington, UK
Contract Type: Full Time Permanent
Closing Date: 01.06.2023

This is a {Advertised Permanent / Temporary}, {Advertised Full Time / Part Time} vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

Binnies an RSK company are recruiting NEC ECC Project Managers to join our Flood Coast & Maritime team to administer contracts for the construction of clients’ vital assets as part of the Environment Agency’s £5.2bn programme of work. Your expertise and experience will strengthen the Environment Agency’s £5.2bn programme in Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management (FCERM). You will be joining and supported by a team that specialises in the delivery of Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management (FCERM) projects where our ethos and collaborative behaviours drive how we work. 

We have opportunities across England with offices in Bradford-on-Avon, Birmingham, Chester, Exeter, Leeds, Reading, Warrington and offer remote working arrangements, but the the ability to travel to project sites and Client offices within your region is essential.

Key Duties

  • Act as Project Manager under the NEC4 Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC) for the construction of flood risk management and environmental enhancement assets
  • Work as one team with the Client and Contractor to create shared cultures and behaviours whilst working together to build supportive and inclusive relationships
  • Create alignment to ensure the objectives of all parties are delivered while considering the wider context and long term aims of the Client
  • Jointly own problems and openly explore options to come up with well-supported, optimum value solutions whilst making timely decisions
  • Share ideas, experiences and expertise to improve and innovate, and share lessons learned
  • Promote effective engagement with stakeholders and the community and adapt project approach, communication and solutions to their needs
  • Ensure outcomes are delivered that meet commercial, quality, safe and sustainable objectives

Required Qualifications & Training:

  • Chartered professional (ICE, APM, CIWEM, RICS or equivalent)
  • NEC3 or NEC4 accredited Project Manager
  • Current CITB Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) or IOSH Managing Safely in Construction qualification is preferable
  • Attended CIRIA’s ‘Environmental Good Practice on Site’ training or CITB ‘Site Environmental Awareness Training Scheme within the last five years is preferable
  • Hold a relevant CSCS card or equivalent
  • Hold a valid UK driving licence

Required Experience

  • Experience in managing NEC ECC contracts on infrastructure projects
  • Experience in the delivery of flood risk management and/or coastal erosion projects is preferential, or other long linear or water utility infrastructure projects
  • Project leadership advising on contract strategy
  • Review of contract documents for ambiguity and inconsistency
  • Knowledge and ability to review and help optimise project programmes
  • Demonstrable and effective management of project risk and change
  • Ability to prepare monthly reports and chair meetings
  • Collaborative working with the ECC Supervisor and cost managers to make assessments based on site records and data
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the CDM Regulations are essential
  • Knowledge of consents and approvals required to deliver FCERM projects is preferable
  • Knowledge of environmental constraints affecting the delivery of FCERM projects is preferable
  • Identification of opportunities to minimise whole-life costs and carbon
  • Knowledge, understanding and application of the requirements for contract Completion and the correction of Defects.

Why join us

Would you like to work in a business where you feel empowered to grow?  Where there is no place for criticism or discrimination.  A place where people are mindful and respectful.

If you’re curious what we mean or even how you’ll fit in with our way of working, if you had other thoughts, we’d love to hear them. Our “engaged” behaviours mean that we appreciate diversity. Evolved over 100 years, we have a culture of caring, where our employee’s wellbeing and work-life balance are priorities.

You will learn about our technical excellence and award-winning approach to integrated planning and design. This creates flood alleviation and resilient water infrastructure with lasting environmental and social legacies. You’ll continue to hone skills working with clients and industry-leading professionals, striving for smarter, safer solutions.

The successful applicant will go from being great alone to truly amazing with Binnies.


We develop intelligent solutions using our award-winning integrated planning and design approach to deliver functional infrastructure and lasting environmental and social legacies. This is backed by a culture that has stayed true since our foundation over 100 years ago. We create new possibilities for humanity through our innovative approach to delivery.

Together with our clients, we are always striving to find a smarter way to deliver projects. From providing low carbon, sustainable and resilient water solutions, flood alleviation and environment services, to connecting people with insights and data. Our business exists to improve the quality of life for our local communities today and for generations to come.

Binnies is part of the RSK Group, a leading integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services business providing dynamic, multidisciplinary services to a wide range of sectors. RSK was founded in 1989 and has grown considerably since then. In fact, Environment Analyst recently highlighted RSK’s growth commenting, “Few companies in the environmental services sector can claim to be expanding at the same pace as RSK.” 

RSK operates as a group of synergistic businesses with a growth strategy centred on diversification to build a resilient business that can withstand external pressures while also bringing more value to clients and opportunities to employees. 

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We create sustainable critical infrastructure across the whole asset life cycle to meet the net zero challenge. We integrate sustainability into everything we do, utilising digital innovation to create value. We de-risk projects through collaborative engagement and holistic thinking which builds inclusive wealth for our clients, stakeholders and communities.


We are engaged in every aspect of the water industry, helping clients efficiently and effectively collect, store, move and treat water and wastewater; plan and manage watersheds; harness the energy embedded in the treatment and movement of water and enhance sustainability. We incorporate leading-edge digital transformation to create more resilient and reliable solutions using data analytics to provide powerful insights.

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