Senior Project Manager

North West England

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Morgan Sindall Infrastructure
Vacancy title
Senior Project Manager
Construction Management, Project Management
Contract type
Full time permanent
North West England
Warrington or Cumbria

Construction Manager 

Location: Cumbria or Warrington

Talented people are the key to our success

Your CV will be screened by an experienced consultant, and they will get back to you within 48 hours.

About us:

Come and work for one of the most successful construction and infrastructure companies in the UK? 

As well as our competitive Salaries, please look at the other benefits on offer.


Morgan Sindall Infrastructure delivers some of the UKs most complex and critical infrastructure across six core sectors of energy, water, nuclear, highways, rail and aviation for public and private customers. Working on projects and long-term frameworks, we believe in connecting people, places and communities through innovative and responsible infrastructure. Our people are our business. Through their expertise, we harness innovative ideas and approaches that enable us to safely and responsibly design and deliver resilient infrastructure upon which we all rely. Morgan Sindall Infrastructure is part of Morgan Sindall Group plc, a leading UK construction and regeneration group with revenue of over £3 billion.

Are you an experienced Construction Manager with a passion for ensuring safety and efficiency in crane operations? Are you skilled in overseeing construction projects and have a thorough understanding of crane-related regulations and best practices? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!


  • Act as the Appointed Person for Cranes, taking responsibility for all crane-related activities on construction sites.
  • Develop and implement comprehensive lifting plans, ensuring adherence to applicable regulations, industry standards, and best practices.
  • Collaborate with project managers, engineers, and site supervisors to coordinate crane operations and ensure they align with project timelines and objectives.
  • Conduct thorough site inspections to identify potential hazards and risks related to crane operations, implementing appropriate safety measures.
  • Provide expert advice and guidance on crane-related matters to project teams, subcontractors, and site personnel.
  • Manage and maintain crane-related documentation, including lift plans, risk assessments, and method statements.
  • Monitor and assess the performance of crane operators, ensuring they are qualified and capable of operating cranes safely and efficiently.
  • Conduct regular training and toolbox talks to promote a culture of safety awareness and best practices among site personnel.
  • Stay updated with industry trends, regulations, and technological advancements related to crane operations, incorporating them into project strategies.


  • Proven experience as a Construction Manager, preferably with a focus on crane operations and serving as an Appointed Person for Cranes.
  • In-depth knowledge of crane-related regulations, such as LOLER (Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations) and BS 7121 (Code of Practice for Safe Use of Cranes).
  • Strong understanding of construction project management principles and practices.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to ensuring compliance and maintaining a safe working environment.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities, particularly in high-pressure situations.
  • Relevant certifications and qualifications in crane operations and appointed person responsibilities are preferred.

About our Nuclear business unit:

Joining a growing, innovative and more than anything friendly team, you’ll be able to play your part as well as develop and learn from colleagues. Operating in the Nuclear sector for just over a decade, Morgan Sindall Infrastructure delivers services from operational reactor support, new build and decommissioning, to nuclear defence facilities and more sensitive projects within highly regulated and secure sites. With an ever-expanding Nuclear portfolio, we are proud to support our customers in installing and maintaining existing assets. The Nuclear sector is growing, changing and an innovative environment to work and operate in. We strive to deliver operational excellence and each member of our team plays their role in that. 

We offer longevity currently delivering some of the biggest infrastructure projects in the UK, as part of the Programme and Project Partners (PPP). A 20-year partnership, PPP was established by Sellafield Ltd through contracts with Kellogg Brown and Root (KBR), Jacobs, Morgan Sindall Infrastructure and Doosan Babcock Ltd in 2019, to revolutionise project delivery at Sellafield and create a lasting legacy.

Future opportunities within our Infrastructure Strategic Alliance (ISA). The ISA provides Sellafield Ltd with the capability and capacity to deliver a growing programme of infrastructure projects required for an aging asset portfolio. The alliance is mainly aimed at protecting and developing the utility assets; however, it also has scope for a number of non-utility asset projects as well.

A diverse and growing portfolio with our Clyde Commercial Framework (CCF). The CCF programme ensures that the teams responsible for delivering the UK’s Continuous at Sea Deterrent (CASD) are able to live work and train in safe, state of the art facilities. The framework delivers cost effective infrastructure solutions to enable HMNB Clyde to continue to endure in its new role as the Royal Navy’s Single Integrated Operating Base.

Our projects will offer experience, development and vast degree of knowledge. The areas in which we operate in will offer you the opportunity to explore, open your mind and work in some of the most beautiful landscape within the United Kingdom.

We believe in delivering responsible nuclear and defence infrastructure.

Morgan Sindall is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People ‘Two Ticks’ accreditation.  We are also an Investors in People company.

Morgan Sindall is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK.

In the recruitment process all applicants are required to provide the necessary right to work information and documentation.

Morgan Sindall has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Please note that any CV’s submitted will be deemed as gifted to Morgan Sindall and any agency terms & conditions associated with the use of such CVs will be null and void.


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