Job Vacancies & Careers at Collett

We're always on the lookout for talented people to join the Collett Team in our Halifax, Goole and Grangemouth Depots. If you're interested in a career at Collett and being part of the UK's largest multi-modal heavy lift company we would love to hear from you.

Project Manager

Working as part of the Projects Team, this role will include fielding incoming calls and emails from Customers, Drivers and Sub-contractors, attending kickoff meetings with clients to establish the client’s exact requirements, finalising and agreeing programs.

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The role will also include:

  • Producing all relevant RAMS, equipment lists and communicating this to the Team.
  • Dealing with the planning & scheduling of road transport operations.
  • Planning the movement of Abnormal Indivisible Loads (AILs), including obtaining required permits, undertaking route surveys, and providing customer reports.
  • Managing operations on a cost-effective basis.
  • Attend site for the execution of the project, collaborating and supporting the site supervisor and crew in the completion of the project by being the main point of contact with the client on site with regards to coordination, project programme, engineering and HSQE issues.
  • Provide technical support to the site Team and respond to issues on site in a professional and timely manner.
  • Develop the Project Manager role leading the Project Team and being responsible of all aspects of the project, either technical, budgetary, SHEQ, logistics, schedule, etc.

Experience required

The candidate will initially be responsible to assist with running of projects, and then develop to take responsibility and manage these functions.  They must be customer focused, have an attention to detail, be able to complete all necessary documentation, commercially astute and be suitable to work on a personal level with the client base.


  • Degree level qualification preferably in engineering and/or project management.
  • Experience in a logistics environment, knowledge of the heavy lift/transport sector preferred.
  • Experience of project orientated admin/cost control/management.
  • Full clean driving license.
  • Relevant experience in a similar role.

Office Skills

  • Demonstrate ability to complete tasks, with attention to detail.
  • Have a good understanding and geographic knowledge of the UK and Europe.
  • Ability to record and report progress & development of the task.
  • High level of computer skill and competency, preferably including use of CAD software.

Personal Qualities

  • Can work independently and takes the initiative.
  • Effective communicator at all levels, Good communication skills, proactive, good initiative and ability to work under pressure.
  • Build business relationships with colleagues and clients.


The role is based at our Goole Depot, but may be required to travel between other Depots or clients in order to oversee or manage some percentage of the task.


Anticipated normal working hours are Monday to Friday 08.00hrs to 18.00hrs. Overtime and weekend working is required by the demands of the business. 28 days holiday per year including Bank Holidays. Contributions to the company pension scheme are offered subject to conditions. Overnight subsistence costs are paid when away from base

The Opportunity

Industry approved further education will be provided for the correct candidate. The appointment will enjoy a varied work load and will have opportunity to help grow and develop the Heavy Lift & Projects Department, contributing to the company’s development and their own prospects for promotion.

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Victoria Terminal, Albert Road, Halifax, HX2 0DF
Mistral Point, AW Nielsen Road, Goole, DN14 6UE
Baltic House, Central Dock Road, Grangemouth, FK3 8TY
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