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  • Job reference: RMS0188006

Senior Project Manager

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Wolverhampton, West Midlands
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 01/12/2017
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (29/12/17)

The Role:
Senior Project Manager

Role Purpose:

The Senior Project Manager is required to effectively and efficiently manage the delivery of allocated Projects within agreed budgets, on programme and to the customer's requirements. Senior Project Managers may be required to lead Project Managers or Assistant Project Managers to deliver more complex projects.

Key Activities / Decision Areas:

*Rigorously applying the Projects Department procedures.
*Determining overall requirements in terms of project strategy, scope, budget, time, resource and technical content.
*Establishing and maintaining accurate cost and forecasts for direct comparison to allocated budgets.
*Establishing and maintaining accurate project progress for direct comparison to programme requirements/milestones.
*Using established techniques for identifying potential project risks and planning corresponding risk mitigation measures.
*Working within and maintaining records for all work to satisfy company standards and procedures and national quality and legal requirements.
*Ensuring that configuration management and change control systems are rigorously applied.
*Applying commercial awareness expertise to support customer scope discussion including potential claims to customer.
*Understanding the nature of contract variations and negotiating variation implications through to a satisfactory conclusion.
*Influencing customers to source and support business winning opportunities.
*Co-ordinating project management and delivery activities via effective management of the respective team members.
*Complying with all Health, Safety and Environmental legislation and company standards.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
*Full knowledge and understanding of the project lifecycle
*Excellent understanding of project management aspects, principles and processes
*Excellent understanding/application of requirements, scope and change management
*Excellent understanding/application of risk management and mitigation planning
*Strong Commercial understanding/application
*5 years experience in managing complex multi-disciplinary engineering projects of up to £2m within Nuclear, petrochemical, transport, aerospace or similar industries

Person Specification:

*Excellent communicator (clear and concise), particularly at Board level and with Customers
*Excellent leader with ability to lead and motivate a project team to successful outcome
*Good IT skills, particularly project reporting and writing skills
*Good spoken and written English is essential
*Comfortable managing a team

Careers in the nuclear sector offer you the chance to work on challenging, interesting and diverse projects. And with the sector experiencing a period of growth both nationally and internationally, with a particular emphasis on the UK market, our client relies on a continuous flow of talent coming into their organisation.
With primary locations in the UK and Genoa, as well as representative offices in France, Romania, Slovakia and Argentina, career opportunities also have a global reach.

The Company:
Your future in Nuclear. Specialising in the design and manufacture of bespoke engineering solutions for the nuclear energy, nuclear decommissioning and defence markets, our client is a key player. They design, engineer, manufacture, assemble, test, commission and install, as well as offering ongoing specialist support services. They are a core subsidiary of a global Italian group that operates in over 90 countries and is Italy's largest supplier, installer and service provider in this sector.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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