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Senior Project Manager

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Wolverhampton, West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 29/11/2019
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
Our client is currently actively looking to recruit 2 Senior Project Managers / Project Managers to be based across 2 Offices (40% / 40% split) and also on Client Sites (20%).
* 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 the change control system is 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.

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.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- 10 years + experience delivering projects in highly regulated industries, preferably Nuclear/ Defence
- Excellent communications skills at all levels, in particular in a client facing capacity
- Key purpose is to deliver projects to time, cost and quality requirements of Ansaldo Nuclear and the client(s)
- Delivering 1 or 2 major projects (average £5m per project) for the decommissioning sector
- Frequent travel with approx. 40% of time in Wolverhampton office and 40% in Risley (expenses paid when away from 'home' office) and 20% for regular meetings/ interfaces with clients, suppliers & subcontractors
- Experienced and proven track record in successfully delivering multi-disciplinary projects - engineering, procurement, manufacturing, commissioning (FAT) & installation (SAT)
- Highly effective 'tasking' manager, who will focus and co-ordinate the 'Project Trinity' (Project Engineer & Manufacturing Engineer) and other project leads (

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- Build trusted, long-lasting and excellent relationships with clients to support the business development team in identifying and securing new opportunities
- Is SC 'clearable' (or ideally has recent or current SC which could be transferable)

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