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  • Job reference: RMS0181945

Senior Project Manager

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Stone, Staffordshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 04/07/2017
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (01/08/17)

The Role:
Key role to lead the execution of large complex projects and ensure that all related activities are performed in accordance with policy, contractual agreements, quality standards, health, safety & environment requirements, financial management, as well as schedule commitments. Responsible and accountable for delivery of the allocated project from tendering through to final closure acting as CEO for that project and main Client interface with full P&L responsibility.
Working with allocated team to ensure full delivery of project objectives, acting as Line Manager to all resource for duration of project.
Working location based on project delivery stage, requiring regular durations spent at project site locations on a weekly basis, 1-3 days per week.

1. Project leadership. Leads the project team, establishes the project execution approach and oversees project hand-over, execution planning, and monitoring and control activities for both internal and external resources to accomplish all project objectives and goals.
2. Planning and scheduling. Defines, jointly with Project planner and Commercial Manager, all project plan documents, including scope and financial plans, schedule and risk management plans.
3. Project execution and control. Ensures that the project follows execution best practices
4. Effectively monitors and controls project progress and efficient resource utilisation. Monitors and controls project financials, overseeing project invoicing status, cost, expenses and cash flow. Identifies, qualifies, quantifies and manages project risks, and ensures that all opportunities are identified and pursued. Captures, analyses and shares lessons learned throughout the project. Ensures that the project is formally closed out, as contractually agreed. Drives the formal acceptance of the project, contract close-out and its acknowledgement by the customer.
5. Contract, claims and procurement management. Ensures that the project consistently applies contract and claims management. Coordinates with Supply Chain Management, and successfully procures all required services, materials and equipment for the project from external and internal suppliers. Supports Supply Chain Management and Subcontract Manager in supplier negotiations, claims and project changes.
6. Stakeholder relations. Acts as the key contact for the customer and an escalation point for project issues. Builds and maintains strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders and effectively communicates with all stakeholders.
7. Demonstrate an in depth knowledge of the project scope of work, commercial and contractual position to maintain accurate reporting of the current and forecast financial status, risks and opportunity, and project cash flow.
8. Support the Tendering team and give direction in the order pursuit process (helping to develop capture and execute strategy) - achieve clarity of expectation throughout the demand and supply chain.
9. Take full responsibility for the safe, on-time and to-budget delivery of the project deliverables, keeping all stakeholders positively engaged and updated on project performance.
10. Establish and motivate a multi-disciplinary project delivery team.

The Company:
Our client is an Engineering Services company, who are an international technical consultancy, providing a range of services including licence to operate, asset management, manufacturing improvement and capital investment to customers in the chemical, petrochemical, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and consumer industries worldwide

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- ONC level (or equivalent) in an Engineering discipline - Electrical or Mechanical.
- Computer literacy - Minimum Microsoft Office applications, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
- Recognised Health, Safety and Environmental qualification, IOSH, NEBOSH or similar.
- Extensive knowledge of CDM.
- Demonstrable knowledge/experience of successful project delivery and management principles.
- Experience of developing, leading and motivating a multi-disciplinary project team
- Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
- Full driving licence

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- Experience working in the Electricity Supply Industry (or similar client base with projects incorporating electrical engineering scope).
- Recognised Project management qualification.
- Electrical Engineering Degree or equivalent.

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