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  • Job reference: RMS0192220

Project Manager

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Bristol
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 29/03/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:

The Project Manager reports directly to a Senior Project Manager and is responsible for the direction and leadership of all activities associated with the full life cycle delivery of a contract or work package assigned to them. This post has the responsibility to ensure delivery of all (or part of) the engineering, procurement, manufacturing, construction and commissioning activities for the life cycle of the contract or work package in accordance with the overall Project schedule.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • In the region of 2 to 5 direct reports - plus a matrix team of other disciplines,
  • Interaction with France office, the Site Construction Team and/or the Mechanical Erection Contractor, operating in a matrix management structure. This may involve the management of design (in France or UK), procurement; commercial and construction resources of between 10 and 50 staff,
  • The contract managed by the Project Manager may involve between 50-199 contractor staff and numerous external stakeholders,
  • Direct accountability for contract management with values in the region of £2M to £40m (single contracts), with each work stream delivering circa £70m.
  • Securing the required resources to meet their project requirements, ensuring the maintenance of SQEP for any assigned resource and promptly identifying any personnel shortfalls or issues within their project team
  • Developing and executing effective execution strategies and plans in line with the overall programme execution plan (PEP), setting out how the programme of work will be managed, organised and executed. The PEP sets out the "why", "what", "how", "when" and "who" for the delivery of the programme
  • Drive the delivery of the contract or package activities to ensure they are delivered safely, on time, to budget, meeting business & technical requirements. Monitor and manage the progress of the programme - track progress against milestones, deadlines, budget and provide key stakeholders with reports on these matters
  • Ensure level 3 schedules are developed and maintained for the contract or package of work. Ensure such schedules are consistent with overall Project schedules (levels 1 and level 2). Escalate any discrepancies to the Project Controls Director
  • Interface with other programmes to ensure a high-level view of how the total project is progressing and to identify and adopt the use of best practice
  • Ensure that contract or package contractual requirements are fulfilled
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all project team members

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

  • Track record of delivering projects within a technically complex and dynamic environment whilst ensuring high levels of safety, security and environmental responsibility, ideally but not exclusively, within the Nuclear Energy sector or similar regulated environment.
  • Demonstrate success in managing / developing:
  • Engineering design, contract and field execution strategies for project delivery,
  • Multi-discipline EPCM projects,
  • Procurement and management of complex contracts,,
  • Control of costs; risk; schedule and change and proficient in the use of Earned Value tools,,
  • Close out of commercial claims and the associated negotiations.
  • Experience with working with overseas contractors and stakeholders
  • Able to demonstrate strong management skills including project management, financial management, change management and facilitation. Proficient in the use of estimating scheduling, programming and risk tool
  • Degree and chartered status in an engineering, construction, physics or other related field.
  • Good knowledge of CDM Regulations.
  • Knowledge and / or practitioner of Project Management with experience of applying either; APM body of knowledge and OGC's Prince 2.
  • Can demonstrate experience of managing project through the project lifecycle from concept to handover

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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