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  • Job reference: RMS0116386

Project Manager - HV Substations

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: East Kilbride
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 11/01/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (18/01/13)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
The client is a leader within the Automation and Control Systems field with operations in 100 countries worldwide. They specialise in providing integrated solutions to the Transmission and Distribution and Oil & Gas industry with projects offshore and overseas.

The Role:
Contract positon to be based in East Kilbride, Scotland
Project Manager takes full responsibility for the successful and safe execution of Power Systems projects to budget and programme

- Ensure all Health Safety and Environmental (HSE) requirements and implications are managed effectively and efficiently throughout the project lifecycle, embrace and promote a Zero Harm safety culture within the project team.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Effectively manage changes in the scope (and the associated commercial aspects) driven by client, internally or the supply chain to maximise the client's contractual position.
- Establish and motivate a multi-disciplinary project delivery team.
- Represent the client in all key project delivery meetings i.e. the principle point of contract with the customer and all stakeholders for the project.

Challenges
- Effective client and supplier development and management
- Manage and develop high performing multi-disciplined teams to deliver project results in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with the client's Group Practices.
- Work with the tendering team, and key factories and suppliers to secure target orders in line with the agreed targets

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Must have HV substation experience
- Typically degree qualified professional with over extensive and significant experience and member or fellow of relevant professional institution(s).
- An expert in the area of manufacturing and business performance improvement with extensive operations, engineering and management experience in appropriate sectors. -
An expert in management of change and project management who is able to work at all levels within client organisations.
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