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Project Manager

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Preston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/08/2016
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (16/09/16)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our client has been established for over 20 years locally and is focused on delivering design solutions to the nuclear industry, specialising in the design of mechanical handling plant and equipment, the design and installation of plant control systems and the provision of support to plant safety reviews.

The Role:
A Project Manager is responsible for the safe delivery of a portfolio of projects so as to achieve favourable outcomes in respect of customer satisfaction, time, cost and quality.
A Project Manager is accountable for projects of significant value, complexity and risk.
A Project Manager manages projects independently adhering to all JFN processes and procedures, and possesses a good understanding of project management principles.

Tendering
• Working with bid teams to scope projects and determine requirements, including exclusions and assumptions.
• Providing cost and delivery estimates and quotations, including margin and cash flow analysis.
• Contributions to tender preparation.
• Preparation of project schedules.
• Evaluating project risks.
• Developing partnering/supplier strategies.
Planning
• Reading and interpreting project specifications.
• Working with the project teams to plan resource requirements, project milestones and deliverables.
• Preparing project budgets and developing a cost base for the project.
• Preparing key planning documents such as Project Execution Plans, Risk Register, Delivery Schedule etc.
• Generating resourced and costed schedules of work (Microsoft Project or Primavera P6).
• Setting up project files and templates.
• Holding internal and external opening-up meetings.
• Risk assessment and mitigation plans.
• Lead the partnering/supplier strategy and develop contracts for sub-contractors.
• Ensure the availability of SQEP personnel to deliver the contract.
Implementation
• Overall management, tracking and controlling of the project.
• Controlling project costs.
• Reporting internally on project performance.
• Tracking and reporting internally on the financial performance of the project including spend profiles, budgeted and earned values, forecasted completion costs etc. using the Company’s Business Management System.
• Manage change control throughout the project including Early Warning Notices and Compensation Event Notices.
• Managing the project team.
• Develop a cost base for the project.
• Supply chain management.
• Risk management.
• Ensuring invoices are submitted and monies are received.
• Key customer interface for the project including contractual change control, customer reporting and progress meetings.
• Develop and implement the overall project schedule including resource allocation and critical path analysis.
Project Close-out
• Planning/managing contract close-out review meetings.
• Compilation of Lifetime Quality Records.
EHS&Q
• Overall responsibility for the EHS&Q of the project including Safety Plans and ensuring subcontractors conform to all EHS&Q requirements in liaison with the EHS&Q department.
• Ensuring compliance with company Quality Policy and procedures.
• Flow-down of quality requirements to external suppliers.
• Preparation of Quality Plans.
• Ensuring Lifetime Quality Records are complete and archived

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Key Skills
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience of managing independently projects of significant value (£500k - £1M), complexity and risk, preferably within the UK nuclear or other highly regulated industry.
• Track record of project delivery success.
• Experience in an engineering or manufacturing environment.
• Good experience in contract change management.
• Risk management experience on large projects.
• Good contractual understanding, particularly NEC 3.
• Good working knowledge of Microsoft Project and/or Primavera P6.
• Commercially focused and financially literate.
• Good understanding of general project management concepts and reporting methodologies.
• Good organisational skills and high attention to detail.
• Competent at leading a project management team.
• Team building, motivational and mentoring skills.
• Clear and precise communicator.
• Excellent written and numerical skills.
• Good general office computer skills.

Qualifications
• Associate Member of AP
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