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  • Job reference: RMS0144032

Senior Project Manager

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Billingham
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 05/05/2015
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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.

The Role:
• Responsible for engaging with clients at all levels, interpreting their needs into winning proposals and then leading a team of engineers to deliver the work to the agreed quality, programme and financial margin.

• Leads multifunctional teams of engineers in the development of estimates and proposals.
• Manages engineers in the delivery of successful contracts.
• Develops the skills of less experienced project managers and engineers.
• Works with finance departments to ensure that jobs are invoiced and debt paid in a timely manner.
• Manages own personal development
• Advanced Contract Manager, accountable for all financial aspects of a contract including WIP, Margin and Debt.
• Monitors the cost performance on contracts and takes remedial action where necessary to bring the profitability of the contract back on track.
• Operates as Bid Team Leader on large contracts and is responsible for ensuring that an attractive proposal is developed that demonstratively meets client’s requirements at acceptable levels of profitability and with terms and conditions that provide acceptable risk to the company
• Interfaces with clients at all levels to understand their requirements and to sell the ability of company to meet those requirements.
• Manages relationship and communications with client through the delivery phase of a contract.

Position Interactions

• Head of Projects
• Solution Group Managers and Functional Engineers
• Consultants
• Finance and HR


• Managing contracts to deliver or improve on the As Sold GM%
• Shape incomplete information to produce winning proposals.
• Working with Resource Managers to ensure that the correct level of resource is available to deliver contracts to agreed programmes.
• Managing project / contract to ensure company not exposed to unacceptable risk.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Engineering Education
• Extensive experience of working in process industries carrying out similar role
• Good grasp of each stage of the project process.
• Firm understanding of cost Control and Planning techniques.
• Good commercial knowledge and understanding of typical terms and conditions used in the process industries

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Graduate Engineer with minimum of ten years experience in a relevant job role
• Member of relevant Engineering Institution
• Driving License
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