Substation Project Manager

Scotland

Job Reference:05-08-2020-3

Salary:£50000-£60000

Type:Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen with my client who specialise in the design, supply, installation, maintenance and commissioning of electrical infrastructures for a varied range of electricity utility companies and renewable energy developers throughout the UK and Ireland. Due to continued growth, we now require a suitably qualified Project Manager with outstanding leadership, communication and project management skills to work across our Client areas in Scotland.

The successful candidate will have a consistent track record of project delivery along with demonstrable experience in developing diverse teams.

The Role

Reporting directly to the Operations Manager within the UK Substations business unit, this role is a key part of our organisational success, ensuring commitments to our customers are delivered on time and to the highest standard. The successful candidate will have a consistent track record of project delivery along with demonstratable experience in developing diverse teams.

The post is specifically focused on:

  • Ownership of deliverables relating to time, cost, and quality, ensuring safe delivery of projects.
  • Lead, develop and support teams operating on a variety of projects.
  • Use excellent communication skills to run and engage with internal and external partners in a timely manner.
  • Professionally represent the company, both individually and as part of a team, in a wide range of situations with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Lead projects to the requirements set out within our governance framework for project delivery.
  • Work closely with and as part of the Sales team providing expertise for bid opportunities throughout the sales phase including creation of detailed project plans.
  • Provide and manage objectives to project team members (Procurement, Engineering, Construction, etc) to ensure all deliverables are monitored and achieved in accordance with the plan.
  • Project cost control at all times, ensuring pre-determined levels of productivity are achieved.
  • Maintain effective communication both internally, within the business to ensure optimum project delivery and externally, with all customers, developing a relationship of trust on which future business can be secured.
  • Challenge own organisation, and that of sub-contractors, to provide the best possible value proposals that meet the Customer requirements.
  • Operate clear requirements management, claims, non-conformance cost and lessons learned processes on all projects within remit.
  • Build, develop and maintain, clear, robust and up to date project plans.

Essential Skills and Competencies:

  • Excellent communication skills, written and oral.
  • Educated to degree level (preferably in an engineering, business or project management discipline)
  • Experience of: Meeting targets in a commercial environment, Managing budgets, Planning works in the most efficient manner, Managing and motivating staff, Delivering strong financial performance in a contracting environment.
  • A proven understanding of safety and quality and how to manage them.
  • The ability to engage at a specific and detailed level with key tasks, evidenced by those tasks being executed in a highly efficient manner.
  • APM, PRINCE2 or PMI qualifications are desirable.

The successful jobholder will also possess the personal integrity, resilience and the robustness needed to operate in a fast changing highly commercial contracting environment.

General

This is a flexible role with the requirement to travel throughout the UK and Ireland.

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