Senior Project Manager

£60,000 - £65,000 per annum

Greater London


Job Description

We are looking for a Senior Project Manger with experience in the Power sector. You will be required to deliver projects within the set time and budgetary constraints, to a specification given by the client. Design of EHV Networks is a primary function of this role, although detailed work will be carried out by the Design team.

As Senior PM, the role will entail the management of direct staff team and contractors. Safety is paramount together with statutory obligations associated with NRSWA requirements. The financial budget associated with each project will require management to ensure profit is maximised wherever possible. Management of plant call off and delivery such as switchgear, transformers and cable will also form part of the role.

• You will need to be self-motivated. Although office based, site visits will be required to attend customer meetings and understand on site.
• You will need to have excellent people management and communication skills in order to coach, motivate and develop staff together with interacting with all stakeholders at the highest levels.
• The job requires the postholder to be educated to HNC level and be able to demonstrate recent relevant experience within the electrical industry.
• The position also requires the understanding of current CDM regulations in order to provide a service expected by many of the blue chip clients.
• As the leader of a team programme and plan the technical activities required carry out a project to a specified client requirement. This includes the preparation of design documentation, method statements and risk assessments, together with other safety related paperwork.
• Produce, report and communicate the progress of the project with regards to time, cost and quality.
• Be prepared to be both site and office based to lead and motivate a team dealing with both commercial and technical issues associated with the project.
• Ensure all legal and statutory requirements associated with operational works are met. In particular actions necessary to meet the requirements of the New Road & Streetworks Act, Electricity at Work Act and distribution safety rules.
• Take an active role in the local coaching of staff to ensure the developmental needs of both the individual and the business are met.
• Manage the project account with regards to the financial status of the project, ensuring, via the commercial team, all commercial activity is carried out in a timely fashion, and variations to original specification are correctly claimed.
• Ensure accidents are avoided and hazards highlighted to reduce injury caused unnecessarily and help warn others of potential problems, Including the duties of principal contractor under CDM regulations.
• Understand the contractual obligations of the project to ensure full compliance with the client’s requirements and manage the documentation in a professional manner which gives clarity to anyone wishing to understand exactly where the project is at any given point in time.
• Manage the high level issues with regards to the supply chain and ensure the efficient management of suppliers and sub-contractors to ensure the project targets are met.
• Ensure compliance with the EDF Energy Project Way model for delivery of major projects and ensure gate deadlines are met and information supplied.

The salary banding is indicative and dependent on experience. Details on the full package are to be discussed during shortlisting.
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