City of Preston, Lancashire
Up to £48.71 per hour
2 months ago
12 Months +
We have an excellent opportunity for a PROJECT MANAGER based in Preston.
The successful Candidate will report to the Programme Manager and will be responsible for the delivery of projects delivered on behalf of BEIS including supporting development of new capabilities in our research laboratories.
You will be responsible for the successful delivery of project related work including the establishment of project execution strategies, management of cross functional project teams, and the safe and secure delivery of projects through the project life cycle, to time, cost and quality to achieve customer satisfaction.
Candidates must be able to work under their own initiative delivering work in Company active facilities across multi discipline teams. Delivery of the BEIS contracts requires the PM to deliver the technical work and be able to draw out and communicate the value for money and therefore underpin the delivery of the KPIs.
Delivery of projects in a safe manner to the specified functional criteria, goals, and objectives compliant with all relevant client, Company, regulatory and legal assurance requirements.
Management and coordination of reporting across work packages, delivery of detailed monthly projects reports, including reporting on key KPIs.
Delivery of updates and weekly briefs to Programme Manager, ensuring that there are agreed communications and reporting methodologies in place.
Engagement and management of a competent, effective and integrated project team, including management oversight, motivation and monitoring of the multi discipline, multi site teams performance, quality assurance, and addressing areas of under performance.
Manage the interface with customers with respect to matters relating to delivery of work.
Inputting into the bid and sales process (for new work) as required and assisting in the preparation and coordination of Company proposals and submissions.
Provision of leadership, coaching, and support to other project team members as required.
Development, maintenance, and management of project execution procedures, and control documentation in line with the Company PMA project delivery framework to ensure that all work is delivered within approved project baseline, scope, cost, schedule, and quality constraints and in a safe manner.
Effective communication and dissemination of project information to the required stakeholders on timescale required and at the appropriate level.
ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Project Management professional qualification (e.g. APMP, Diploma APM, IPMA Level D) or working towards.
At least 5 years experience in a highly regulated project management and delivery role.
Demonstrable track record of successfully leading and delivering large complex projects in a nuclear environment.
Experience of using typical project management tools, processes and software.
Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Suite (Including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project and EPM)
Experience of different contracting models, involving the management of commercial risks.
Experience of producing project reports including detail on relevant KPIs which are specifically tailored towards a variety of different audiences.
Proven ability to effectively and efficiently communicate to a variety of stakeholders across the business.
DESIRABLE SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Ability to utilise project scheduling software for the purposes of controlling and monitoring project works, e.g. MS Project, EPM, Primavera P6, etc.
Demonstrable financial acumen and experience of using financial monitoring and performance tools and processes.
Knowledge and experience of working with KPI driven contracts.
Experience of overcoming project delivery challenges within tightly controlled and regulated laboratory environments and key stakeholder engagement