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Project Manager

  • Location: Somerset, England, United Kingdom
  • Salary: Negotiable per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 13 days ago

Morson Talent are currently recruiting for a Project Manager to join their client in their framework delivery team.

The Project Manager reports directly to a Delivery Manager (usually a Senior Project Manager) and is responsible for the direction and leadership of activities associated with the full life cycle delivery of a contract or work package assigned to them.

This post has the responsibility to ensure delivery of all (or part of) the engineering, procurement, manufacturing, construction and commissioning activities for the life cycle of the contract or work package in accordance with the overall Project schedule at Hinkley Point C. This post will ensure planning and delivery is in accordance with all safety, quality, time and cost parameters to meet the needs of the Project.

Responsibilities:

* Define the work scope to be delivered within the contract or package of work and the interfaces to the other elements of the programme.
* Assist in securing the required resources to meet their project requirements, ensuring the maintenance of SQEP for any assigned resource and promptly identifying any personnel shortfalls or issues within their project team.
* Develop and implement strategies and plans in line with the overall programme execution plan (PEP), setting out how the programme of work will be managed, organised and executed. The PEP sets out the "why", "what", "how", "when" and "who" for the delivery of the programme.
* Maintain effective communications with all stakeholders and executing the project or PEP strategies within their contract or package of work.
* Drive the delivery of the contract or package activities to ensure they are delivered safely on time, to budget, meeting business & technical requirements. Monitor and manage the progress of the programme - track progress against milestones, deadlines, budget and provide key stakeholders with reports on these matters.
* Anticipate, manage, and resolve issues within the contact or package. Identify risks and facilitate the resolution of all issues raised, develop, and update the programme budget, and escalate any issues to the Delivery Manager (Programme Manager or Director).
* Ensure level 3 schedules are developed and maintained for the contract or package of work. Ensure such schedules are consistent with overall Project schedules (levels 1 and level 2). Escalate any discrepancies to the Project Controls Director
* Interface with other programmes to ensure a high-level view of how the total project is progressing and to identify and adopt the use of best practice.

Dimensions:

* In the region of up to 3 direct reports - plus a matrix team of other disciplines forming the project delivery team
* Interaction with EDF in France and/or with HPC Site Construction Team. The principles of a matrix organisation will still apply. This may involve the management of design (in France or UK), procurement commercial and construction resources of between 10 and 50 staff,
* Up to 200 contractor staff and numerous external stakeholders,
* Direct accountability for contract management with values in the region of £250k to £150m (generally part of a single contract).

Qualifications

Here's What You'll Need:

Essential:

Demonstrate success in managing / developing:
Engineering design, contract and field execution strategies for project delivery,
Multi-discipline EPCM projects,
Procurement and management of complex contracts,
Control of costs risk schedule and change and proficient in the use of Earned Value tools,
Close out of commercial claims and the associated negotiations.
Experience of successfully engaging groups of stakeholders.
Able to demonstrate strong management skills including project management, financial management, change management and facilitation. Proficient in the use of estimating scheduling, programming and risk tools.
Experience of managing contractors, consultants and other advisors throughout large and complex construction projects, in a regulated environment. Including NEC or FIDIC contracts.
Good presentation, influencing and facilitation skills. Excellent communication and organisational skills, able to develop relationships and maintain effective networks.
Strong numerical and analytical skills.
Detailed understanding of PWR design and experience in PWR operations.
Degree and chartered status in an engineering, construction, physics or other related field.
Good knowledge of CDM Regulations.
Knowledge and / or practitioner of Project Management with experience of applying either APM body of knowledge and OGCs Prince 2.
Can demonstrate experience of managing project through the project lifecycle from concept to handover.