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Project Manager (M&E)

  • Location: Rosyth
  • Salary: £40 - 50 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract
  • Sector: Marine and Shipbuilding
  • Contact: Morson Rosyth
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01383 324915
  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Job Ref: 212590CF


Purpose of Role: Project Manager Mechanical & Electrical to lead Infrastructure, Construction and Refurbishment Projects of varying size, value, and complexity to support the business in delivering our services to our customers.

Main areas of accountability:

Delivery of project to the baseline schedule/cost and performance in line with project and business success criteria

Establishing and maintaining governance arrangements for the delivery of the project, defining clear roles, responsibilities and accountabilities that align with the company Business Management System.

Plan and monitor the project from start to end (cost, schedule & quality); agree plans with the Sponsor and submit/present regular Monthly Review Reports indicating any deviations and corrective action taken

Plan the work and oversee the buying of necessary materials and equipment hire and manage staff for the project

Manage the construction process on a day-to-day basis, ensuring supervision of labour force, monitoring subcontractors, checking materials, inspecting work, and overseeing quality control

Manage and co-ordinate design team such as architects, engineers, and contractors

Managing the Customer Interface and associated management of the project including identification and monitoring of project risks (threats and opportunities), planning, and implementing response to these and responding to other issues that affect the project.

Maintain regular communication and attend meetings with clients and their representatives to inform them of progress on the project, i.e., stakeholder management

Lead on Health, Safety, Security, Environment and Quality within the project.

Communicate with any consultants, subcontractors, supervisors, planners, quantity surveyors and others involved in the project

Reporting on the status and progress of projects

Deal with any unexpected problems that may occur during the project.

Leading the project to deliver world class performance by means of employee engagement, continuous improvement and identifying and implementing the latest technology

Key Accountabilities:

Provide construction governance, technical and design support to the team

Commitment to and the ongoing monitoring of programme baseline (cost / schedule / risk)

Responsible for forming and managing effective relationships with project  stakeholders;

Responsible for coordinating activities and dependencies within the project and identifying external dependencies on other projects, resource or environments

Effectively managing the resources within the delivery organisation, influencing and leading the stream

Planning and controlling finances as a means of driving performance

Provide a point of escalation for project team members

Responsible for managing third party suppliers to achieve the desired programme outcomes


Project specifications and scoping documents

Project Execution Plan

Project Gate Reviews

Project Baseline packs

Weekly/ Monthly Project Progress Reports

Monthly project reports accurately reflecting the project status in terms of HSSE, Quality, Schedule and Cost

Lead Technical reviews and Value Engineering meetings

Project Sign Off Sheets

Risk and Opportunity preparation and management

Customer Satisfaction reports

Formal minutes/actions from key meetings

Project Close out reports

Industry Knowledge:

Significant knowledge of legislation, planning guidelines and industry best practice relating to Site Development/Major construction projects (Construction, majoring on M & E)

Extensive recent and relevant experience in a similar environment / business sector

Awareness of various contracting methodologies (e.g. FIDIC/NEC3/JCT etc.)

Full project lifecycle experience from bid phase through to close out.

Good working knowledge of large industrial sites, in relation to infrastructure, building and utility services.


A minimum of five years in a Mechanical & Electrical Construction sector Project Management position

Member of a professional body CIBSE or other relevant professional body

Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) Certificate

IOSH qualification or equivalent

Bachelor's degree in M&E or a related field

A postgraduate qualification is also desirable, as is membership in a professional body

Project Management Qualification preferable APM

NEC 3 OR 4 ECC or equivalent Accreditation

Commercial Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

Preparing Employers Requirement documents and scopes of work

Ensures all contractual relationships are being actively managed in accordance with client’s and sub-contractor contracts.

Acts as a role model and considers all risks and commercial best practice at all times.

Is responsible for commercial delivery, supporting all activities that develop and support a commercial culture.

Evaluates risk v reward in all projects or activities.

Demonstrates a full understanding and make the correct commercial decisions in support of the BU strategy.

Demonstrates a full awareness that poor commercial management could have significant reputational and financial costs for all stakeholders.

Measures performance, challenges inefficient processes and makes proposals for improvement

Good negotiating skills and able to effectively deal with issue/conflict management

To apply for this position, you must be eligible to live and work in the UK and either possess or be able to obtain UK MOD Security Clearance to SC Level