Senior Project Manager

  • Location

    Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute

  • Sector:

    Project Manager

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  • Salary:

    £450.00 - £500.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Gordon Clark

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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We are working with one of our key clients who are looking for a Senior Project Manager on an approx 2 year contract basis based at Faslane.

PSP Nuclear principal point of contact for a specific project within the Clyde Continuous Availability Programme (CAP)
Accountable for the safety and welfare of the project team
Accountable for delivery and performance of the project
Accountable for compliance with the relevant security arrangements for the project
Accountable for the production and provision of mobilisation plans for the project
Accountable for production and implementation of effective stakeholder engagement and communication strategies
Responsible for ensuring that the project understands and accountable for ensuring that the project meets the requirements of the DIO SPOC and DIO Prog Dev including all Scrutiny requirements
Provides leadership on critical programmes of work including representing the project at key meetings
Responsible for leading focus on providing value for money solutions
Provides leadership in solution identification
Accountable for the delivery of the project. Project Lead for the development of procurement strategies for high risk, high value packages
Responsible for ensuring that Performance Review meetings are held for the project and managing the project input to the review
Accountable for ensuring development and delivery of project procurement strategies for high risk, high value packages
Accountable for ensuring appropriate succession planning and skills capability / capacity maintenance arrangements are in place on the project
Accountable for ensuring application of robust processes to demonstrate SEQP resources deployed on the project
Responsible for reviewing all project-related Demand Orders and liaising with Programme Manager and Discipline Managers to ensure right resourcing, and cost and schedule estimates

Must Have

Security cleared to SC
Good communication skills and ability to negotiate and influence others including building and maintaining effective relationships with multiple stakeholders

Degree qualified or relevant experience.
Experience of modern project management techniques within complex, multifunctional organisations. (Membership of APM is desirable.)
Knowledge and understanding of processes involved in planning and strategy organisation and governance personnel and professional matters


DV cleared
An engineering degree (civil / mechanical / marine, in particular).
Membership of a relevant professional body
Knowledge of the full project life cycle stage-gate principles of project delivery. The Company system will be explained after engagement.
Knowledge of UK Health and Safety Legislation, information concerning specific company safety, quality and security procedures shall be provided in-post.
Experience of working on complex nuclear infrastructure projects
Experien of defence (infrastructure) projects
Project management competence is desirable from one of the following routes:
Qualification such as APMP, PMP or Prince2.
Membership of a relevant Professional body where PM Competence is a criteria for qualification.
Evidence of Knowledge and Experience as listed below