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Senior Project Manager

  • Location: Newbury
  • Salary: Market related
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 4 days ago

  • Sector: Power, Nuclear and Utilities
  • Contact: Zaida Bhana
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01452 225120
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 10 June 2022
  • Job Ref: 204719ZB

Senior Project Manager, Contract, Newbury (SC Cleared)

The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for the delivery of multiple, complex projects of various disciplines.
The Senior Project Manager is responsible for day-to-day management of the project and must be competent in managing all aspects of a project.

Role Description

Ensure compliance by Clients personnel and subcontractors with the requirements of the clients Project Safety Plan, Health, safety, Environmental and welfare Plan and associated documents and legislation.


The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for applying the following independently, in complex situations and may supervise others applying the competence

  • Promoting the public wider good in all actions, acting in a morally, legally and socially appropriate manner in dealings with stakeholders and members of portfolio teams and organisation
  • Developing and managing teams
  • Identifying, addressing and resolving differences between individuals and/or interest groups
  • Empowering and inspiring others to deliver successful projects
  • Securing the provision of resources needed for projects from internal and/or external providers
  • Agreeing contracts for the provision of goods and/or services, monitoring compliance and managing variances
  • Preparing and maintaining definitions of the requirements of projects
  • Determining the best means of satisfying requirements within the context of project objectives and constraints i.e. developing solutions
  • Preparing and maintaining schedules of activities and events, taking account of dependencies and resource requirements
  • Developing, implementing and updating resource allocations plans (other than finance) needed for projects, taking account of availabilities and scheduling
  • Developing and agreeing budgets for projects and controlling forecast and actual costs against them
  • Identifying and monitoring project risks (threats and opportunities), planning and implementing responses to them and responding to other issues that affect projects
  • Developing, maintaining and applying quality management processes for project activities and outputs
  • Consolidating and documenting the fundamental components of projects (scope, schedule, resource requirements, budgets, risks, opportunities and issues, and quality requirements)
  • Establishing and maintaining governance arrangements for the delivery of projects, defining clear roles, responsibilities and accountabilities, that align with organisational practice
  • Managing stakeholders, taking account of their levels of influence and particular interests
  • Establishing, and implementing where necessary, protocols to change the scope of projects and updating configuration documents as required
  • Preparing, gaining approval of, refining and updating business cases that justify projects in terms of benefits, costs and risks
  • Identifying, defining, evaluating, planning, tracking and realising the business benefits of programmes (and/or the projects within them)