Project Manager - Power

Posted 21 March 2024
Salary £60k - 75k per year
LocationStevenage
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Utilities, Power & Nuclear
ReferenceJO0000050020
Contact NameRichard Walker

Job description

Project Manager - Power

Salary: Up to £75,000 dependent on skillset and experience
Location: North London (travel to sites required)
Type: Full time / Permanent
Benefits: Company car and fuel card, annual bonus, private healthcare, pension scheme, 25 days holiday allowance plus bank holidays

Carrington West are pleased to present an exciting role for experience professionals within the power sector. Working alongside our client, a well-established main contractor, we are recruiting for experienced Project Managers to join their electrical transmission management team who are responsible for managing the civil and M&E delivery teams of the National Grid EPC Substations, and M&E RIIO-T2 Frameworks throughout the UK.

Role responsibilities:

  • Leading the construction team in delivering a portfolio of M&E projects through the end to end process from project initiation to completion
  • Strategic health, safety and environmental management and leadership to drive the highest standards      
  • Delivery of the projects portfolio to the agreed time, cost and quality requirements
  • Work closely with the planning team to ensure delivery programmes are in place and progress is monitored       
  • Drive the Project team ethos to ensure the Construction Manager, Commercial Manager, Design Lead and Project Engineers function as a cohesive management team   
  • Drive risk management for the Projects         
  • Provide leadership and guidance on technical and contractual matters to ensure timely resolution   
  • Contribute to new contract tender bids using industry knowledge
  • Support the preparation of monthly CVR in conjunction with the Commercial Manager
  • Being commercially astute, lead the management team to deliver the balanced scorecard and meet/exceed contract financial terms and targets

Skills & Knowledge Requirements

  • Previous project management experience gained within electrical infrastructure
  • Knowledge of the Electrical Transmission and Distribution industry is essential      
  • Able to demonstrate ownership of a portfolio of projects of varying values and complexities      
  • Effective communication skills
  • Effective relationship management skills
  • Appreciation and understanding of commercial management     
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Able to work autonomously and collaboratively
  • Hold a relevant Project Management qualification or equivalent
  • A full driving licence and willingness to travel frequently

We expect this role to prove popular so if you feel you could be well suited to the position, please apply asap with an updated CV or contact Rich at Carrington West on 02393 876023 for further information.