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Senior Project Manager

  • Location:

    Argyll and Bute

  • Sector:

    Water & Environmental

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £50 - 60 per hour

  • Contact:

    Oliver Meleder

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 060

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  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Senior Project Manager (M&E)
Site (Faslane)
On-going contract up to 10 years
Inside IR35
£55-£65 PER HOUR
We are seeking a Senior Project Manager for our clients site-based role, in Faslane. This role does require majority of working time on site.
The candidate must have live security clearance.
The Clyde Infrastructure Programme; a £1.6Bn programme of work comprising of new build facilities and refurbishment to support current and future operations on HMNB Clyde over the next 15 years. The programme of work is part of Government Major Programmes & Projects and is considered a top 100 government programme
Summary of the Role
DIO require an experienced Senior Project Manager to lead the delivery of a series of work packages and supporting Contracts (large M&E, engineering and major refurbishment), with an initial contract value of £70m+ of capital works.  A strong background in engineering design and construction is required, as is significant commercial/contract management experience. NEC3/4 knowledge will be required to undertake the role, however applicants with a strong non-NEC contract management background will be considered (subject to training/accreditation).
Construction experience is essential, with a strong preference for experience of delivering large M&E engineering works in an operational environment. Experience delivering works in a highly regulated environment is preferable.
The role includes oversight of 2x PMs, 2xAPMs and associated suppliers for work packages which are starting design development termed 'Coulport balance' and oversight of Project with c.10 work packages; Coulport Critical Emergent Works which is in final design stage/readiness for implementation.
Responsible for:
-            Responsible for managing the delivery of work packages to time, cost and quality
-            Managing the delivery of Coulport Portfolio Engineering Construction Contract work packages and Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) works as named NEC4 Project Manager, including but not limited to:
o            Delivery in accordance with the Scope
o            Notification and assessment of Compensation Events
o            Early warning management
o            Accepting Contractor designs (with designer support)
o            Review and acceptance of the Programme
-            Discharging Contractual responsibilities as the Client's 'Service Manager' for the NEC3/4 Professional Services Contracts where applicable
-            Ensuring Client duties under CDM2015 are discharged for the work package
-            Working with Programme Office, Contractor, and Consultants to implement a culture of Safety
-            Support the development of the integrated programme for the work package, and integrating with the Facility and Joint Project Team (JPT) schedules
-            Lead and manage a team of Contract Management and Engineering support staff provided by Management Support partner (KAD) and Engineering and Design Delivery Team (ACA)
-            Work jointly with KAD contracts lead to mobilise new team in establishing a portfolio integration team which is part of the new DIO Clyde Operating model (KAD)
-            Managing spend against financial approvals/delegation supported by DIO Cost and Reporting Manager
-            Managing work package risk and opportunity management supported by Portfolio Risk Manager
-            Relationship and stakeholder management (WOR, JPT, Design Authority, Navy Command etc)
-            Leading a culture of collaboration and openness across the organisation
-            Responsible for engineering interfaces between NTSP and CCF contracts
-            Supporting procurement of Implementation and Design Work Packages
DIO aspire to recruit and develop Civil Servants into this and the other PM roles (over a c.1-2yr timescale). The successful candidate will be required to develop succession plans for the role and support and develop CS candidates as they become available to Coulport Portfolio team.
Essential Experience:
-            Uses and promotes the appropriate leadership styles to gain and maintain the trust, confidence, commitment and collaboration of team members and stakeholders throughout the project ensuring continued momentum.
-            Experience of delivering major infrastructure programme (£100million +).
-            Experience of managing a Portfolio of Projects and the associated Project Management teams
-            Demonstration of effective application of programme and project management skills, tools, and techniques in a complex operational environment.
-            Setting up and enabling of delivery of major projects
-            Management of NEC contracts and strong commercial acumen
-            Risk and opportunity management across a portfolio of works
-            Refined skills within internal and external Stakeholder and communications management
-            Experienced in delivery of Strategic projects whilst interfacing with senior stakeholders
-            Proven track record of delivering against internal Project KPI's and milestones
-            SC Clearance (Pending will be accepted)
-            An established relationship with the representing organisation
Desirable Experience:
-            Management of NEC Option C contracts
-            Experience of implementing and working in a collaborative environment
-            Development of Joint project Teams
-            Budgeting and cost control
-            Local to HMNB Clyde
Essential Qualifications:
-            Minimum 10 years hands on management of major infrastructure projects or programmes of work
-            Relevant chartered professional with minimum 5 years post qualification experience
-            NEC PM Accreditation
-            Primavera P6 knowledge
-            Preparation of Business Cases
-            Health and Safety - Relevant Qualification/Training