Job Posting Title: Project Manager
Type – Contract
Pay Rate – £45 – £55 per hour – Umbrella
Location – Heysham
Start date – 20.12.2021
Duration – 12 months
Typically 37 hours per week.
Project Manager able to lead large complex, multidiscipline projects on behalf of the client. Project Managers may also lead groups of non-complex projects.
• Lead on Health, Safety, Security, Environment and Quality within the project.
• 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.
• Establishing and maintaining governance arrangements for the delivery of the project , defining clear roles, responsibilities and accountabilities that align with the EDF Investment Delivery process;
• Leading the project to deliver world class performance by means of employee engagement, continuous improvement and identifying and implementing the latest technology;
• Accountable for planning and monitoring the programme (profit & loss) ; agree plans with the Project Portfolio Manager and submit regular Monthly Review Reports indicating any deviations and corrective action taken
Additional Key Accountabilities
• Responsible for forming and managing effective relationships with project stakeholders;
• Commitment to and the ongoing monitoring of programme baseline (cost / schedule / risk)
• Responsible for coordinating activities and dependencies within the project and identifying external dependencies on other projects, resource or environments
• Effectively managing the resources, influencing and supporting the development of individuals in their continued professional development
• 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
• Attending and contributing the business PM Forum
Key Outputs / Deliverables: Business Unit
• Project Execution Plan
• Project Gate Reviews
• Project Baseline packs
• Weekly Project updates
• Monthly project reports accurately reflecting the project status in terms of HSSE, Quality, Schedule and Cost;
• Customer Satisfaction reports
• Formal minutes/actions from key meetings
• Project Close out reports
HSSE Responsibilities and Accountabilities
• Responsible for ensuring that Company Health, Safety, Security and Environmental standards are achieved or exceed on the Project and the all personnel go Home Safe Every Day;
• Responsible for ensuring that all other contract required Health, Safety, Security and Environmental standards are embedded within the Project.
Quality Responsibilities and Accountabilities
• Responsible for ensuring that Company Quality standards are achieved or exceed on the Project;
• Responsible for ensuring that the contracted QA / QC requirements are adhered to at all stages in the project, leading to an efficient handover and sign off by the client;
• Responsible for ensuring that all contract required Quality standards are embedded within the Project and that the product, as delivered to the customer, is fully compliant with all contract requirements.
Continuous Improvement Responsibilities and Accountabilities
• Responsible for working with the business unit functional departments to identify and deliver improvements in quality, schedule and cost within the project.
• Identification of Lessons learned back into the business
Revenue / Budget Responsibility
• Responsible for achieving or exceeding the budgeted performance on all contracts in respect of revenue, margin and cash flow;
• Responsibility for ensuring projects are operating on a neutral or positive cash flow basis.
Commercial Responsibilities and Accountabilities
• Responsible for timely submission and agreement of client changes and variations, ensuring that opportunities for contract revenue and margin growth are maximised;
• Responsibility for ensuring all client changes and variations maintain the contract on a neutral or positive cash flow basis.
• Experience in a Project Management position within the Nuclear industry preferred.
• Awareness of various contracting methodologies (e.g. FIDIC/NEC3/JCT etc…)
• Full project lifecycle experience from bid phase through to close out
• A bachelor’s degree in engineering / project / construction management or a related field (or equivalent)
• APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ) (previously APMP) working towards Chartered Project Professional (ChPP)
• IOSH Managing Safely or higher safety qualifications preferred
Key Technical Skills:
Competent (applies the competence independently, primarily in situations of limited complexity , has a comprehensive knowledge in situations of limited complexity) in the following APM competencies –
• Team Management – How to monitor the performance of individuals and teams: the range of issues or concerns that can arise, and ways of addressing these.
• Consolidated Planning – consolidate and document the fundamental components of the project : scope, schedule, resource requirements, budgets, risks, opportunities/issues , quality and HSE requirements
• Contract Management – The nature of contracts and statements of work , and the implications for the contracting organisations and the suppliers into this
• Requirements Management – Characteristics of well specified requirements; relationships between outputs, acceptance criteria, and benefits
• Schedule Management – The process for developing , baselining and monitoring of an integrated schedule to inform the direction of the project
• Budgeting and Cost Control – the process for setting agreed budgets and the control of forecast and actual costs against that budget
• Risk, opportunity and issue management – Risk and opportunity identification techniques and the ongoing management and control techniques throughout the project
• Governance arrangements (including quality) – the organisational and project specific processes, standards and guidelines for the governance of projects, including the process of initiation, review, handover and close out.
• Stakeholder and Communications management – the systemic identification and analysis of stakeholders , and the planning and conduct of interactions to engage and communicate with them
• Reviews – the legal, regulatory and organisational requirements for review, the range of factors that need to be evaluated during reviews, and how these may vary throughout the lifecycle of the project
• Change Control – the features of a rigorous change control process , and how to establish, implement and maintain a change control process