Senior Project Manager

  • Competitive Salary, Car Allowance, Strong Matched Pension Scheme, Bonus
  • England West Midlands Stone
  • Permanent
  • Power Generation, T&D
NES Fircroft are working on behalf of a global power technology business actively sourcing a Senior Project Manager to aid on a consultancy basis. With a presence in over 90 countries. This business offer products, systems & software solutions to the global energy industry and have been leaders in innovation for over a century. 
With a customer-base across multiple industries including Energy, Utilities, Industrial and Transportation and almost 40,000 employees, they are committed to providing access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy globally

Role Overview:
Lead the execution of medium-size to large and moderately complex projects and ensure that all related activities are performed in accordance with The businesses policy, contractual agreements, quality standards, health, safety & environment requirements, financial targets, as well as schedule commitments. Coach and develop other members of the project management team. Assist in the preparation of tenders and bids. Deputize for Operations Manager as required. This role will suit a candidate involved in Major T&D projects across a number of different client bases

Team Leadership
  • Leads the project team, establishes the project execution approach and oversees project hand-over, execution planning, and monitoring and control activities for both internal and external resources to accomplish all project goals.
  • Proactively promotes an inclusive environment in the team and in all interactions with stakeholders and the business.
Project execution and control
  • Ensures that the project follows execution best practices and company policies. Effectively monitors and controls project progress and efficient resource utilization. Monitors and controls project financials, overseeing project invoicing status, cost, expenses and cash flow. Identifies, qualifies, quantifies and manages project risks, and ensures that all opportunities are identified and pursued. Captures, analyzes and shares lessons learned throughout the project. Ensures that the project is formally closed out, as contractually agreed. Drives the formal acceptance of the project, contract close-out and its acknowledgement by the customer
Stakeholder Relation
  • Acts as the key contact for the customer and an escalation point for project issues. Builds and maintains strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders and effectively communicates with all stakeholders.

Business Development & Tender Support
  • Provide support in the preparation of proposals and bids to meet customer needs.

Personal Development
  • Constantly seeks ways to learn, acquire new skills and knowledge.
  • Keep up to date with industry and product developments.
  • Identifies own training needs, undertakes self-directed and formal training programs as directed by Management.
  • Willing to work towards achieving PMP status and developing into a more senior role.
Health, safety and environment (HSE)
  • Ensures projects follow and complies with company health, safety, and environmental policies such as “Don’t look the other way”, Lean 6 Sigma and hazard reporting.
Qualifications and Knowledge
  • Bachelor’s Degree or acceptable equivalent qualification and/or experience in lieu.
  • Can demonstrate accountability for budget and planning.
  • Can demonstrate the ability to balance leadership and subject matter expertise.
  • Has proven knowledge of project management methodologies such as the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) and standards set through the Project Management Institute (PMI) and PRINCE2 (or equivalents).
  • Can demonstrate a well-developed competence in leadership roles relevant to all sizes of implementation projects.
  • Is fluent in spoken and written English and able to communicate in a way appropriate to the audience.
  • Member of working towards professional membership of an appropriate body e.g PMI, APM, IET
  • The proven ability to manage and navigate politically charged customer environments to reach account goals.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability and confidence for senior audiences.
  • Has strong analysis and problem-solving skills to quickly analyses complex situations.
  • Proven ability to effectively structure work to handle multiple demands and competing activities; to take control of issues and manage them through resolution.
  • Can demonstrate the capability of being a dependable, accountable self-starter that seeks guidance and feedback, when necessary, but is willing to take the lead with little guidance.
  • Has a passion for customer satisfaction, problem solving and team work.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Project Management (preferably in T&D or other Power {projects)
  • Significant experience in an asset intensive industry; specifically, power generation and transmission, utilities, rail transportation, mining, public infrastructure.
  • Substantial experience in major projects management within a customer or consulting service.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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