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Senior Project Manager (OHL) - Somerset

Vehicle / Vehicle Allowance - Engineering
Ref: 599 Date Posted: Monday 09 Sep 2019
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About the role

Our Client has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Project Manager to join their Power Transmission & Distribution business, Site based in Bridgwater Somerset.

Role purpose

To lead and manage the winning of a number of OHL projects in accordance with the Power T&D Strategic Plan. To maintain a collaborative working environment which ensures client, internal and other stakeholders’ requirements are effectively managed and employees feel motivated and engaged to deliver.

What you'll be doing

On a day to day basis you will be responsible for the following: -

  • Working collaboratively with the Contract Managers and ELT to deliver Power T&D strategic objectives and enhance solid working relationships as one team across the business;
  • Instilling a strong safety culture and developing the capability of our project teams to take personal responsibility through strong visible leadership;
  • Driving yourself and others to comply with all business policies, procedures and governance;
  • Leading on developing a high-performance culture of one team;
  • Talking positively and listen actively across the business and the people within it;
  • Operational management of the tender process to deliver tenders successfully and encourage constantly seeking out talent for the future;
  • Day to day management of client expectations whilst promoting the value we bring.
Who we're looking for

The following experience and qualifications are required: -

  • Proven experience at Management Level;
  • Experience of Management and Delivery of Overhead Lines preferable;
  • Strong People Management;
  • Proven track record in tendering and managing complex projects, including sub-contractors;
  • Commercial awareness with knowledge of both budgetary and Financial control;
  • Excellent relationship management skills;
  • Ability to work across conflicting interest groups to develop solutions to complex operational and commercial problems;
  • Comfortable with ambiguity, able to tease out sensitive issues and lead cross-functional teams towards solutions.
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