Many of our clients' engineering projects are undertaken by multidisciplinary teams who are responsible for the whole project life cycle in a multi-project or programme management environment.
The application of processes, methods, knowledge, skills and experience to achieve project objectives.
The gathering of data; the management and the analytical processes used to predict, understand and constructively influence the time and cost outcomes of a project.
Over time projects have become increasingly complex; meaning the expertise and skills of candidates seeking roles within Project Management & Controls have also had to increase in sophistication.
Wilde Recruitment Ltd has been placing candidates with clients in Project Management & Controls (cost estimating, scheduling, value engineering, claims analysis, risk management, document controls) since the company was formed in 1999.
As any Engineering or Construction project progresses there is a need for clear and concise information on the status of every aspect and stage.
Typical Roles Worked:
Project Controls Engineers and Managers
Building Controls Manager
Manchester c£40-£50/hr Umbrella
Building Controls Manager - Manchester - Duration 6 months - Rate c£40-£50/hr Umbrella Key words / skills: Building Controls Manager, Local Authority, MCC, BPSS Overview: Wilde Recruitment Ltd are working along side the local authority in order to recruit a Building Controls Manager to work on a 6 month contract in Manchester. As a Building Controls Manager your duties / responsibilities will include; The role of the Building Control Section Manager is responsible for all aspects of the building regulations function, including dangerous and dilapidated structures and safety at sports grounds certificates. With the emerging fire safety legislation changes, the post holder will be the lead authority in supporting the Council. You will also lead in change and financial management within the section. The role is central to developing effective working relationships with major stakeholders including members and in ensuring the service is fully integrated to the workings of the Council. You must be highly skilled and motivated, understand the dynamics of a major City and the opportunities and challenges this presents in delivering a highly performing building control service. Being outcome focused you will need to demonstrate you have the necessary qualities – innovation, hard work and enterprise together with a thorough knowledge and background of building control in a local authority. If you share Manchester’s clear ambitions to delivering the highest quality development. Managerial experience leading a busy BC team, significant experience and qualified (Building Surveyor) and member of appropriate professional body. Understands the workings of a large urban local authority Make arrangements for performance reports to be available and shared with the teams. Assist with the work allocations aligning with the performance reports. Develop systems and assign appropriate resources to deal with general and FOI/EIR enquiries. Develop systems for the efficient production of building control reports required by local and central government from time to time. Liaise with other Building Control managers and the LABC organisation to develop a strategy for the future structure of BC to meet the requirements of the building safety regulator. Provide procedural guidance on new legislation/guidance and policy. Assist in reviewing the administration support for BC such that it meets the demands of the service now and moving into the new regime under the building safety regulator. Review the current dangerous buildings call-out system. Review/investigate incentives or enhancements available to BC that would assist in staff retention and recruitment. Review and revise records and data storage within BC. Development and design (including training programme) of a career graded post from Trainee to surveyor level. To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker or Mike Kelly We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. Wilde Recruitment Ltd operates as both an employment business and agency. If your application is for a position based in the UK or EU, under European Employment Law you MUST be eligible to live and work there.Read more
Project Manager - Rail
Leeds c£345/day Umbrella
Project Manager - WFH / Leeds - Duration 6 months - Rate c £345/day umbrella. Key Words / Skills: Project Manager, Network Rail, Rail, Metro. Underground, Transport Overview: Wilde Recruitment Ltd are working along side Network Rail in order to recruit a Project Manager to work on a 6 month contract. WFH / Leeds area. As a Project Engineer your duties/responsibilities will include: • Project management, budget and scheduling experience • Stakeholder experience • Tracking construction and delivery progress • Rail is essential – understanding of the IP side of rail Main Duties and Responsibilities: Management and delivery of plans to ensure all necessary preparation and execution tasks and dependencies are included. Ongoing management of those plans to achieve the delivery goals Work with key stakeholders to manage the deployment of all aspects of the project assigned to Identify and mitigate potential risks for delivery of products Operate as a full member of the team; supporting the Programme Director and other team members as directed Project Manage all aspects of specific work packages Working with stakeholders to ensure Design; Delivery; Technical Build; testing; MI requirements etc are managed and delivered to date and time Completion of detailed plan for the medium term including MSP; Resources; costs Completion of the detailed design phase to time and quality; working with the Design team to secure stakeholder sign-off at all stages. Development of stakeholder relationship with suppliers; including preparation of joint plans; proposals and any design and build documentation. Completion of the high-level plan through to Go Live and BAU handover. Experience in the delivery of projects; with particular emphasis on the management of suppliers and stakeholders Experience of governance and risk control frameworks Good planning and organisational skills Strong leadership; people and communications skills Possess strong analytical skills with a proven ability to persuade and influence senior decision-making. To ensure several delivery partner schedules are monitored and integrated, and any issues or concerns to delivery dates and milestones are escalated To ensure project budget is managed accordingly, and that delivery of works is completed within budget. To ensure delivery partner costs are tracked and reported accordingly, and any risk to increased costs are identified and escalated To ensure delivery progress is monitored and reported accurately by the delivery teams, and analyse and identify any risk to delivery milestones To be the main point of contact for the Sponsor, Enterprise team and wider TRU team with respect to providing reporting and updates on the resilience work bank To support delivery partners in resolving issues that may impact on TRU Key Output 1 and/or key milestones To develop and update a weekly integrated reporting pack providing status and key updates of multiple resilience work bank. Candidate: You will be an experienced Project Engineer. Rail / Network Rail exp essential. To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker or Mike Kelly We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. Wilde Recruitment Ltd operates as both an employment business and agency. If your application is for a position based in the UK or EU, under European Employment Law you MUST be eligible to live and work there.Read more
Project Manager - IT
Manchester c£450/day Umbrella
Project Manager - 4 months initially - Rate £450/day umbrella - Manchester Key words / skills: Project Manager, IT, Local Authority, Council, BPSS. Overview: Wilde Recruitment Ltd are working to recruit a Project Manager to work in Manchester initially for 4 months. As a Project Manager, your duties/responsibilities will include: Be responsible for developing, managing and successfully delivering multiple complex, high valued and strategic projects concurrently, to time, budget and quality. Plan, monitor and report on projects, including delivery timescales, milestones and resource allocation effectiveness. Adhere to key project elements, product specifications, agreed timescales, project costs, product quality. Use ServiceNow ITBM to manage and report on the progress of each project. Undertake effective stakeholder management with programme managers and a range of internal and external stakeholders. Provide strong leadership to project resources, framework partners and consultants, defining work, ensuring deadlines are understood and adhered to and that the project objectives are clearly articulated and understood. Be responsible for the management of team members through matrix management of a delivery team. Negotiate and manage key suppliers. Skills and Experience As the successful candidate you will be able to demonstrate experience and knowledge of the following: Essential Several years of successful project management experience Proven experience of successfully managing and delivering multiple highly complex and high value projects concurrently on time on budget to the right quality. Evidence of working on projects involving data migration, software development, and technology that enables business transformation. Demonstrable evidence of continuous achievement of key deliverables PRINCE 2 practitioner or equivalent project management qualification Extensive knowledge of Project Management Governance and Assurance Excellent project planning and control skills to track and realise project outputs Excellent financial planning and control skills to forecast and track project budgets Proven experience of managing and mitigating risk Demonstrable evidence of strategic thinking beyond one's own areas of specialism. Critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Demonstrable evidence of well developed communication and relationship skills with stakeholders at all levels. Effective people management skills providing both strong leadership and direction to the project teams that you manage and robust line management Desirable Experience using ServiceNow ITBM (PPM) or other ppm tooling APM (PMQ and/or PPQ) Previous Public Sector experience Whilst we're open minded about your industry/sector background, you will be recognised as a high-performing Project Management Professional, with demonstrable success in complex environments. You will demonstrate the capability and potential to build and lead high performing teams. The Department ICT has 4 function units made up of 164 staff PMO & Governance, Engagement and Delivery, Enterprise Architecture and Service Operations. The department's strategy has the customer at its heart, with a vision: Always, high value, business aligned technology and applications. Delivering high quality agile customer centric service. Always safe, secure and compliant. The department has benefited from significant investment already and has a 5 year investment plan to continue to upgrade applications and the underpinning infrastructure. Key projects to be delivered across 2020/21 will include the continued integration with Manchester Local Care Organisation, Data Centre migration and the underpinning enabling projects across Networking, new telephony services, a new CRM, end user compute strategy, a new enforcement and licensing application and a new planning application. Working directly for a programme manager, you will be one of a group of Project Managers playing a key strategic role in the development and delivery of new initiatives to support the vision, objectives and core values of the City Council. Working within the portfolio, you will deliver a new line of business application for a critical Neighbourhood based Service Candidate: You will be an experienced Project Manager IT background. Ideally local authority. To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker or Mike Kelly We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. Wilde Recruitment Ltd operates as both an employment business and agency. If your application is for a position based in the UK or EU, under European Employment Law you MUST be eligible to live and work there.Read more
United Kingdom c£55/hr Umbrella
Project Planner - Bristol - Duration 6 months - Rate c£55/hr umbrella. Key words / skills: Planner, Planning Engineer, Naval, Marine, Ships, Submarines, Prince 2, APM, P6, Primavera, Security Cleared, BPSS, SC Cleared. Overview: Wilde REcruitment Ltd are working along side Babcock Naval Marine in order to recruit a Project Palnner to work on a 6 month contract. WFH / Plymouth. As a Project Planner your duties / responsibilities will include: Babcock are charged with delivery of Design, Integrated Logistic Support and Programme Support to the MoD UK `new build’ and `in-service’ submarine fleet across all classes of vessels. From system feasibility analyses of engineering problems and solutions, to fully incorporated design changes Babcock support the entire design lifecycle. They are the key components ensuring that the nation’s nuclear submarines are available and ensure the nuclear deterrent is always maintained, known as the Continuous At Sea Deterrent (CASD). Babcock is currently recruiting within the Dreadnought Project Management Office (PMO) in Keynsham and require a Project Controller Planner for Babcock Marine working within ITAR regulations. Duties will involve: A Project Controller Planner is required to join the Dreadnought PMO at the Keynsham site and will report directly to the Principal Project Controller Lead Planner. Working within the PMO Team and supporting various Control Account Managers (CAM) and Engineering Teams, the incumbent will play a key role in the successful delivery of outputs to time, cost, risk, quality and safety targets for Babcock Marine Engineering Services. Candidate requirements: You will have proven experience as a Project Controller Planner as well as the following; • Current SC or DV clearance, you will not be considered without active SC clearance. • Must be British-born due to the project being within ITAR. • Significant knowledge and experience in the use of Primavera P6 and MS Project. • Preferably degree-qualified (or HND/HNC with significant relevant experience) • Preferably hold a Project Management qualification such as PRINCE2 or APM. Essential skills & experience: • Good communication and presentation skills • Significant experience with Primavera P6 and MS Project. • Good understanding of risk management and schedule risk analysis. • Ability to communicate effectively with both internal and external staff, at all levels within the Submarine Enterprise, including senior management. • Experience with EVM systems and performance metrics analysis & reporting. • Good problem solving skills and attention to detail. • Demonstrate project management, controls and planning techniques. • Significant experience with MS Office PowerPoint and Excel. • A working knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning and Business Information Management System(s) would be an advantage. • The ability to coordinate tasks and work with other teams. • Good research and analytical skills. • Professional working knowledge of project management and planning software tools. • Active SC clearance is a minimum requirement. Responsibilities of the role: • Develop and maintain the P6 Control Account schedules in conjunction with the CAMs and Engineering Team Leads. • Support CAM Monthly Performance reviews with schedule, cost and risk reporting data. • Evaluate P6 Control Account schedule progress and cost performance metrics, whilst identifying problem areas. • Support CAMs with P6 schedule progress updates, cost information, resourcing and change control. • Support CAMs to create and maintain EVM data for Cost Performance and Variance reporting. • Monitor and advise project on Contractual Milestones, Key Deliverables, Key Dependencies and KPIs. • Facilitate Risk & Change Management workshops by coordinating with project and engineering management. • Maintain all P6 schedule project baseline data and ensure that strict configuration control is employed. • Understand project objectives and improve efficiencies. Candidate: You will be an experienced Planner / Planning Engineer 5-10 years experience. HNC To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker or Mike Kelly We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. Wilde Recruitment Ltd operates as both an employment business and agency. If your application is for a position based in the UK or EU, under European Employment Law you MUST be eligible to live and work there.Read more
United Kingdom c£55/hr Umbrella
Procurement Specialist - WFH / Warrington - Duration 12 months - Rate c£45-£55/hr Umb Key words / skills: Procurement, Nuclear, Buyer, Commercial, NEC3, CIPS, Supply Chain. Overview: Wilde Recruitment Ltd is working along side Cavendish Nuclear in order to recruit Procurement Specialists to work on a long term contract WFH / Warrington. 1. Close involvement with suppliers & stakeholders to identify and implement the most cost effective and technically efficient supply solutions in respect of cost, performance, product and/or service quality and programme. 2. Managing sourcing and tendering processes in accordance with agreed project and/or programme deliverables. 3. Early engagement with stakeholders to review and challenge specifications and develop robust/innovative procurement strategies which outline marketplace, cost levers, value levers. 4. Leading negotiations (utilising a robust strategy) with suppliers to ensure that the most cost effective supply solutions are obtained. 5. Develop robust contract award recommendations detailing rational for award. 6. Ensuring that the Company’s commercial position is best protected and is properly reflected within formal subcontracts and purchase orders. 7. Post contract management ensuring the terms of a contract are adhered to with regards to cost, programme, quality. 8. Ensuring that all technical and quality requirements are fully satisfied and that all material and service requirements are supplied in accordance with Project programmes. 9. Leading supplier performance monitoring and development initiatives. 10. Monitor and track personal performance against functional targets to continually improve value and performance in procurement activities. 11. Close liaison with Quality Assurance, Project Management, Engineering and Planning on all aspects of supply chain activities. 12. Ensuring a strong health, safety and environmental ethos is applied throughout the Company’s supply chain. 13. Support the development and execution of a Segmented Supplier Relationship Management strategy that; improves supplier performance, develops critical/strategic relationships, attracts innovation, reduces risk and contributes to the growth of the value delivery plan. 14. Supply chain risks known and mitigated. 15. Support the development and execution of a Category Management strategy that contributes to the growth of the value delivery plan, develops and optimises the supply base, builds communities of practise and delivers superior results from sourcing and supply management. Essential: x Qualified to degree level or equivalent. x Ability to work in cross functional teams and some experience of stakeholder management as well as influencing skills will be essential. x A sound understanding of end-to-end sourcing and supplier management processes together with an ability to identify and capture incremental value in an operational working environment. x Experience of planning and implementing supply arrangements, managing supplier performance and scheduling of deliveries. x A good understanding of cost models/business models particularly in relation to the NEC models, familiarity with accounting practices, commercial audits, forecasting and valuations and supplier costing models. x A good understanding of contract terms and conditions and an ability to draft subcontract terms as required and appropriate. Desirable: x Corporate membership of CIPS is highly desirable. x Experience of working in a major engineering based industry, with a focus on major projects, such as nuclear, construction, aerospace and electronics, engineering, manufacturing or M&E, oil and gas, plant and equipment, power and process, or transmission and distribution. x Experience of managing complex contracting and sub contract models, including management of flow-down matters. Experience with the NEC3 contracting model is highly desirable. x A good understanding of cost models/business models particularly in relation to the NEC models, familiarity with accounting practices, commercial audits, forecasting and valuations and supplier costing models. To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker or Mike Kelly We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. Wilde Recruitment Ltd operates as both an employment business and agency. If your application is for a position based in the UK or EU, under European Employment Law you MUST be eligible to live and work there.Read more
Senior Project Manager
Manchester c£70,000+ Bens
Senior Project Manager - South Manchester - Salary c£60-£70,000 + Bens. KEY WORDS / SKILLS: Project Manager, Oil & Gas, Petrochemical, EPC, Process, Mechanical, Engineering, Design, Consultancy, Energy, Man Management, Stakeholder. Overview: Wilde Recruitment Ltd is looking to recruit a Senior Project Manager to work for a very well established client based near Knutsford / Manchester Airport. This is a really exciting and developing company where you will be engaged in numerous key / leading projects working within the Renewable Energy, Waste Water, Greens, Oil & Gas / Process Industries and Technology & Innovation, providing Project Management, Consultancy and Engineering Services. We are seeking a Senior Project Manager with a strong engineering background who can thrive in a demanding environment and deliver on complex design, build and installation projects. The basis of this role will be to provide commercial, operational and development management within the engineering and projects business. To identify, tender, plan and deliver new opportunities whilst developing and maintaining client and key supplier relationships. Ensure contracts are delivered, safely and to the agreed quality standard within the constraints of the project programme and cost plan. The Project Manager's duties will include: -Ensure project specifications are accurate and understood -Devise and maintain project plans & schedules -Oversee and coordinate multi-disciplined engineering resource throughout the project -Identify potential problems and offer effective solutions -Manage project budgets, costs, and schedules -Building and maintaining collaborative relationships with key suppliers and consultants -Ensure all Health, Safety & quality standards are met -Managing the contract change process -Qualified in Mechanical, Electrical or Process Engineering -Well-developed Project Management skills including scheduling & budget management -Previous customer facing experience -Effective problem-solving skills -Strong understanding of contracts -Ability to prioritise demanding workloads -Experience of managing teams of people of different disciplines -Ability to manage both the tender and deliver work from inception to final handover This is a rare opportunity to join a successful business and work on exciting and challenging Engineering projects. An attractive salary and benefits package is on offer for the successful candidate with excellent progression opportunities. To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker or Mike Kelly We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. Wilde Recruitment Ltd operates as both an employment business and agency. If your application is for a position based in the UK or EU, under European Employment Law you MUST be eligible to live and work there.Read more