Project Manager - Utilities

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    Water and Environmental, Project Management & Controls

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  • Salary:

    c£425.0/day Ltd

  • Contact:

    Mike Baldwin

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  • Published:

    almost 3 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months+

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Project Manager - Utilities; 6 Months+ Contract; Wolverhampton; Rate c£425.0/day Ltd
KEY Skills: Project Management, Infrastructure, Utilities, Gas, GDSP, NEC3 ECC, APM, PRINCE2, NEBOSH, SMSTS, CSCS, IOSH, CDM, Primavera, Power Project

The Role:
Balfour Beatty have released a perfect opportunity for a veteran Project Manager to join their Wolverhampton and/or Manchester offices and work on the £1.2 billion Gas Distribution Strategic Partnership (GDSP), working with the National Grid to upgrade the UK’s gas distribution network.

Duties will involve:
The successful Utilities Project Manager’s key responsibilities will be, but not limited to the following;
·Manage the delivery of projects to high standards by budgeting and programming
·Manage all phases of the project, from project award to close out, to meet all contractual requirements.
·Manage designated projects to meet company objectives post-contract with an input into pre-contract requirements emphasising customer care and business excellence
·Ensure projects are safely delivered on time, to budget and achieve the highest levels of customer satisfaction
·Make sure project risks are identified and managed through effective mitigation measures.
·Monitoring and communicating project financial performance and administration for all assigned projects
·Oversee the co-ordination of operatives, subcontractors and supplier in a planned and controlled manner ensuring efficiency and minimising costs.

The Candidate: 
You must have a minimum of 10 years’ construction/infrastructure project management experience managing commercial P&L accounts.
Ideally you will have experience in utilities, particularly gas networks.
You’ll have a formal Project Management qualification such as APM, PRINCE2 etc. and ideally hold accreditation with a PM body such as the above.
Have excellent knowledge of NEC3; holding NEC3 ECC PM accreditation.
Hold experience in CDM
Have a recognised health & safety qualification such as NEBOSH, SMSTS, IOSH etc.
Excellent IT skills and knowledge of Primavera P6.

To discuss this vacancy please contact:  Mike Baldwin 0161 474 6855

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