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Project Manager (Electrical or Water)

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Project Manager Utilities – Water or Electrical

Reports to Utilities Manager

£45k DOE


Our client delivers effective gateway and traffic services for their customers. Processing up to 10,000 Lorries per day, 120 ferry crossings, 130 cruise ship calls each year, 335k tonnes of refrigerated cargo, and a vibrant marine leisure sector. It is a 24 x 7 business, facilitating over £120 billion in trade each year

My client is seeking an experienced Electrical Project Manager & Water Project Manager to join the on a full-time basis. There are two positions within this department.

In this role you will manage a range of civil utility infrastructure projects (water/wastewater bias or Electrical Bias), both large and complex in nature, and of a smaller scope and complexity in the delivery of the businesses Capital Investment Plan. The projects will be delivered in the live operational environment and will require a collaborative approach to be adopted between the project manager, framework consultants/contractors, construction contractors, operational teams and multiple stakeholders in the estate. The purpose of this job is to ensure that the projects are successfully managed through their complete life cycle, have a solid strategic objective, scope, commercial/procurement plans and suitable resource plans, which are developed in a collaborative manner across stakeholder groups. Effective collaboration with supply chain and other stakeholders and technical competence in the design and build process are essential. The role is at the forefront of customer service delivery both internally and externally and the post holder needs a strong customer stakeholder focus and be service minded. The role forms part of a wider team focusing on the delivery of the Capital Investment Plan and operates within the Engineering Department. Project objectives are to be made clear and conform to Sponsor and stakeholder requirements, whilst keeping focus on project objectives and desired business outcomes.

Electrical or Water Duties

• To develop scopes of feasibility and options assessments that will further inform the development of scopes of design and technical requirements and specification on projects, • Drive an early understanding of ‘Order of Cost Estimate’ (OCE) costs including input into both procurement and contracting strategies, • Build development, and detailed delivery programmes that are both resource and cost loaded, while identifying and analysing scenarios to inform decision making on projects, • To undertake, prepare and/or commission/manage thereof scopes, designs, specifications, drawings, risk and environmental assessments for the execution of related works which are to be carried out by contract. • To act in the capacity of ‘Project Manager’ under the NEC 3 or NEC 4 Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC) for projects. • To manage health and safety on construction projects in line with current legislation and best practice and to act in the capacity of Principal Designer (under CDM2015) as and when appointed. • To proactively and pragmatically problem solve technical and practical issues with Contractors on site

Experience required for Water Project Manager or Electrical Project Manager -

• BSc/BEng (or above) in appropriate related technical discipline (Infrastructure/Civils/MEICA) • Project Management Qualification from APM or alternative relevant professional organisation or demonstrable project management experience. • Minimum 5 years’ experience of managing and delivering civil utility infrastructure (water/wastewater bias/Electrical HV/LV system bias) projects from inception through feasibility, design and implementation to project completion utilising the NEC suite of contracts, with a good knowledge of current legislation, technical standards and specification

For further information with full Job description & Benefits please call Martine at Interpersonnel Recruitment, Maidstone.

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