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Project Manager – Utility Infrastructure - 1118

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Job Type: Permanent

Our Client in Dover is looking for Project Manager – Utility Infrastructure.


 Benefits: 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), Private Health Care, Life assurance, Employee assistance programme, 3rd party discounts, benefit and reward platform


Salary:  negotiable DOE


In this role you will manage a range of utility infrastructure projects, both large and complex in nature, and of a smaller scope and complexity. The projects will be delivered in the live operational company’s environment and will require a collaborative approach to be adopted between the project manager, framework consultants/contractors, construction contractors, operational teams and multiple stakeholders.

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.

Project Manager – Utility Infrastructure duties and responsibilities:



  •          As Project Manager (PM) you will drive the whole life cycle of projects. Working with strategy and operational sponsors in the development of project strategic objectives and business benefits where applicable. The PM will work in a collaborative and dynamic team environment, drawing on expertise from the wider engineering, contracts and procurement, PMO and strategy teams.


  •          You will be responsible for developing the overall project plan within the project delivery framework, including leading on governance gateway reviews and achieving budget approvals.


  •          This role will also require the coordination with the respective stakeholders (internal and external) to ensure their requirements are captured and accommodated within the design scope.


  •          You will ensure adherence to all legislation and good practice relating to project and design management activities, allowing for optimal scheme design outcomes that meet the projects objectives.


  •          Provide regular project updates and reports to various stakeholders and groups in a manner that can be understood by the various stakeholder groups.


  •          To manage risks and notify at an early stage of any potential risks to come about, ensuring mitigation actions have been identified and ownership assigned.


  •          To provide regular financial forecast of spend against timelines on your projects.


  •          You will manage projects under the NEC suite of contracts, supported by Quantity Surveyor, Planning and other commercial resources.



Project Manager – Utility Infrastructure knowledge and experience:

  •          Ideally a BSc/BEng (or above) in appropriate related technical discipline (Infrastructure/Civils/MEICA) or equivalent qualification/experience.
  •          Project Management Qualification from APM or alternative relevant professional organisation or demonstratable project management experience and a willingness to progress towards MAPM.
  •          Proven experience (minimum of 3 years) of managing and delivering utility infrastructure 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 specifications within one or more utility disciplines.
  •          A proven track record of:

-          Managing projects through the complete project lifecycle from inception to completion (and handover). - Working collaboratively with Contractors, Consultants and other stakeholders.

-          Producing NEC contract documents and ITT packs including the project Scope, Works and Site Information for subsequent Tender

-          Fulfilling the role of Project Manager as defined under the NEC suite of contracts.

-          Managing a portfolio of construction projects.

-          Producing project budgets and managing costs against budget.

-          Producing work/product break down structures and producing and maintaining project programmes using MS Project.

-          Ability to review and understand CAD drawings and technical specifications.

  •          A demonstrable understanding of current CDM2015 Regulations and relevant Health & Safety Legislation
  •          Good user skills in MS Office 365 and MS Project
  •          Full driving licence and own transport

To apply, please email apply@reactrecruitment.co.uk

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