2 weeks ago

Lead Project Manager - Newcastle

Newcastle upon Tyne 60K - 70K Permanent

Job Reference: BBBH62053_1711558471

Vantage Consulting are working in collaboration with one of the UK's largest energy providers to recruit a Lead Project Manager in Newcastle.

In this role, you'll develop, deliver and close a number of projects within a major project to time, cost and specification in accordance with the emerging Strategic Infrastructure process. You'll ensure health, safety and environmental issues are managed throughout the process and projects deliver the business' regulatory, stakeholder and customer commitments. Working with the wider project, you will build and maintain good partner and stakeholder relationships that will enable successful project delivery.

What You'll Do

Your responsibilities will be ranging to include:

  • Leading on all technical engineering and non engineering interfaces on the project, ensuring appropriate rigour is applied to solutions balanced with timely delivery.
  • Managing processes and requirements for regulator including Early Construction Funding and Pre-construction funding submissions, required for the delivery and closure of a complex mega project.
  • Driving customer and stakeholder satisfaction through positive engagement and work pro-actively to resolve issues in a timely manner.
  • Producing all required project documentation, ensuring governance is maintained throughout the investment process whilst also demonstrating the implementation of lessons learned and best practice
  • Developing, implementing, and managing project delivery, design, safety by design, commissioning, scheme closure and post-completion requirements.
  • Acting as lead interface as client on Front End Engineering Design (FEED) and where required, appoint and lead the FEED contractor in their activities. Monitor and control the FEED budget and resolve any contractual issues in a timely manner.
  • Working with Investment Accountants, monitor and control the investment throughout the process providing regular project monthly status reports
  • Managing the Contractor commissioning and performance testing process on site. Ensuring the provision of accurate 'as built' documentation to handover of the assets onto the system to the standards defined in the design.
  • Acting as the Project Manager working with the NEC suite (or equivalent for other contract types).

About You

  • You'll have a firm focus on project safety, processes and governance with a customer centric approach.
  • You'll likely have an NEC3/NEC4 Project Manager qualification or equivalent, great stakeholder management skills and strong contractual knowledge.
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